Three Laws of Nature: A Little Book on Thermodynamics
A short and entertaining introduction to thermodynamics that uses real-world examples to explain accessibly an important but subtle scientific theory
A romantic description of the second law of thermodynamics is that the universe becomes increasingly disordered. But what does that actually mean? Starting with...
Arabs: A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires
A riveting, comprehensive history of the Arab peoples and tribes that explores the role of language as a cultural touchstone
This kaleidoscopic book covers almost 3,000 years of Arab history and shines a light on the footloose Arab peoples and tribes who conquered lands and disseminated their language and culture...
After Democracy: Imagining Our Political Future
Democracy has long been considered an ideal state of governance.
What if it’s not? Perhaps it is not the end goal but, rather, the
transition stage to something better. We have lent our cheer and
support and sacrificed lives for revolutions meant to place democracy
where it does not exist. But change is gradual. Revolutions...