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We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe

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We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe

Jorge Cham, Daniel Whiteson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe

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Many books explain what we know about the universe. This one, from the hugely popular PhD Comics (50 million readers since... [more]

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English Surgeon

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English...

Cherry Lewis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of medicine; Diseases & disorders

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The first-ever biography of the man behind the disease - and a pioneer of medical science [more]

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Beyond Infinity: An expedition to the outer limits of the mathematical universe

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Beyond Infinity: An expedition to the outer limits of the mathematical universe...

Eugenia Cheng

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Even small children know there are infinitely many whole numbers - start counting and you'll never reach the end. But there... [more]

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A Mother's Choice

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A Mother's Choice

Elle Halliwell

Biography; Memoirs; Oncology; Coping with illness; Pregnancy, birth & baby care

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When fashion journalist Elle Halliwell fell pregnant with her first child, she was faced with an impossible choice: continue... [more]

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Algebra: A Complete Introduction

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Algebra: A Complete Introduction

Hugh Neill

Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

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This bestelling introductory course covers all the key areas of algebra including elementary operations, linear equations,... [more]

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If At First You Don't Conceive

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If At First You Don't Conceive

Liz Ellis

Autobiography: general; Medicine; Reproductive medicine

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A fully researched and accessible guide for Australian couples facing infertility issues by an Australian sporting great.... [more]

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The Garden Apothecary: The Happy Gut

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The Garden Apothecary: The Happy Gut

Reece Carter

Medicine; Complementary therapies, healing & health

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As the wellness world is going nuts for guts, naturopath and herb nerd Reece Carter offers traditional holistic remedies you... [more]

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Everything You Know About Space is Wrong

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Everything You Know About Space is Wrong

Matt Brown

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Think that the vacuum of space would make your blood boil and your head explode? (It won't.) Thanks to sci-fi, most of us... [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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'Finally, a book about the adolescent brain written by someone who actually does the science! The need for intense friendships,... [more]

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

Gina Perry

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Experimental psychology; Popular science

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Competition. Prejudice. Discrimination. Conflict. [more]

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Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

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Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

Paul Bloom

Ethics & moral philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Psychology: emotions; Popular science

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Guiding us expertly through the experiments, case studies and arguments on all sides, Paul Bloom ultimately shows that some... [more]

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The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: A Memoir of Madness and Recovery

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The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: A Memoir of Madness and Recovery

Barbara K. Lipska

Biography; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Coping with illness

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The expert on mental illness - who had spent a career trying to work out how the brain operates and what happens when it fails... [more]

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Discoveries: The Voyages of Captain Cook

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Discoveries: The Voyages of Captain Cook

Nicholas Thomas

History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Cook's voyages marked the end of an era in world history. As he sailed into Hawaii in January 1778 he made contact with the... [more]

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

John Bradshaw

Animals & society; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Domestic animals & pets

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The bestselling author of Dog Sense and Cat Sense explains why living with animals has always been a fundamental aspect of... [more]

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The Enigma of Reason: A New Theory of Human Understanding

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The Enigma of Reason: A New Theory of Human Understanding

Dan Sperber, Hugo Mercier

Psychology; Intelligence & reasoning; Popular science; Memory improvement & thinking techniques

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Reason, we are told, is what makes us human, the source of our knowledge and wisdom. If reason is so useful, why didn't it... [more]

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The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love - Why We Get Hooked and How We Can Break Bad Habits

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The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love - Why We Get Hooked...

Judson Brewer

Abnormal psychology; Mental health services; Addiction & therapy; Health & Self-Help; Giving up smoking; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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A leading neuroscientist and pioneer in the study of mindfulness explains why addictions are so tenacious and how we can learn... [more]

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Gravity's Kiss: The Detection of Gravitational Waves

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Gravity's Kiss: The Detection of Gravitational Waves

Harry Collins

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astrophysics

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A fascinating account, written in real time, of the unfolding of a scientific discovery: the first detection of gravitational... [more]

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Digital Darwinism: Survival of the Fittest in the Age of Business Disruption

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Digital Darwinism: Survival of the Fittest in the Age of Business Disruption...

Tom Goodwin

Business & Economics; Business strategy; Business innovation; Management: leadership & motivation; Impact of science & technology on society; Digital lifestyle

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Explore this provocative and exhilarating approach to digital transformation and learn the ambitious strategies for succeeding... [more]

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Mummies, Magic and Medicine in Ancient Egypt: Multidisciplinary Essays for Rosalie David

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Mummies, Magic and Medicine in Ancient Egypt: Multidisciplinary Essays for...

Robert Morkot

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology; History of medicine

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This volume presents the latest research on three of the most important aspects of ancient Egyptian civilisation: mummies,... [more]

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Mistress of Science: The Story of the Remarkable Janet Taylor, Pioneer of Sea Navigation

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Mistress of Science: The Story of the Remarkable Janet Taylor, Pioneer of...

John S. Croucher, Professor Rosalind F. Croucher

Diaries, letters & journals; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences

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The first biography of the remarkable Janet Taylor, a nineteenth-century navigator and mathematician who left an incredible... [more]

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Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

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Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

Gary Tomlinson

Music; History; Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution

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An argument for the role of culture in human evolution, arguing that the leaps we made can only really be understood if we... [more]

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The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs Its Job

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The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs Its...

Emily Lakdawalla

Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Astronautics

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This essential reference to the Curiosity mission explains the engineering behind every system on the rover, from its rocket-powered... [more]

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The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species

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The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species

Carlos Magdalena

Autobiography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Originally published: London: Viking, 2017. [more]

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The Otters' Tale

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The Otters' Tale

Simon Cooper

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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Shortlisted for THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2017 `The best popular account of the lives of otters written so far' Richard... [more]

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Resurrecting the Shark - A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil

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Resurrecting the Shark - A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved...

Susan Ewing

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Palaeontology; The natural world, country life & pets

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A prehistoric mystery. A fossil so mesmerizing that it boggled the minds of scientists for more than a century-until a motley... [more]

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