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Astronomy 2020 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

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Astronomy 2020 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

Glenn Dawes, Peter Northfield , Ken Wallace

Mathematics & Sciences; Travel & Lifestyle; The natural world, country life & pets; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

Paperback

This annual gem (produced each year since 1991) continues to take the Australian stargazer on a wondrous journey of the night... [more]

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Feeding the Birds at Your Table: A Guide for Australia

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Feeding the Birds at Your Table: A Guide for Australia

Darryl Jones

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

Paperback

<strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----</strong> So many of us feed wild birds, and for years we&rsquo;ve been told, don&rsquo;t.... [more]

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Cosmic Chronicles: A user's guide to the Universe

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Cosmic Chronicles: A user's guide to the Universe

Fred Watson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Advocate - Science

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Are we alone in the Universe? Where did the Moon come from? How do we know what stars are made of? Could there really be... [more]

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Tales of Impossibility: The 2000-Year Quest to Solve the Mathematical Problems of Antiquity

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Tales of Impossibility: The 2000-Year Quest to Solve the Mathematical Problems...

David S. Richeson

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; History of mathematics

Hardback

A comprehensive look at four of the most famous problems in mathematics Tales of Impossibility recounts the intriguing... [more]

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An Underground Guide to Sewers: or Down, Through and Out in Paris, London, New York & co.

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An Underground Guide to Sewers: or Down, Through and Out in Paris, London,...

Stephen Halliday

History; Industrialisation & industrial history; History of engineering & technology; Sewage treatment & disposal; Advocate - History

Hardback

A global guide to sewers that celebrates the magnificently designed and engineered structures beneath the world's great cities.... [more]

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How to Draw a Map

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How to Draw a Map

Malcolm Swanston, Alex Swanston

History; Popular science; Cartography, map-making & projections; Advocate - History

Hardback

How to Draw a Map is a fascinating meditation on the centuries-old art of map-making, from the first astronomical maps to... [more]

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The Body: A Guide for Occupants

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The Body: A Guide for Occupants

Bill Bryson

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Advocate - Science

Hardback

`We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it.... [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

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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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The Case Against Reality: How Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes

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The Case Against Reality: How Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes

Donald D. Hoffman

Philosophy of mind; Perception; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Hardback

Do we see the world as it truly is? In The Case Against Reality, cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman says no-our visual perceptions... [more]

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Hidden Figures Illustrated Edition: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

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Hidden Figures Illustrated Edition: The American Dream and the Untold Story...

Margot Lee Shetterly

Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Black & Asian studies; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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Includes P.S. insights, interviews, and more. [more]

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4th Rock from the Sun: The Story of Mars

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4th Rock from the Sun: The Story of Mars

Nicky Jenner

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space

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<b>Everything you ever wanted to know about the Red Planet, revealed in an up-close and personal tour of Mars.</b> [more]

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Letters from an Astrophysicist

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Letters from an Astrophysicist

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Diaries, letters & journals; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Join the galactic conversation on the biggest issues in the universe 'Don't fear change. But if you've got plenty of that,... [more]

$29.99

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the...

Shoshana Zuboff

History; Social & cultural history; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Impact of science & technology on society; Advocate - History

Paperback

The Top Ten Sunday Times Bestseller 'Everyone needs to read this book as an act of digital self-defense.' - Naomi Klein,... [more]

$24.99

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The Great Naturalists

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The Great Naturalists

Robert Huxley

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

Paperback

Huxley presents the story of natural history as seen through the lives, observations, and discoveries of the worlds greatest... [more]

$21.99

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How the Pill Changes Everything: Your Brain on Birth Control

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How the Pill Changes Everything: Your Brain on Birth Control

Sarah E Hill

Ethical issues: abortion & birth control; Medicine; Women's health; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

A groundbreaking book that reveals, for the first time, the crucial information every woman taking hormonal birth control... [more]

$32.99

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Weirder Maths: At the Edge of the Possible

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Weirder Maths: At the Edge of the Possible

David Darling, Agnijo Banerjee

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

Paperback

The follow-up to the highly successful Weird Maths takes us deeper into the wonderful weirdness of mathematics [more]

$22.99

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The Woman Who Cracked the Anxiety Code: The extraordinary life of Dr Claire Weekes

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The Woman Who Cracked the Anxiety Code: The extraordinary life of Dr Claire...

Judith Hoare

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mental health services; Coping with anxiety & phobias; Coping with stress; Advocate - Australian Biography

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The true story of the little-known mental-health pioneer who revolutionised how we see the defining problem of our era- anxiety.<br... [more]

$39.99

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The Universe

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The Universe

Lonely Planet

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

Paperback

Let Lonely Planet take you further than ever before with the world's first and only travel guide to the Universe, developed... [more]

$39.99

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Scatterbrain: How the mind's mistakes make humans creative, innovative and successful

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Scatterbrain: How the mind's mistakes make humans creative, innovative and...

Henning Beck

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences; Popular psychology; Advocate - Science

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In this mind-bending book, award-winning neuroscientist Henning Beck explains why perfectionism is pointless ---- and argues... [more]

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Bird Bonds

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Bird Bonds

Gisela Kaplan

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Advocate - Science

Paperback

An absorbing, compelling insight into the unique and extraordinary lives of Australian native birds by a leading expert in... [more]

$34.99

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We are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

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We are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

Jonathan Safran Foer

Food & society; Political activism; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

Examining the central dilemma of our time in a surprising, creative, and urgent new way, the author asserts that the planet... [more]

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Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

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Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know...

Malcolm Gladwell

Popular culture; Psychology; Management decision making; Popular science; Popular psychology

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The host of the podcast Revisionist History and #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, David and Goliath,... [more]

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On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal

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On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal

Naomi Klein

Reportage & collected journalism; Political science & theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Global warming; Advocate - Science

Paperback

The fight for a green world is the fight of our lives. And with On Fire, Naomi Klein gives us the ammunition to do it.<br... [more]

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2020 Australasian Sky Guide

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2020 Australasian Sky Guide

Nick Lomb

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide by well-known astronomer and author Dr Nick Lomb has been providing... [more]

$16.95

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Pretty Unhealthy: Why Our Obsession with Looking Healthy is Making Us Sick

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Pretty Unhealthy: Why Our Obsession with Looking Healthy is Making Us Sick...

Dr Nikki Stamp

Medicine; Women's health

Paperback

How have we messed up our relationship with food and exercise so badly? [more]

$32.99

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