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The Cancer Whisperer: Finding Courage, Direction, and the Unlikely Gifts of Cancer

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The Cancer Whisperer: Finding Courage, Direction, and the Unlikely Gifts...

Sophie Sabbage

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Medical profession; Popular medicine & health; Coping with illness

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Originally published in Great Britain in 2016 by Coronet, an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton, a Hachette UK company --Title... [more]

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Goodbye Berlin: The Biography of Gerald Wiener

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Goodbye Berlin: The Biography of Gerald Wiener

Margaret M. Dunlop

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Genetics (non-medical); Animal breeding

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The Discus Thrower & His Dream Factory

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The Discus Thrower & His Dream Factory

Gideon Ariel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of engineering & technology

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As a child in Israel, Dr. Gideon Ariel had five goals--breaking the Israeli records in the shot put and discus, representing... [more]

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Norbert Wiener -- A Life in Cybernetics: Ex-Prodigy: My Childhood and Youth and I Am a Mathematician: The Later Life of a Prodigy

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Norbert Wiener -- A Life in Cybernetics: Ex-Prodigy: My Childhood and Youth...

Norbert Wiener (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Cybernetics & systems theory

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Norbert Wiener's celebrated autobiography, available for the first time in one volume. Norbert Wiener -- A Life in Cybernetics... [more]

$97.00

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The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying

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The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying

Nina Riggs

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Gender studies: women; Medical profession

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Built on her wildly popular Modern Love column, 'When a Couch is More Than a Couch' (9/23/2016), a breathtaking memoir of... [more]

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Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character

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Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character

Richard P. Feynman

Biography: science, technology & engineering

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One of the most famous science books of our time, the phenomenal national bestseller that buzzes with energy, anecdote and... [more]

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What Do You Care What Other People Think?: Further Adventures of a Curious Character

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What Do You Care What Other People Think?: Further Adventures of a Curious...

Richard P. Feynman, Ralph Leighton

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering

Paperback

The New York Times best-selling sequel to Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! [more]

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Hawking Esencial: Un Genio Descifra El Universo

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Hawking Esencial: Un Genio Descifra El Universo

Jorge Blaschke

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Science: general issues; History of engineering & technology

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Despite the terrible illness that has afflicted Stephen Hawking for more than fifty years, the British scientist is one of... [more]

$39.95  $35.95

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101 Things You Didn't Know about Einstein: Sex, Science, and the Secrets of the Universe

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101 Things You Didn't Know about Einstein: Sex, Science, and the Secrets...

Cynthia Phillips, Shana Priwer

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of science

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$21.99

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101 Things You Didn't Know about Da Vinci: Inventions, Intrigue, and Unfinished Works

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101 Things You Didn't Know about Da Vinci: Inventions, Intrigue, and Unfinished...

Cynthia Phillips, Shana Priwer

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Inventions & inventors

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Tu Youyou's Journey In The Search For Artemisinin

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Tu Youyou's Journey In The Search For Artemisinin

Wenhui Zhang, Manyuan Wang, Lan Yang

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Complementary medicine; Chinese medicine & acupuncture

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As Tu Youyou is the first female scientist from China to win the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, this win created a... [more]

$69.00

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Verner Suomi: The Life and Work of the Founder of Satellite Meteorology

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Verner Suomi: The Life and Work of the Founder of Satellite Meteorology...

John Lewis, Dr, Ed.D (Virginia Tech), Jean M Phillips (Rutgers University), W Paul Menzel, Thomas H Vonder Haar, Hans Moosmuller

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Science: general issues; History of engineering & technology

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Jonas Salk: A Life

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Jonas Salk: A Life

Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs (Ben and A. Jess Shenson Professor of Medicine (Emerita), Stanford University School of Medicine)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of the Americas; History of medicine; History of science

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The first full biography of Jonas Salk offers a complete picture of the enigmatic figure, from his early years working on... [more]

$27.95

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News of the Earth

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News of the Earth

Homero Aridjis, Betty Ferber

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Regional studies; Politics & government; The environment

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An extraordinary compendium of activism and writings about the natural world by Homero Aridjis, Mexico's greatest living writer.... [more]

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Endless Frontier: Vannevar Bush, Engineer of the American Century

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Endless Frontier: Vannevar Bush, Engineer of the American Century

G Pascal Zachary

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Warfare & defence; History of science; History of engineering & technology

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Change Those Diapers, Boy!: True Stories of a Male Student Nurse

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Change Those Diapers, Boy!: True Stories of a Male Student Nurse

Irwin Choo

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; Nursing

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From the ICU to the psychiatric ward, student nurse IrwinChoo takes us on a journey into the world of nursing in a typical... [more]

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Memoirs of a Red Cross Doctor: Better to Light a Candle

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Memoirs of a Red Cross Doctor: Better to Light a Candle

Frank Ryding

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy; Other warfare & defence issues

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Memoirs of a Red Cross Doctor' is an honest portrayal of conflict and a testament to the resilience of the human spirit. [more]

$44.99

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The Man Who Ate the Zoo: Frank Buckland, forgotten hero of natural history

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The Man Who Ate the Zoo: Frank Buckland, forgotten hero of natural history...

Richard Girling

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

Paperback

Frank Buckland was an extraordinary man - surgeon, natural historian, popular lecturer, bestselling writer, museum curator,... [more]

$24.99

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel: The Life of an Engineering Genius

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel: The Life of an Engineering Genius

Colin Maggs

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

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There is little disagreement that Isambard Kingdom Brunel was a towering genius of the Victorian age, but what about the man... [more]

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Walter Isaacson: The Genius Biographies: Benjamin Franklin, Einstein, and Steve Jobs

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Walter Isaacson: The Genius Biographies: Benjamin Franklin, Einstein, and...

Walter Isaacson

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of engineering & technology

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Tears of Salt: A Doctor's Story

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Tears of Salt: A Doctor's Story

Pietro Bartolo, Lidia Tilotta

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Migration, immigration & emigration; Medical profession

Hardback

The internationally best-selling personal story of the doctor on the front lines of the migrant crisis (CNN). [more]

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The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

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The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

Professor Michael Lewis, PhD (University of Texas at Austin USA)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurosciences; History of engineering & technology

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A Life in Norfolk's Archaeology: 1950-2016: Archaeology in an arable landscape

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A Life in Norfolk's Archaeology: 1950-2016: Archaeology in an arable landscape...

Peter Wade-Martins

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Landscape archaeology

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A personal history of Peter Wade-Martins archaeological endeavour in Norfolk set within a national context. It covers the... [more]

$152.95  $137.65

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Lore of nutrition: Challenging conventional dietary beliefs

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Lore of nutrition: Challenging conventional dietary beliefs

Tim Noakes, Marika Sboros

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; Diets & dieting

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What would you do if you discovered that the food you have been told is good for you is actually the cause of your ill health... [more]

$42.95  $38.65

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Heart Stays Country: Meditations from the Southern Flint Hills

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Heart Stays Country: Meditations from the Southern Flint Hills

Gary Lantz

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

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Historically, tallgrass prairie stretched from Canada to Texas, from central Kansas to Indiana. Now the last major expanse... [more]

$46.95  $42.25

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