New Big Ideas

Updated 1/30/23

Hanging Out: The Radical Power of Killing Time By Sheila Liming Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781685890056
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Melville House - January 24th, 2023

Making Great Relationships: Simple Practices for Solving Conflicts, Building Connection, and Fostering Love By Rick Hanson, PhD Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593577936
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Harmony - January 17th, 2023

Staff Pick Badge
The Creative Act: A Way of Being By Rick Rubin Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593652886
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Penguin Press - January 17th, 2023

The Half Known Life: In Search of Paradise By Pico Iyer Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593420256
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Riverhead Books - January 10th, 2023

Sorry, Sorry, Sorry: The Case for Good Apologies By Marjorie Ingall, Susan McCarthy Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982163495
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Gallery Books - January 10th, 2023

Attention Span: A Groundbreaking Way to Restore Balance, Happiness and Productivity By Gloria Mark Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781335449412
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Hanover Square Press - January 10th, 2023

Write for Life: Creative Tools for Every Writer (A 6-Week Artist's Way Program) By Julia Cameron Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250866271
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: St. Martin's Essentials - January 10th, 2023

The Travel Diaries of Albert Einstein: South America, 1925 By Albert Einstein, Rosenkranz (Editor) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780691201023
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Princeton University Press - January 10th, 2023

In Praise of Failure: Four Lessons in Humility By Costica Bradatan Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780674970472
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Harvard University Press - January 3rd, 2023

Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder and How It Can Transform Your Life By Dacher Keltner Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984879684
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Penguin Press - January 3rd, 2023

General Relativity: The Theoretical Minimum By Leonard Susskind, André Cabannes Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781541601772
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Basic Books - January 10th, 2023

Why We Meditate: The Science and Practice of Clarity and Compassion By Daniel Goleman, Tsoknyi Rinpoche Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982178451
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Atria Books - December 6th, 2022

How Far the Light Reaches: A Life in Ten Sea Creatures By Sabrina Imbler Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316540537
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - December 6th, 2022

The Future Is Analog: How to Create a More Human World By David Sax Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781541701557
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: PublicAffairs - November 15th, 2022

Imagining the End: Mourning and Ethical Life By Jonathan Lear Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780674272590
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Belknap Press - November 15th, 2022

You Are Not Expected to Understand This: How 26 Lines of Code Changed the World By Torie Bosch (Editor), Kelly Chudler (Illustrator), Ellen Ullman (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Torie Bosch (Editor), Kelly Chudler (Illustrator), Ellen Ullman (Introduction by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780691208480
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Princeton University Press - November 15th, 2022

Neuropedia: A Brief Compendium of Brain Phenomena By Eric H. Chudler, Kelly Chudler (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eric H. Chudler, Kelly Chudler (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780691213576
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Princeton University Press - November 22nd, 2022

Butts: A Backstory By Heather Radke Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982135485
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - November 29th, 2022

Wild Visions: Wilderness as Image and Idea By Ben A. Minteer, Mark Klett, Stephen J. Pyne, Roderick Frazier Nash (Foreword by) Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780300260724
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Yale University Press - November 22nd, 2022

The Burnout Challenge: Managing People's Relationships with Their Jobs By Christina Maslach, Michael P. Leiter Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780674251014
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Harvard University Press - November 15th, 2022

The Entrepreneurs: The Relentless Quest for Value By Derek Lidow Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780231199148
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Columbia Business School Publishing - November 15th, 2022

The Best American Science And Nature Writing 2022 By Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Jaime Green Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358615293
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Mariner Books - November 1st, 2022

Beyond Measure: The Hidden History of Measurement from Cubits to Quantum Constants By James Vincent Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781324035855
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 1st, 2022

Living a Committed Life: Finding Freedom and Fulfillment in a Purpose Larger Than Yourself By Lynne Twist, Van Jones (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Lynne Twist, Van Jones (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781523093090
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - November 29th, 2022

A More Just Future: Psychological Tools for Reckoning with Our Past and Driving Social Change By Dolly Chugh Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982157609
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Atria Books - October 18th, 2022

Ocean: Exploring the Marine World By Phaidon Editors, Anne-Marie Melster (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Phaidon Editors, Anne-Marie Melster (Introduction by)
$64.95
ISBN: 9781838664787
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Phaidon Press - October 12th, 2022

Engines: The Inner Workings of Machines That Move the World By Theodore Gray Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780762498345
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 11th, 2022

Wired for Music: A Search for Health and Joy Through the Science of Sound By Adriana Barton Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781771645546
Availability: Backordered
Published: Greystone Books - October 11th, 2022

Visual Thinking: The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns, and Abstractions By Temple Grandin, PhD Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593418369
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Riverhead Books - October 11th, 2022

Virtual Society: The Metaverse and the New Frontiers of Human Experience By Herman Narula Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593239971
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Currency - October 11th, 2022

The Invention of Tomorrow: A Natural History of Foresight By Thomas Suddendorf, Jonathan Redshaw, Adam Bulley Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541675728
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Basic Books - September 20th, 2022

