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WTF?: What's the Future and Why It's Up to Us

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WTF?: What's the Future and Why It's Up to Us

Tim O'Reilly

Social forecasting, future studies; Business & Economics; Economics; Internet & WWW industries; Impact of science & technology on society

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is an insightful and heartfelt plea, daring us to reimagine a better economy and society.' Financial TimesRenowned as `the... [more]

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Endurance: The Extraordinary True Story of My Year in Space

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Endurance: The Extraordinary True Story of My Year in Space

Scott Kelly

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

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*As featured on BBC Breakfast, Radio 5Live and Steve Wright in the Afternoon on BBC Radio 2*From the Nasa astronaut who spent... [more]

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Statistics without Tears: An Introduction for Non-Mathematicians

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Statistics without Tears: An Introduction for Non-Mathematicians

Derek Rowntree

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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Written for those who need to know how statistics work, this work assumes no expert knowledge, and teaches through words and... [more]

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The Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene

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The Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene

Simon Lewis, Mark A. Maslin

Historical geography; Mathematics & Sciences

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Meteorites, methane, mega-volcanoes and now human beings; the old forces of nature that transformed Earth many millions of... [more]

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Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

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Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

Laura Spinney

History; Social & cultural history; Illness & addiction: social aspects; History of medicine; Infectious & contagious diseases

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Pale Rider is not just an excavation but a reimagining of the past' GuardianWith a death toll of between 50 and 100 million... [more]

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Trans-Europe Express: Tours of a Lost Continent

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Trans-Europe Express: Tours of a Lost Continent

Owen Hatherley

Landscape art & architecture; Urban communities; Human geography; Regional geography; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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A searching, timely account of the condition of contemporary Europe, told... [more]

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Still Glides the Stream: The Natural History of the Yarra from Heidelberg to Yarra Bend

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Still Glides the Stream: The Natural History of the Yarra from Heidelberg...

Geoff Lacey

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

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Takes us on an exploration of the Yarra in Melbourne, examining the pre-European vegetation, the Aboriginal presence and the... [more]

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The Flame of Miletus: The Birth of Science in Ancient Greece (and How It Changed the World)

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The Flame of Miletus: The Birth of Science in Ancient Greece (and How It...

John Freely

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Mathematics & Sciences

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Miletus: one of the wealthiest and most important towns in ancient Greece. [more]

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Totally Random: Why Nobody Understands Quantum Mechanics (A Serious Comic on Entanglement)

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Totally Random: Why Nobody Understands Quantum Mechanics (A Serious Comic...

Tanya Bub, Jeffrey Bub

Graphic novels; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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An eccentric comic about the central mystery of quantum mechanics Totally Random is a comic for the serious reader who... [more]

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The Cosmic Web: Mysterious Architecture of the Universe

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The Cosmic Web: Mysterious Architecture of the Universe

J. Richard Gott, III

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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J. Richard Gott was among the first cosmologists to propose that the structure of our universe is like a sponge made up of... [more]

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The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy

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The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet,...

Michael Mann, Tom Toles

Mathematics & Sciences; Environmental science, engineering & technology

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The award-winning climate scientist Michael E. Mann and the Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Tom Toles have been... [more]

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My Mummy & Me: All about Perinatal Mental Health Problems

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My Mummy & Me: All about Perinatal Mental Health Problems

Narelle Mullins, Eleanor Ball

Mental health services; Health & Self-Help

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Helps children understand mum's mental health difficulties around the time of having a new baby. [more]

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Your Superstar Brain: Unlocking the Secrets of the Human Mind

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Your Superstar Brain: Unlocking the Secrets of the Human Mind

Kaja Nordengen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

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A short popular science book about how the brain works [more]

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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon

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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon

Jeffrey Kluger

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Aerospace & aviation technology

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The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of Americas's darkest years with a nearly unimaginable... [more]

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Calculus: A Complete Introduction: The Easy Way to Learn Calculus

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Calculus: A Complete Introduction: The Easy Way to Learn Calculus

Hugh Neill

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus

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A bestselling introductory course, this book covers all areas of calculus, including functions, gradients, rates of change,... [more]

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Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction: The Easy Way to Learn Trig

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Trigonometry: A Complete Introduction: The Easy Way to Learn Trig

Hugh Neill

Mathematics & Sciences; Trigonometry

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A bestselling introductory course that covers all areas of trigonometry, including: the theory and equations of tangent, sine... [more]

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A Practical Guide to Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living: Living with Heart

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A Practical Guide to Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living: Living with...

Erik van den Brink (Center for Integrative Psychiatry,Groningen, The Netherlands), Frits Koster (Trainingsbureau Mildheid & Mindfulness, The Netherlands), Victoria Norton

Counselling & advice services; Psychology; Psychotherapy

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A Practical Guide to Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living: Living with Heart is a step-by-step guide for those who wish... [more]

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The Incurable Romantic: and Other Unsettling Revelations

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The Incurable Romantic: and Other Unsettling Revelations

Frank Tallis

Biography; True stories; Clinical psychology; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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A fascinating account of a life investigating obsessive love, packed with intriguing true stories. [more]

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Life's Vital Link: The astonishing role of the placenta

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Life's Vital Link: The astonishing role of the placenta

Y. W. Loke

Reproductive medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Developmental biology

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How does the foetus - a foreign body - survive inside the mother? The placenta is the extraordinary organ that allows this... [more]

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Extreme Conservation: Life at the Edges of the World

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Extreme Conservation: Life at the Edges of the World

Joel Berger

Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: general interest

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A look at what it takes for animals to live at the edges of existence. Each chapter of this book takes readers on a different... [more]

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Galapagos: Life in Motion

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Galapagos: Life in Motion

Walter Perez, Michael Weisberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

A lavish photographic celebration that captures the fascinating behaviors of land and sea animals in the Galapagos Islands... [more]

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Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans

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Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans

Admiral James Stavridis

History; History of the Americas; Military history; International relations; Naval forces & warfare; Military engineering

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From the time of the Greeks and the Persians clashing in the Mediterranean, sea power has determined world power. To an extent... [more]

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On the Edge of Infinity: Encounters with the Beauty of the Universe

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On the Edge of Infinity: Encounters with the Beauty of the Universe

Stefan Klein

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Physics; Atomic & molecular physics; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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Germany's best-selling science author takes everyday objects and events and weaves them into the sublime fabric of the universe... [more]

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Mauve: How one man invented a colour that changed the world

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Mauve: How one man invented a colour that changed the world

Simon Garfield

Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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The strange and wonderful story of how one colour changed the world, from the bestselling author of Just My Type and On the... [more]

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Karl, the Universe and Everything

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Karl, the Universe and Everything

Karl Kruszelnicki

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA)

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Grab your towel and hitchhike across the galaxy with Australia's most popular scientist Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. [more]

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