Wilson, Edward O.

Inspired by Theodore Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet, Edward O. Wilson has distilled sixty years of teaching into a book for students, young and old. Reflecting on his coming-of-age in the South as a Boy Scout and a lover of ants and butterflies, Wilson threads these twenty-one letters, each richly illustrated, with autobiographical anecdotes that illuminate his career-both his successes and his failures-and his motivations for becoming a...

Brockman, John

Drawn from the cutting-edge frontiers of science, This Explains Everything will revolutionize your understanding of the world. What is your favorite deep, elegant, or beautiful explanation? This is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org ("The world's smartest website"âe"The Guardian), posed to the world's most influential minds. Flowing from the horizons of physics, economics, psychology, neuroscience, and more, This Explains...

Muir, Nancy C.

It′s never too late to get up and running on a laptop Just bought your first laptop and not sure where to start? Here′s the book you need. Easy-to-follow instructions (plus really easy-to-read fonts!) help you unlock the most convenient and fun aspects to using a laptop. Get advice on selecting the right laptop for you, learn to navigate the operating system without hassle, and get comfortable with files and folders, wireless...