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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time

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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time

Sam Baron, Kristie Miller

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Time (chronology), time systems & standards

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Time is central to our lived experience of the world. Yet it is difficult to reconcile the way we seem to experience time... [more]

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The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire

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The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire

Kyle Harper

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Global warming

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How climate change and disease helped to bring down the Roman Empire Here is the monumental retelling of one of the most... [more]

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Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy, With a New Afterword

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Ripples in Spacetime: Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy,...

Govert Schilling

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Gravity; Astrophysics

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The detection of gravitational waves-ripples in spacetime-has already been called the scientific coup of this century. Govert... [more]

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Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

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Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

Thomas D. Seeley

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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Following the Wild Bees is both a unique meditation on the pleasures of the natural world and a guide to the ingenious methods... [more]

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human past

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human...

David Reich

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome; Early man

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Huge advances in our ability to sequence ancient DNA have revolutionised what we know about the earliest human populations.... [more]

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Leaving the Wild: The Unnatural History of Dogs, Cats, Cows, and Horses

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Leaving the Wild: The Unnatural History of Dogs, Cats, Cows, and Horses...

Gavin Ehringer

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest; Cats as pets; Dogs as pets; Horses & ponies

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A thought-provoking and surprising book that explores the ever-evolving relationship between humans and domesticated animals.... [more]

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Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

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Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

Paul Scharre

History; Military history; Military engineering; Artificial intelligence

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Winner of the 2019 William E. Colby Award The book I had been waiting for. I can't recommend it highly enough. -Bill... [more]

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That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour

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That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour

Sunita Puri

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Medicine

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The beautifully written, evocative memoir of a palliative care doctor. [more]

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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's 75th year

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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's...

Ranulph Fiennes

Biography; Autobiography: general; Geographical discovery & exploration; Climbing & mountaineering

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes looks back on a life lived at the very limits of human endeavour. [more]

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Alfred Russel Wallace (Critical Lives)

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Alfred Russel Wallace (Critical Lives)

Patrick Armstrong

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Sometimes referred to as the Father of Biogeography, Alfred Russel Wallace has come to be known as the co-originator of... [more]

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Quantum Strangeness: Wrestling with Bell's Theorem and the Ultimate Nature of Reality

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Quantum Strangeness: Wrestling with Bell's Theorem and the Ultimate Nature...

George S. Greenstein

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

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A physicist's efforts to understand the enigma that is quantum mechanics. [more]

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Dante and the Early Astronomer: Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman Who Opened the Heavens

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Dante and the Early Astronomer: Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman...

Tracy Daugherty

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; History of engineering & technology

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Explore the evolution of astronomy from Dante to Einstein, as seen through the eyes of trailblazing Victorian astronomer Mary... [more]

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The Story of the Dinosaurs in 25 Discoveries: Amazing Fossils and the People Who Found Them

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The Story of the Dinosaurs in 25 Discoveries: Amazing Fossils and the People...

Donald R. Prothero

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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In The Story of the Dinosaurs in 25 Discoveries, Donald R. Prothero tells the fascinating stories behind the most important... [more]

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The Lives of Bees: The Untold Story of the Honey Bee in the Wild

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The Lives of Bees: The Untold Story of the Honey Bee in the Wild

Thomas D Seeley

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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How the lives of wild honey bees offer vital lessons for saving the world's managed bee colonies Humans have kept honey... [more]

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Thinking Like a Parrot: Perspectives from the Wild

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Thinking Like a Parrot: Perspectives from the Wild

Alan Bond, Judy Diamond

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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People form enduring emotional bonds with other animal species, such as dogs, cats, and horses. For the most part, these are... [more]

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Dinosaur Facts and Figures: The Theropods and Other Dinosauriformes

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Dinosaur Facts and Figures: The Theropods and Other Dinosauriformes

Ruben Molina-Perez, Asier Larramendi, David Connolly, Gonzalo Angel Ramirez Cruz

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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An illustrated record book of theropod facts and figures-from the biggest to the fastest to the smartest The theropod dinosaurs... [more]

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

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The Wisdom of Wolves: How Wolves Can Teach Us To Be More Human

Elli H. Radinger

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: mammals

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Love your family, care for your those around you, never give up and always find time to have fun - these are the golden rules... [more]

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How Population Change Will Transform Our World

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How Population Change Will Transform Our World

Sarah Harper

Social forecasting, future studies; Sociology; Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences

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In How Population Will Transform Our World, Sarah Harper looks at fertility rates and age structures of populations in different... [more]

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Climate Change and the Health of Nations: Famines, Fevers, and the Fate of Populations

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Climate Change and the Health of Nations: Famines, Fevers, and the Fate...

Anthony McMichael

Geopolitics; Epidemiology & medical statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences; The environment

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In Climate Change and the Health of Nations, renowned epidemiologist and climate change expert Anthony McMichael presents... [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

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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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Birds of Bhutan and the Eastern Himalayas

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Birds of Bhutan and the Eastern Himalayas

Carol Inskipp, Tim Inskipp

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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The nation of Bhutan and the Indian states of Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh together form the eastern arm of the Himalayas.... [more]

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Making Evil: The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side

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Making Evil: The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side

Dr Julia Shaw

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

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How to understand the deviance that lies in ourselves and others - an original and rigorous exploration of the darkest recesses... [more]

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Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change

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Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate...

Ashley Dawson

Urban communities; Mathematics & Sciences

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A cutting exploration of how cities drive climate change while being on the frontlines of the coming climate crisis [more]

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When the Rivers Run Dry: The Global Water Crisis and How to Solve It

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When the Rivers Run Dry: The Global Water Crisis and How to Solve It

Fred Pearce

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Drought & water supply; Global warming; Social impact of environmental issues

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We cannot live without water. But with 7.5 billion people competing for this single unevenly-distributed resource, the planet... [more]

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Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets

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Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets...

Andrew May

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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Is Earth really doomed to be destroyed by a cosmic catastrophe? [more]

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