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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Bill McKibben

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues

Paperback

The most urgent call-to-arms yet for us to solve climate change, from one of the world's most influential and respected environmental... [more]

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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; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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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Bees of Australia: A Photographic Exploration

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Bees of Australia: A Photographic Exploration

James Dorey

Apiculture (beekeeping); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Discover the beauty and diversity of Australia's native bees. [more]

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Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved

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Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved

Darren Naish, Paul M. Barrett

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Fully illustrated and immersive guide to the latest research in these incredible animals. [more]

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The History of Space Exploration: Discoveries from the Ancient World to the Extraterrestrial Future

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The History of Space Exploration: Discoveries from the Ancient World to...

Roger Launius

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Written by the former chief historian of NASA, here is the first in-depth, fully illustrated history of space exploration.... [more]

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan Peterson

Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Clinical psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology; Advocate - Today's World

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Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become... [more]

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The Science of Fate: Why Your Future is More Predictable Than You Think

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The Science of Fate: Why Your Future is More Predictable Than You Think...

Hannah Critchlow

Philosophy of mind; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Are we really the masters of our own destiny? Neuroscientist Hannah Critchlow shows how far our future is already hardwired... [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; Advocate - Science

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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

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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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Losing Earth: The Decade We Could Have Stopped Climate Change

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Losing Earth: The Decade We Could Have Stopped Climate Change

Nathaniel Rich

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Advocate - Science

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The most urgent story of our times, brilliantly reframed, beautifully told: how we had the chance to stop climate change,... [more]

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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

Simon Winchester

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Inventions & inventors; Precision instruments manufacture; Advocate - Science

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018 Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes... [more]

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Two Trains Leave Paris

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Two Trains Leave Paris

Frey Taylor, Mike Wesolowski

Mathematics & Sciences; Humour

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Math is universal, but it's also the least understood and most undervalued subject taught in school. Is This Math?: Number... [more]

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Wayfinding: The science and mystery of how humans navigate the world

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Wayfinding: The science and mystery of how humans navigate the world

M.R. O'Conner

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Advocate - Science

Paperback

In this compelling narrative, O'Connor seeks out neuroscientists, anthropologists and master navigators to understand how... [more]

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The Order of Time

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The Order of Time

Carlo Rovelli

Philosophy of mind; Popular philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

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First published in Italy by Aldephi Edizioni SPA under the title L'ordine del tempo, 2017 --Copyright page. [more]

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Genesis: On the Deep Origin of Societies

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Genesis: On the Deep Origin of Societies

Edward O. Wilson

Social groups; Social & cultural anthropology; Social, group or collective psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Asserting that religious creeds and philosophical questions can be reduced to purely genetic and evolutionary components,... [more]

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A Better Death: Conversations about the art of living and dying well

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A Better Death: Conversations about the art of living and dying well

Ranjana Srivastava

Medicine; Coping with death & bereavement

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In order to die well, we must be prepared to contemplate our mortality and to broach it with our loved ones. [more]

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Magnificent Principia: Exploring Isaac Newton's Masterpiece

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Magnificent Principia: Exploring Isaac Newton's Masterpiece

Colin Pask

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

Will help you appreciate and understand the significance of Isaac Newton's masterpiece--what many regard as the greatest scientific... [more]

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Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

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Webtopia: The world wide wreck of tech and how to make the net work

Peter Lewis

History; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

Paperback

The web was supposed to transform our world. So why are things so messed... [more]

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Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors

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Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors

Matt Parker

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Humour

Paperback

We would all be better off if everyone saw mathematics as a practical ally. Sadly, most of us fear maths and seek to avoid... [more]

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Going Back

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Going Back

Munjed Al Muderis, Patrick Weaver

Biography; Memoirs; Medical profession; Orthopaedics & fractures

Paperback

In Munjed Al Muderis's bestselling memoir Walking Free, he described his experience as a refugee fleeing Saddam Hussein's... [more]

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Adam Spencer's Top 100

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Adam Spencer's Top 100

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

Australia's funniest mathematician is back in 2019 with a small format edition of 2018's bestseller. Which number terrifies... [more]

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The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information are Solving the Mystery of Life

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The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information are Solving the...

Paul Davies

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Neurosciences

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How does life create order from chaos? And just what is life, anyway? Leading physicist Paul Davies argues that to find the... [more]

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Capturing Nature: Early Scientific Photography at the Australian Museum 1857-1893

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Capturing Nature: Early Scientific Photography at the Australian Museum...

Vanessa Finney

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

The ground-breaking scientific photographs of Australian Museum curator Gerard Krefft and taxidermist Henry Barnes are revealed... [more]

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Einstein's Unfinished Revolution: The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum

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Einstein's Unfinished Revolution: The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum...

Lee Smolin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory); Relativity physics

Hardback

Quantum physics has been, ever since its inception, the golden child of science. It is the basis of our understanding of everything... [more]

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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

Leonard Mlodinow

Psychology; Neurosciences; Memory improvement & thinking techniques

Paperback

What do Pokemon Go and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein have in common? Why do some businesses survive, and others fail at the... [more]

$22.99

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