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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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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

Robert Macfarlane

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology; Travel writing; Advocate - Science

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From the best-selling, award-winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet's past and future.... [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

Paperback

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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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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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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Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

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Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

Nicholas Jubber

Literary studies: poetry & poets; European history; Political geography; Travel writing; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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Award-winning travel writer Nicholas Jubber journeys across Europe exploring Europe's epic poems, from the Odyssey to Beowulf,... [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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Infinite Powers: The Story of Calculus - The Language of the Universe

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Infinite Powers: The Story of Calculus - The Language of the Universe

Steven Strogatz

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus; History of mathematics; Popular science; Advocate - Science

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A magisterial history of calculus (and the people behind it) from one of the world's foremost mathematicians. [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

Paperback

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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Bedlam at Botany Bay

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

Dr James Dunk

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Care of the mentally ill; Mental health services

Paperback

What happened when people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales? In this important new history of the late eighteenth... [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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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

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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

Paperback

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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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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The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

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The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

David Wallace-Wells

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Natural disasters

Paperback

The signs of climate change are unmistakable even today, but the real transformations have hardly begun. We've been taught... [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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