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A brief review of Cool: How Air Conditioning Changed Everything, by Salvatore Basile
A brief review of Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley, 1985–2000, by Doug Menuez
A brief review of Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth: Weather, Climate Change, and Finding Deep Powder in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains and Around the World, by Jim Steenburgh
A brief review of Talent for Friendship: Rediscovery of a Remarkable Trait, by John Edward Terrell
A brief review of Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues, by Martin J. Blaser
A brief review of Molecules: The Elements and Architecture of Everything, by Theodore Gray, with photographs by Nick Mann
A brief review of The Oldest Living Things in the World, by Rachel Sussman
A brief review of Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste, by Ole G. Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbaek
A brief review of Shocked: Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead, by David Casarett
A brief review of How Snakes Work: Structure, Function and Behavior of the World’s Snakes, by Harvey B. Lillywhite
A brief review of Marketing the Moon: The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program, by David Meerman Scott and Richard Jurek
A brief review of A History of the Garden in Fifty Tools, by Bill Laws
A review of The Science of Cheese, by Michael H. Tunick
A review of What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions, by Randall Munroe
A review of Extraordinary Birds: Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, by Paul Sweet, and Aviary Wonders Inc.: Spring Catalog and Instruction Manual: Renewing the World's Bird Supply Since 2031, by Kate Samworth
A review of A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race, and Human History, by Nicholas Wade
A review of Lost Animals: Extinction and the Photographic Record, by Errol Fuller
A review of Arming Mother Nature: The Birth of Catastrophic Environmentalism, by Jacob Darwin Hamblin
A review of How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction, by Robert Martin
A review of Plastic Ahoy! Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, by Patricia Newman
A review of The Secret Language of Color: Science, Nature, History, Culture, Beauty of Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Violet, by Joann Eckstut and Arielle Eckstut
A review of The Cosmic Tourist: Visit the 100 Most Awe-Inspiring Destinations in the Universe!, by Brian May, Patrick Moore, and Chris Lintott
A review of The Great Extinctions: What Causes Them and How They Shape Life, by Norman MacLeod
A review of Bergen-Belsen 1945: A Medical Student's Journal, by Michael John Hargrave
A review of Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality, by Edward Frenkel
A review of An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth: What Going into Space Taught Me about Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything, by Chris Hadfield
A review of The Scientific Sherlock Holmes: Cracking the Case with Science and Forensics, by James O’Brien, and Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes, by Maria Konnikova
A review of THE BOOK OF BARELY IMAGINED BEINGS: A 21st Century Bestiary, by Caspar Henderson
A review of THE MEASURE OF MANHATTAN: The Tumultuous Career and Surprising Legacy of John Randel Jr., Cartographer, Surveyor, Inventor, by Marguerite Holloway
A review of TOUCHING A NERVE: The Self as Brain, by Patricia S. Churchland
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