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  • My Watery Selfby Stephen Spotte

    Three Rooms Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    In MY WATERY SELF: AN AQUATIC MEMOIR, author/scientist Stephen Spotte traces a fascinating trail through a life that began in West Virgina coal camps, drifted through reckless bohemian times of countercultural indulgence in Beach Haven, New Jersey, and led to a career as a highly-respected marine biologist. Together, these stories form a view not... more...

  • Wizardby Marc Seifer

    Kensington 1998; US$ 18.70

    Scientific American Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), credited as the inspiration for radio, robots, and even radar, has been called the patron saint of modern electricity. Based on original material and previously unavailable documents, this acclaimed book is the definitive biography of the man considered by many to be the founding father of modern... more...

  • Wilbur and Orvilleby Fred Howard

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 24.95

    Definitive, crisply written study tells the full story of the brothers' lives and work ? from their early childhood and initial fascination with flight, the historic first flight at Kitty Hawk, more. more...

  • The End of the Rainy Seasonby Marian Lindberg

    Soft Skull Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    Marian Lindberg grew up being told that Walter Lindberg, the man who raised her father, was a brave explorer who had been murdered in the Amazon. She took her father?s claims at face value, basking in her exotic roots, until she started to notice things. The unverified legend became a riddle she couldn?t solve. As Lindberg moved from journalism... more...

  • Charles Darwinby A N Wilson

    Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 37.99

    Charles Darwin is much more than the account of a charming, shy, rich naturalist who lived in the reign of Queen Victoria and had many remarkable insights. It is, in part, the story of the intellectual life of the West over the last two centuries. Darwin was himself the product of his times, and as he acknowledged, he formed his biological theory... more...

  • Lab Girlby Hope Jahren

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; US$ 21.99

    A New York Times bestseller. Lab Girl is a book about work and about love, and the mountains that can be moved when those two things come together. It is told through Jahren's remarkable stories: about the discoveries she has made in her lab, as well as her struggle to get there; about her childhood playing in her father's laboratory; about... more...

  • Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli | Summary & Analysisby Instaread

    Instaread 2015; US$ 2.99

    Inside this Instaread Summary & Analysis of Becoming Steve Jobs ? Summary of entire book ? Introduction to the Important People in the book ? Analysis of the Themes and Author?s Style more...

  • Ivor Browne, the Psychiatrist: Music and Madnessby Ivor Browne

    Cork University Press 2009; US$ 9.99

    Ivor Browne is Professor Emeritus, University College, Dublin and retired as Chief Psychiatrist of the then Eastern Health Board in 1994. This book charts the growth of one man's journey in relation to psychiatry and human development more...

  • The Life and Work of George Booleby Desmond MacHale

    Cork University Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    This book, aimed at the general reader and now available again, is the first full-length biography of George Boole (1815?1864) who has been variously described as the founder of pure mathematics, one of the fathers of computer science and discoverer of symbolic logic. more...

  • World Famous Scientistsby Rajeev Garg

    V&S Publishers 2012; US$ 6.00

    Written in simple and lucid language, these biographical sketches of great scientists have been put together for ready reference. History of the world is replete with such instances of such men and women who went against all the odds and achieved great heights and changed the shape of the world. more...