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The Gene An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee
The Gene An Intimate History
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Spanning the globe and several centuries, this is the story of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and defines humans, that governs our form and function. Majestic in its ambition, and unflinching in its honesty, The Gene gives...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2016
Digital vs Human How We'll Live, Love, and Think in the Future by Richard Watson
Digital vs Human How We'll Live, Love, and Think in the Future
Richard Watson
From the author of the international bestseller Future Files comes the one book you need to read to prepare for the world of tomorrow. Richard Watson hereby extends an exuberant invitation for us to think deeply about the world...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/04/2016
The Agile Mind How Your Brain Makes Creativity Happen by Estanislao Bachrach
The Agile Mind How Your Brain Makes Creativity Happen
Estanislao Bachrach
Demystifies the preconceptions we often have about how our brains function to show how creativity really works, and how we can make it work even better. Join the authors on a fun and amazing journey into the deepest reaches of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2016
What We Cannot Know by Marcus du Sautoy
What We Cannot Know
Marcus du Sautoy
Britain's most famous mathematician takes us to the edge of knowledge to show us what we cannot know. Science is king. Every week, headlines announce new breakthroughs in our understanding of the universe, new technologies that will transform our environment,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/05/2016
Incognito The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman
Incognito The Secret Lives of the Brain
David Eagleman
This book grabs you from the first page, tumbling out facts and information in a down to earth and readable way, with a chatty humour which does not disguise the amount of knowledge that neuroscientist author David Eagleman has to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2016
Being a Beast by Charles Foster
Being a Beast
Charles Foster
We can never truly know what it is like to be another species and experience their lives as they search for food, or kill and be killed – but Charles Foster has gone further than most in trying to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/02/2016

Last Month's Featured Books

The Wood for the Trees One Man's Long View of Nature by Richard A. Fortey

The Wood for the Trees One Man's Long View of Nature
Richard A. Fortey
From one of our greatest science writers, this biography of a beech-and-bluebell wood through diverse moods and changing seasons combines stunning natural history with the ancient history of the countryside...

The Evolution of Everything How Small Changes Transform Our World by Matt Ridley

The Evolution of Everything How Small Changes Transform Our World
Matt Ridley
Matt Ridley explores the Theory of Evolution in Everything from Religion to Politics and the Internet. He highlights how Top-Down thinking such as big Government and Central Banks will fail...

It's All in Your Head True Stories of Imaginary Illness by Dr. Suzanne O'Sullivan

It's All in Your Head True Stories of Imaginary Illness
Dr. Suzanne O'Sullivan
Winner of the the 2016 Wellcome Book Prize. We accept our hearts can flutter with excitement and our brows can sweat with nerves, but on this journey into the very...

The Month Before's Featured Books

Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers by Ian Stewart

Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers
Ian Stewart
Ian Stewart explores the astonishing properties of numbers from 1 to10 to zero and infinity, including one figure that, if you wrote it out, would span the universe. He looks...

Adventures in Human Being by Gavin Francis

Adventures in Human Being
Gavin Francis
In Adventures in Human Being, Gavin Francis leads the reader on a journey through health and illness, offering insights on everything from the ribbed surface of the brain to the...

Sorting the Beef from the Bull The Science of Food Fraud Forensics by Richard, FRS Evershed, Nicola Temple

Sorting the Beef from the Bull The Science of Food Fraud Forensics
Richard, FRS Evershed, Nicola Temple
Sorting the Beef from the Bull is a collection of food fraud tales from around the world. It explains the role of science in uncovering some of the century's biggest...

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