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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Science of Cheese

The Science of Cheese

Michael H. Tunick

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry; Food & beverage technology

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Describes the science of cheese making, from chemistry to biology, in a lively way that is readable for both the food scientist... [more]

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An Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of Laki, the Volcano That Turned Eighteenth-Century Europe Dark

An Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of Laki, the Volcano That Turned...

Alexandra Witze, Jeff Kanipe

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Volcanology & seismology

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The 1783 eruption of Laki led to Europe's year without summer - and it is due again soon. This book tells the story of the... [more]

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Lethal But Legal: Corporations, Consumption, and Protecting Public Health

Lethal But Legal: Corporations, Consumption, and Protecting Public Health...

Nicholas Freudenberg

Business ethics; Public health & preventive medicine; Health systems & services; Mathematics & Sciences

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Lethal but Legal examines how corporations have impacted - and plagued - public health over the last century, first in industrialized... [more]

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Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes

Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes

Nicola Davies

Science: general issues; Children's & Educational; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA); Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA)

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There are living things so tiny millions could fit on a dot. They are vital for life on earth, and do all sorts of things... [more]

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Beasts: What Animals Can Teach Us about the Origins of Good and Evil

Beasts: What Animals Can Teach Us about the Origins of Good and Evil

Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson PH.D.

Violence in society; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Zoology & animal sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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From bestselling author Jeffrey Masson, an eye-opening book about the animals at the top of the food chain--orcas, big cats,... [more]

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Visions of Science: Books and Readers at the Dawn of the Victorian Age

Visions of Science: Books and Readers at the Dawn of the Victorian Age

James Secord

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Whilst political and social events shook continental Europe, scientific developments were changing the way we understood the... [more]

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You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves

You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We...

Hiawatha Bray

Historical geography; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Geographical discovery & exploration; History of engineering & technology; Travel & holiday guides

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The story of the rise of modern navigation technology, from radio location to GPS--and the consequent decline of privacy What... [more]

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Longitude

Longitude

Dava Sobel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Clocks, chronometers & watches (horology)

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In the tercentenary year of the Longitude Act, Fourth Estate present an anniversary edition of Dana Sobel's bestselling history... [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

Mathematics & Sciences; 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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The Monkey's Voyage: How Improbable Journeys Shaped the History of Life

The Monkey's Voyage: How Improbable Journeys Shaped the History of Life...

Alan De Queiroz, Alan De Queiroz

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution; Biodiversity

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Throughout the Southern Hemisphere, closely related species are found on landmasses separated by wide stretches of ocean.... [more]

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Charles Darwin: The Shaping of Evolutionary Thinking

Charles Darwin: The Shaping of Evolutionary Thinking

Lance Workman

Psychological theory & schools of thought; Mathematics & Sciences

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This book examines the history of thought surrounding the relationship between Darwinism and the behavioural sciences. Accessible... [more]

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The Zero Waste Solution: Untrashing the Planet One Community at a Time

The Zero Waste Solution: Untrashing the Planet One Community at a Time

Paul Connett

Central government policies; Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Waste management; Pollution control; Waste treatment & disposal

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How cities and towns around the world are saying no to incinerators and wasteful product design and yes to radical recycling,... [more]

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The Neutrino Hunters: The Chase for the Ghost Particle and the Secrets of the Universe

The Neutrino Hunters: The Chase for the Ghost Particle and the Secrets of...

Ray Jayawardhana

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Particle & high-energy physics

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From the dawn of quantum physics to faster-than-light travel, the story of the maverick science sleuths who invented - and... [more]

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The Puzzler's Dilemma

The Puzzler's Dilemma

Derrick Niederman

Mathematics & Sciences; Puzzles & quizzes

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A feast for the problem-solving mind [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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Foundations of Applied Mathematics

Foundations of Applied Mathematics

Michael Greenberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Applied mathematics; Engineering: general; Maths for engineers

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Classic text/reference suitable for undergraduate and graduate engineering students. Topics include real variable theory,... [more]

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