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Being a Beast
Charles Foster
February 2016 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. We can never truly know what it is like to be another species and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/02/2016
     

Other Featured Books this Month

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 secret workings of the heart and the womb; from the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2016
     
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 at every kind of number you can think of --...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/02/2016
     
The Aliens Are Coming! The Exciting and Extraordinary Science Behind Our Search for Life in the Universe
Ben Miller
Discover the fascinating and cutting-edge science behind the greatest question of all: is there life beyond Earth? In The Aliens are Coming!, comedian and bestselling science writer Ben Miller takes us on a fantastic voyage of discovery, from the beginnings...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2016
     
The Happiness Track How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your Success
Emma Seppala
A book to appeal to anyone stressed and worn out by the 24/7 treadmill of the modern world. Here is a rundown on the current thinking on dealing with burn-out and overwork, looking at ways of bringing some respite into...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2016
     

Last Month's Featured Books


Behavioural Economics Saved My Dog Life Advice for the Imperfect Human
Dan Ariely
With the driest of humour, Dan Ariely presents some of the questions he's answered via his Wall Street Journal column. He has a genius for coming at problems from unforseen...
 
 

Thing Explainer Complicated Stuff in Simple Words
Randall Munroe
Remarkably clear, simple, occasionally funny explanations and diagrams about 55 complicated things. With fabulous blueprints, some fold out pages, smart little funnies and fascinating information, this is suitable for children...
 
 

Neurotribes The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently
Steve Silberman
Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2015. A groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in...
 
 

The Month Before's Featured Books


Adventures in the Anthropocene A Journey to the Heart of the Planet We Made
Gaia Vince
Winner of The Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2015. The changes we humans have made in recent decades have altered our world beyondanything it has experienced in its...
 
 

Chance The Science and Secrets of Luck, Randomness and Probability
Jeremy Webb, Michael Brooks
In Chance, a (not entirely) random selection of the New Scientist's sharpest minds provide fascinating insights into luck, randomness, risk and probability. From the secrets of coincidence to placing the...
 
 

They Laughed at Galileo
Albert Jack
A fascinating look at the inventions developed by visionaries who dreamt of the seemingly impossible, but who were opposed by an array of experts publicly declaring that 'It cannot be...
 
 
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