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Anthropology


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Sex At Dawn How We Mate Why We Stray & What It Means for Modern Relationships
Sex At Dawn How We Mate Why We Stray & What It Means for Modern Relationships
by Christopher Ryan
Staff Pick
Sex at Dawn is nonfiction at its best. Writing across a range of disciplines, from anthropology to philosophy, the authors explore and challenge everything we thought we knew about human sexuality in this provocative and profound book.... (read more)

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Born To Run a Hidden Tribe Superathletes & the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
Born To Run a Hidden Tribe Superathletes & the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
by Christopher Mcdougall
Staff Pick
Born to Run is the one of those books you just can't keep to yourself. In fact, it's probably the one title I've recommended more than any other in the last two years. It has a little bit of everything: adventure, travel, history, science, and sport, all... (read more)

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1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
by Charles C. Mann
Staff Pick
Charles C. Mann has pulled off an impressive feat — a scholarly, thorough work of history that's almost compulsively readable. In 1491, he summarizes and examines the last thirty years of research into the pre-Columbian Americas, and comes to some... (read more)

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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan
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True or false: One out of every four items for sale in the average American supermarket contains corn? (Think, think, think...) Believe it or not, it's true. If this unsettles you — or just plain doesn't make sense — pick up a copy of Michael Pollan... (read more)

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Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge a Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution
Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge a Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution
by Terence Mckenna
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McKenna starts his radical revision of human evolution by positing the theory that we evolved from apes to humans because of brain changes brought about by ingesting psilocybin-containing mushrooms. This was, in his opinion, the birth of religion, and... (read more)

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1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
by Charles C. Mann
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As fascinating as his bestseller 1491, Mann's 1493 recounts how the world was forever changed by a "Columbian Exchange," when plants, animals, commodities, and people crossed oceans for the first time. Entertaining and insightful, this scientific history... (read more)

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Sex at Dawn
Sex at Dawn
by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha
Staff Pick
Sex at Dawn is nonfiction at its best. Writing across a range of disciplines, from anthropology to philosophy, the authors explore and challenge everything we thought we knew about human sexuality in this provocative and profound book.... (read more)

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Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human
Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human
by Richard Wrangham
Staff Pick
Richard Wrangham's lucid, fascinating book presents a strong case that the act of harnessing the power of fire to cook food might have created modern humanity. Convincing, thoughtful, and beautifully written, Catching Fire is a surprising look at the... (read more)

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Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression
Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression
by Dale Maharidge
Staff Pick
Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression, as with so many other important and deserving books, may never enjoy the level of attention and readership it so obviously merits. Written by Dale Maharidge and featuring photographs by... (read more)

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Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey Into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism
Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey Into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism
by Daniel Pinchbeck
Staff Pick
"Wins my vote for good book of the year [2002] for unflinchingly looking at a topic that frequently gets brushed aside as childish, dangerous, or unnecessary — psychedelic drugs as religious sacraments."... (read more)

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The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language
The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language
by Christine Kenneally
Staff Pick
The First Word is a fascinating search for the origins of language, which takes the reader through genetics, evolution, and the process of defining language itself. Christine Kenneally is a capable guide to answering this difficult and complex question... (read more)

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