The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare
Stephen Budiansky John Lee
From Stephen Budiansky comes the exciting history of a small group of British and American scientists who, during World War II, developed a new field of operational research to turn back the tide of German submarines.
How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care
Eric Topol, M.D. Dick Hill
Field expert Eric Topol, M.D., provides a practical view of health care from a patient's perspective and explains how the advent of wireless Internet, individual data, and personal genomics will revolutionize the future of medicine.
Do you wish you understood the science of food but don't want to plow through dry, technical books? In What Einstein Told His Cook, University of Pittsburgh chemistry professor emeritus Robert L. Wolke provides reliable and witty explanations for your most burning food questions.
What does it take to become a Navy SEAL? Author and former Navy SEAL Dick Couch takes you into the toughest, longest, and most relentless military training in the world and documents the process that transforms young men into warriors.
David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War
Fred Kaplan Kevin Foley
Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Fred Kaplan presents the inside story of a small group of soldier-scholars who changed
the way the Pentagon does business and the American military fights
wars, despite fierce resistance from within their own ranks.
A puzzling case of roboticide sends New York Detective Elijah Baley on an intense search for a murderer. But can anything prepare a simple Earthman for the psychological complexities of a world where a beautiful woman can easily have fallen in love with an all-too-human robot?
A millennium into the future, two advancements have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain. Isaac Asimov's Robot novels chronicle the unlikely partnership between a New York City detective and a humanoid robot who must learn to work together.