History of Science, April 2018 | Best Sellers

History of Science, April 2018 | Best Sellers, March 2017 to April 2018 as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. Titles are linked to local copies when available.

The Recovery Revolution: The Battle over Addiction Treatment in the United States
Clark, Claire D.
Columbia University Press
2017. ISBN 9780231176385. $35
The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone
Merchant, Brian
Little, Brown & Company
2017. ISBN 9780316546164. $28
The Seeds of Life: From Aristotle to Da Vinci, from Sharks’ Teeth to Frogs’ Pants, the Long and Strange Quest To Discover Where Babies Come From
Dolnick, Edward
Basic Books: Perseus
2017. ISBN 978046508295. $28
Energy and Civilization: A History
Smil, Vaclav
MIT Press
2017. ISBN 9780262035774. $39.95
Ten Great Ideas About Chance
Diaconis, Persi
Princeton University Press
2017. ISBN 9780691174167. $27.95
Darwin’s Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory
Costa, James T.
W.W. Norton
2017. ISBN 9780393239898. $27.95
Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World
Spinney, Laura
Public Affairs
2017. ISBN 9781610397674. $28
Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution
Losos, Jonathan B.
Riverhead Books
2017. ISBN 9780399184925. $28
The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest To Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine
Fitzharris, Lindsey
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2017. ISBN 9780374117290. $27
Miracle Cure: The Creation of Antibiotics and the Birth of Modern Medicine
Rosen, William
2017. ISBN 9780525428107. $28
The Quantum Labyrinth: How Richard Feynman and John Wheeler Revolutionized Time and Reality
Halpern, Paul
Basic Books: Perseus
2017. ISBN 9780465097586. $30
The Oxford Illustrated History of Science
Morus, Iwan Rhys
Oxford University Press
2017. ISBN 9780199663279. $39.95
Wild Nights: How Taming Sleep Created Our Restless World
Reiss, Benjamin
Basic Books: Perseus
2017. ISBN 9780465061952. $28
Significant Figures: The Lives and Work of Great Mathematicians
Stewart, Ian
Basic Books: Perseus
2017. ISBN 9780465096121. $28
The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet
Fountain, Henry
2017. ISBN 9781101904060. $28
The Theory That Changed Everything: “On the Origin of Species” as a Work in Progress
Lieberman, Philip
Columbia University Press
2018. ISBN 9780231178082. $30
Immunization: How Vaccines Became Controversial
Blume, Stuart
Reaktion Books
2017. ISBN 9781780238371. $30
American Eclipse: A Nation’s Epic Race To Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World
Baron, David
Liveright: W.W. Norton
2017. ISBN 9781631490163. $27.95
A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age
Sonni, Jimmy
Simon & Schuster
2017. ISBN 9781476766683. $27
Zapped: From Infrared to X-Rays, the Curious History of Invisible Light
Berman, Bob
Little, Brown & Company
2017. ISBN 9780316311304. $26

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