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My Age of Anxiety

My Age of Anxiety

Scott Stossel

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Coping with anxiety & phobias

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Guides us across the terrain of an affliction that is pervasive yet too often misunderstood. This title presents an astonishing... [more]

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Rabbit

Rabbit

Victoria Dickenson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals; Rabbits & rodents as pets

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In this richly illustrated book Victoria Dickenson explores the natural and cultural history of the rabbit, a winsome long-eared... [more]

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The Triple Package: What Really Determines Success

The Triple Package: What Really Determines Success

Jed Rubenfeld, Amy Chua

Society & Social Sciences; Popular science; Child care & upbringing; Advice on careers & achieving success

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Why do Jews win so many Nobel Prizes and Pulitzer Prizes? Why are Mormons running the business and finance sectors? Why do... [more]

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The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle Over General Relativity

The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle Over General Relativity...

Professor Pedro G. Ferreira

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity is possibly the most perfect intellectual achievement in modern physics. Anything... [more]

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Desert: Nature and Culture

Desert: Nature and Culture

Roslynn Haynes

Mathematics & Sciences; Arid zones, deserts

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Desert takes a fresh look at one of the most significant natural aspects of our planet, as both a geographical feature... [more]

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What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology

What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Biochemistry; Molecular biology

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Seventy years ago, Erwin Schrodinger posed a profound question: 'What is life, and how did it emerge from non-life?' Scientists... [more]

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Blood: The Stuff of Life

Blood: The Stuff of Life

Lawrence Hill

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In Blood, bestselling author Lawrence Hill offers a provocative examination of the scientific and social history of blood,... [more]

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Coral Battleground

Coral Battleground

Judith Wright

Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Biodiversity; Conservation of the environment

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Re-released to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the saving of the the Great Barrier Reef, poet and conservationist Judith... [more]

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Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson

Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson

Phillip F Schewe

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

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Freeman Dyson has been influential in many fields over his long and legendary career, including quantum physics, national... [more]

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Flood: Nature and Culture

Flood: Nature and Culture

John Withington

Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

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From Noah's Biblical deluge to the China floods of 1931 that killed more than 3 million people; and from the broken... [more]

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The Best Writing on Mathematics

The Best Writing on Mathematics

Roger Penrose

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Offers a panoramic view of mathematics in contemporary society; Terence Tao discusses aspects of universal mathematical laws... [more]

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Firewood Banksia

Firewood Banksia

Philippa Nikulinsky

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Botanical art; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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A dazzling and wondrous celebration of banksia menziesii (Firewood or Menzies' Banksia) by one of Australia's best botanical... [more]

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest To Understand, Enhance and Empower the Mind

The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest To Understand, Enhance and...

Michio Kaku

Social forecasting, future studies; Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Recording memories, mind reading, videotaping our dreams, mind control, avatars, and telekinesis - no longer are these feats... [more]

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Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

Leonard Susskind

Mathematics & Sciences; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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Leonard Susskind provides an introduction to one great challenge that every aspiring physics buff must master: quantum mechanics.... [more]

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The Galapagos

The Galapagos

Henry Nicholls

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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The Galapagos were once known to the sailors and pirates who encountered them as Las Encantadas: the enchanted islands, home... [more]

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Faith and Wisdom in Science

Faith and Wisdom in Science

Tom McLeish

Philosophy; Religion & science; Philosophy of science

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Takes a fresh approach to the 'science and religion' debate, taking a scientist's reading of the enigmatic and beautiful Book... [more]

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Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

Jane Goodall, Gail Hudson

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Renowned naturalist and bestselling author Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world.... [more]

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The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution

The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution

Clive Finlayson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Human biology

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In this provocative view of human evolution, Clive Finlayson argues that the critical factor to shape us was environmental... [more]

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50 Visions of Mathematics

50 Visions of Mathematics

Dara O' Briain

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied mathematics

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Relax: no one understands technical mathematics without lengthy training but we all have an intuitive grasp of the ideas behind... [more]

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The Burning Answer: A User's Guide to the Solar Revolution

The Burning Answer: A User's Guide to the Solar Revolution

Keith Barnham

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Sustainability; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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Our civilisation faces a choice. We could be enjoying a sustainable lifestyle but we have chosen not to. In three generations... [more]

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Cancer Virus: The Story of Epstein-Barr Virus

Cancer Virus: The Story of Epstein-Barr Virus

Dorothy H. Crawford, Ingolfur Johannessen, Alan B. Rickinson

History of medicine; Oncology; Medical microbiology & virology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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This is the story of the discovery of the first human cancer virus. Through intriguing accounts that include some remarkable... [more]

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Count Like an Egyptian: A Hands-On Introduction to Ancient Mathematics

Count Like an Egyptian: A Hands-On Introduction to Ancient Mathematics

David Reimer

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Popular science

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The mathematics of ancient Egypt was fundamentally different from our math today. Contrary to what people might think, it... [more]

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Code/Space: Software and Everyday Life

Code/Space: Software and Everyday Life

Rob Kitchin, Martin Dodge

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Human geography; Software Engineering; Information visualisation

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An analysis of the ways that software creates new spatialities in everyday life, from supermarket checkout lines to airline... [more]

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Discord: The Story of Noise

Discord: The Story of Noise

Mike Goldsmith

Music; Popular science; Acoustic & sound engineering

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As humankind creates ever more noise, the battle to manage and control it intensifies. Mike Goldsmith considers the long history... [more]

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Counterexamples in Probability

Counterexamples in Probability

Jordan Stoyanov

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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Most mathematical examples illustrate the truth of a statement; counterexamples demonstrate a statement's falsity. This third... [more]

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