Ha! The Science of When We Laugh and Why
By Scott Weems. Basic Books, 2014

The Thing With Feathers: The Surprising Lives of Birds And What They Reveal About Being Human
By Noah Strycker. Riverhead Books, 2014

Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field: How Two Men Revolutionized Physics
By Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon. Prometheus Books, 2014

The Naked Future: What Happens in a World That Anticipates Your Every Move?
By Patrick Tucker. Portfolio, 2014

The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers and Foodies Are Building Health Soil to Heal the Planet
By Kristin Ohlson. Rodale Books, 2014