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Outside the Asylum: A Memoir of War, Disaster and Humanitarian Psychiatry

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Outside the Asylum: A Memoir of War, Disaster and Humanitarian Psychiatry...

Lynne Jones

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Aid & relief programmes; Armed conflict; Psychiatry

Paperback

Astonishing insight into the life of a humanitarian psychiatrist working in war and disaster zones around the world - from... [more]

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Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Have Cornered Culture and What It Means For All Of Us

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Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Have Cornered...

Jonathan Taplin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

Fake news. Digital monopolies. Stealth Marketing.<br /><br />This is... [more]

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Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist

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Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most...

Jess Keating

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

At nine years old, Eugenie Clark developed an unexpected passion for sharks after a visit to the Battery Park Aquarium in... [more]

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Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

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Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery

Henry Marsh

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

Hardback

A provocative and heartfelt new memoir from the brain surgeon and bestselling author of DO NO HARM [more]

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Stephen Hawking: His Life and Work

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Stephen Hawking: His Life and Work

Kitty Ferguson

Biography: science, technology & engineering

Paperback

In 1963 Stephen Hawking was given a couple of years to live. In January 2017 he celebrates his seventy-fifth birthday. This... [more]

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Our Stroke of Luck: New Technology Enables Stroke Victims to Make a Full Recovery

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Our Stroke of Luck: New Technology Enables Stroke Victims to Make a Full...

J. Gerry Purdy

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; Medical equipment & techniques; Neurosurgery

Paperback

Think no one can fully recover from a stroke? Think again. [more]

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Inferno: A Doctor's Ebola Story

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Inferno: A Doctor's Ebola Story

Steven Hatch, M.D.

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Social impact of disasters; Aid & relief programmes; Medical profession; Infectious & contagious diseases

Hardback

A first-hand account of the Ebola epidemic by an American doctor who has been featured on the front page of The New York Times.... [more]

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Blaise Pascal: Miracles and Reason

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Blaise Pascal: Miracles and Reason

Mary Ann Caws

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Philosophy of mathematics

Hardback

This new biography, which includes a preface by Tom Conley, covers many aspects of Blaise Pascal's life and work that are... [more]

$37.99

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Our Stroke of Luck: New Technology Enables Stroke Victims to Make a Full Recovery

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Our Stroke of Luck: New Technology Enables Stroke Victims to Make a Full...

J. Gerry Purdy

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; Medical equipment & techniques; Neurosurgery

Hardback

Think no one can fully recover from a stroke? Think again. [more]

$42.04

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The Boy Who Played with Fusion: Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting and How to Make a Star

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The Boy Who Played with Fusion: Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting and How...

Tom Clynes

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

Paperback

By the age of nine, Taylor had mastered the science of rocket propulsion. And by fourteen, Taylor had built a reactor which... [more]

$22.99

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Robert Fortune: A Plant Hunter in the Orient

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Robert Fortune: A Plant Hunter in the Orient

Alistair Watt

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

This is the first full biography of the great Scottish plant collector Robert Fortune, famous for working in China and Japan... [more]

$89.99

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Lightning Strikes: Timeless Lessons in Creativity from the Life and Work of Nikola Tesla

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Lightning Strikes: Timeless Lessons in Creativity from the Life and Work...

John F. Wasik

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

Hardback

This book examines Tesla's life and legacy. Engineers, entrepreneurs and academics will find it invaluable not only for the... [more]

$37.99

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Hearts of a Girl: The Journey Through Congenital Heart Disease and Heart Transplant

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Hearts of a Girl: The Journey Through Congenital Heart Disease and Heart...

Jessica Carmel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; Diseases & disorders; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

Paperback

The Hearts of a Girl is an unflinchingly honest and deeply personal story of the resolve required to survive when one has... [more]

$34.99

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Hearts of a Girl: The Journey Through Congenital Heart Disease and Heart Transplant

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Hearts of a Girl: The Journey Through Congenital Heart Disease and Heart...

Jessica Carmel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; Diseases & disorders; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

Hardback

The Hearts of a Girl is an unflinchingly honest and deeply personal story of the resolve required to survive when one has... [more]

$42.04

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The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind's Gravest Dangers

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The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind's Gravest Dangers...

Ali Khan

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Central government policies; Medical profession; Science funding & policy

Hardback

A former director at the CDC takes us behind quarantine lines and inside the fight to contain Ebola, SARS, anthrax, and the... [more]

$39.99

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the...

Nathalia Holt

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

Hardback

The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space. [more]

$55.00

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Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded

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Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded

Jim Ottaviani

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Graphic novels: true stories & non-fiction

Hardback

Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis show Turing to be an eccentric, persecuted genius and a groundbreaking theoretician whose... [more]

$35.00

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Darwin: All That Matters

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Darwin: All That Matters

Alison M. Pearn

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

Paperback

Why does Charles Darwin still matter? By a leading academic expert. [more]

$17.99

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James Sowerby: The Enlightenment's Natural Historian

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James Sowerby: The Enlightenment's Natural Historian

Paul Henderson

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Biography: science, technology & engineering; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

James Sowerby (1757-1822) was an outstanding artist and natural historian, renowned for his discoveries and prodigious output... [more]

$79.99

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Thomas Hackworth: Locomotive Engineer

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Thomas Hackworth: Locomotive Engineer

George Turner Smith

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Railway technology, engineering & trades; Trains & railways: general interest

Paperback

Thomas Hackworth has been overlooked by history. He had both the fortune and misfortune to be the brother of a renowned railway... [more]

$55.00

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The Skeleton Cupboard: Stories of Crisis, Sanity and Hope

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The Skeleton Cupboard: Stories of Crisis, Sanity and Hope

Tanya Byron

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Clinical psychology

Paperback

Tanya Byron shares powerful stories from her final years of training as a clinical psychologist. [more]

$19.99

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On the Move: A Life

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On the Move: A Life

Oliver Sacks

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

Paperback

The impassioned, tender, and joyous memoir of one of our most remarkable and accomplished physicians. [more]

$34.99

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Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation

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Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation

Dan Fagin

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Paperback

Rooted in a centuries-old scientific quest, this is an epic of dumpers at midnight and deceptions in broad daylight, of corporate... [more]

$35.00

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Dr. Feelgood: The Shocking Story of the Doctor Who May Have Changed History by Treating and Drugging JFK, Marilyn, Elvis, and Other Prominent Figures

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Dr. Feelgood: The Shocking Story of the Doctor Who May Have Changed History...

Richard A. Lertzman, William J. Birnes

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History

Paperback

Through well-researched prose and interviews with celebrities including George Clooney, Jerry Lewis, Yogi Berra, and Sid Caesar,... [more]

$24.99

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Carl Jung

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Carl Jung

Paul Bishop

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Analytical & Jungian psychology

Paperback

Carl Jung is a clear and compelling critical assessment of one of the controversial and highly influential pioneers of psychology.... [more]

$27.99

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