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Superhuman: Life at the Extremes of Mental and Physical Ability

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Superhuman: Life at the Extremes of Mental and Physical Ability

Rowan Hooper

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

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Superhuman is a fascinating, eye-opening and inspiring celebration of the best that the current human species has to offer.... [more]

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Human Errors: A Panorama of Our Glitches, From Pointless Bones to Broken Genes

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Human Errors: A Panorama of Our Glitches, From Pointless Bones to Broken...

Nathan Lents

Anatomy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

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An illuminating, entertaining tour of the physical imperfections, from faulty knees to junk DNA, that make us human - and... [more]

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The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline Companions

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The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline...

Thomas McNamee

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

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Now available in paperback, The Inner Life of Cats, blends scientific reportage with engaging, illustrative anecdotes about... [more]

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This is Planet Earth: Your ultimate guide to the world we call home

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This is Planet Earth: Your ultimate guide to the world we call home

New Scientist

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

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This Is Planet Earth is dedicated to the wonders of Planet Earth, the most amazing place in the known Universe. [more]

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Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time

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Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time

Dean Buonomano

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Time (chronology), time systems & standards; Neurosciences

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A neuroscientist investigates how the architecture of the human brain shapes our understanding of the nature of time. [more]

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Third Thoughts

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Third Thoughts

Steven Weinberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Popular science; Physics

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One of the world's most captivating scientists challenges us to think about nature's foundations and the entanglement of science... [more]

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Mental: Everything You Never Knew You Needed to Know about Mental Health

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Mental: Everything You Never Knew You Needed to Know about Mental Health...

Steve Ellen, Catherine Deveny

Medicine; Mental health services; Coping with illness

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It's time to shed the taboos around mental health - this guide helps you take control and be your own expert. [more]

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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World

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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World

Steve Brusatte

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Before there were Homo sapiens there were the dinosaurs. A thrilling re-evaluation of the creatures that ruled the earth for... [more]

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Managing Your Mind: The Mental Fitness Guide

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Managing Your Mind: The Mental Fitness Guide

Associate Gillian Butler (Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre), Nick Grey (South London and Maudsley Foundation Nhs Trust UK)

Psychology; Public health & preventive medicine; Clinical psychology

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Best Before: The Evolution and Future of Processed Food

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Best Before: The Evolution and Future of Processed Food

Nicola Temple

Food & society; Food manufacturing & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Long before there was the ready meal, humans processed food to preserve it and make it safe. From fire to fermentation, our... [more]

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Natural Causes: Life, Death and the Illusion of Control

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Natural Causes: Life, Death and the Illusion of Control

Barbara Ehrenreich

Medicine; Family & health

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The bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich explores how we are killing ourselves to live longer, not better.<br... [more]

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Going 'green': Forests, Fire and a Flawed Conservation Culture

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Going 'green': Forests, Fire and a Flawed Conservation Culture

Mark Poynter

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Having a strong culture of caring for the environment is a byword for a healthy society. However, it can go too far, and in... [more]

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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver Sacks, and Me

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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver Sacks, and Me

Bill Hayes

Individual photographers; Biography; Memoirs; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology

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'A beautiful memoir in which Oliver Sacks comes wonderfully to life ... Exquisitely wrought, heartrending and joyous' Joyce... [more]

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The Health of Nations: The Campaign to End Polio and Eradicate Epidemic Diseases

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The Health of Nations: The Campaign to End Polio and Eradicate Epidemic...

Karen Bartlett

Epidemiology & medical statistics; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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A thrilling account of the war against infectious disease and how we can win the battles to come [more]

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Lectures on the Calculus of Variations

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Lectures on the Calculus of Variations

Oskar Bolza

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus

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Pioneering modern treatise studies the development of the subject from Euler to Hilbert, addressing basic problems with sufficient... [more]

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Effective Ecological Monitoring

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Effective Ecological Monitoring

David B. Lindenmayer, Gene E. Likens

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Applied ecology; Pollution & threats to the environment

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This fully revised second edition illustrates key aspects of effective monitoring. [more]

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Aboriginal Biocultural Knowledge in South-eastern Australia: Perspectives of Early Colonists

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Aboriginal Biocultural Knowledge in South-eastern Australia: Perspectives...

Fred Cahir, Ian Clark, Philip Clarke

History; Indigenous peoples; Management of land & natural resources; Sustainability

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Provides an insight into the environmental knowledge of Indigenous Australians. [more]

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Tell Me I'm Okay: A Doctor's Story

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Tell Me I'm Okay: A Doctor's Story

David Bradford

Biography; Memoirs; Medical profession

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&lsquo;Throughout my years of practice, people have often asked me why I decided to specialise in sexual health. The question... [more]

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The Secret Life of Your Microbiome: Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness

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The Secret Life of Your Microbiome: Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential...

Susan Prescott, Alan Logan

Medicine; Popular medicine & health

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Immerse Yourself in Nature and Nourish Your Microbiome for Optimal Health [more]

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Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular Life in a Crowded World

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Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular Life in a Crowded World

Michael Harris

Psychology; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular psychology

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Being alone - really alone - could be the only antidote to the frenzy of our digital age. [more]

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Traumata

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Traumata

Meera Atkinson

Biography; Social issues & processes; Feminism & feminist theory; Psychology; Trauma & shock

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In this extraordinary book, Meera Atkinson explores the ways trauma reverberates over a lifetime, unearthing the traumatic... [more]

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Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist

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Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist

Richard Dawkins

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERRichard Dawkins - author of The Selfish Gene, The Blind Watchmaker, and The God Delusion - is... [more]

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The Beginning of Everything: The Year I Lost My Mind and Found Myself

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The Beginning of Everything: The Year I Lost My Mind and Found Myself

Andrea Buchanan

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

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A real-life neurological mystery - and captivating story of reinvention - by the author of The Daring Book for Girls.<br /><br... [more]

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Pandora's Garden: Kudzu, Cockroaches, and Other Misfits of Ecology

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Pandora's Garden: Kudzu, Cockroaches, and Other Misfits of Ecology

Clinton Crockett Peters

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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Profiles invasive or unwanted species in the natural world and examines how our treatment of these creatures sometimes parallels... [more]

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A Fat Lot of Good: How the Experts Got Food and Diet So Wrong and What You Can Do to Take Back Control of Your Health

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A Fat Lot of Good: How the Experts Got Food and Diet So Wrong and What You...

Peter Brukner

Medicine; Popular medicine & health; Health & wholefood cookery

Paperback

Like most doctors, Peter Brukner was trained to believe that drugs and surgery are the answers to all medical problems - including... [more]

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