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Future Sex: A New Kind of Free Love

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Future Sex: A New Kind of Free Love

Emily Witt

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Impact of science & technology on society; Sex & sexuality, sex manuals; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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Don't our temperaments, our hang-ups, and our histories define our lives as much as our gender? In this book, the author captures... [more]

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The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth's History

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The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth's History

David Beerling

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences; Earth sciences; Global warming

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The Emerald Planet is the tale of our world's past - and future - as revealed by plants. Over the immensity of geological... [more]

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The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why it Matters

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The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why it Matters...

Sean B. Carroll

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean?... [more]

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Nature is a Battlefield: Towards a Political Ecology

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Nature is a Battlefield: Towards a Political Ecology

Razmig Keucheyan

Mathematics & Sciences

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In the midst of the current ecological crisis, there is often lofty talk of the need for humanity to overcome its divisions... [more]

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Beasts in My Belfry

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Beasts in My Belfry

Gerald Durrell

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Zoology & animal sciences; Travel & holiday

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From one of Britain's best loved authors and pioneering naturalists [more]

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Death by Dim Sim: How I Beat Obesity

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Death by Dim Sim: How I Beat Obesity

Sarah Vincent

Medicine; Diets & dieting

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Sarah Vincent once tipped the scales at 122 kilos. She worked at the back of a hospital making calls and answering emails,... [more]

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The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted

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The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted...

T. Colin Campbell, Thomas M. Campbell

Medicine; Diets & dieting

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In this eclectic anthology of essays, former cast member Jewel Staite, Kaylee, philosopher Lyle Zynda, sex therapist Joy... [more]

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

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Gravity: A Very Short Introduction

Timothy Clifton

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Gravity; Relativity physics

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Gravity is the most immediately familiar of the four fundamental forces of nature, and its effects dominate many of the phenomena... [more]

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100 Plants to Feed the Bees

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100 Plants to Feed the Bees

Xerces Society

Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Gardening

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100 Plants to Save the Bees highlights the best species to attract and sustain honey bees, bumble bees, and other native bees... [more]

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Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table

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Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating...

Stephen Westaby

Biography; Memoirs; Cardiothoracic surgery

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An incredible memoir from one of the world's most eminent heart surgeons and some of the most remarkable and poignant cases... [more]

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The Story of Pain: From Prayer to Painkillers

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The Story of Pain: From Prayer to Painkillers

Joanna Bourke

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; History of ideas; History of medicine; Pain & pain management; Popular science

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The story of pain and suffering since the eighteenth century. Prize-winning historian Joanna Bourke charts how our understanding... [more]

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Farmageddon in Pictures: The True Cost of Cheap Meat in Bite-Sized Pieces

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Farmageddon in Pictures: The True Cost of Cheap Meat in Bite-Sized Pieces...

Philip Lymbery

Mathematics & Sciences

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<b>Farmageddon: the quiet revolution of mega-farming that is threatening our countryside, farms, and food.</b> [more]

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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2016

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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2016

Mircea Pitici

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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An anthology featuring the year's finest writing on mathematics from around the world. It helps readers discover why Freeman... [more]

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Primal Fat Burner: Live Longer, Slow Aging, Super-Power Your Brain and Save Your Life with a High-Fat, Low-Carb Paleo Diet

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Primal Fat Burner: Live Longer, Slow Aging, Super-Power Your Brain and Save...

Nora T. Gedgaudas, CNS CNT

Medicine; Diets & dieting

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'Wonderfully actionable, compassionately taking the reader from 'why' to 'how'.' Dr David Perlmutter, author of the international... [more]

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Food, Health and Happiness: 'On Point' Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life

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Food, Health and Happiness: 'On Point' Recipes for Great Meals and a Better...

Oprah Winfrey

Medicine; Fitness & diet; TV & celebrity chef cookbooks; Health & wholefood cookery

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Oprah Winfrey has spent her life trying to make peace with food, which has been such a source of pleasure and meaning for... [more]

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The Popularizing Science

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The Popularizing Science

Krishna Dronamraju

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

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Evaluates Haldane's social and political background, as well as his scientific creativity and accomplishments. [more]

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Reasoning About Luck: Probability and its Uses in Physics

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Reasoning About Luck: Probability and its Uses in Physics

Vinay Ambegaokar

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Statistical physics

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Only basic algebra is needed for this introduction to the uses of probability and statistics in the physical sciences. An... [more]

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Neuroplasticity

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Neuroplasticity

Moheb Costandi

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

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Fifty years ago, neuroscientists thought that a mature brain was fixed like a fly in amber, unable to change. Today, we know... [more]

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Raising a Secure Child: How Circle of Security Parenting Can Help You Nurture Your Child's Attachment, Emotional Resilience, and Freedom to Explore

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Raising a Secure Child: How Circle of Security Parenting Can Help You Nurture...

Kent Hoffman, Glen Cooper, Bert Powell, Christine M. Benton

Counselling & advice services; Family psychology; Psychotherapy; Health & Self-Help

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Today's parents are constantly pressured to be perfect. But in striving to do everything right, we risk missing what children... [more]

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Sustainability

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Sustainability

Leslie Paul Thiele

Mathematics & Sciences

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The pursuit of sustainability has generated lifestyle changes for individuals across the globe; innovations within the arts... [more]

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A Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search for the Origin of Life

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A Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search for the Origin of Life...

Bill Mesler, H. James Cleaves

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution

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The epic story of the scientists through the ages who have sought answers to life's biggest mystery: How did it begin? [more]

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When Breath Becomes Air

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When Breath Becomes Air

Paul Kalanithi

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Oncology; Neurosurgery; Coping with illness

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At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with... [more]

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How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease

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How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and...

Michael Greger, Gene Stone

Medicine; Popular medicine & health; Diets & dieting

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Simple nutritional advice for beating the most common diseases and living longer. [more]

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Eat Right 4 Your Type: Fully Revised with 10-Day Jump-Start Plan

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Eat Right 4 Your Type: Fully Revised with 10-Day Jump-Start Plan

Peter D'Adamo

Medicine; Diets & dieting

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Demonstrates how working with your blood type plays a key role in losing weight, avoiding disease and promoting fitness and... [more]

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The Mindspan Diet: Reduce Alzheimer's Risk, Minimize Memory Loss, and Keep Your Brain Young

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The Mindspan Diet: Reduce Alzheimer's Risk, Minimize Memory Loss, and Keep...

Preston W. Estep

Medicine; Diets & dieting

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Join the 'Mindspan Elite' - an esteemed scientist outlines a revolutionary plan that will forever change how you think about... [more]

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