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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

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

Paperback

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

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Cabinets of Curiosities

Patrick Mauries

Mathematics & Sciences; Antiques & collectables

Hardback

Traces the history of cabinets of curiosities, from their first appearance in the inventories and engravings commissioned... [more]

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Flight to Fame: Victory in the 1919 Great Air Race, England to Australia

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Flight to Fame: Victory in the 1919 Great Air Race, England to Australia...

Ross Smith

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; History; Geographical discovery & exploration

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This book tells the hair-raising tale of the world-first flight from England to Australia, in the words of (Sir) Ross Smith.... [more]

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Elephant

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Elephant

Errol Fuller

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals; The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: mammals

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In this stunningly illustrated volume, Fuller provides a rich and moving portrait of elephants, exploring their natural history,... [more]

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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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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Age groups: adolescents; Child & developmental psychology; The self, ego, identity, personality; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Prize 2018. I couldn't put it down.' - Professor Robert Winston Drawing... [more]

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Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level

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Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level

Leander Kahney

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Business strategy; Management: leadership & motivation; Information technology industries; Impact of science & technology on society

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In 2011, Tim Cook took on an impossible task - following in the footsteps of one of history's greatest business visionaries,... [more]

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The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs

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The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; The countryside, country life; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Weather

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Bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben, invites you to reconnect with natureAs soon as we step out... [more]

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Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence

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Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence

James Lovelock

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Artificial intelligence

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The originator of the Gaia theory offers the vision of a future epoch in which humans and artificial intelligence together... [more]

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The Psychology of Happiness

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The Psychology of Happiness

Peter Warr (University of Sheffield, UK)

Psychology; Health psychology; Psychotherapy

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Is happiness all down to luck? Do events in our life influence how happy we feel? Can too much of a good thing make us less... [more]

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Hello World: How  to be Human in the Age of the Machine

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Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine

Hannah Fry

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Algorithms & data structures; Privacy & data protection

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`One of the best books yet written on data and algorithms.<br /><br />A... [more]

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Boom!: The Violent Supernovas, Galactic Explosions, and Earthly Mayhem that Shook our Universe

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Boom!: The Violent Supernovas, Galactic Explosions, and Earthly Mayhem that...

Bob Berman

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

An explosive epic encompassing the Big Bang, other past booms and future cataclysms! [more]

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The Water Thief

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The Water Thief

Claire Hajaj

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Drought & water supply

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From the award-winning author of Ishmael's Oranges comes a searing novel set in Africa, with a Graham Greene-esque moral conflict... [more]

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Six Impossible Things: The `Quanta of Solace' and the Mysteries of the Subatomic World

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Six Impossible Things: The `Quanta of Solace' and the Mysteries of the Subatomic...

John Gribbin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

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A short guide to the six theories that try to explain the wild world of the quantum. [more]

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The Happy Brain: The Science of Where Happiness Comes From, and Why

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The Happy Brain: The Science of Where Happiness Comes From, and Why

Dean Burnett

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

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In his research into these questions - and many more besides - Burnett unravels our complex internal lives to reveal the often... [more]

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Choked: The Age of Air Pollution and the Fight for a Cleaner Future

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Choked: The Age of Air Pollution and the Fight for a Cleaner Future

Beth Gardiner

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment

Paperback

Every year, air pollution prematurely kills seven million people around the world. Its impact has been linked to strokes,... [more]

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Birds of Sri Lanka

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Birds of Sri Lanka

Gehan de Silvia Wijeyeratne, Deepal Warakagoda

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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The definitive identification tool for the visiting birdwatcher. The lead author is Sri Lanka's top field birder and discoverer... [more]

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Reaching for the Moon: A Short History of the Space Race

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Reaching for the Moon: A Short History of the Space Race

Roger D Launius

European history; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time

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Fifty years after the Moon landing, a new history of the space race explores the lives of both Soviet and American engineers... [more]

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The Hidden Half: How the World Conceals its Secrets

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The Hidden Half: How the World Conceals its Secrets

Michael Blastland

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Society & Social Sciences; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Popular science

Paperback

A revolutionary new book revealing why we should doubt experts - and question ourselves [more]

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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

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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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Looking for the Goshawk

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Looking for the Goshawk

Conor Jameson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

It's a gripping tale on the trail of a most mysterious and charismatic bird. [more]

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On the Life of Galileo: Viviani's Historical Account and Other Early Biographies

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On the Life of Galileo: Viviani's Historical Account and Other Early Biographies...

Stefano Gattei

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Astronomy, space & time

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The first collection and translation into English of the earliest biographical accounts of Galileo's life This unique critical... [more]

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More Things in the Heavens: How Infrared Astronomy Is Expanding Our View of the Universe

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More Things in the Heavens: How Infrared Astronomy Is Expanding Our View...

Michael Werner, Peter Eisenhardt

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Astronomy, space & time; Cosmology & the universe; Space science

Hardback

A sweeping tour of the infrared universe as seen through the eyes of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope Astronomers have been... [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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