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TitleThe Soul of an Octopus
AuthorMontgomery, Sy
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Nature
ISBN-139781451697728
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages272
Title StatusAS
Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction * New York Times Bestseller * Starred Booklist and Library Journal Editors’ Spring Pick * A Huffington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year * One of the Best Books of the Month on Goodreads * Library Journal Best Sci-Tech Book of the Year * An American Library Association Notable Book of the Year

“Sy Montgomery’s The Soul of an Octopus does for the creature what Helen Macdonald’s H Is for Hawk did for raptors.” —New Statesman, UK

“One of the best science books of the year.” —Science Friday, NPR

Another New York Times bestseller from the author of The Good Good Pig, this “fascinating…touching…informative…entertaining” (Daily Beast) book explores the emotional and physical world of the octopus—a surprisingly complex, intelligent, and spirited creature—and the remarkable connections it makes with humans.
TitleWhy We Sleep
AuthorWalker, Matthew
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Science
ISBN-139781501144325
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages368
Title StatusAS
Why We Sleep is an important and fascinating book…Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs. I suspect his book will do the same for you.” —Bill Gates

A New York Times bestseller and international sensation, this “stimulating and important book” (Financial Times) is a fascinating dive into the purpose and power of slumber.
TitleThe Math of Life and Death
AuthorYates, Kit
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Mathematics
ISBN-139781982111878
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages288
Title StatusAS
A brilliant and entertaining mathematician illuminates seven mathematical principles that shape our lives.

“Kit Yates shows how our private and social lives are suffused by mathematics. Ignorance may bring tragedy or farce. This is an exquisitely interesting book. It’s a deeply serious one too and, for those like me who have little math, it’s delightfully readable.” —Ian McEwan, author of Atonement

“Kit Yates is a natural storyteller. Through fascinating stories and examples, he shows how maths is the beating heart of so much of modern life. An exciting new voice in the world of science communication.” —Marcus du Sautoy, author of The Music of the Primes
TitleThe End of Everything
AuthorMack, Katie
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Science
ISBN-139781982103545
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages240
Title StatusAS
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2020
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY * THE WASHINGTON POST * THE ECONOMIST * NEW SCIENTIST * PUBLISHERS WEEKLY * THE GUARDIAN

“A thrilling tour of potential cosmic doomsdays....Mack’s infectious enthusiasm for communicating the finer points of cosmological doom elevates The End of Everything over any other book on the topic.” —The Wall Street Journal

I found it helpful—not reassuring, certainly, but mind-expanding—to be reminded of our place in a vast cosmos.” —James Gleick, The New York Times Book Review

From one of the most dynamic rising stars in astrophysics, an accessible and eye-opening look at five ways the universe could end, and the mind-blowing lessons each scenario reveals about the most important concepts in cosmology.
TitleExtraordinary Insects
AuthorSverdrup-Thygeson, Anne
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Science
ISBN-139781982112882
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages256
Title StatusAS
This enthusiastic, witty, and informative introduction to the world of insects and why we could not survive without them is “a joy” (The Times, London) and “charming...Highlighting them in all their buzzing, stinging, biting glory” (The New York Times Book Review).
TitleA Lab of One's Own
AuthorColwell, PhD, Rita
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781501181276
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages288
Title StatusAS
A riveting memoir-manifesto from the first female director of the National Science Foundation about the entrenched sexism in science, the elaborate detours women have taken to bypass the problem, and how to fix the system.
TitleOne Giant Leap
AuthorFishman, Charles
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781501106309
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages512
Title StatusAS
The New York Times bestselling, “meticulously researched and absorbingly written” (The Washington Post) story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic Apollo 11 moon mission.
TitleSuperpower
AuthorGold, Russell
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Business & Economics
ISBN-139781501163593
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages336
Title StatusAS
Meet Michael Skelly, the man boldly harnessing wind energy that could power America’s future and break its fossil fuel dependence in this “essential, compelling look into the future of the nation’s power grid” (Bryan Burrough, author of The Big Rich).
TitleThe Tangled Tree
AuthorQuammen, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Science
ISBN-139781476776637
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages480
Title StatusAS
In this New York Times bestseller and longlist nominee for the National Book Award, “our greatest living chronicler of the natural world” (The New York Times), David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology affect our understanding of evolution and life’s history.