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A Good Death: A Compassionate and Practical Guide to Prepare for the End of Life

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A Good Death: A Compassionate and Practical Guide to Prepare for the End...

Margaret Rice

Medicine; Coping with illness; Coping with death & bereavement; Advocate - Today's World

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When her own mother died, Margaret Rice realised how completely unprepared she and her family had been for the experience... [more]

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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

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Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

Simon Winchester

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Inventions & inventors; Precision instruments manufacture; Advocate - Science

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018 Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes... [more]

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The Age-Well Project: Easy Ways to a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life

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The Age-Well Project: Easy Ways to a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life

Annabel Streets, Susan Saunders

Medicine; Popular medicine & health; Coping with old age

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How two busy women read hundreds of reports and changed their lifestyles to promote healthy ageing - and how you can do it... [more]

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The Forensic Nutritionist

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The Forensic Nutritionist

Fiona Tuck

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Popular medicine & health

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We are not generic, one size does not fit all. The answers to good nutrition and health are not as straightforward as taking... [more]

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Coral Empire: Underwater Oceans, Colonial Tropics, Visual Modernity

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Coral Empire: Underwater Oceans, Colonial Tropics, Visual Modernity

Ann Elias

Photographs: collections; Oceanography (seas); Sea life & the seashore

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Ann Elias traces the history of two explorers whose photographs and films of tropical reefs in the 1920s cast corals and the... [more]

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ACT Made Simple: An Easy-To-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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ACT Made Simple: An Easy-To-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy...

Russ Harris

Psychology; Clinical psychology

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A practical and easy-to-use primer, ideal for newcomers and experienced professionals alike, ACT Made Simple offers clear... [more]

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The Snowy: A History

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The Snowy: A History

Siobhan McHugh

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Electrical power industries; Power networks, systems, stations & plants; Advocate - History

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Tells the extraordinary story of the mostly migrant workforce who built one of the world's engineering marvels. This classic,... [more]

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The Last Elephants

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The Last Elephants

Colin Bell, Don Pinnock

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Wildlife: mammals

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A book that celebrates the wild elephants of Africa and the danger that they will disappear from the planet without our help.... [more]

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Australian Magpie: Biology and Behaviour of an Unusual Songbird

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Australian Magpie: Biology and Behaviour of an Unusual Songbird

Gisela Kaplan

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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An insight into the cognition, communication and social structure of this iconic Australian bird. [more]

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Think Like a Canine: Training Working Dogs

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Think Like a Canine: Training Working Dogs

Ken Sykes

Mathematics & Sciences; Dog obedience & training

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A succinct, down to earth guide on training working dogs, by someone with extensive theoretical and practical knowledge,... [more]

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Rainforests of Australia's East Coast

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Rainforests of Australia's East Coast

Peter Krisch

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Rainforests of Australia's East Coast is aimed primarily at the reader group of more than 500,000 active bushwalkers in Australia.... [more]

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The Jones Family Food Roster: How community, family and faith helped one woman thrive in the face of cancer

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The Jones Family Food Roster: How community, family and faith helped one...

Alison Jones

Biography; Memoirs; Oncology; Coping with illness; Family & relationships; Advocate - Biography

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When Alison, a mother of five school aged children, is diagnosed with a rare and incurable cancer she is initially overwhelmed.... [more]

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When Einstein Walked with G del: Excursions to the Edge of Thought

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When Einstein Walked with G del: Excursions to the Edge of Thought

Jim Holt

Literary essays; Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Science: general issues; Cosmology & the universe

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From Jim Holt, the New York Times bestselling author of Why Does the World Exist?, comes an entertaining and accessible guide... [more]

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

Margaret Snowling

linguistics; Child & developmental psychology; Teaching of specific learning difficulties & needs; Medicine; Neurosciences

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Dyslexia is gaining increasing recognition as a relatively common learning disorder. Margaret Snowling introduces the exciting... [more]

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The Prostate Playbook: Keep it. Healthy

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The Prostate Playbook: Keep it. Healthy

Craig Allingham

Medicine; Men's health

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Men diagnosed with prostate cancer, and their partners, are suddenly keen to learn about how they can reduce the need to undergo... [more]

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Superior: The Return of Race Science

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Superior: The Return of Race Science

Angela Saini

Ethnic studies; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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`Roundly debunks racism's core lie - that inequality is to do with genetics, rather than political power' Reni Eddo-Lodge... [more]

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Cats in Australia: Companion and Killer

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Cats in Australia: Companion and Killer

John C. Z. Woinarski, Sarah M. Legge, Chris R. Dickman

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Zoology: Mammals; Conservation of the environment

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A discussion of the impact of cats, their relationship with people, and their management. [more]

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A Genius Within: Smart Pills, Brain Hacks and Adventures in Intelligence

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A Genius Within: Smart Pills, Brain Hacks and Adventures in Intelligence...

David Adam

Psychology; Intelligence & reasoning; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

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You could be a genius. Award-winning science writer reveals how frontier neuroscience can enhance your intelligence - making... [more]

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The Deep: The Hidden Wonders of Our Oceans and How We Can Protect Them

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The Deep: The Hidden Wonders of Our Oceans and How We Can Protect Them

Alex Rogers

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Oceanography (seas); The environment

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From one of the world's pre-eminent marine biologists - and a scientific consultant on the BBC's Blue Planet series - comes... [more]

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

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Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA

Gareth Williams

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

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An engaging and original history of the first hundred years of DNA, one of the greatest triumphs of modern science. [more]

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All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of Immortality in the Digital Age

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All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of Immortality in the Digital Age...

Elaine Kasket

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Coping with death & bereavement; Popular psychology

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A fascinating and thought-provoking journey into the problematic world of our digital afterlife. [more]

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2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration

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2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration

Damon Gameau

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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Based on Damon Gameau's 2019 documentary, 2040, 2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration is a practical manual that provides... [more]

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Hacking the Code of Life: How gene editing will rewrite our futures

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Hacking the Code of Life: How gene editing will rewrite our futures

Nessa Carey

Medical genetics; Gene therapy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical)

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The cutting-edge science that will revolutionise the way we prevent disease [more]

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Extraordinary Insects: Weird. Wonderful. Indispensable. the Ones Who Run Our World.

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Extraordinary Insects: Weird. Wonderful. Indispensable. the Ones Who Run...

Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

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A journey into the weird, wonderful and truly astonishing lives of the small but mighty creatures who keep the world turning.... [more]

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Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity

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Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity

Jamie Metzl

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

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The most surprisingly accessible book on scientific and human potential since Homo Deus! [more]

$39.99

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