Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse, By Eric Jay Dolin. New York City: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2016

The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe, By Stephon Alexander. New York City: Basic Books, 2016

The New York Times Book of Science: More Than 150 Years of Groundbreaking Scientific Coverage, Edited by David Corcoran. New York City: Sterling Publishing, 2015

Pinpoint: How GPS Is Changing Technology, Culture, and our Minds, By Greg Milner. New York City: W.W. Norton & Company, 2016

Taking Chances: The Coast after Hurricane Sandy, Edited by Karen M. O’Neill and Daniel J. Van Abs. New York City: Sterling Publishing, 2015

The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future, By Kevin Kelly. New York City: Viking, 2016

The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future, By Gretchen Bakke. New York City: Bloomsbury, 2016

The Cure for Catastrophe: How We Can Stop Manufacturing Natural Disasters, By Robert Muir-Wood. New York City: Basic Books, 2016

Building the Skyline: The Birth and Growth of Manhattan’s Skyscrapers, By Jason M. Barr. New York City: Oxford University Press, 2016

The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life, By Jonathan F.P. Rose, New York City: Harper Wave, 2016

America the Ingenious: How a Nation of Dreamers, Immigrants, and Tinkerers Changed the World, By Kevin Baker. New York City: Artisan, 2016

Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs, By Robert Kanigel. New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016

The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution, By Walter Isaacson. New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2014

The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science, By Armand Marie Leroi. New York City: Viking Penguin, 2014

Becoming Your Best: The 12 Principles of Highly Successful Leaders, By Steven R. Shallenberger. New York City: McGraw-Hill Education, 2015

Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It, By Ian Leslie. New York City: Basic Books, 2014

Concrete Jungle: New York City and Our Last Best Hope for a Sustainable Future, By Niles Eldredge and Sidney Horenstein. Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2014

How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery, By Kevin Ashton. New York City: Doubleday, 2015

How Safe is Safe Enough? Technological Risks, Real and Perceived, By E. E. Lewis. New York City: Carrel Books, 2014

Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City, By Catherine McNeur. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2014

 

 

 

 

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