Letters from an Astrophysicist

Letters from an AstrophysicistThe natural follow up to the phenomenal bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has attracted one of the world s largest online followings with his fascinating, widely accessible insights into science and our universe Now, Tyson invites us to go behind the


Letters from an Astrophysicist

Letters from an AstrophysicistThe natural follow up to the phenomenal bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has attracted one of the world s largest online followings with his fascinating, widely accessible insights into science and our universe Now, Tyson invites us to go behind the


Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver

Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave DiverFrom one of the world s most renowned cave divers, a firsthand account of exploring the earth s final frontier the hidden depths of our oceans and the sunken caves inside our planetMore people have died exploring underwater caves than climbing Mount Everest, and we know about deep space than


Underland

UnderlandAn exploration of the Earth s underworlds as they exist in myth, literature, memory, and the land itself In this sequel to The Old Ways, Macfarlane takes us on an journey into our relationship with darkness, burial, and what lies beneath the surface of both place and mind Traveling through deep


The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees

The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by BeesAn extraordinary story of a girl, her grandfather and one of nature s most mysterious and beguiling creatures the honeybee Meredith May recalls the first time a honeybee crawled on her arm She was five years old, her parents had recently split and suddenly she found herself in the care of her



Wilding

WildingForced to accept that intensive farming on the heavy clay of their land at Knepp in West Sussex was economically unsustainable, Isabella Tree and her husband Charlie Burrell made a spectacular leap of faith they decided to step back and let nature take over Thanks to the introduction of


The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator

The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest PredatorA pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humankind, showing how through millennia, the mosquito has been the single most powerful force in determining humanity s fate Why was gin and tonic the cocktail of choice for British






Proof: The Science of Booze

Proof: The Science of BoozeHumans have been perfecting alcohol production for ten thousand years, but scientists are just starting to distill the chemical reactions behind the perfect buzz In a spirited tour across continents and cultures, Adam Rogers takes us from bourbon country to the world s top gene sequencing labs,