Crisis in the Red Zone: The Story of the Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History, and of the Outbreaks to Come

The 2013 2014 Ebola epidemic was the deadliest ever but the outbreaks continue Now comes a gripping account of the doctors and scientists fighting to protect us, an urgent wake up call about the future of emerging viruses from the 1 bestselling author of The Hot Zone, soon to be a National Geogr

Everything Below the Waist: Why Health Care Needs a Feminist Revolution

An eye opening, investigative account of the dismal state of women s healthcare in the U.S One of Elle s 30 Best Books to Read This Summer American women visit doctors, have surgery, and fill prescriptions than men In Everything Below the Waist, Jennifer Block asks Why is the lif

A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind

A powerful and indispensable book on the devastating consequences of environmental racism and what we can do to remedy its toxic effects on marginalized communities Did you know Middle class African American households with incomes between 50,000 and 60,000 live in neighborhoods that are mo

The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep

For Dr Guy Leschziner s patients, there is no rest for the weary in mind and body Insomnia, narcolepsy, night terrors, sleep apnea, and sleepwalking are just a sampling of conditions afflicting sufferers who cannot sleep and their experiences in trying are the stuff of nightmares Demoniac halluc

The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb

From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes the gripping, untold story of a renegade group of scientists and spies determined to keep Adolf Hitler from obtaining the ultimate prize a nuclear bombScientists have always kept secrets But rarely have the secrets been as vital as they were du

Small World

When Nanda is born, the whole of her world is the circle of her mother s arms But as she grows, the world grows too It expands outward from her family, to her friends, to the city, to the countryside And as it expands, so does Nanda s wonder in the underlying shapes and structures patterning it