The Age of Electronic Messages
John G. Truxal

Animal Experimentation: Cruelty or Science?
Nancy Day

Apprentice to Genius: The Making of a Scientific Dynasty
Robert Kanigel

Archimedes' Revenge: The Joys and Perils of Mathematics
Paul Hoffman

The Ascent of Man
Jacob Bronowski

Atom: Journey Across the Subatomic Cosmos
Isaac Asimov

Bad Science
Gary Taubes

The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time
Jonathan Weiner

Beauty and the Beast: The Coevolution of Plants and Animals
Susan Grant

Beginnings: The Story of Origins--of Mankind, Life, Earth, Universe
Isaac Asimov

Bitten by the Biology Bug
Maura C. Flannery

Blueprints: Solving the Mystery of Evolution
Maitland A. Edey and Donald C. Johanson

The Body in Time
Kenneth Jon Rose

The Body
Anthony Smith

The Brain
Richard M. Restak

George S. Fichter

Charles Darwin: Evolution of a Naturalist
Richard Milner

The Common Sense of Science
Jacob Bronowski

The Control Revolution: Technical and Economic Origins of the Information Society
James R. Beniger

The Creation of Life: Past, Future, Alien
Andrew Scott

Cycles of Nature: An Introduction to Biological Rhythms
Andrew Ahlgren and Franz Halberg


The Day the Sun Rose Twice
Ferenc Morton Szasz

The Design of Everyday Things
Donald A. Norman

Diatoms to Dinosaurs: The Size and Scale of Living Things
Chris McGowan

Discovering Mathematics: The Art of Investigation
A. Gardiner

Discovery of Time
Stephen Toulmin and June Goodfield

Discovery, Innovation and Risk: Case Studies in Science and Technology
Newton H. Copp and Andrew W. Zanella

Economics Explained: Everything You Need to Know about How the Economy Works and Where It's Going
Robert L Heilbroner and Lester C. Thurow

Economy and Society
Robert J. Holton

Energy Demands
Brian Gardiner

Engineering and the Mind's Eye
Eugene S. Ferguson

Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860
Brooke Hindle and Steven Lubar

An Equation That Changed the World: Newton, Einstein, and the Theory of Relativity
Harald Fritzsch and translated by Karin Heusch

Ever Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural History
Stephen Jay Gould

Rebecca Stefoff

The Fabric of the Heavens
Stephen Toulmin and June Goodfield

The Flamingo's Smile: Reflections in Natural History
Stephen Jay Gould

The Flight of the Iguana: A Sidelong View of Science and Nature
David Quammen

Flying Buttresses, Entropy, and O-Rings: The World of an Engineer
James L. Adams

From Stone to Star: A View of Modern Geology
Claude Allegre and translated by Deborah Kurmes Van Dam

From Zero to Infinity, 4th ed.
Constance Reid


Gene Future: The Promise and Perils of the New Biology
Thomas F. Lee

Global Ecology
Colin Tudge

Great Essays in Science
Martin Gardner (Ed.)

The History of Modern Science: A Guide to the Second Scientific Revolution, 1800-1950
Stephen G. Brush

A History of Private Life: Riddles of Identity in Modern Times
Antoine Prost and Gérard Vincent (editors), translated by Arthur Goldhammer

The History of Science from 1895 to 1945
Ray Spangenburg and Diane K. Moser

The History of Science from the Ancient Greeks to the Scientific Revolution
Ray Spangenburg and Diane K. Moser

The History of Science in the Eighteenth Century
Ray Spangenburg and Diane K. Moser

The History of Science in the Nineteenth Century
Ray Spangenburg and Diane K. Moser

A History of the Sciences
Stephen F. Mason

How to Lie with Statistics
Darrell Huff

How to Solve It
George Polya

How We Know: An Exploration of the Scientific Process
Martin Goldstein and Inge F. Goldstein

The Human Cycle
Colin M. Turnbull

I Want to be a Mathematician: An Automathography
Paul R. Halmos

Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences
John Allen Paulos

Inventors at Work: Interviews with 16 Notable American Inventors
Kenneth A. Brown

Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space
Isaac Asimov


Knowledge and Wonder--The Natural World as Man Knows It
Victor F. Weisskopf

Lady Luck
Warren Weaver

The Language of Genes
Steve Jones

Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler's Ninth Symphony
Lewis Thomas

The Lives of a Cell: notes of a biology watcher
Lewis Thomas

Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos: The Story of the Scientific Quest for the Secret of the Universe
Dennis Overbye

The Major Achievements of Science: The Development of Science from Ancient Times to the Present
A. E. E. McKenzie

Mammal Evolution: An Illustrated Guide
R. J. G. Savage

Man on Earth
John Reader

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
Oliver Sacks

The Mathematical Universe
William Dunham

A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper
John Allen Paulos

Mayonnaise and the Origin of Life: Thoughts of Minds and Molecules
Harold J. Morowitz

Medical Technology and Society
Joseph D. Bronzino, Vincent H. Smith, and Maurice L. Wade

Metaman: The Merging of Humans and Machines into a Global Superorganism
Gregory Stock

Microbe Hunters
Paul de Kruif

The Mind
Anthony Smith


The New Biology: Discovering the Wisdom in Nature
Robert Augros and George Stanciu

New Theories on the Origins of the Human Race
Christopher Lampton

Nuclear Choices: A Citizen's Guide to Nuclear Technology
Richard Wolfson

The Nuclear Energy Option: An Alternative for the '90s
Bernard L. Cohen

On the Shoulders of Giants: New Approaches to Numeracy
National Research Council

One Two Three...Infinity
George Gamow

Our Natural Resources and Their Conservation, 7th ed.
Harry Kircher, Donald Wallace, and Dorothy Gore

Pasteur and Modern Science
Rene Dubos

A Physicist on Madison Avenue
Tony Rothman

Physics for Poets
Robert H. March physpoet

Physics: From Newton to the Big Bang
Albert and Eve Stwertka

Planet Earth
Jonathan Weiner

Powers of Ten: A Book about the Relative Size of Things in the Universe and the Effect of Adding Another Zero
Philip and Phylis Morrison and the office of Charles and Ray Eames


Radioactivity: From the Curies to the Atomic Age
Tom McGowen

Rats, Lice and History
Hans Zinsser

Recent Revolutions in Mathematics
Albert Stwertka

The Refrigerator and the Universe: Understanding the Laws of Energy
Martin Goldstein and Inge F. Goldstein

Science and the Making of the Modern World
John Marks

The Science Gap: Dispelling the Myths and Understanding the Reality of Science
Milton A. Rothman

The Scientific Attitude, 2nd ed.
Frederick Grinnell

The Search for Solutions
Horace Freeland Judson

Seven Ideas That Shook the Universe
Nathan Spielberg and Bryon D. Anderson

Signs of Life
Robert Pollack

So Shall You Reap: Farming and Crops in Human Affairs
Otto T. Solbrig and Dorothy J. Solbrig

Statistics Concepts and Controversies
David S. Moore

Stephen Hawking's Universe
John Boslough

Supercomputing and the Transformation of Science
William J. Kaufmann III and Larry L. Smarr

Fred Bortz


Technologies without Boundaries: On Telecommunications in a Global Age
Ithiel De Sola Pool

Technology and the Future, 6th ed.
Albert H. Teich (Ed.)

Telecommunications: From Telegraphs to Modems
Christopher Lampton

Time Travel and Other Mathematical Bewilderments
Martin Gardner

To Engineer is Human
Henry Petroski

To Know a Fly
Vincent Gaston Dethier

Traces of Life: the Origins of Humankind
Kathryn Lasky

A View from the Heart: Bayou Country Ecology
June C. Kennedy

The Virgin and the Mousetrap: Essays in Search of the Soul of Science
Chet Raymo

The Virus Invaders
Alan E. Nourse


Was George Washington Really the Father of Our Country? A Clinical Geneticist Looks at World History
Robert Marion

What Makes You What You Are: A First Look at Genetics
Sandy Bornstein

Works of Man
Ronald W. Clark

The World of Mathematics
James R. Newman

The World of Microbes
Howard Gest

You Know What They Say...: The Truth About Popular Beliefs
Alfie Kohn

The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine-Watcher
Lewis Thomas