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Scientific and Educational Books That Aren't Boring

From Reddit: suggestions for scientific and educational books by authors who are entertaining and super enthusiastic about their field.
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Why We Sleep (Matthew Walker)
Why We Sleep (Matthew Walker)
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The Body (Bill Bryson)
The Body (Bill Bryson)
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A Man on the Moon: Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts (Andrew Chaikin)
A Man on the Moon: Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts (Andrew Chaikin)
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Braiding Sweetgrass (Robin Wall Kimmerer)
Braiding Sweetgrass (Robin Wall Kimmerer)
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Stiff: The Curious Life of Human Cadavers (Mary Roach)
Stiff: The Curious Life of Human Cadavers (Mary Roach)
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Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex (Mary Roach)
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex (Mary Roach)
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Packing for Mars (Mary Roach)
Packing for Mars (Mary Roach)
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Gulp. (Mary Roach)
Gulp. (Mary Roach)
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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons From the Crematory (Caitlin Doughty)
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons From the Crematory (Caitlin Doughty)
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From Here to Eternity (Caitlin Doughty)
From Here to Eternity (Caitlin Doughty)
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Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? (Caitlin Doughty)
Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? (Caitlin Doughty)
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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (Oliver Sacks)
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (Oliver Sacks)
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An Anthropologist on Mars (Oliver Sacks)
An Anthropologist on Mars (Oliver Sacks)
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The Mind's Eye (Oliver Sacks)
The Mind's Eye (Oliver Sacks)
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The River of Consciousness (Oliver Sacks)
The River of Consciousness (Oliver Sacks)
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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain (Oliver Sacks)
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain (Oliver Sacks)
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Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst (Robert Sapolsky)
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst (Robert Sapolsky)
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Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers (Robert M. Sapolsky)
Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers (Robert M. Sapolsky)
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A Primate's Memoir (Robert M. Sapolsky)
A Primate's Memoir (Robert M. Sapolsky)
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Monkeyluv (Robert M Sapolsky)
Monkeyluv (Robert M Sapolsky)
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Factfulness (Hans Rosling)
Factfulness (Hans Rosling)
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The Gene (Siddhartha Mukherjee)
The Gene (Siddhartha Mukherjee)
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The Emperor of All Maladies (Siddhartha Mukherjee)
The Emperor of All Maladies (Siddhartha Mukherjee)
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A Cancer in the Family (Theodora Ross)
A Cancer in the Family (Theodora Ross)
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A Walk in the Woods
A Walk in the Woods
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A Short History of Nearly Everything (Bill Bryson)
A Short History of Nearly Everything (Bill Bryson)
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Notes From a Small Island (Bill Bryson)
Notes From a Small Island (Bill Bryson)
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The Mother Tongue (Bill Bryson)
The Mother Tongue (Bill Bryson)
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At Home : A Short History of Private Life (Bill Bryson)
At Home : A Short History of Private Life (Bill Bryson)
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How the Post Office Created America (Winifred Gallagher)
How the Post Office Created America (Winifred Gallagher)
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The Wave (Susan Casey)
The Wave (Susan Casey)
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The Devil's Teeth (Susan Casey)
The Devil's Teeth (Susan Casey)
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Voices in the Ocean (Casey)
Voices in the Ocean (Casey)
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Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History (Larson, Erik)
Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History (Larson, Erik)
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A Brief History of Time (Stephen Hawking)
A Brief History of Time (Stephen Hawking)
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Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation (Olivia Judson)
Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation (Olivia Judson)
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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (Neil Degrasse Tyson)
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (Neil Degrasse Tyson)
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What If (Randall Munroe)
What If (Randall Munroe)
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How to (Randall Munroe)
How to (Randall Munroe)
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Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R. Hofstadter
Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R. Hofstadter
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