E-book sales are falling, even though many said they would "kill" print books. Computers and television were also supposed to spell the book's demise. At one point, people even feared the phonograph.
Whether you're interested in neuroscience, psychology or the environment, Live Science recommends interesting science books to add to your shelf.
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In "Einstein's Great Mistake," author David Bodanis explores what we owe Einstein today — and how much more he might have achieved if not for his all-too-human flaws.
Read an excerpt from the book "Venomous" by Christie Wilcox, about the diverse and fascinating animals that pack a toxic wallop.
Join Live Science for a Facebook Live interview with biologist and writer Christie Wilcox, and a chance to win a signed copy of her new book, "Venomous."
An excerpt from "The Tide: The Science and Stories Behind the Greatest Force on Earth" by Hugh Aldersey-Williams.
Join Live Science for a Facebook Live interview with biologist and writer Carin Bondar, and a chance to win a signed copy of her new book, "Wild Sex."
Biologist and writer Carin Bondar leads the way into the intriguing world of animal sexual practices in her new book, "Wild Sex."
Hindsight is 20/20, right? That's the premise of a new book that poses the question: What if we were wrong?
An excerpt from the new book "But What If We're Wrong?: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past" by Chuck Klosterman.
Join Live Science for a Facebook Live interview with science writer Ed Yong, and a chance to win a signed copy of his new book, "I Contain Multitudes."
Science writer Ed Yong investigates the complex dance between microbes and the animals they inhabit, in his new book "I Contain Multitudes."
In his dystopian novel "New Charity Blues," Camille Griep tells the story of a quiet, yet deadly, conflict surrounding water rights.
Author Mary Roach's new book dives into the science of the military — a world that encompasses research on everything from heatstroke to the medical benefits of maggots (yes, maggots).
Long, lazy summer days are perfect for curling up in the shade or in an air-conditioned retreat indoors with a good book.
Fans of the renowned American author Ray Bradbury take note: The writer's personal collection of sci-fi memorabilia and art is now up for sale online.
When renowned author Ray Bradbury died in 2012, he left behind a huge collection of very cool stuff.
Doctors should encourage parents to read to their children often, and start well before they enter school, according to a new statement from the nation's largest group of pediatricians.