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Everything in its Place: First Loves and Last Tales

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Everything in its Place: First Loves and Last Tales

Oliver Sacks

Literary essays; Popular science; Popular psychology

Hardback

A remarkable celebration of Sacks's varied interests, told with his characteristic compassion and erudition, and in his luminous... [more]

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Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved

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Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved

Darren Naish, Paul M. Barrett

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Fully illustrated and immersive guide to the latest research in these incredible animals. [more]

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The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

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The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the...

Jeff Goodell

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

Paperback

A deeply reported look at how water is pouring into our cities via the global crisis of rising sea levels [more]

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Never Enough: The neuroscience and experience of addiction

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Never Enough: The neuroscience and experience of addiction

Judith Grisel

Memoirs; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Psychology; Neurosciences; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse

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Judith Grisel was a daily drug user and college dropout when she began to consider that her addiction might have a cure, one... [more]

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The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World

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The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World

Jamil Zaki

Psychology; Popular science; Popular psychology; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

At the forefront of empathy research, Dr. Jamil Zaki has made an important discovery: empathy is flexible. [more]

$32.99

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How Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

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How Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

Joshua Mezrich

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Medicine; Transplant surgery; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

A beautifully written and compelling memoir of a largely unexplored area of medicine: transplant surgery. [more]

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

Kirk Wallace Johnson

True crime; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Advocate - Science

Paperback

vivid and arresting' - The TimesOne summer evening in 2009, twenty-year-old musical prodigy Edwin Rist broke into the Natural... [more]

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

Michael Palin

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Advocate - Travel

Paperback

It's a fascinating story that [Palin] brings full-bloodedly to life.' Guardian `This is an incredible book . Carefully researched... [more]

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Wonders Beyond Numbers: A Brief History of All Things Mathematical

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Wonders Beyond Numbers: A Brief History of All Things Mathematical

Johnny Ball

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Running in something approaching chronological order, this book shows that every breakthrough in math represents a single... [more]

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Conquered Nationalism and Shook the World...

Matthew Stanley

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Relativity physics; Advocate - Science

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In 1916, Arthur Eddington, a war-weary British astronomer, opened a letter written by an obscure German professor named Einstein.... [more]

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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Bill McKibben

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

Paperback

The most urgent call-to-arms yet for us to solve climate change, from one of the world's most influential and respected environmental... [more]

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The Last Unknowns

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The Last Unknowns

John Brockman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Advocate - Science

Paperback

THE UNIVERSE'S GREATEST UNANSWERED QUESTIONS, POSED BY THE WORLD'S FINEST MINDS (The Guardian) Featuring Jared Diamond,... [more]

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

Greta Thunberg

Political activism; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Applied ecology; Global warming

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'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today' In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg,... [more]

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The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

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The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

Adam Rutherford

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

A thrilling new examination of what sets us apart in the animal kingdom by the popular science broadcaster and author of A... [more]

$22.99

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond

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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality,...

Michio Kaku

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity- whether... [more]

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Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

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Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

Robert M. Hazen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

An enchanting biography of the most resonant - and most necessary - chemical element on Earth. [more]

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Genesis: On the Deep Origin of Societies

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Genesis: On the Deep Origin of Societies

Edward O. Wilson

Social groups; Social & cultural anthropology; Social, group or collective psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Asserting that religious creeds and philosophical questions can be reduced to purely genetic and evolutionary components,... [more]

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The Planets

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The Planets

Brian Cox

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Advocate - Science

Hardback

`Absolutely beautiful' BBC One Show `Really impressive' Eamonn Holmes, ITV This Morning... [more]

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Adam Spencer's Top 100

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Adam Spencer's Top 100

Adam Spencer

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Australia's funniest mathematician is back in 2019 with a small format edition of 2018's bestseller. Which number terrifies... [more]

$26.99

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

Robert Macfarlane

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology; Travel writing

Hardback

From the best-selling, award-winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet's past and future.... [more]

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Capturing Nature: Early Scientific Photography at the Australian Museum 1857-1893

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Capturing Nature: Early Scientific Photography at the Australian Museum...

Vanessa Finney

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

The ground-breaking scientific photographs of Australian Museum curator Gerard Krefft and taxidermist Henry Barnes are revealed... [more]

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Why We Dream: The Science, Creativity and Transformative Power of Dreams

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Why We Dream: The Science, Creativity and Transformative Power of Dreams...

Alice Robb

Sleep & dreams; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular psychology; Dreams & their interpretation

Paperback

Why we Dream will explore fascinating new discoveries about the function and meaning of dreams that have been made possible... [more]

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Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's First Step

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Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's...

Andrew Tink

Australasian & Pacific history; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Reveals the pivotal role that the tracking station at Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, played in the first moon landing.... [more]

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Bees of Australia: A Photographic Exploration

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Bees of Australia: A Photographic Exploration

James Dorey

Apiculture (beekeeping); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

Discover the beauty and diversity of Australia's native bees. [more]

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Pacific Exploration: Voyages of Discovery from Captain Cook's Endeavour to the Beagle

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Pacific Exploration: Voyages of Discovery from Captain Cook's Endeavour...

Nigel Rigby, Pieter van der Merwe, Glyn Williams

History; Maritime history; Geographical discovery & exploration

Paperback

Captain Cook is generally acknowledged as the first great European scientific explorer. His voyage of exploration to the Pacific... [more]

$35.00

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