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Serious Science Recs from Eric

Posted on in Book, Hoopla, OverDrive/Libby.

All of these books and more are available through OverDrive/Libby, RBDigital, & Hoopla

A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes: A classic for anyone interested in physics, cosmology, and some of the weird stuff out there in the universe. (Also available here)

The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark: Required reading in an age of pseudo-science, woo, and fake news.

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind: Well, brief-ish. A fascinating exploration of the course of human history from the earliest fossil records to the modern age.

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate:  Discoveries from a Secret World: Read this book and you will never look at forests the same way again. (Also available here)

Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain: An entertaining exploration of our brains and the nature of consciousness.

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