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Aug. 14: Books on Sale Today

Lamarck’s Revenge: How Epigenetics Is Revolutionizing Our Understanding of Evolution’s Past and Present by Peter Ward

 

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“The best introduction so far to one of the most controversial elements of 21st-century evolutionary science.” ―Kirkus Starred Review

 

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The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life by David Quammen

 

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“Quammen has written a deep and daring intellectual adventure. . . . The Tangled Tree is much more than a report on some cool new scientific facts. It is, rather, a source of wonder.” ―Thomas Levenson, The Boston Globe

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Nodding Off: Understanding Sleep from Cradle to Grave by Alice Gregory

 

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“A compendium of science, trivia, and common sense.” ―Publishers Weekly

 

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The Astronaut Maker: How One Mysterious Engineer Ran Human Spaceflight for a Generation by Michael Cassutt

 

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