The Gospel of Wellness: Gyms, Gurus, Goop, and the False Promise of Self-Care By Rina Raphael Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250793003
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - September 20th, 2022

Quit: The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away By Annie Duke Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593422991
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Portfolio - October 4th, 2022

The Skeptics' Guide to the Future: What Yesterday's Science and Science Fiction Tell Us About the World of Tomorrow By Dr. Steven Novella, Bob Novella (With), Jay Novella (With) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538709542
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 27th, 2022

Force: What It Means to Push and Pull, Slip and Grip, Start and Stop By Henry Petroski Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780300260793
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Yale University Press - September 20th, 2022

The Big Bang of Numbers: How to Build the Universe Using Only Math By Manil Suri Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781324007036
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 20th, 2022

The Biggest Ideas in the Universe: Space, Time, and Motion By Sean Carroll Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780593186589
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Dutton - September 20th, 2022

Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization By Neil deGrasse Tyson Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250861504
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - September 20th, 2022

Chip War: The Fight for the World's Most Critical Technology By Chris Miller Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982172008
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Scribner - October 4th, 2022

Staff Pick Badge
The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness, and Healing in a Toxic Culture By Gabor Maté, MD, Daniel Maté (With) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593083888
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Avery - September 13th, 2022

Belonging: The Science of Creating Connection and Bridging Divides By Geoffrey L. Cohen Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324006183
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 13th, 2022

Ritual: How Seemingly Senseless Acts Make Life Worth Living By Dimitris Xygalatas Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316462402
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Little, Brown Spark - September 13th, 2022

Thinking 101: How to Reason Better to Live Better By Woo-kyoung Ahn Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250805959
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Flatiron Books - September 13th, 2022

What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions By Randall Munroe Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525537113
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Riverhead Books - September 13th, 2022

A Voice in the Wilderness: A Pioneering Biologist Explains How Evolution Can Help Us Solve Our Biggest Problems By Professor Joseph L. Graves, Jr. Ph.D Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541600713
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Basic Books - September 13th, 2022

Fantastic Numbers and Where to Find Them: A Cosmic Quest from Zero to Infinity By Antonio Padilla Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374600563
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 26th, 2022

Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World’s First Modern Computer By Kathy Kleiman Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538718285
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Grand Central Publishing - July 26th, 2022

How Fast Did T. Rex Run?: Unsolved Questions from the Frontiers of Dinosaur Science By David Hone Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780691242514
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Princeton University Press - August 2nd, 2022

Inventor of the Future: The Visionary Life of Buckminster Fuller By Alec Nevala-Lee Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062947222
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Dey Street Books - August 2nd, 2022

Wild Problems: A Guide to the Decisions That Define Us By Russ Roberts Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593418253
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Portfolio - August 9th, 2022

Existential Physics: A Scientist's Guide to Life's Biggest Questions By Sabine Hossenfelder Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984879455
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Viking - August 9th, 2022

If Nietzsche Were a Narwhal: What Animal Intelligence Reveals About Human Stupidity By Justin Gregg Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316388061
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - August 9th, 2022

Dancing Cockatoos and the Dead Man Test: How Behavior Evolves and Why It Matters By Marlene Zuk Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781324007227
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 9th, 2022

An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us By Ed Yong Cover Image
By Ed Yong
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593133231
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Random House - June 21st, 2022

Balance: How It Works and What It Means By Paul Thagard Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780231205580
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Columbia University Press - July 5th, 2022

Ways of Being: Animals, Plants, Machines: The Search for a Planetary Intelligence By James Bridle Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374601119
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 21st, 2022

Future Stories: What's Next? By David Christian Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316497459
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Little, Brown Spark - June 7th, 2022

Scent: A Natural History of Fragrance By Elise Vernon Pearlstine, Lara Call Gastinger (Illustrator) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780300246964
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Yale University Press - May 24th, 2022

Golden: The Power of Silence in a World of Noise By Justin Zorn, Leigh Marz Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063027602
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Harper Wave - May 17th, 2022

The Mind and the Moon: My Brother's Story, the Science of Our Brains, and the Search for Our Psyches By Daniel Bergner Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063004894
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Ecco - May 17th, 2022

How the World Really Works: The Science Behind How We Got Here and Where We're Going By Vaclav Smil Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593297063
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Viking - May 10th, 2022

Don't Trust Your Gut: Using Data to Get What You Really Want in Life By Seth Stephens-Davidowitz Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062880918
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Dey Street Books - May 10th, 2022

Partial Truths: How Fractions Distort Our Thinking By James C. Zimring Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780231201384
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Columbia University Press - May 10th, 2022

Two Heads: A Graphic Exploration of How Our Brains Work with Other Brains By Uta Frith, Chris Frith, Daniel Locke (Illustrator), Alex Frith Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501194078
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Scribner - April 26th, 2022

