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Now You're Talking: Human Conversation from the Neanderthals to Artificial Intelligence

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Now You're Talking: Human Conversation from the Neanderthals to Artificial...

Trevor Cox

Language: history & general works; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Human biology; Advocate - Science

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`A lively, intelligent and persuasive history of speech...<br /><br />Expertly... [more]

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A Short History of Medicine

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A Short History of Medicine

Steve Parker

History; Social & cultural history; History of medicine

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Immerse yourself in the history of medicine - a colourful story of skill, serendipity, trial and error, moments of genius,... [more]

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The Heartland: finding and losing schizophrenia

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The Heartland: finding and losing schizophrenia

Nathan Filer

Illness & addiction: social aspects; Medicine; Clinical psychology; Coping with illness

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He also invites us to spend time with world-leading experts, and with some extraordinary people who share their own stories... [more]

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Orchid Summer: In Search of the Wildest Flowers of the British Isles

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Orchid Summer: In Search of the Wildest Flowers of the British Isles

Jon Dunn

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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`Remarkable ... Evoking the intensity with which orchid hunters pursue their quarry ... Vivid and expressive' Sunday Times... [more]

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The Moon: A Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour

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The Moon: A Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Popular astronomy & space

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Marking the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's `small step' this beautiful book explores people's fascination with our only... [more]

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What the Fat?: How to Live the Ultimate Low-Carb, Healthy-Fat Lifestyle

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What the Fat?: How to Live the Ultimate Low-Carb, Healthy-Fat Lifestyle...

Grant Schofield, Caryn Zinn, Craig Rodger

Medicine; Fitness & diet; Cookery for specific diets & conditions

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Fat's in, sugar's out! The low carb, healthy fat lifestyle is a revolution that's turning the food pyramid on its head.<br... [more]

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Critical: Science and stories from the brink of human life

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Critical: Science and stories from the brink of human life

Dr Matt Morgan

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Medicine; Intensive care medicine

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A moving medical memoir written by intensive care doctor Dr. Matt Morgan. [more]

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Extinction: A Very Short Introduction

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Extinction: A Very Short Introduction

Paul B. Wignall

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Palaeontology; Endangered species & extinction of species

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Extinction has occurred throughout the history of life, and nearly all the species that have ever existed have now disappeared.... [more]

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

Philippa Lang

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Modern science and its technology are the children of the seventeenth-century. Shedding fresh light on topics such as Euclid's... [more]

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Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

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Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

Thor Hanson

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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A superb natural and cultural history of bees - the only such book to celebrate their full diversity. [more]

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Hearing Maud: A Journey for a Voice

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Hearing Maud: A Journey for a Voice

Jessica White

Biography; Autobiography: general; Audiology & otology; Coping with disability

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Hearing Maud: A Journey for a Voice is a work of creative non-fiction that details the author's experiences of deafness after... [more]

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Birds of Prey of Australia: A Field Guide

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Birds of Prey of Australia: A Field Guide

Stephen Debus

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Advocate - Science

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Provides a field guide to Australia's iconic raptors and a handbook of our current knowledge. [more]

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Poison: a History: An Account of the Deadly Art and its Most Infamous Practitioners

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Poison: a History: An Account of the Deadly Art and its Most Infamous Practitioners...

Jenni Davis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession

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Poison: A History lifts the lid on 30 notorious cases of poisoning - riveting accounts ranging from Roman poisoning epidemics... [more]

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Sanctuary

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Sanctuary

Luca D'Andrea

Fiction & Literature; Thriller & suspense; Fiction in translation; Mountains; Crime Chronicle - Modern Crime

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THE NEW AWARD-WINNING INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER BY THE AUTHOR OF THE MOUNTAIN [more]

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Save the World: There is No Planet B: Things You Can Do Right Now to Save Our Planet

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Save the World: There is No Planet B: Things You Can Do Right Now to Save...

Louise Bradford

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Pollution & threats to the environment; Self-sufficiency

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There is little doubt that our beautiful planet is now under huge threat. We need to take action before it's too late, and... [more]

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The Moon: A History for the Future

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The Moon: A History for the Future

Oliver Morton

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Every generation has looked up from the Earth and wondered at the beauty of the Moon. 50 years ago, a few Americans became... [more]

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Calculus Simplified

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Calculus Simplified

Oscar Fernandez

Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus; Educational: study & revision guides

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An accessible, streamlined, and user-friendly approach to calculus Calculus is a beautiful subject that most of us learn... [more]

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Artificial Intelligence: Modern Magic or Dangerous Future?

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Artificial Intelligence: Modern Magic or Dangerous Future?

Yorick Wilks

Popular science; Computing: general; Artificial intelligence

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Getting to the heart of the Artificial Intelligence debate. [more]

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Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road

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Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road

Kate Harris

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Geographical discovery & exploration; Road & motor vehicles: general interest; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

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Lands of Lost Borders is illuminating, heart-warming, and hopeful in its suggestion that we will explore not to conquer but... [more]

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Chinese Treasure Chest (2nd Ed) Pinyin Practice Book: Initials (Simplified Chara

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Chinese Treasure Chest (2nd Ed) Pinyin Practice Book: Initials (Simplified...

Marisa Fang, Helen Jung, Rosemary Firestein

Mathematics; Languages & ESL

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Pinyin Practice Books: Initials and Finals are supplementary materials of Chinese Treasure Chest Volumes 1, 2, and 3. With... [more]

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Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

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Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

Robin Gordon Brown, James Ladyman (University of Bristol, UK)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of religion; Philosophy of science

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The doctrine of materialism is one of the most controversial in the history of ideas. For much of its history it has been... [more]

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Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World

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Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius...

Keith Devlin

European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

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A mathematician's ten-year quest to tell Fibonacci's story In 2000, Keith Devlin set out to research the life and legacy... [more]

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Einstein: His Space and Times

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Einstein: His Space and Times

Steven Gimbel

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; History of engineering & technology

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A revealing new portrait of Albert Einstein, the world's first scientific superstar [more]

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The Science of Breaking Bad

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The Science of Breaking Bad

Dave Trumbore, Donna J. Nelson (Professor of Chemistry, University of Oklahoma)

Television; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

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All the science in Breaking Bad-from explosive experiments to acid-based evidence destruction-explained and analyzed for authenticity.... [more]

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The Complete Family Guide to Addiction: Everything You Need to Know Now to Help Your Loved One and Yourself

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The Complete Family Guide to Addiction: Everything You Need to Know Now...

Thomas F. Harrison (Cambridge, MA), Hilary S. Connery (MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, MA; Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, McLean Hospital, Belmont)

Addiction & therapy; Health & Self-Help; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse

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If you are struggling to help a loved one recover from addiction--and to cope with the devastating impact on the whole family--you... [more]

$34.99

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