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    Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

    Donald G. McNeil


    A gripping narrative about the Zika virus outbreak from The New York Times science reporter covering the epidemic.

  • Humankind: How Biology and Geography Shape Human Diversity

    Alexander H. Harcourt


    An innovative and illuminating look at how the evolution of the human species has been shaped by the world around us, from anatomy and physiology, to cultural diversity and population density.

  • 9780393245448 72

    Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

    Mary Roach


    A New York Times / National Bestseller

    "America's funniest science writer" (Washington Post) Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war.

  • 9780393089127 72

    Pinpoint: How GPS Is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our Minds

    Greg Milner


    A Financial Times Best Book of 2016
    Sunday Times Best Book of 2016

    Pinpoint tells the story of GPS, a scientific marvel that enables almost all modern technology—but is changing us in profound ways.

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    Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens

    Steve Olson


    Survival narrative meets scientific, natural and social history in the riveting story of a volcanic disaster.