Science - Life Sciences

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Kluge: The Haphazard Construction of ...

Gary Marcus

How the accidents of evolution created our quirky, imperfect minds---and what we can do about it.

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2008

Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science...

Mary Roach

The study of sexual physiology - what happens, and why, and how to make it happen better - has been a paying career or a diverting sideline for scientists as far-ranging as Leonardo da Vinci and James Watson. The research has taken pl...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2008

The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidenc...

Richard Dawkins

Despite the theory's age, The Blind Watchmaker is as prescient and timely as ever. The watchmaker belongs to the eighteenth-century theologian, William Paley, who argued that just as a watch is too complicated and functional to have s...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2012

Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence ...

Richard Dawkins

In a brilliant follow-up to his blockbuster The God Delusion, Dawkins lays out the evidence for evolution.

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2009

The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the...

Bruce H. Lipton

Since the publication of The Biology of Belief, Dr. Bruce Lipton has received widespread acclaim as one of the most accessible and knowledgeable voices of 'new biology.' The science is called epigenetics—a revolutionary field that s...

Abridged CD
Published: Nov 2006

Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife

Mary Roach

'What happens when we die? Does the light just go out and that's that - the million-year nap? Or will some part of my personality, my me-ness persist? What will that feel like? What will I do all day? Is there a place to plug in my la...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2005

Why Evolution is True

Jerry A. Coyne

Among the wonders that science has uncovered about the universe, no subject has sparked more fascination and fury than evolution. Yet in all the ongoing debates about creationism and its descendant, "intelligent design," one...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jan 2010

The First Human: The Race to Discover...

Ann Gibbons

This dynamic chronicle of the race to find the 'missing links' between humans and apes transports readers into the highly competitive world of fossil hunting and into the lives of the ambitious scientists intent on pinpointing the daw...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2006

Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for ...

Frans de Waal

An engrossing, lucid exploration of the origins of human morality that challenges our most basic assumptions, from the world's leading primatologist.

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2009

Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big P...

Ben Goldacre

Have you ever wondered how one day the media can assert that alcohol is bad for us and the next unashamedly run a story touting the benefits of daily alcohol consumption? Or how a drug that is pulled off the market for causing heart a...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2012

Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science...

Mary Roach

The study of sexual physiology - what happens, and why, and how to make it happen better - has been a paying career or a diverting sideline for scientists as far-ranging as Leonardo da Vinci and James Watson. The research has taken pl...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Apr 2008

The Wisdom of Your Cells: How Your Be...

Bruce H. Lipton

In the tradition of Carl Sagan, Rachel Carson, and Stephen Hawking, a new voice has emerged with the unique gift of translating cutting edge science into clear, accessible language—Dr. Bruce Lipton. With The Wisdom of Your Cells,...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2006

Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife

Mary Roach

'What happens when we die? Does the light just go out and that's that - the million-year nap? Or will some part of my personality, my me-ness persist? What will that feel like? What will I do all day? Is there a place to plug in my la...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2005

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefelle...

Ron Chernow

John D. Rockefeller, Sr., history's first billionaire and the patriarch of America's most famous dynasty, is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians. Now Ron Chernow, a National Book Award winning biograph...

Abridged CD
Published: Jun 2013

Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Ne...

Steven Johnson

RILLIANTLY EXPLORING TODAY'S CUTTING-EDGE BRAIN RESEARCH, MIND WIDE OPEN IS AN UNPRECEDENTED JOURNEY INTO THE ESSENCE OF HUMAN PERSONALITY, ALLOWING READERS TO UNDERSTAND THEMSELVES AND THE PEOPLE IN THEIR LIVES AS NEVER BEFORE.Using ...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Aug 2004

Cro-Magnon: How the Ice Age Gave Birt...

Brian M. Fagan

estselling author Brian Fagan brings early humans out of the deep freeze with his trademark mix of erudition, cutting-edge science, and vivid storytelling. Cro-Magnon reveals human society in its infancy, facing enormous environmental...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2010

The Evolution of the Human Body

Daniel Lieberman

In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman—chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field—gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolve...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2013

The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist...

V. S. Ramachandran

V. S. Ramachandran is at the forefront of his field-so much so that Richard Dawkins dubbed him the "Marco Polo of neuroscience." Now, in a major new work, Ramachandran sets his sights on the mystery of human uniqueness. Taki...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2011

Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea

Carl Zimmer

Darwin's The Origin of Species was defiantly radical. Yet it emerged long before paleontologists and geologists worked out the chronology of life on Earth. Not until the late twentieth century was the true scope of its power revealed....

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2001

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefelle...

Ron Chernow

[MP3CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.] John D. Rockefeller, Sr., history's first billionaire and the patriarch of America's most famous dynasty, is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians. Now Ron Chernow...

Abridged MP3-CD
Published: Jun 2013

The Body: A Guide for Occupants

Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As addictive as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's ma...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2019

Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans ...

Mary Roach

Bestselling author Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war.Grunt tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most chall...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2016

The Tangled Tree: A Radical New Histo...

David Quammen

Nonpareil science writer David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology can change our understanding of evolution and life's history, with powerful implications for human health and even our own human nature. The T...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2018

Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New...

Sean Carroll

For over a century, opening the black box of embryonic development was the holy grail of biology. Evo Devo -- Evolutionary Developmental Biology -- is the new science that has finally cracked open the box. Within the pages of his rich...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Aug 2009

The Darwin Selection: On the Origin o...

Charles Darwin

Darwin's masterpieces read by his greatest living proponent, the author of The God Delusion This box set includes CSA Word's two previous releases of Darwin's major works, along with a bonus CD containing an original essay by Richa...

Abridged CD
Published: Apr 2012

The Selfish Gene

Richard Dawkins

The Selfish Gene caused a wave of excitement among biologists and the general public when it was first published in 1976. Its vivid rendering of a gene's eye view of life, in lucid prose, gathered together the strands of thought about...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Apr 2014

Cro-Magnon: How the Ice Age Gave Birt...

Brian M. Fagan

estselling author Brian Fagan brings early humans out of the deep freeze with his trademark mix of erudition, cutting-edge science, and vivid storytelling. Cro-Magnon reveals human society in its infancy, facing enormous environmental...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Mar 2010

Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and th...

Joshua Greene

A pathbreaking neuroscientist reveals how our social instincts turn Me into Us, but turn Us against Them — and what we can do about it The great dilemma of our shrinking world is simple: never before have those we disagree with been...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2013

Homo Deus CD: A Brief History of Tomo...

Yuval Noah Harari

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity's future, and ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2017

The Vital Question: Energy, Evolution...

Nick Lane

To explain the mystery of how life evolved on Earth, Nick Lane explores the deep link between energy and genes.The Earth teems with life: in its oceans, forests, skies, and cities. Yet there's a black hole at the heart of biology. We ...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Feb 2016
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