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Infinite Cities: A Trilogy of Atlases-San Francisco, New Orleans, New York

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Infinite Cities: A Trilogy of Atlases-San Francisco, New Orleans, New York...

Rebecca Solnit, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro, Rebecca Snedeker

Society & culture: general; Social groups; Human geography; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

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Explore the hidden histories of San Francisco, New Orleans, and New York with this brilliant reinvention of the traditional... [more]

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Third Thoughts: The Universe We Still Don't Know

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Third Thoughts: The Universe We Still Don't Know

Steven Weinberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Popular science; Physics; Atomic & molecular physics

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A Forbes Holiday Gift Guide Selection One of the most captivating science communicators of our time challenges us to reconsider... [more]

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Reverse Mathematics: Proofs from the Inside Out

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Reverse Mathematics: Proofs from the Inside Out

John Stillwell

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; Mathematical logic; History of mathematics

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The first book surveying the history and ideas behind reverse mathematics Reverse mathematics is a new field that seeks... [more]

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Geocultural Power: China's Quest to Revive the Silk Roads for the Twenty-First Century

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Geocultural Power: China's Quest to Revive the Silk Roads for the Twenty-First...

Tim Winter

History; Asian history; International relations; International economics; Geography

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Launched in 2013, China's Belt and Road Initiative is forging connections in infrastructure, trade, energy, finance, tourism,... [more]

$56.99

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How To: THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

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How To: THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

Randall Munroe

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cartoons & comic strips

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The world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd... [more]

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The Maths of Life and Death: Why Maths is (Almost) Everything

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The Maths of Life and Death: Why Maths is (Almost) Everything

Kit Yates

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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This book will change the way we look at our world - through the stories of ordinary people, Kit Yates shows how maths pervades... [more]

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Lifespan: Why We Age - and Why We Don't Have to

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Lifespan: Why We Age - and Why We Don't Have to

David A. Sinclair

Medicine; Maturation & ageing; Popular medicine & health

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In this paradigm-shifting book from acclaimed Harvard Medical School doctor and one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential... [more]

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Dragon Lizards of Australia: Evolution, Ecology and a Comprehensive Field Guide

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Dragon Lizards of Australia: Evolution, Ecology and a Comprehensive Field...

Jane Meville, Steve Wilson

Animal ecology

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The only title available on Australian Dragon Lizards including the most recent understanding of their origins and life history.<br... [more]

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Tim & Tigon

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Tim & Tigon

Tim Cope

Geographical discovery & exploration; Children's & Educational; Adventure stories (Children's&YA); Animal stories (Children's&YA); True stories (Children's&YA); People & places (Children's&YA)

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A young readers' edition of the bestselling On the Trail of Genghis Khan, the story of Tim Cope's journey through the land... [more]

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New Scientist: The Origin of (almost) Everything

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New Scientist: The Origin of (almost) Everything

New Scientist, Stephen Hawking, Graham Lawton

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Biology, life sciences; Space science

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A journey through life, the universe and everything. [more]

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Unbowed: A Soldier's Extraordinary Journey Back from Paralysis

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Unbowed: A Soldier's Extraordinary Journey Back from Paralysis

Billy Hedderman

Biography; Memoirs; Special & elite forces; Sports injuries & medicine

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'I woke to the sight of a hospital ceiling. For that first blissful second, I forgot that I was paralysed.' On 31 December... [more]

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Weird Maths: At the Edge of Infinity and Beyond

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Weird Maths: At the Edge of Infinity and Beyond

David Darling, Agnijo Banerjee

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Philosophy of mathematics; Popular science

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Dazzling popular maths for the curious reader - from one of Britain's, and the world's, cleverest teenagers [more]

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Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations

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Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations

Amy Chua

Sociology; Psychology; Politics & government; Popular science

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A prescription for reversing our foreign policy failures and overcoming our destructive political tribalism at home ... [in... [more]

$22.99

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The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers

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The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers

Bobby Seagull

Mathematics & Sciences

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If you found maths lessons at school irrelevant and boring, that's because you didn't have a teacher like Bobby Seagull.<br... [more]

$24.99

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Superheavy: Making and Breaking the Periodic Table

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Superheavy: Making and Breaking the Periodic Table

Kit Chapman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Atomic & molecular physics; Particle & high-energy physics

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The author takes an in-depth look at how synthetic elements are discovered, why they matter, and where they will take us.... [more]

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Climate Justice: A Man-Made Problem With a Feminist Solution

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Climate Justice: A Man-Made Problem With a Feminist Solution

Mary Robinson

Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2018 Holding her first grandchild in her arms in 2003, Mary Robinson was struck by... [more]

$22.99

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Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood

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Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood...

Rose George

Social & cultural history; Medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

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Most humans contain between nine and twelve pints of blood. Here Rose George, who probably contains nine pints, tells nine... [more]

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Dark Matter and Dark Energy: The Hidden 95% of the Universe

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Dark Matter and Dark Energy: The Hidden 95% of the Universe

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

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The mysterious phenomena that could unlock the secrets of the universe. [more]

$19.99

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Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth

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Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth

Andrew Smith

Biography: historical, political & military; History: specific events & topics; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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In Moondust Andrew sets out to interview all the remaining astronauts who walked on the moon, and to find out how their lives... [more]

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Maths on the Back of an Envelope: Clever Ways to (Roughly) Calculate Anything

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Maths on the Back of an Envelope: Clever Ways to (Roughly) Calculate Anything...

Rob Eastaway

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; Mathematical logic

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'Another terrific book by Rob Eastaway' SIMON SINGH 'A delightfully accessible guide... [more]

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A River with a City Problem

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A River with a City Problem

Margaret Cook

History; The environment; Local history

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When floods devastated South East Queensland in 2011, who was to blame? Despite the inherent risk of living on a floodplain,... [more]

$32.95

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Am I Dreaming?: The New Science of Consciousness and How Altered States Reboot the Brain

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Am I Dreaming?: The New Science of Consciousness and How Altered States...

James Kingsland

States of consciousness; Medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences

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A scientific travel guide to altered states of consciousness - and what we can learn from them [more]

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Pain and Prejudice: A Call to Arms for Women and Their Bodies

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Pain and Prejudice: A Call to Arms for Women and Their Bodies

Gabrielle Jackson

Illness & addiction: social aspects; Medicine; Public health & preventive medicine; Women's health

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The health version of Invisible Women, this book lifts the lid about how at every level of medicine, medical research, government... [more]

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Sigmund Freud

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Sigmund Freud

Ralph Steadman

Biography; Biography: general; Psychotherapy

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Not a typical biography, Ralph Steadman examines Freud using Freud's 1905 essay on Jokes and illustrates his points with 75... [more]

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Matrix Representations of Groups

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Matrix Representations of Groups

Morris Newman

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Basic but complete exposition covers representations of arbitrary and finite groups, multiplication of representations, and... [more]

$29.99

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