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The Hidden Half: How the World Conceals its Secrets

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The Hidden Half: How the World Conceals its Secrets

Michael Blastland

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Society & Social Sciences; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Popular science

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A revolutionary new book revealing why we should doubt experts - and question ourselves [more]

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A Good Death: A Compassionate and Practical Guide to Prepare for the End of Life

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A Good Death: A Compassionate and Practical Guide to Prepare for the End...

Margaret Rice

Medicine; Coping with illness; Coping with death & bereavement

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When her own mother died, Margaret Rice realised how completely unprepared she and her family had been for the experience... [more]

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Looking for the Goshawk

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Looking for the Goshawk

Conor Jameson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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It's a gripping tale on the trail of a most mysterious and charismatic bird. [more]

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The Happy Brain: The Science of Where Happiness Comes From, and Why

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The Happy Brain: The Science of Where Happiness Comes From, and Why

Dean Burnett

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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In his research into these questions - and many more besides - Burnett unravels our complex internal lives to reveal the often... [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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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Age groups: adolescents; Child & developmental psychology; The self, ego, identity, personality; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Prize 2018. I couldn't put it down.' - Professor Robert Winston Drawing... [more]

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The Last Elephants

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The Last Elephants

Colin Bell, Don Pinnock

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Wildlife: mammals

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A book that celebrates the wild elephants of Africa and the danger that they will disappear from the planet without our help.... [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

Geopolitics; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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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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2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration

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2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration

Damon Gameau

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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Based on Damon Gameau's 2019 documentary, 2040, 2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration is a practical manual that provides... [more]

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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

Simon Winchester

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Inventions & inventors; Precision instruments manufacture

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018 Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes... [more]

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The Forensic Nutritionist

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The Forensic Nutritionist

Fiona Tuck

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Popular medicine & health

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We are not generic, one size does not fit all. The answers to good nutrition and health are not as straightforward as taking... [more]

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Coral Empire: Underwater Oceans, Colonial Tropics, Visual Modernity

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Coral Empire: Underwater Oceans, Colonial Tropics, Visual Modernity

Ann Elias

Photographs: collections; Oceanography (seas); Sea life & the seashore

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Ann Elias traces the history of two explorers whose photographs and films of tropical reefs in the 1920s cast corals and the... [more]

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First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience

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First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience

Rod Pyle

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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A lavishly illustrated look at the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, in honour of the 50th anniversary, featuring stunning... [more]

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ACT Made Simple: An Easy-To-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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ACT Made Simple: An Easy-To-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy...

Russ Harris

Psychology; Clinical psychology

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A practical and easy-to-use primer, ideal for newcomers and experienced professionals alike, ACT Made Simple offers clear... [more]

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Think Like a Canine: Training Working Dogs

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Think Like a Canine: Training Working Dogs

Ken Sykes

Mathematics & Sciences; Dog obedience & training

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A succinct, down to earth guide on training working dogs, by someone with extensive theoretical and practical knowledge,... [more]

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The Deep: The Hidden Wonders of Our Oceans and How We Can Protect Them

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The Deep: The Hidden Wonders of Our Oceans and How We Can Protect Them

Alex Rogers

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Oceanography (seas); The environment

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From one of the world's pre-eminent marine biologists - and a scientific consultant on the BBC's Blue Planet series - comes... [more]

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The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook: An Integrative Program to Understand and Manage Your BPD

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The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook: An Integrative Program to...

Daniel Fox

Psychology; Clinical psychology; Coping with illness

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In The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook, a psychologist and expert in treating borderline personality disorder (BPD)... [more]

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The Snowy: A History

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The Snowy: A History

Siobhan McHugh

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Electrical power industries; Power networks, systems, stations & plants

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Tells the extraordinary story of the mostly migrant workforce who built one of the world's engineering marvels. This classic,... [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

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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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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

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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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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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Rainforests of Australia's East Coast

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Rainforests of Australia's East Coast

Peter Krisch

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Rainforests of Australia's East Coast is aimed primarily at the reader group of more than 500,000 active bushwalkers in Australia.... [more]

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The Jones Family Food Roster: How community, family and faith helped one woman thrive in the face of cancer

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The Jones Family Food Roster: How community, family and faith helped one...

Alison Jones

Biography; Memoirs; Oncology; Coping with illness; Family & relationships

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When Alison, a mother of five school aged children, is diagnosed with a rare and incurable cancer she is initially overwhelmed.... [more]

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When Einstein Walked with G del: Excursions to the Edge of Thought

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When Einstein Walked with G del: Excursions to the Edge of Thought

Jim Holt

Literary essays; Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Science: general issues; Cosmology & the universe

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A collection of essays on philosophy, mathematics, and science, and the people who pursue them -- [more]

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A Genius Within: Smart Pills, Brain Hacks and Adventures in Intelligence

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A Genius Within: Smart Pills, Brain Hacks and Adventures in Intelligence...

David Adam

Psychology; Intelligence & reasoning; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

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You could be a genius. Award-winning science writer reveals how frontier neuroscience can enhance your intelligence - making... [more]

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