“A single cow can deposit over a ton of waste on the ground every month with a high percentage of that waste seeping into surface water.
“In this wide-ranging story of exploration, Fetter-Vorm captures both the mystical pull of the moon and the many men and women who worked hard to understand and reach it. . . .
“The Book of Why offers a popular science history and explanation of the mathematics of causation. . . . written in a simple and entertaining style . . .”
The graphic format of a biography of Stephen Hawking has advantages. For one, pictures explain the science.
“the generalist interested in how the world works can scour A World Beyond Physics with great benefit.
“a fascinating, provocative book aimed at gay readers written in a pleasant, conversational style.”
“Expect to be exhausted and unsettled after reading the first half of the book because that is the author’s goal.
“Rod Pyle writes in an accessible style that explains technically complex concepts in easy to understand language.”
"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.”
“This book is at once enlightening, frightening, and heartwarming.
“If one man can be said to have gotten Americans to the moon, it was definitely John F. Kennedy . . .”
“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.
“After more than forty years as the physician, I was about to be the patient.”
“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.”