Kindle eBook Daily Deals 01/19/21

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  1. The Scientists: A History of Science Told Through the Lives of Its Greatest Inventors (Science, $1.99)

    1. By John Gribbin.
    2. 4.6/5 stars with 125 reviews.
    3. In this ambitious new book, John Gribbin tells the stories of the people who have made science, and of the times in which they lived and worked. He begins with Copernicus, during the Renaissance, when science replaced mysticism as a means of explaining the workings of the world, and he continues through the centuries, creating an unbroken genealogy of not only the greatest but also the more obscure names of Western science, a dot-to-dot line linking amateur to genius, and accidental discovery to brilliant deduction.
  2. Everything Is F*cked: A Book About Hope (Personal Development, $2.99)

    1. By Mark Manson.
    2. 4.6/5 stars with 4,159 reviews.
    3. inĀ Everthing Is F*cked, Manson turns his gaze from the inevitable flaws within each individual self to the endless calamities taking place in the world around us. Drawing from the pool of psychological research on these topics, as well as the timeless wisdom of philosophers such as Plato, Nietzsche, and Tom Waits, he dissects religion and politics and the uncomfortable ways they have come to resemble one another.