New Adult Non-Fiction 000-399

January 26, 2010

January 26, 2010

Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram

The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics: A Math-Free Exploration of the Science That Made Our World
Kakalios, James
The author of “The Physics of Superheroes” returns with an accessible–and math-free–primer on quantum mechanics. 30 illustrations throughout.
 
The Reluctant Spy: My Secret Life in the CIA’s War on Terror
Kiriakou, John / Ruby, Michael
A first-person account of a covert agent’s two-decade career in the CIA describes his role in such cases as the capture of a senior Al-Qaida terrorist, offering insight into the recent national debate about the interrogation techniques used in Afghanistan and the Iraq War.
 
See What I’m Saying: The Extraordinary Powers of Our Five Senses
Rosenblum, Lawrence D.
The author explores the astonishing abilities of humans’ five senses, abilities that people rarely detect in day-to-day life, from a blind person that can “see” through bat-like echolocation to pheromones that can signal a lover’s compatibility.
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