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Biography: science, technology & engineering

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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

Paperback

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

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Darwin's First Theory: Exploring Darwin's Quest for a Theory of Earth

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Darwin's First Theory: Exploring Darwin's Quest for a Theory of Earth

Rob Wesson

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

Hardback

An acclaimed geologist leads the reader on an adventure through the landscape that absorbed and inspired Charles Darwin. [more]

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True Genius

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True Genius

Joel N. Shurkin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

The first biography of Richard Garwin, a physicist whose work has had wide-ranging impacts on modern life from well-known... [more]

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This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression

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This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression

Daphne Merkin

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Psychology; Abnormal psychology; Medical profession

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This Close to Happy is the rare, vividly personal account of what it feels like to suffer from clinical depression, written... [more]

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Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

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Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe...

Mike Massimino

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

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The extraordinary and inspirational story of US astronaut Mike Massimino [more]

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30-Second Einstein: The 50 fundamentals of his work, life and legacy, each explained in half a minute

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30-Second Einstein: The 50 fundamentals of his work, life and legacy, each...

Brian Clegg

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

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Spend 30 seconds a day in the company of a colossus from the world of science, and you will soon have his whole story-both... [more]

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Apollo Pilot: The Memoir of Astronaut Donn Eisele

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Apollo Pilot: The Memoir of Astronaut Donn Eisele

Donn Eisele

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

Hardback

In October 1968 Donn Eisele flew with fellow astronauts Walt Cunningham and Wally Schirra into Earth orbit in Apollo 7, the... [more]

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Einstein: A Biography

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Einstein: A Biography

Jurgen Neffe

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Physics

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In Einstein: A Biography, Jurgen Neffe presents a clear and probing portrait of the man behind the myth. He recounts Einstein's... [more]

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Marrow: A Love Story

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Marrow: A Love Story

Elizabeth Lesser

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

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The author of ... Broken Open returns with a ... memoir of two sisters who, in the face of a bone marrow transplant--one the... [more]

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Wizard: The Life And Times Of Nikola Tesla: Biography of a Genius

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Wizard: The Life And Times Of Nikola Tesla: Biography of a Genius

Marc J. Seifer

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

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Originally published: Secaucus, N.J.: Carol Pub., 1996. [more]

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A Curious Life

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A Curious Life

Robert Tindle

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

Paperback

One man's path to discovery and the breakthrough that saved thousands of lives. [more]

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Buen Doctor (When Breath Becomes Air Spanish)

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Buen Doctor (When Breath Becomes Air Spanish)

Paul Kalanithi

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Sociology: death & dying; Medical profession; Languages & ESL

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Paul Kalanithi, a young and promising neurosurgeon, received a devastating diagnosis of stage IV lung cancer at the age of... [more]

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Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science

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Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science

Richard Dawkins

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

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In An Appetite for Wonder, the author brought us his memoir of the first 35 years of his life from early childhood in Africa... [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, Michael du Preez

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Gender studies, gender groups; Surgery

Hardback

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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The Wright Brothers: The Dramatic Story Behind the Legend

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The Wright Brothers: The Dramatic Story Behind the Legend

David McCullough

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History; Inventions & inventors; Aerospace & aviation technology; Aircraft: general interest

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Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the brothers who taught... [more]

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The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science: Costa & Royal Society Prize Winner

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The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost...

Andrea Wulf

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

Paperback

Before Longitude no one remembered John Harrison. The Invention of Nature does the same for Alexander von Humboldt [more]

$22.99

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The Hospital by the River

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The Hospital by the River

Catherine Hamlin, John Little

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Public health & preventive medicine; Health systems & services

Paperback

Gynaecologists Catherine and Reg Hamlin left Australia in 1959 on a short contract to establish a midwifery school in Ethiopia.... [more]

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Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World

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Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World

Marc Raboy (McGill University)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Communications engineering & telecommunications

Hardback

A biography that traces the origins and emergence of global communication through the life and career of Guglielmo Marconi,... [more]

$49.95

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Einstein's Jury: The Race to Test Relativity

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Einstein's Jury: The Race to Test Relativity

Jeffrey Crelinsten

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

Presents the story of how astronomers in Germany, England, and America competed to test Einstein's developing theory of relativity.... [more]

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Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

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Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

Oliver Sacks

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Popular science

Paperback

The bestselling author of Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for A Hat and Musicophilia. [more]

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Surgery, The Ultimate Placebo: A Surgeon Cuts Through the Evidence

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Surgery, The Ultimate Placebo: A Surgeon Cuts Through the Evidence

Professor Ian Harris

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medicine; Surgery

Paperback

For many complaints and conditions, the benefits from surgery are lower, and the risks higher, than you or your surgeon think.... [more]

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Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine

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Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn...

Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; History of medicine; Surgery; Mathematics & Sciences

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Named one of the best books of 2014 by- NPR's Science Friday, The Onion's AV Club, io9.com, The Guardian, Library Journal,... [more]

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Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything

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Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything

Jane Hawking

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

Paperback

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Eddie Redmayne as Hawking and Felicity Jones as his wife Jane. It chronicles their... [more]

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Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

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Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created...

Walter Isaacson

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Computer science

Paperback

Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson's story of the people who created the... [more]

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist

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This Wonderfully Strange Country: Rev. W. B. Clarke, Colonial Scientist...

Robert Young

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The Rev. William Clarke came to Australia in 1839 with an established reputation in geology, and was so influential that he... [more]

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