"Einstein's War is a parallel biography of the great thinker and Arthur Stanley Eddington who used Einstein's work to heal the world scientific co
“Families with loved ones who are in comas or are struggling to recover from the long-term effects of one, will find The Blink of an Eye jet fuel for inspiration.”
“[W]hat the author does is make a cohesive thesis here and amend, bolster, ratify it with the intelligence and findings of others. The whole is his, and his alone.
“aggregating thousands of small pieces of evidence scattered in diverse historical and modern sources to build an illuminating context in which we can begin to fathom our emotional states e
“Sacks is a humanist author, one who has an amazing capacity to inspire awe and reawaken the reader to the beauty of the smallest and often most unforgotten, disenfranchised aspects of life
“an important and interesting book about the future of the United States.”
“If one man can be said to have gotten Americans to the moon, it was definitely John F. Kennedy . . .”
“This book is at once enlightening, frightening, and heartwarming.
“After more than forty years as the physician, I was about to be the patient.”
“if the United States wants to cut health care costs, improve outcomes, and help patients take more ownership of their health, smart, AI-enabled medicine will need to be a top priority.”
The Secret Lives of Glaciers melts a reader’s interest faster than climate change is melting Iceland’s glaciers. Author and geographer M.
“Masterly, vivid, dramatic. . . This is beautiful writing, visceral and deep.”
“We have progressed from seeking the nature of the particles that make up atoms and matter to the realization that there is no such thing.
“The open-minded reader will definitely find Darwin Devolves to be an enlightening and informative look at a very controversial issue.”
“a blinding work of narrative fact that will amaze, enthrall, and, yes, cause every reader to shed tears for the residue of suffering that Chernobyl has left to all humanity.”
“O’Connor and Weatherall’s work will help us face the ‘alternative facts’ that Trump relies upon.”
“This is really a book about healthy ageing from the authors’ highly particular perspective—and it turns out that the fountain of youth is full of germs.”
This is not the first book to be published on this subject (see for instance Physics and the Art of Dance by Kenneth Laws and Arlene Sugano, or Laws’ earlier volume, The Physics of Da
“Although When Death Becomes Life is about courage and innovation and dedication, it is foremost a book about hope.”
"Epilepsy, in particular, is all too often odder than the folklore that surrounds it."
For the Hindus, Ganga is a river and a goddess indivisible from each other. All the great rivers in the world are revered but no river has been mythologized more than Ganga.”
Why We Dream takes the reader on a tour of Western dream history and modern Western interpretation.
Have you ever wondered about the growing up years of Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Marie Curie, and Stephen Hawking?
All of us know that autonomous self-driving cars are being actively tested and will be coming to roads near us very soon.
“Hawking’s writing is a welcome leap beyond those scientists who too often opine on popular topics in a scholarly but humdrum fashion.”