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Everything in its Place: First Loves and Last Tales

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Everything in its Place: First Loves and Last Tales

Oliver Sacks

Literary essays; Popular science; Popular psychology

Hardback

A remarkable celebration of Sacks's varied interests, told with his characteristic compassion and erudition, and in his luminous... [more]

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The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World

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The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World

Jamil Zaki

Psychology; Popular science; Popular psychology; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

At the forefront of empathy research, Dr. Jamil Zaki has made an important discovery: empathy is flexible. [more]

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World...

Matthew Stanley

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Relativity physics; Advocate - Science

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In 1916, Arthur Eddington, a war-weary British astronomer, opened a letter written by an obscure German professor named Einstein.... [more]

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The Last Unknowns

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The Last Unknowns

John Brockman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Advocate - Science

Paperback

THE UNIVERSE'S GREATEST UNANSWERED QUESTIONS, POSED BY THE WORLD'S FINEST MINDS (The Guardian) Featuring Jared Diamond,... [more]

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The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

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The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

A thrilling new examination of what sets us apart in the animal kingdom by the popular science broadcaster and author of A... [more]

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality,...

Michio Kaku

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity- whether... [more]

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Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

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Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

Robert M. Hazen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

An enchanting biography of the most resonant - and most necessary - chemical element on Earth. [more]

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Why We Dream: The Science, Creativity and Transformative Power of Dreams

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Why We Dream: The Science, Creativity and Transformative Power of Dreams...

Alice Robb

Sleep & dreams; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular psychology; Dreams & their interpretation

Paperback

Why we Dream will explore fascinating new discoveries about the function and meaning of dreams that have been made possible... [more]

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The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence and Behavior

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The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence...

Stefano Mancuso

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$45.00

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Cosmos: A Field Guide

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Cosmos: A Field Guide

Giles Sparrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Educational: Sciences, general science

Hardback

The biggest and best ever reproduction of the Space Age's most remarkable images [more]

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari

History of ideas; Social theory; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science

Paperback

Asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive... [more]

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

Helen Pilcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

A stem-cell biologist with a sense of humor walks us through the amazing science of de-extinction and cloning. [more]

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Medical toxicology; Popular science

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Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up... [more]

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

Nessa Carey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome

Hardback

From the author of The Epigenetics Revolution ( A book that would have had Darwin swooning. --Guardian) comes a lucid and... [more]

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Lucky Planet: Why Earth is Exceptional - and What that Means for Life in the Universe

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Lucky Planet: Why Earth is Exceptional - and What that Means for Life in...

David Waltham

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

In this pop-science masterpiece Waltham, a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, argues that life on Earth is, amazingly,... [more]

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The Science of Breaking Bad

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The Science of Breaking Bad

Dave Trumbore, Donna J. Nelson (Professor of Chemistry, University of Oklahoma)

Television; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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All the science in Breaking Bad-from explosive experiments to acid-based evidence destruction-explained and analyzed for authenticity.... [more]

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Unsolved!: The History and Mystery of the World's Greatest Ciphers from Ancient Egypt to Online Secret Societies

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Unsolved!: The History and Mystery of the World's Greatest Ciphers from...

Craig P. Bauer

Coding theory & cryptology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Computer science

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A mathematical tour of some of the greatest unsolved ciphers of all time In 1953, a man was found dead from cyanide poisoning... [more]

$44.99

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Here Comes the Sun

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Here Comes the Sun

Steve Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

A fascinating and illuminating look at the sun and our relationships to it, from one of our greatest science writers. [more]

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She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Story of Heredity

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She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Story of Heredity

Carl Zimmer

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Advocate - Science

Paperback

Award-winning, celebrated New York Times columnist and science writer Carl Zimmer presents a history of our understanding... [more]

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The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

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The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

Amanda Little

Food & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Agricultural science; Sustainable agriculture; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

Mary Roach meets Michael Pollan in this ambitious, dynamic and thought-provoking foray into the future of food [more]

$29.99

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The Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution

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The Equations of Life: The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution

Charles Cockell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

Britain's foremost astrobiologist offers an accessible and game-changing account of why life is like it is. [more]

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Clearing the Air: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution

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Clearing the Air: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution

Tim Smedley

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment; Pollution control

Paperback

'Read this book and join the effort to terminate air pollution.' Arnold Schwarzenegger Air pollution has become the world's... [more]

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The Angina Monologues: Stories of surgery for broken hearts

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The Angina Monologues: Stories of surgery for broken hearts

Samer Nashef

Medicine; Cardiovascular medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health; Fitness & diet; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

The Angina Monologues speeds from the transporting of a donor's heart up the motorway hard shoulder, to cautionary stories... [more]

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Science

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Science

Peter Moore, Mark Fray

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Science: 50 in 500 Words discusses the most groundbreaking ideas of 50 of the most important scientists who have shaped the... [more]

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