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Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

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Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

Daniel Siegel

Popular science; Neurosciences; Health & Self-Help

Hardback

A scientist's exploration into the mysteries of the human mind. [more]

$38.95

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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

Hardback

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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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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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]

$29.99

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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]

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Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy 1905-1953

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Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy 1905-1953

Simon Ings

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; History of science

Hardback

A story of courage, genius and terrible folly. It is the history of how the Soviet Union's scientists became both the glory... [more]

$49.99

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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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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]

$49.99

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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]

$29.99

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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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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

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Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael Strauss, J Richard Gott

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

Hardback

Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three... [more]

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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)

Paperback

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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That Sugar Guide: Practical tips to get you eating real foods again

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That Sugar Guide: Practical tips to get you eating real foods again

Damon Gameau, Zoe Gameau

Medicine; Fitness & diet; Health & wholefood cookery

Paperback

On the back of the enormous success of That Sugar Film and That Sugar Book, Damon Gameau brings us That Sugar Guide, the... [more]

$39.99

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A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably Yours

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A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own...

John Allen Paulos

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Paperback

Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky&nbsp; meta-memoir&nbsp; raises questions about our lives that most... [more]

$29.99

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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

$31.95  $10.00

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

$24.99

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Infinite Worlds: The People and Places of Space Exploration

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Infinite Worlds: The People and Places of Space Exploration

Michael Soluri

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

A stunning, unprecedented collection of photographs and essays that goes behind the scenes at NASA. [more]

$47.00  $30.00

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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]

$29.99  $10.00

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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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Mother of God: An Extraordinary Journey Into the Uncharted Tributaries of the Western Amazon

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Mother of God: An Extraordinary Journey Into the Uncharted Tributaries of...

Paul Rosolie

Biography: general; Forests, rainforests; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides; Travel writing

Hardback

The explorer and conservationist relives his amazing odyssey exploring the heart of the most biodiversity-rich place on the... [more]

$43.95  $16.00

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The End of Plagues: The Global Battle Against Infectious Disease

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The End of Plagues: The Global Battle Against Infectious Disease

John Rhodes

Humanities; History; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Spanning three centuries, The End of Plagues weaves together the discovery of vaccination, the birth and growth of immunology,... [more]

$34.95  $10.00

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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]

$39.99  $25.00

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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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