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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 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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Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

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Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

Robert Plomin

Child & developmental psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; DNA & Genome; Human biology

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The blueprint for our individuality lies in the 1% of DNA that differs between people. Our intellectual capacity, our introversion... [more]

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The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-being

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The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity...

Richard Wilkinson, Kate Pickett

Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Social classes; Social, group or collective psychology; Comparative politics; Personal & public health

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Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett's The Spirit Level, now published in more than twenty languages, has been one of the most... [more]

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The Wooleen Way: Renewing an Australian resource

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The Wooleen Way: Renewing an Australian resource

David Pollock

Biography; Human geography; Conservation of the environment; Social impact of environmental issues; Animal husbandry

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A remarkable memoir detailing a heroic and unswerving commitment to renew the severely degraded land on Wooleen, a massive... [more]

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The Way through the Woods: Of mushrooms and mourning

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The Way through the Woods: Of mushrooms and mourning

Long Litt Woon

Biography; Mycology, fungi (non-medical); Coping with death & bereavement; Self-sufficiency; Complementary therapies, healing & health; Advocate - Biography

Paperback

One woman's journey to overcome grief by delving into an overlooked wonder... [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; Advocate - History

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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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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; Advocate - 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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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

David Christian

History; General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Cosmology & the universe; Early man; The natural world, country life & pets

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How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks... [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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Energy: A Human History

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Energy: A Human History

Richard Rhodes

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; History of engineering & technology; Energy technology & engineering; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$24.99

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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 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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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

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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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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]

$32.99

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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History

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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History...

Frank Close

History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Nuclear weapons; Nuclear structure physics; Advocate - History

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Klaus Fuchs knew more nuclear secrets in the last two years of the Second World War than anyone else in Britain. He was taken... [more]

$55.00

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The Case Against Reality: How Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes

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The Case Against Reality: How Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes

Donald D. Hoffman

Philosophy of mind; Perception; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Advocate - Science

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Do we see the world as it truly is? In The Case Against Reality, cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman says no-our visual perceptions... [more]

$45.00

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And How are You, Dr. Sacks?: A Biographical Memoir of Oliver Sacks

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And How are You, Dr. Sacks?: A Biographical Memoir of Oliver Sacks

Lawrence Weschler

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Doctor patient relationship; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Advocate - Biography

Hardback

The untold story of Dr. Oliver Sacks, his own greatest patient. [more]

$39.99

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The Basis of Everything: Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomic Bomb

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The Basis of Everything: Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomic...

Andrew Ramsey

Nuclear weapons; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Atomic & molecular physics; Advocate - Science

Hardback

Before the Manhattan Project, before nuclear warfare and the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, there was the twentieth century's... [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

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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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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Social impact of disasters; Nuclear issues

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On the morning of 26 April 1986 Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history- the explosion of a reactor at the... [more]

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A Cloud a Day

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A Cloud a Day

Gavin Pretor-Pinney

Mathematics & Sciences; Weather

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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]

$34.99

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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

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

$26.99

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