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Stuff Matters

You care about things — that's no secret — but when was the last time you stopped to think about the stuff that actually goes into all the things around you? Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World takes materialism to a whole other level, delving deep into every little thing that makes up the stuff in our world. If you've ever wondered why glass was transparent, what makes elastic stretch, or what makes steel so hard, then this is the book for you. Written by a renowned materials scientist, you'll learn about the processes and history behind the creation of some of the world's most interesting materials, from porcelain to graphene.

  • Thug Kitchen

    If you've never heard of Thug Kitchen, odds are you've been sleeping cooking underneath a culinary and pop-cultural rock. If you have, you're well-familiar with the food blog's slang- and swear-infused approach to mostly vegan and vegetarian health-food recipes. Now, Thug Kitchen: Eat Like You Give a F*ck is making the leap from digital to paper, giving you the ammunition you need to stop eating like crap and start feeling good. Packed with exclusive recipes and photos never seen on the site, cooking guides, and helpful shopping tips so you can ball on a budget.

  • The Making of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey

    Much like the monolith changed the face of humanity irreversibly, 2001: A Space Odyssey forever changed filmmakers' approach to science fiction films for the better — introducing new ideas in the realms of cinematography, special effects, and more. And now with The Making of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, you'll gain deep insight into the creation of one of the greatest science fiction movies of all time. This four-volume collection of hardcover books includes everything from film stills and behind the scenes interviews, to the original screen play with production notes from Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke.