Jet Age: The Comet, the 707, and the Race to Shrink the World By Sam Howe Verhovek. New York City: Avery, 2011

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other By Sherry Turkle. New York City: Basic Books, 2011

The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood By James Gleick. New York City: Pantheon Books, 2011

World Wide Mind: The Coming Integration of Humanity, Machines, and the Internet By Michael Chorost. New York City: Free Press, 2011

Martian Summer: Robot Arms, Cowboy Spacemen, and My 90 Days with the Phoenix Mars Mission by Andrew Kessler. New York City: Pegasus Books, 2011

The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water by Charles Fishman. New York City: Free Press, 2011

The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos Brian Greene. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011

Here on Earth: A Natural History of the Planet By Tim Flannery. New York City: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2011

Bottled Lightning: Superbatteries, Electric Cars, and the New Lithium Economy By Seth Fletcher. New York City: Hill and Wang, 2011

Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America By Richard White. New York City: W.W. Norton & Company, 2011

The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Freshwater in the Twenty-first Century By Alex Prud'homme. New York City: Scribner, 201l

The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World By David Deutsch. New York City: Viking, 2011

The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World By Daniel Yergin. New York City: Penguin Press, 2011

Historical Building Construction: Design, Materials & Technology, Second Edition By Donald Friedman. New York City: W.W. Norton & Company

When Art Worked: The New Deal, Art, and Democracy By Roger G. Kennedy and David Larkin. New York City: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2009

Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives By Michael Specter. New York City: Penguin Press, 2009;

Skyscraper: The Politics and Power of Building New York City in the Twentieth Century By Benjamin Flowers. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.

Dams By Christine Macy. New York City: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2010.

Losing Our Cool: Uncomfortable Truths about Our Air-Conditioned World (and Finding New Ways to Get Through the Summer) By Stan Cox. New York City: The New Press, 2010.

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains By Nicholas Carr. New York City: W.W. Norton, 2010.

 

 

 

 

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