Just a quick note to say that I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong is right now available in Kindle format for $1.99. Continue reading Ed Yong’s book cheap on Kindle
For a holiday gift this year, consider giving a book about politics, since politics this year is so very special.
There are two kinds of books out this year of special interest. There is a plethora of books that expose the evil underpinnings of the white supremacist meritocratic oligarchic patriarchy. And, there is a growing collection of books about the last time America was going under for the third time, and the people of those times. Here is a selection for you to ponder. Continue reading Give The Gift of Nostalgia and Angst
… by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Kindle Edition, is now available (presumably temporarily) for $3.99 HERE.
And for only @2.99 you can get the less well known The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist.
For just a day or two, you should be able to get each of these books in Kindle for for two or three books:
The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonegut.
The Color of Magic: A Novel of Discworld by Terry Prachett
A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution by Jennifer Doudna and Sam Sternberg.
Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table by Langdon Cook.
Before we get to a handful of holiday suggestions, there are two books currently available cheap in Kindle format: Continue reading Books you haven’t thought of to give someone for the holidays
These are items currently, and possibly for only a short time, in Kindle format for two bucks.
This is a mixture of books that I either thought you would already know about and want, or maybe didn’t know about but should. Continue reading Some Book Deals Including Al Gore’s Truth
The Despot’s Apprentice: Donald Trump’s Attack on Democracy by Brian Klass. It is the current Amazon best seller in the category … wait for it … “facism.” Here’s the details: Continue reading The Despot’s Apprentice: Donald Trump’s Attack on Democracy (Book Note)
This is just out: Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics by Lawrence O’Donnell, lately of MSNBC. Continue reading New Book by Lawrence O’Donnell
I usually focus on science books, but suddenly there are some deals on key classics that should still appeal.
Recounting the final year of the Civil War, this classic volume by Bruce Catton won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for excellence in non-fiction.
In this final volume of the Army of the Potomac Trilogy, Catton, America’s foremost Civil War historian, takes the reader through the battles of the Wilderness, the Bloody Angle, Cold Harbot, the Crater, and on through the horrible months to one moment at Appomattox. Grant, Meade, Sheridan, and Lee vividly come to life in all their failings and triumphs.