Editors’ Picks

In our opinion, the best of the best.

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Summaries

The Children's Television Revolution That Changed America

David Kamp

Simon & Schuster, 2020

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How the Modern World Was Made

Vaclav Smil

Oxford UP, 2021

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Mining the ocean floor could solve mineral shortages – and lead to epic extinctions in some of the most remote ecosystems on Earth.

Olive Heffernan

Nature, 2019

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Submerged cities. Food shortages. Attacks on the electrical grid. Bioterrorism. It’s time to get ready for tomorrow’s catastrophes.

Kevin Krajick and David J. Craig

Columbia UP, 2021

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Remote Work and Its Implications for the Postpandemic Labor Market in the US

Gad Levanon et al.

The Conference Board, 2021

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Oprah Winfrey

Stanford Business, 2014

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How to Make a Difference Regardless of Your Title, Role, or Authority

James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner

Wiley, 2021

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Real Lives, Real Lessons

Julia Gillard and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

MIT Press, 2021

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After decades of assuming that pain works the same way in all sexes, scientists are finding that different biological pathways can produce an ‘ouch!’.

Amber Dance

Nature, 2019

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An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

Gary Mack and David Casstevens

McGraw-Hill, 2002

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