What a Mushroom Lives for: Matsutake and the Worlds They Make By Michael J. Hathaway Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780691225883
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Princeton University Press - April 26th, 2022

The Puzzler: One Man's Quest to Solve the Most Baffling Puzzles Ever, from Crosswords to Jigsaws to the Meaning of Life By A.J. Jacobs, Greg Pliska (Contributions by) Cover Image
By A.J. Jacobs, Greg Pliska (Contributions by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593136713
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Crown - April 26th, 2022

Inspired: Understanding Creativity: A Journey Through Art, Science, and the Soul By Matt Richtel Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063025530
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Mariner Books - April 19th, 2022

Welcome to the Universe in 3D: A Visual Tour By Neil Degrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, J. Richard Gott Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780691194073
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Princeton University Press - April 19th, 2022

Sex in City Plants, Animals, Fungi, and More: A Guide to Reproductive Diversity By Kenneth D. Frank, Jonathan W. Silvertown Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780231206075
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Columbia University Press - April 19th, 2022

The Accidental Ecosystem: People and Wildlife in American Cities By Peter S. Alagona Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780520386310
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: University of California Press - April 19th, 2022

The Joy of Science By Jim Al-Khalili Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780691211572
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Princeton University Press - April 12th, 2022

Bittersweet By Susan Cain Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780451499783
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Crown - April 5th, 2022

Wired for Love: A Neuroscientist's Journey Through Romance, Loss, and the Essence of Human Connection By Stephanie Cacioppo Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250790606
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Flatiron Books - April 5th, 2022

A Tree a Day By Amy-Jane Beer Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781797214887
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Chronicle Books - April 5th, 2022

Math Games with Bad Drawings: 75 1/4 Simple, Challenging, Go-Anywhere Games—And Why They Matter By Ben Orlin Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780762499861
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - April 5th, 2022

Different: Gender Through the Eyes of a Primatologist By Frans de Waal Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324007104
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 5th, 2022

Imaginable: How to See the Future Coming and Feel Ready for Anything--Even Things That Seem Impossible Today By Jane McGonigal Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781954118096
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Spiegel & Grau - March 22nd, 2022

The Shame Machine: Who Profits in the New Age of Humiliation By Cathy O'Neil Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984825452
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Crown - March 22nd, 2022

Journey of the Mind: How Thinking Emerged from Chaos By Ogi Ogas, Sai Gaddam Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324006572
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 8th, 2022

The Believer: Encounters with the Beginning, the End, and our Place in the Middle By Sarah Krasnostein Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781953534002
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Tin House Books - March 1st, 2022

A Little Book about the Big Bang By Tony Rothman Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780674251847
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Belknap Press - March 1st, 2022

Sounds Wild and Broken: Sonic Marvels, Evolution's Creativity, and the Crisis of Sensory Extinction By David George Haskell Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781984881540
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Viking - March 1st, 2022

The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward By Daniel H. Pink Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735210653
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Riverhead Books - February 1st, 2022

Influence Is Your Superpower: The Science of Winning Hearts, Sparking Change, and Making Good Things Happen By Zoe Chance Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781984854339
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Random House - February 1st, 2022

Heartbreak: A Personal and Scientific Journey By Florence Williams Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324003489
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 1st, 2022

Level Up: Rise Above the Hidden Forces Holding Your Business Back By Stacey Abrams, Lara Hodgson, Heather Cabot Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593539828
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Portfolio - February 22nd, 2022

Otherlands: A Journey Through Earth's Extinct Worlds By Thomas Halliday Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593132883
Availability: Backordered
Published: Random House - February 1st, 2022

The Cryptopians: Idealism, Greed, Lies, and the Making of the First Big Cryptocurrency Craze By Laura Shin Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781541763012
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: PublicAffairs - February 22nd, 2022

Life Between the Tides By Adam Nicolson Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374251437
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 22nd, 2022

The Treeline: The Last Forest and the Future of Life on Earth By Ben Rawlence Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250270238
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - February 15th, 2022

The Genesis Machine: Our Quest to Rewrite Life in the Age of Synthetic Biology By Amy Webb, Andrew Hessel Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781541797918
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: PublicAffairs - February 15th, 2022

This Way to the Universe: A Theoretical Physicist's Journey to the Edge of Reality By Michael Dine Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593184646
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Dutton - February 8th, 2022

Reality+: Virtual Worlds and the Problems of Philosophy By David J. Chalmers Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780393635805
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 25th, 2022

Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention--and How to Think Deeply Again By Johann Hari Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593138519
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Crown - January 25th, 2022

The Confident Mind: A Battle-Tested Guide to Unshakable Performance By Dr. Nate Zinsser Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063014831
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Custom House - January 25th, 2022

Davos Man: How the Billionaires Devoured the World By Peter S. Goodman Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063078307
Availability: Usually Arrives at Kepler's in 3-14 Days
Published: Custom House - January 18th, 2022

The Art of More: How Mathematics Created Civilization By Michael Brooks Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524748999
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Pantheon - January 18th, 2022