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The Unexpected Truth About Animals: A Menagerie of the Misunderstood

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The Unexpected Truth About Animals: A Menagerie of the Misunderstood

Lucy Cooke

Animals & society; Folklore, myths & legends; Mathematics & Sciences; Humour; Wildlife: general interest; Advocate - Science

Paperback

History is full of strange animal stories, invented by the brightest and most influential, from Aristotle to Disney, and they... [more]

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2018 Australasian Sky Guide

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2018 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Compact and easy to use, this popular guide by well-known astronomer and author Dr Nick Lomb has been providing stargazers... [more]

$16.95

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The Joy Of Mathematics: Marvels, Novelties, and Neglected Gems That Are Rarely Taught in Math Class

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The Joy Of Mathematics: Marvels, Novelties, and Neglected Gems That Are...

Alfred S. Posamentier

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Advocate - Science

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<div><strong>Wouldn't it be great if all school teachers (from kindergarten through high school) would share the joy of mathematics... [more]

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Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir

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Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist's Memoir

Irvin D. Yalom

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Psychiatry; Advocate - Biography

Paperback

A significant and eagerly anticipated memoir from one of the world's leading therapists. [more]

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The River of Consciousness

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The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks

True stories; Psychology; Medical sociology; Health & Self-Help; Advocate - Today's World

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<div><strong>In his previous books, Oliver Sacks had addressed questions of the brain and mind through the lens of case histories... [more]

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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know...

Tim Marshall

History; Geopolitics; Political geography; Advocate - History

Paperback

A popular take on world events that puts the 'geo' back into geopolitics [more]

$22.99

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Puzzle Ninja: Pit Your Wits Against The Japanese Puzzle Masters

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Puzzle Ninja: Pit Your Wits Against The Japanese Puzzle Masters

Alex Bellos

Mathematics & Sciences; Puzzles & quizzes; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Presents a brain-bending mix of history, reportage, and over 200 mind-boggling puzzles. In this book, you will find: 20 new... [more]

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The Secret Life of Whales

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The Secret Life of Whales

Micheline Jenner

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Advocate - Science

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Marine biologist Micheline Jenner discovered humpback breeding grounds off the Kimberley coast, has swum through orange golfball-sized... [more]

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The Number Games

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The Number Games

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Advocate - Science

Paperback

<div><strong>Following on from his Big Book of Numbers (2014), World of Numbers (2015), and Time Machine (2016), Australia's... [more]

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2017

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The Best Australian Science Writing 2017

Emma Johnston

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

Paperback

<div><strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- </strong>Now in its seventh year, this collection once again brings together the... [more]

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The Quantum Astrologer's Handbook

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The Quantum Astrologer's Handbook

Michael Brooks

Mathematics & Sciences; Maths for scientists; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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<strong>A book of science like no other, about a scientist like no other.</strong><br... [more]

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Astronomy 2018 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

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Astronomy 2018 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

Glenn, Northfield, Peter and Wallace, Ken Dawes

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

This annual gem (produced each year since 1991) continues to take the Australian stargazer on a wondrous journey of the night... [more]

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Mask of the Sun - The Science, History and Forgotten Lore of Eclipses

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Mask of the Sun - The Science, History and Forgotten Lore of Eclipses

John Dvorak

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Advocate - Science

Hardback

<div><strong>Mask of the Sun recounts the forgotten lore behind this amazing phenomenon and reveals the humanism behind the... [more]

$39.95

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

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Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

James T. Costa

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; History of engineering & technology; Advocate - Science

Hardback

How Darwin found universal evolutionary truths in simple yet ingenious home-spun experiments. [more]

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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions

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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest...

Peter Brannen

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

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Five times our world has stood on the brink of Armageddon - it's been incinerated, frozen, drained, flooded and smothered... [more]

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Burke and Wills: The triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers

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Burke and Wills: The triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers...

Peter FitzSimons

History; Australasian & Pacific history; History: specific events & topics; Geographical discovery & exploration; Advocate - History

Hardback

<div>'They have left here today!' he calls to the others. When King puts his hand down above the ashes of the fire, it is... [more]

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The Origins of Creativity

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The Origins of Creativity

Edward O. Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

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Following the extraordinary success of The Meaning of Human Existence, Edward O. Wilson offers a philosophically probing work... [more]

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Blockbuster Science: The Real Science in Science Fiction

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Blockbuster Science: The Real Science in Science Fiction

David Siegel Bernstein

Literature: history & criticism; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

If you've ever wondered how much real science goes into movies like Gravity, novels like The Martian, and television shows... [more]

$44.99

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Improbable Destinies: How Predictable is Evolution?

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Improbable Destinies: How Predictable is Evolution?

Jonathan Losos

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Hardback

<strong>A dazzling tour of evolution in action that sheds light on one of the greatest debates in science.</strong><br /><br... [more]

$49.99

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

Tim Marshall

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political geography

Paperback

An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

$22.99

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Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder: A Journey into the Wild World of Nuclear Science

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Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder:...

James Mahaffey

Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear structure physics; Nuclear power & engineering

Hardback

The latest investigation from acclaimed nuclear engineer and author James Mahaffey unearths forgotten nuclear endeavors throughout... [more]

$42.95

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Endangered

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Endangered

Tim Flach

Individual photographers; Mathematics & Sciences

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A milestone of photography and natural history from Tim Flach [more]

$80.00

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi, Damon Murray

Photographs: collections; History; Health systems & services

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<strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- Soviet citizens had an enshrined &lsquo;right to rest&rsquo;, meaning two weeks... [more]

$40.00

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Captain Cook and the Pacific: Art, Exploration and Empire

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Captain Cook and the Pacific: Art, Exploration and Empire

John McAleer, Nigel Rigby

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

<div><strong>British Royal Navy Captain James Cook's voyages of exploration across and around the Pacific Ocean were a marvel... [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, David Mabberley, Joe Studholme

Botanical art; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

The extraordinary botanical engravings of flora discovered on Captain Cook's first voyage, published for the first time in... [more]

$120.00

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