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Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

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Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

Henry Marsh

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Neurosurgery; Advocate - Biography

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The Sunday Times No.1 bestselling new memoir from the brain surgeon and author of DO NO HARM [more]

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The Wasp and The Orchid: The remarkable life of Australian Naturalist Edith Coleman

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The Wasp and The Orchid: The remarkable life of Australian Naturalist Edith...

Danielle Clode

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; The natural world, country life & pets

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Award-winning zoologist and author Danielle Clode presents the life of one of Australia's foremost female naturalists, Edith... [more]

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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

A. N. Wilson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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A radical reappraisal of Charles Darwin from the bestselling author of Victoria: A Life [more]

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English Surgeon

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English...

Cherry Lewis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of medicine; Diseases & disorders

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The first-ever biography of the man behind the disease - and a pioneer of medical science [more]

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

Gina Perry

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Experimental psychology; Popular science

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Competition. Prejudice. Discrimination. Conflict. [more]

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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

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Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain

Julian Glover

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Civil engineering, surveying & building

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The enthralling biography of the shepherd boy who changed the world with his revolutionary engineering and whose genius we... [more]

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Your Life In My Hands: A Junior Doctor's Story

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Your Life In My Hands: A Junior Doctor's Story

Rachel Clarke

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering

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This extraordinary memoir offers a glimpse into a life spent between the operating room and the bedside, the mortuary and... [more]

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The Ascent of John Tyndall: Victorian Scientist, Mountaineer, and Public Intellectual

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The Ascent of John Tyndall: Victorian Scientist, Mountaineer, and Public...

Roland Jackson

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

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John Tyndall was a leading scientific figure in Victorian Britain, who established the physical basis of the greenhouse effect,... [more]

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Maker of Patterns: An Autobiography Through Letters

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Maker of Patterns: An Autobiography Through Letters

Freeman Dyson

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Diaries, letters & journals; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; History of engineering & technology

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Both recalling his life story and recounting many of the major advances in twentieth-century science, a renowned physicist... [more]

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Isaac Newton and Natural Philosophy

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Isaac Newton and Natural Philosophy

Niccolo Guicciardini

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

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Niccolo Guicciardini's enlightening biography offers an accessible introduction to Newton's celebrated work in mathematics,... [more]

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A Longing for Wide and Unknown Things: The Life of Alexander von Humboldt

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A Longing for Wide and Unknown Things: The Life of Alexander von Humboldt...

Maren Meinhardt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Biogeography; Geographical discovery & exploration

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A beautifully written biography of a giant of the nineteenth century, explorer of Latin America and founder of biogeography.... [more]

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Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir

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Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir

Irvin D. Yalom

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Psychiatry

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A significant and eagerly anticipated memoir from one of the world's leading therapists. [more]

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The Quiet Revolution of Caroline Herschel: The Lost Heroine of Astronomy

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The Quiet Revolution of Caroline Herschel: The Lost Heroine of Astronomy...

Emily Winterburn

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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A new biography of one of the most influential female scientists looking at the ten `lost' years of Caroline's life, when... [more]

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The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars

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The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure...

Dava Sobel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

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AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR `A peerless intellectual biography. The Glass Universe... [more]

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The Last Man Who Knew Everything: The Life and Times of Enrico Fermi, Father of the Nuclear Age

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The Last Man Who Knew Everything: The Life and Times of Enrico Fermi, Father...

David N. Schwartz

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear structure physics

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The definitive biography of the brilliant, charismatic, and very human physicist and innovator Enrico Fermi [more]

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The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age

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The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age

Gino Segrae, Bettina Hoerlin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear structure physics; History of engineering & technology

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In their revealing book, The Pope of Physics, Gino Segre and Bettina Hoerlin bring this scientific visionary to life. An examination... [more]

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Dr James Barry: A Woman Ahead of Her Time

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Dr James Barry: A Woman Ahead of Her Time

Jeremy Dronfield, Jeremy Dronfield

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; History of medicine

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A Sunday Times Best Book of the Year and a BBC Radio 2 Book Club pick - the remarkable story of the extraordinary woman who... [more]

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Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space

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Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space

Libby Jackson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Science fiction; Social & cultural history; Feminism & feminist theory

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From small steps to giant leaps, A Galaxy of Her Own tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental... [more]

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The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers between Music and Technology: A Memoir

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The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers between Music and Technology:...

Thomas Dolby

Music; Electronic music; Music recording & reproduction; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Acoustic & sound engineering

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The `engaging, emotional, funny and surprising' (JJ Abrams) memoir of the electronic music and technology pioneer Thomas Dolby... [more]

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The Quotable Darwin

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The Quotable Darwin

Janet Browne

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Dictionaries of quotations; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; The natural world, country life & pets

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<div><strong>A treasure trove of illuminating and entertaining quotations from the legendary naturalist.</strong></div><div><br... [more]

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The Smell of Fresh Rain: The Unexpected Pleasures of our Most Elusive Sense

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The Smell of Fresh Rain: The Unexpected Pleasures of our Most Elusive Sense...

Barney Shaw

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

Hardback

An exploration of the hidden complexities of one of our most under-used and misunderstood senses. [more]

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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth of Private Space Flight

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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race and the Birth...

Julian Guthrie

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Inventions & inventors; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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From the age of eight, when he watched Apollo 11 land on the Moon, Peter Diamandis's singular goal was to get to space. When... [more]

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

James T. Costa

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

Hardback

How Darwin found universal evolutionary truths in simple yet ingenious home-spun experiments. [more]

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Come and Take It: The Gun Printer's Guide to Thinking Free

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Come and Take It: The Gun Printer's Guide to Thinking Free

Cody Wilson

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; History; Social & political philosophy; Civil rights & citizenship; Impact of science & technology on society

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A startling philosophical manifesto for the twenty-first century on freedom of information, Come and Take It is the controversial... [more]

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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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