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Hugo-nominated sf novel Blindsight available for free

Blindsight by Peter Watts is a hard sci-fi novel about first contact, aliens, autism spectrum disorder, the nature of human consciousness, and a formerly extinct offshoot of Homo sapiens that gave rise to our vampire legends. It’s free on the … Continue reading

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Today's bargain book: "Brains" by Dale Purves

Price: $0.00 Summary: Brains: why do zombies love them so? In this science book, Dale Purves “reveals how we got to this point [in medical research] and offers his notion of where neuroscience may be headed next. “Purves offers a … Continue reading

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Today's bargain book: "Curious Folks Ask" by Sherry Seethaler

Price: $0.00 Note: This was temporarily free back in July, then the price went up. Now it’s free again for a short time. Summary: Prepare to Be Fascinated! * Why does the flu change every year? * What makes glue … Continue reading

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Today's bargain book: "Germs, Genes, & Civilization" by David P. Clark

“Germs, Genes, & Civilization” by David P. Clark Price: $0.00 Summary: AD 452: Attila the Hun stands ready to sack Rome. No one can stop him–but he walks away. A miracle? No…dysentery. Microbes saved the Roman Empire. Nearly a millennium … Continue reading

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