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On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal

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On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal

Naomi Klein

Reportage & collected journalism; Political science & theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Global warming

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The fight for a green world is the fight of our lives. And with On Fire, Naomi Klein gives us the ammunition to do it.<br... [more]

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Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

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Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know...

Malcolm Gladwell

Popular culture; Psychology; Management decision making; Popular science; Popular psychology

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The host of the podcast Revisionist History and #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, David and Goliath,... [more]

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The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

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The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the...

Jeff Goodell

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

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A deeply reported look at how water is pouring into our cities via the global crisis of rising sea levels [more]

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited...

Associate Professor of English Randall Fuller

History of the Americas; American Civil War; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Traces the impact of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species on a diverse group of writers, abolitionists, and social... [more]

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Hidden Figures Illustrated Edition: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

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Hidden Figures Illustrated Edition: The American Dream and the Untold Story...

Margot Lee Shetterly

Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Black & Asian studies; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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Includes P.S. insights, interviews, and more. [more]

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4th Rock from the Sun: The Story of Mars

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4th Rock from the Sun: The Story of Mars

Nicky Jenner

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space

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<b>Everything you ever wanted to know about the Red Planet, revealed in an up-close and personal tour of Mars.</b> [more]

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The Secret Network of Nature: The Delicate Balance of All Living Things

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The Secret Network of Nature: The Delicate Balance of All Living Things...

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Botany & plant sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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From the bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees Did you know that trees can influence the rotation of the earth? [more]

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We are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

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We are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

Jonathan Safran Foer

Food & society; Political activism; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Self-help & personal development

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Examining the central dilemma of our time in a surprising, creative, and urgent new way, the author asserts that the planet... [more]

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Pretty Unhealthy: Why Our Obsession with Looking Healthy is Making Us Sick

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Pretty Unhealthy: Why Our Obsession with Looking Healthy is Making Us Sick...

Dr Nikki Stamp

Medicine; Women's health; Advocate - Today's World

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How have we messed up our relationship with food and exercise so badly? [more]

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The Maths of Life and Death: Why Maths is (Almost) Everything

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The Maths of Life and Death: Why Maths is (Almost) Everything

Kit Yates

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Advocate - Science

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This book will change the way we look at our world - through the stories of ordinary people, Kit Yates shows how maths pervades... [more]

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Our Dogs, Ourselves

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Our Dogs, Ourselves

Alexandra Horowitz

Mathematics & Sciences; Dogs as pets; Advocate - Science

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The perfect companion to her huge bestseller, Inside of a Dog, an eye-opening, informative, and wholly entertaining examination... [more]

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The Mosquito: A Human History of our Deadliest Predator

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The Mosquito: A Human History of our Deadliest Predator

Timothy Winegard

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general; Advocate - Science

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The surprising true story of how the course of human history was redirected, time and again, by the pesky mosquito. [more]

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Inside the Greens: The Origins and the Future of the Party, the People and the Politics

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Inside the Greens: The Origins and the Future of the Party, the People and...

Paddy Manning

History; Political parties; Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations

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A penetrating examination of the history and future of the Australian Greens The re-election of a Coalition government,... [more]

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Sludge: Disaster on Victoria's Goldfields

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Sludge: Disaster on Victoria's Goldfields

Susan Lawrence, Peter Davies

History; Environmental science, engineering & technology

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Sludge The fascinating, troubling legacy of the gold rush Everyone knows gold made Victoria rich. But did you know... [more]

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Psychedelic Apes: From parallel universes to atomic dinosaurs - the weirdest theories of science and history

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Psychedelic Apes: From parallel universes to atomic dinosaurs - the weirdest...

Alex Boese

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

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A collection of the weirdest and wackiest theories from science and history by bestselling author of Elephants on Acid, Alex... [more]

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The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future

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The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future

Andrew Blum

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Weather

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The Weather Machine is about a miraculous-but-overlooked invention that helps us through our daily lives - and sometimes saves... [more]

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Joseph Banks' Florilegium: Botanical Treasures from Cook's First Voyage

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Joseph Banks' Florilegium: Botanical Treasures from Cook's First Voyage...

Mel Gooding

Botanical art; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Advocate - Science

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A compact edition of Joseph Banks' extraordinary botanical engravings of flora discovered on Captain Cook's first voyage.... [more]

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Underwater Sydney

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Underwater Sydney

Inke Falkner, John Turnbull

Special kinds of photography; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: aquatic creatures; Advocate - Science

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Celebrates Sydney's harbour and coast through eclectic stories and underwater photography. [more]

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Who's Minding the Farm?: In this climate emergency

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Who's Minding the Farm?: In this climate emergency

Patrice Newell

Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainable agriculture; Organic farming; Health & wholefood cookery

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In an era of rapid climate change, this vital account of how agriculture can address major issues is an Australian story with... [more]

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The Last Unknowns

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The Last Unknowns

John Brockman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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

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

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The Weil Conjectures: On Maths and the Pursuit of the Unknown

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The Weil Conjectures: On Maths and the Pursuit of the Unknown

Karen Olsson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; Philosophy of science

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Simone Weil: famous French philosopher, writer, political activist, mystic and sister to Andre, one of the most influential,... [more]

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A Cloud A Day

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A Cloud A Day

Gavin Pretor-Pinney

Mathematics & Sciences; Weather; Advocate - Science

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Passionate cloud spotter and bestselling author Gavin Pretor-Pinney gives you 365 clouds, one for each day, in his stunning... [more]

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

Kirk Wallace Johnson

True crime; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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vivid and arresting' The TimesOne summer evening in 2009, twenty-year-old musical prodigy Edwin Rist broke into the Natural... [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

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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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