SOCIETY

The titles in this category deal with society at large - politics, history, religion, science, crime, etc.

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  1. The Signal and the Noise

    The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't

    $27.95

    Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair’s breadth, and became a national sensation as a blogger—all by the time he was thirty. The New York Times now publishes FiveThirtyEight.com, where Silver is one of the nation’s most influential political forecasters. Learn More
  2. The Shallows (trade paperback edition)

    The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

    $15.95

    The author of The Big Switch returns with an explosive look at technology’s effect on the mind. Learn More
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  4. The Resurrectionist

    The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black

    $24.95

    Philadelphia, the late 1870s. A city of gas lamps, cobblestone streets, and horse-drawn carriages—and home to the controversial surgeon Dr. Spencer Black. Learn More
  5. The Republican War on Science

    The Republican War on Science

    $14.95

    Science has never been more crucial to deciding the political issues facing the country. Learn More
  6. The Ravenous Brain

    The Ravenous Brain: How the New Science of Consciousness Explains Our Insatiable Search for Meaning

    $27.99

    A brash young neuroscientist presents his solution to biology's hardest problem - what consciousness is, and why we have it, and what it means for our self perception and our mental health. Learn More
  7. The Quantum Universe (paperback)

    The Quantum Universe (And Why Anything That Can Happen, Does)

    $15.99

    In The Quantum Universe, Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw approach the world of quantum mechanics in the same way they did in Why Does E=mc2? and make fundamental scientific principles accessible—and fascinating—to everyone. Learn More
  8. The Power of Habit

    The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

    $28.00

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    A young woman walks into a laboratory. Over the past two years, she has transformed almost every aspect of her life. She has quit smoking, run a marathon, and been promoted at work. The patterns inside her brain, neurologists discover, have fundamentally changed. Learn More
  9. The Philosophical Breakfast Club (trade paperback)

    The Philosophical Breakfast Club: Four Remarkable Friends Who Transformed Science and Changed the World

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    The Philosophical Breakfast Club recounts the life and work of four men who met as students at Cambridge University: Charles Babbage, John Herschel, William Whewell, and Richard Jones. Learn More
  10. The Philosopher's Stone

    The Philosopher's Stone: Alchemy and the Secret Research for Exotic Matter

    $17.95

    Prolific author Joseph P. Farrell, who commands a growing and devoted audience on Coast to Coast AM, Erskine Overnight, and other programs, initiates his Feral House association with The Philosopher's Stone, in which he demonstrates the connections of modern physics and ancient alchemy by investigating monatomic gold, the work of Russian astrophysicist Nikolai Kozyrev, and the fuel for the mysterious Nazi 'Bell' device, Serum 525. Learn More

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