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The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves

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The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves

Eric R. Kandel

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

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A fascinating new popular science book by a Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist that explains how disordering of the brain... [more]

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Man of the Hour: James B. Conant, Warrior Scientist

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Man of the Hour: James B. Conant, Warrior Scientist

Jennet Conant

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Chemistry

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Examines the life of one of the most influential men of the greatest generation, James B. Conant--a savvy architect of the... [more]

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Restoring Farm Woodlands for Wildlife

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Restoring Farm Woodlands for Wildlife

Damian Michael, Mason Crane, Daniel Florance, Emma Burns, David Lindenmayer

Agriculture & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology; Management of land & natural resources; Conservation of the environment; Sustainable agriculture

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Featuring best practice approaches to restoration based on 19 years of long-term research. [more]

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Inside Mathematics: Algebra to Calculus: Unlocking Math's Amazing Power

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Inside Mathematics: Algebra to Calculus: Unlocking Math's Amazing Power...

Mike Goldsmith

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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One of the hardest questions that mathematics teachers have to answer is Why? Schoolroom sums are crucial in learning the... [more]

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The Pebbles on the Beach

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The Pebbles on the Beach

Clarence Ellis

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest; Rocks, minerals & fossils; Travel & holiday guides; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA)

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Understanding the humble pebble makes a trip to the beach, lake-side or river bank simply that little bit more fascinating.<br... [more]

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Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory

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Special Relativity and Classical Field Theory

Leonard Susskind, Art Friedman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Gravity; Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism; Relativity physics

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In the first two books in his wildly popular The Theoretical Minimumseries, world-class physicist Leonard Susskind provided... [more]

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Unnatural Causes

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Unnatural Causes

Richard Shepherd

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Forensic medicine

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The dead do not hide the truth and they never lie. Through me the dead... [more]

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Purpose and Desire: What Makes Something  Alive  and Why Modern Darwinism Has Failed to Explain It

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Purpose and Desire: What Makes Something Alive and Why Modern Darwinism...

J. Scott Turner

Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences

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A professor, biologist, and physiologist argues that modern Darwinism's materialist and mechanistic biases have led to a scientific... [more]

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Respecting Animals: A Balanced Approach to Our Relationship with Pets, Food, and Wildlife

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Respecting Animals: A Balanced Approach to Our Relationship with Pets, Food,...

David S. Favre

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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A legal scholar and animal-rights expert argues for a practical approach... [more]

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Caesar's Last Breath: The Epic Story of The Air Around Us

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Caesar's Last Breath: The Epic Story of The Air Around Us

Sam Kean

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

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** GUARDIAN SCIENCE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 **`Popular science at its best'Mail on Sunday`Eminently accessible and enjoyable'ObserverWith... [more]

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Hello World: How  to be Human in the Age of the Machine

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Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine

Hannah Fry

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Algorithms & data structures; Privacy & data protection

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As increasingly we rely on them to automate big, important decisions - in crime, healthcare, transport, money - they raise... [more]

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The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems

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The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water...

Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow

History; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Sanitary & municipal engineering

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The Romans developed sophisticated methods for managing hygiene. Through the archeological record, graffiti, sanitation-related... [more]

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Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom

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Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom

George R. Leopold

Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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Drawing on extensive interviews with fellow astronauts, NASA engineers, family members, and friends of Gus Grissom, George... [more]

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The Mathematics of Secrets: Cryptography from Caesar Ciphers to Digital Encryption

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The Mathematics of Secrets: Cryptography from Caesar Ciphers to Digital...

Joshua Holden

Coding theory & cryptology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Data encryption

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The Mathematics of Secrets takes readers on a fascinating tour of the mathematics behind cryptography--the science of sending... [more]

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Darwin's Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind

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Darwin's Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind

Kevin N. Laland

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Humans possess an extraordinary capacity for culture, from the arts and language to science and technology. But how did the... [more]

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Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy

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Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy

Anindya Ghose

Business & Economics; Sales & marketing; WAP (wireless) technology

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How the smartphone can become a personal concierge (not a stalker) in the mobile marketing revolution of smarter companies,... [more]

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Making Tough Decisions about End-of-Life Care in Dementia

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Making Tough Decisions about End-of-Life Care in Dementia

Anne Kenny

Medicine; Geriatric medicine; Popular medicine & health

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Making Tough Decisions about End-of-Life Care in Dementia is a lifeline, an invaluable guide to assist in the late stage of... [more]

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The Real Number System

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The Real Number System

John Olmsted

Mathematics & Sciences; Number systems

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Concise but thorough and systematic, this categorical discussion presents a series of step-by-step axioms. The highly accessible... [more]

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What We Know about Climate Change: Updated with a new foreword by Bob Inglis

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What We Know about Climate Change: Updated with a new foreword by Bob Inglis...

Kerry Emanuel (Professor of Atmospheric Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear issues

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An updated edition of a guide to the basic science of climate change, and a call to action. [more]

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No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness

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No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime...

Michelle Segar

Management: leadership & motivation; Medicine

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Helps readers to broaden their definition of exercise, find pleasure in physical activity, and discover realistic ways to... [more]

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When Your Child Has Food Allergies: A Parent's Guide to Managing It All - From the Everyday to the Extreme

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When Your Child Has Food Allergies: A Parent's Guide to Managing It All...

Schwartz

Medicine; Popular medicine & health

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Keeping kids safe takes vigilance---especially when food allergies are involved. This clear, reassuring guide helps you get... [more]

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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

Mary Dearborn

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: literary; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Geographical discovery & exploration

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The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used... [more]

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The Rhine: Following Europe's Greatest River from Amsterdam to the Alps

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The Rhine: Following Europe's Greatest River from Amsterdam to the Alps...

Ben Coates

European history; Physical geography & topography; Cycling; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Ben Coates, author of Why the Dutch are Different, cycles the Rhine river from mouth to source, discovering the mark it makes... [more]

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A Guide to the Elements

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A Guide to the Elements

Albert Stwertka (Professor Emeritus, United States Merchant Marine Academy)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Physical chemistry

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Newly updated throughout, including the final, offical names of the last six elements, this crystal-clear guide to the periodic... [more]

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Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium

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Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium

Lucy Inglis

History; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; History of medicine

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A compelling and comprehensive history of opium, a drug that has both healed and harmed since civilisation began. [more]

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