Atomic Women: The Untold Stories of the Scientists Who Helped Create the Nuclear Bomb

Bomb meets Code Girls in this nonfiction narrative about the little known female scientists who were critical to the invention of the atomic bomb and the moral implications of their work.They were leaning over the edge of the unknown and were afraid of what they would discover there Meet the Worl

The Overstory

The Overstory is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of and paean to the natural world From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from anteb

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think

Factfulness The stress reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts When asked simple questions about global trends why the world s population is increasing how many young women go to school how many of us live in poverty we systematically get the answer