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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

Paperback

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

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The Number Games

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The Number Games

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences

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 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)

Paperback

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

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The Lost Species: Great Expeditions in the Collections of Natural History Museums

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The Lost Species: Great Expeditions in the Collections of Natural History...

Christopher Kemp

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Hardback

<div>The tiny, lungless Thorius salamander from southern Mexico, thinner than a match and smaller than a quarter. The lushly... [more]

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The Oceans: A Deep History

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The Oceans: A Deep History

Eelco J. Rohling

Mathematics & Sciences; Oceanography (seas); Global warming

Hardback

<div><strong>The 4.4-billion-year history of the oceans and their role in Earth's climate system It has often been said that... [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

Hardback

Eclipses have shaped the course of human history and thought, stunning, frightening and mesmerising people for thousands of... [more]

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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

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

Hardback

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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Treknology: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive

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Treknology: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive

Ethan Siegel

Film, TV & Radio; Science fiction; Inventions & inventors; Aerospace & aviation technology

Hardback

An analytical look at the iconic technologies from the Star Trek universe, how they work in that world, and how they have-or... [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]

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The Origins of Creativity

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The Origins of Creativity

Edward O. Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

Hardback

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

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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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Big Pacific: An Incredible Journey of Exploration and Revelation

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Big Pacific: An Incredible Journey of Exploration and Revelation

Rebecca Tansley

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore

Hardback

A captivating exploration of the world's biggest ocean and its inhabitants. [more]

$49.95

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Ten Great Ideas about Chance

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Ten Great Ideas about Chance

Persi Diaconis, Brian Skyrms

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; Probability & statistics

Hardback

<div><strong>A fascinating account of the breakthrough ideas that transformed probability and statistics.</strong></div><div><br... [more]

$59.99

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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

Hardback

<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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The Quotable Darwin

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The Quotable Darwin

Janet Browne

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Dictionaries of quotations; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

<div><strong>A treasure trove of illuminating and entertaining quotations from the legendary naturalist.</strong></div><div><br... [more]

$50.00

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Endangered

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Endangered

Tim Flach

Individual photographers; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

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

$80.00

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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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Introduction to Geography

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Introduction to Geography

Arthur Getis, Mark Bjelland, Victoria Getis

Mathematics & Sciences; Geography

Loose-leaf

Written to clearly and concisely convey the nature of the field of geography, its intellectual challenges, and the logical... [more]

$139.95

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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

Paperback

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

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical research; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

The internationally bestselling story of a young woman whose death in 1951 changed medical science for ever . . . [more]

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Cosmos Magazine Summer 2017/2018: Issue 77

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Cosmos Magazine Summer 2017/2018: Issue 77

Cosmos Magazine

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

Paperback

Summer 2017 issue: Art and science [more]

$15.00

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When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

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When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

Daniel H. Pink

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Advocate - Science

Paperback

When unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help you flourish at work, school, and at home; from the internationally... [more]

$32.99

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The Economists' Diet: Two Formerly Obese Economists Find the Formula for Losing Weight and Keeping It Off

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The Economists' Diet: Two Formerly Obese Economists Find the Formula for...

Christopher Payne, Rob Barnett

Medicine; Popular medicine & health; Fitness & diet; Diets & dieting; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

Chris Payne and Rob Barnett are two formerly obese economists who met while working at Bloomberg. They faced the same obstacles... [more]

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Science of Harry Potter: Spellbinding Science Behind the Magic Gadgets Potions

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Science of Harry Potter: Spellbinding Science Behind the Magic Gadgets Potions...

Mark Brake, Jon Chase

Fiction-related items; Fiction companions; Popular science

Paperback

Witches and wizards alike will be fascinated by the merging of this improbable realm and real science! [more]

$22.99

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