__Einstein's Heroes: Imagining the World through the Language of Mathematics__-- Robyn Arianrhod.__Ship Fever__-- Anna Barrett. Essays.__The History of Pi__-- Petr Beckmann. An interesting survey of the number Pi and its impact.__Cranks, Quarks, and the Cosmos Science__-- Jeremy Bernstein.__Experienceing Science__-- Jeremy Bernstein.__A Theory for Everything__-- Jeremy Bernstein.__E=MC__-- David Bodanis. A short history of the famous equation.^{2}__Grammatical Man: Information, Entropy, Language, and Life__-- Jeremy Campbell. Introduces information theory and its impact on language and thinking.__The Tao of Physics__-- Fritjof Capra. A readable account of modern physics.__The Edge of Infinity__-- Paul Davies.__God and the New Physics__-- Paul Davies.__Mathematics: The New Golden Age__-- Keith Devlin.__Betrayal of Science and Reason__-- Paul R. Ehrlich.__Relativity__-- Albert Einstein. A readable account of Relativity.__Mr. Tompkins in Paperback__-- George Gamow. A readable account of nuclear physics.__Chaos__-- James Gleick. A history of the development of Chaos theory.__The Panda's Thumb__-- Stephen J. Gould.__A Brief History of Time__-- Steven J. Hawking. An introduction to Cosmology.__Great Feuds in Science__-- Hal Hellman. A history of scientific disagreements between famous scientists.__Godel, Escher, Bach__-- Douglas Hofstadter.__Ice Ages: Solving the Mystery__-- Imbrie and Imbrie. A history of the theories about the Ice Ages.__Complexity__-- Roger Lewin.__Einstein's Dreams__-- Alan Lightman. Short essays.__e - The Story of a Number__-- Eli Maor. Attempt at explaining e to the public.__Innumeracy__-- John Allen Paulos. How we are fooled by numbers and statistics. Innumeracy <==> Illiteracy.__Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance__-- Robert Pirsig. Philosophical musings about thinking.__The Mathematical Tourist__-- Ivars Petersen. Snippets about mathematical concepts.__The Making of the Atomic Bomb__-- Richard Rhodes. All great discoveries occur on mountain tops or beaches.__Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters__-- Matt Ridley. Discusses the human genome in a very easy to understand (and interesting) style.__Noah's Flood: the new scientific discoveries about the event that changed history__-- William Ryan and Walter Pitman. A description of research into the geologic event that may be Noah's Flood.__Fieldwork : a geologist's memoir of the Kalahari__-- Christopher Scholtz. A good depiction of a scientist's life.__Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea__-- Charles Seife.__Longitude__-- Dava Sobel. How voyagers determined longitude and the importance of accurate clocks.__The Medusa and The Snail__-- Lewis Thomas.__Stone by Stone: The magnificient history in New Englnand's stone walls__-- Robert M. Thorson.__Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos__-- M. Mitchell Waldrop. A history of the development of Complexity theory.__The Double Helix__-- James D. Watson. About the discovery of DNA.__The Naturalist__-- Edward O. Wilson. An autobiography of a famous Ant scientist and the discoverer of Social Biology.__Dancing Wu Li Masters__-- Gary Zukov. A readable explanation of Quantum Physics.

__Conceptual Blockbusting__-- James L. Adams.__On Writing Well__-- William Zinsser.__Writing to Learn__-- William Zinsser.__The Elements of Style__-- Strunk and White.William Safires Rule's for Writing -- William Safire.

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