Chris Anderson
Makers: The New Industrial Revolution
Samuel Arbesman
The Half-life of Facts: Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date
Dan Ariely
The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone--Especially Ourselves



Scott Atran
Talking to the Enemy
John D. Barrow
The Book of Universes: Exploring the Limits of the Cosmos
Mary Catherine Bateson
Composing a Further Life: The Age of Active Wisdom

Roy Baumeister
and John Tierney

Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength
Gregory Benford
Jesse Bering
Why Is the Penis Shaped Like That?: And Other Reflections on Being Human



Nick Bilton
I Live in the Future & Here's How It Works: Why Your World, Work & Brain Are Being Creatively Disrupted
Max Brockman
Future Science: Essays from the Cutting Edge
John Brockman
This Will Make You Smarter



John Brockman
John Brockman
David Brooks
The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement



Benedict Carey
Poison Most Vial: A Mystery
Noam Chomsky
Occupy (Occupied Media Pamphlet Series)
Patricia Churchland
Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us about Morality



Douglas Coupland
Highly Inappropriate Tales for Young People
Brian Cox & Arthur Cohen
Wonders of the Universe
Austin Dacey
The Future of Blasphemy: Speaking of the Sacred in an Age of Human Rights



Antonio Damasio
Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain
Richard Dawkins & Dave Mckean
The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True
Emanuel Derman
Models.Behaving.Badly: Why Confusing Illusion with Reality Can Lead to Disaster, on Wall Street and in Life


Keith Devlin
The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's Arithmetic Revolution
David Deutsch
The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World
Peter Diamandis
Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think



Cory Doctorow & Charles Stross
The Rapture of the Nerds
George Dyson
Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe
David M. Eagleman
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain



Dylan Evans
Risk Intelligence: How to Live with Uncertainty
Daniel L. Everett
Language: The Cultural Tool
Stuart Firestein
Ignorance: How It Drives Science



Michael Gazzaniga
Who's in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain
James Geary
Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the Worl
David Gelernter
America-Lite: How Imperial Academia Dismantled Our Culture (and Ushered In the Obamacrats)

Herbert Gintis & Samuel Bowles
A Cooperative Species: Human Reciprocity and Its Evolution


Rebecca Goldstein
36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction
John Gottman & Nan Silver
What Makes Love Last?: How to Build Trust and Avoid Betrayal



Jonathan Gottschall
The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human
A. C. Grayling
The Good Book
Brian Greene
The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos



Jonathan Haidt
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Sam Harris
Sam Harris
Free Will

Paul Harris
Trusting What You're Told: How Children Learn from Others
Mark Henderson
The Geek Manifesto: Why Science Matters
Bruce Hood
The Self Illusion: How the Social Brain Creates Identity



John Horgan
The End of War
Arianna Huffington
Third World America: How Our Politicians Are Abandoning the Ordinary Citizen
Walter Isaacson
Steve Jobs



Alok Jha
50 Ways the World Is Going to End: The Biggest Threats to the Planet. by Alok Jha
Steven Johnson
Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation
Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow



Eric R. Kandel
The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present
Andrew Keen
Digital Vertigo: How Today's Online Social Revolution Is Dividing, Diminishing, and Disorienting Us
Christian Keysers
The Empathic Brain



Lawrence M. Krauss
A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing
Robert Kurzban
Why Everyone (Else) Is a Hypocrite: Evolution and the Modular Mind
Jonah Lehrer
Imagine: How Creativity Works



John Lloyd
The Second Book of General Ignorance: Everything You Think You Know Is (Still) Wrong
Benoit Mandelbrot
The Fractalist: Memoir of a Scientific Maverick
Gary Marcus
Guitar Zero: The New Musician and the Science of Learning



Annalena Mcafee
The Spoiler
Tom Mccarthy
Tintin and the Secret of Literature
Pamela Mccorduck
Bounded Rationality, A Novel



John Mcwhorter
What Language Is
Evgeny Morozov
The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom
Steve Nadis & Shing- Tung Yau
The Shape of Inner Space: String Theory and the Geometry of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions



John Naughton
Knowledge: Everything You Really Need to Know about the Internet
Alva Noë
Varieties of Presence
Martin Nowak with Roger Highfield



Hans Ulrich Obrist
A Brief History of Curating
Mark Pagel
Wired for Culture: Origins of the Human Social Mind
Elaine Pagels



Heinz R Pagels
The Cosmic Code: Quantum Physics as the Language of Nature (Dover Books on Physics)
Bruce Parker
The Power of the Sea: Tsunamis, Storm Surges, Rogue Waves, and Our Quest to Predict Disasters (Macsci) [paperback]
Clifford Pickover
The Physics Book: From the Big Bang to Quantum Resurrection, 250 Milestones in the History of Physics (Sterling Milestones)



Steven Pinker
The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
William Poundstone
Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?
Robert Provine
Curious Behavior: Yawning, Laughing, Hiccupping, and Beyond



Vilayanur Ramachandran
The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human
Lisa Randall
Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World
Martin Rees
From Here to Infinity: A Vision for the Future of Science



Ed Regis & George Church
Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves
Howard Rheingold
Net Smart: How to Thrive Online
Steven Rose & Hilary Rose
Genes, Cells and Brains: Bioscience's Promethean Promises

Robin S. Rosenberg
The Psychology of the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Understanding Lisbeth Salander and Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy
Carlo Rovelli
The First Scientist: Anaximander and His Legacy
Rudy Rucker
Surfing the Gnarl (Outspoken Authors)


Douglas Rushkoff
Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age
Dimitar Sasselov
The Life of Super-Earths: How the Hunt for Alien Worlds and Artificial Cells Will Revolutionize Life on Our Planet
Martin Seligman
Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being



Karoly Simonyi
A Cultural History of Physics
Laurence C. Smith
The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization's Northern Future
Christopher Stringer
Lone Survivors: How We Came to Be the Only Humans on Earth



Steven Strogatz
The Joy of x: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
Don Tapscott & Anthony Williams
Macrowikinomics: New Solutions for a Connected Planet

Eric J. Topol, M D
The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care
Robert Trivers
The Folly of Fools: The Logic of Deceit and Self-Deception in Human Life
Sherry Turkle
Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other



Neil Turok
The Universe Within: From Quantum to Cosmos (CBC Massey Lecture)
Ai Weiwei
Margaret Wertheim
Physics on the Fringe: Smoke Rings, Circlons, and Alternative Theories of Everything



Timothy D. Wilson
Redirect: The Surprising New Science of Psychological Change
David Sloan Wilson
The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time
E. O. Wilson
The Social Conquest of Earth



Naomi Wolf
Vagina: A New Biography
Nathan Wolfe
The Viral Storm: The Dawn of a New Pandemic Age
Carl Zimmer
A Planet of Viruses



  Phil Zuckerman
Faith No More: Why People Reject Religion