Book Awards30 Nonfiction Books That Are Sure to Make You Smarter

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Works (30)

TitlesOrder
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans de Waalnot in English Common Knowledge
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders by Joshua Foernot in English Common Knowledge
Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error by Kathryn Schulznot in English Common Knowledge
A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes by Stephen Hawkingnot in English Common Knowledge
Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat by Bee Wilsonnot in English Common Knowledge
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynne Trussnot in English Common Knowledge
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjeenot in English Common Knowledge
The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind by Michio Kakunot in English Common Knowledge
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roachnot in English Common Knowledge
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamondnot in English Common Knowledge
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterlynot in English Common Knowledge
The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacksnot in English Common Knowledge
A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) by Barbara Oakleynot in English Common Knowledge
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dwecknot in English Common Knowledge
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foernot in English Common Knowledge
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollannot in English Common Knowledge
Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smithnot in English Common Knowledge
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhiggnot in English Common Knowledge
Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics by Tim Marshallnot in English Common Knowledge
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Hararinot in English Common Knowledge
The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don't by Nate Silvernot in English Common Knowledge
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbertnot in English Common Knowledge
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendinot in English Common Knowledge
Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodowniknot in English Common Knowledge
Think Like a Freak by Steven D. Levittnot in English Common Knowledge
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahnemannot in English Common Knowledge
This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession by Daniel J. Levitinnot in English Common Knowledge
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroenot in English Common Knowledge
What You Should Know About Politics But Don't: A Nonpartisan Guide to the Issues by Jessamyn Conradnot in English Common Knowledge