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TitleThe Big Thirst
AuthorFishman, Charles
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Nature
ISBN-139781439102084
US Price$17
CDN Price$20
Pages416
Title StatusAS
Praised as “an entertaining and torrential flow of a book” by Nature magazine, The Big Thirst is a startling examination of the passing of the golden age of water and the shocking facts about how water scarcity will soon be a major factor in our lives.
TitleThe Boom
AuthorGold, Russell
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Business & Economics
ISBN-139781451692297
US Price$17
CDN Price$20
Pages384
Title StatusAS
The “best all-around book yet on fracking” (San Francisco Chronicle) from a Pulitzer Prize finalist: “Gold's work is a tour de force of contemporary journalism” (Booklist).
TitleFood Matters
AuthorBittman, Mark
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Cooking
ISBN-139781416575658
US Price$17
CDN Price$22
Pages336
Title StatusAS
From the award-winning champion of culinary simplicity who gave us the bestselling How to Cook Everything and How to Cook Everything Vegetarian comes Food Matters, a plan for responsible eating that's as good for the planet as it is for your weight and your health.
TitleInside of a Dog
AuthorHorowitz, Alexandra
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Pets
ISBN-139781416583431
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages384
Title StatusAS
The bestselling book that asks what dogs know and how they think. The answers will surprise and delight you as Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist, explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human.
TitleThe Soul of an Octopus
AuthorMontgomery, Sy
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Nature
ISBN-139781451697728
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
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.
TitleWhat the Dog Knows
AuthorWarren, Cat
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatPaperback
Category 1Pets
ISBN-139781451667325
US Price$16
CDN Price$18.99
Pages368
Title StatusAS
A firsthand exploration of the extraordinary abilities and surprising, sometimes life-saving talents of “working dogs”—pups who can sniff out drugs, find explosives, even locate the dead—as told through the experiences of a journalist and her intrepid canine companion, which The New York Times calls “a fascinating, deeply reported journey into the…amazing things dogs can do with their noses.”