A guide to the best science writing, which tells the centuries-long story of our striving to understand the world.
"Fresh…solid…full of suspense and intrigue." —Publishers Weekly
Yale psychologist Paul Bloom presents a striking and thought-provoking new understanding of pleasure, desire, and value.
“Engaging, evocative. . . . [Bloom] is a supple, clear writer, and his parade of counterintuitive claims about pleasure is beguiling.”—NPR
“Excellent. . . . [Buonomano] reveals the intricate limitations and blessings of the most complex device in the known universe.”—The Atlantic