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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

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Einstein's Greatest Mistake: The Life of a Flawed Genius

David Bodanis

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

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From the bestselling author of E=mc^2, Einstein's Greatest Mistake is a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that... [more]

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Australian Native Bee Book: Keeping Stingless Bee Hives for Pets, Pollination and Sugarbag Honey

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Australian Native Bee Book: Keeping Stingless Bee Hives for Pets, Pollination...

Tim Heard

Apiculture (beekeeping); Gardening

Paperback

The Australian Native Bee Book describes native bees generally and provides a complete guide to keeping Australian native... [more]

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The House That Jack Built: Jack Mundey, Green Bans Hero

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The House That Jack Built: Jack Mundey, Green Bans Hero

James Colman

Biography; Conservation of the environment

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This is the story of how an ordinary bloke from the bush became the key figure in a movement that would change the shape of... [more]

$49.99

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Orchid: A Cultural History

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Orchid: A Cultural History

Jim Endersby

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening: flowers; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

At once delicate, exotic and elegant, orchids are beloved for their singular,... [more]

$59.99

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

David Bercovici

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Earth sciences

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Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big... [more]

$28.95

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How to Lose a Few Kegs (Without Busting a Gut): My 10 Tips for Less Fat, More Fit

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How to Lose a Few Kegs (Without Busting a Gut): My 10 Tips for Less Fat,...

Gus Worland

Medicine; Diets & dieting

Paperback

<p>&quot;My approach for less fat and more fit&quot; - a funny, no-BS guide from popular Triple M radio host Gus Worland.<br... [more]

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Circle: A Mathematical Exploration Beyond the Line

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Circle: A Mathematical Exploration Beyond the Line

Alfred S. Posamentier, Robert Geretschlager

Mathematics & Sciences; Geometry

Hardback

The circle has fascinated mathematicians since ancient times. This entertaining book describes in layperson's terms the many... [more]

$44.99

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A Brain for Life: How to Optimise Your Brain's Health by Making Simple Lifestyle Changes Now

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A Brain for Life: How to Optimise Your Brain's Health by Making Simple Lifestyle...

Nicola Gates

Medicine; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

Reduce your risk of dementia! Dementia is the second highest killer of Australians today - don't become a statistic! How we... [more]

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Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

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Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics

Hardback

Physics is about asking questions. But what are good questions? How do we understand the fundamental forces of the Universe... [more]

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Can Neuroscience Change Our Minds?

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Can Neuroscience Change Our Minds?

Steven Rose, Hilary Rose

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Neuroscience, with its astounding new technologies, is uncovering the workings of the brain and with this perhaps the mind.... [more]

$21.95

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The Ethics of Invention: Technology and the Human Future

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The Ethics of Invention: Technology and the Human Future

Sheila Jasanoff

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

We live in a world increasingly governed by technology-but at what cost? [more]

$38.95

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Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization

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Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization

Andrew Robinson

General & world history; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Volcanology & seismology; Natural disasters

Hardback

Since antiquity, on every continent, human beings in search of attractive landscapes and economic prosperity have made a Faustian... [more]

$40.00

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No Need for Geniuses: Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine

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No Need for Geniuses: Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine...

Steve Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical)

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A new, wide-ranging book from the acclaimed author of The Serpent's Promise and Darwin's Island [more]

$32.99

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The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet: Lose Weight Fast and Reprogramme Your Body: How to Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes (and Stay Off Medication)

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The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet: Lose Weight Fast and Reprogramme Your Body:...

Michael Mosley

Medicine; Family & health

Paperback

Dr. Michael Mosley, author of the bestselling 5:2 Fast Diet, reveals a game-changing approach to one of the greatest silent... [more]

$29.99

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Creating Cities

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Creating Cities

Marcus Westbury

Humanities; History; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Urban & municipal planning

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Creating Cities is about how the Renew Newcastle scheme helped transform Newcastle, launched more than 200 creative and community... [more]

$27.50

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How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World

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How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World

Steven Johnson, (Pr

History; Social & cultural history; History of engineering & technology; Inventions & inventors

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How did photography bring about social reform? What connects refrigeration to Hollywood? And how did our battle against dirt... [more]

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Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-Rated Organ

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Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-Rated Organ

Giulia Enders

Medicine; Physiology; Popular science

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The message is simple - if we treat our gut well, it will treat us well in return. But how do we do that? And why do we need... [more]

$29.99

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Aids: Don't Die of Prejudice

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Aids: Don't Die of Prejudice

Norman Fowler

HIV & AIDS: social aspects; Medicine

Paperback

A powerful account of HIV and AIDS around the world, and what should be done about it. [more]

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The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America

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The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America

Ernest Freeberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

Original publication and copyright date: 2013. [more]

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Edison and the Rise of Innovation

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Edison and the Rise of Innovation

Leonard DeGraaf

Biography: business & industry; Management & management techniques; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Thomas Alva Edison did more than bring incandescent light into every household and industry; he created a world-renowned brand,... [more]

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Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math

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Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math

Daniel Tammet

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Hardback

Originally published: Great Britain: Hodder & Stoughton, 2012. [more]

$43.95  $15.00

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New Waves in Philosophical Logic

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New Waves in Philosophical Logic

Greg Restall, Gillian Russell, Restall, Russell, David

Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; Philosophy: logic; Philosophy of mind; Philosophy of mathematics

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Philosophical logic has been, and continues to be, a driving force behind much progress and development in philosophy more... [more]

$47.95  $15.00

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A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles Through Islamic Africa

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A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles Through Islamic Africa

Steve Kemper

History; African history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration

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A true story that rivals the travels of Burton or Stanley for excitement, and surpasses them in scientific achievements. [more]

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New Technologies and the Media

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New Technologies and the Media

Gerard Goggin

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Impact of science & technology on society

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Explaining the key theories of technology and media, this book cuts through the jargon and tech-speak to provide a guide to... [more]

$42.95  $10.00

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The American Heritage Science Dictionary

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The American Heritage Science Dictionary

American Heritage Dictionary

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Rev. ed. of: The American heritage science dictionary. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2008. [more]

$39.95  $16.00

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