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Gulp Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach
Gulp Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
Mary Roach
Mary Roach can never resist going just that bit further, searching out the most arcane information on her chosen subject and in Gulp, a story of the physicality of eating, you just know it won’t end there – you know...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2016
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
Carlo Rovelli
Presents what you need to know about modern physics, the universe and our place in the world in seven lessons. In this introduction to modern physics, the author explains Einstein's theory of general relativity, quantum mechanics, black holes, the complex...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2016
50 Science Ideas You Really Need to Know by Gail Dixon, Dr. Paul Parsons
50 Science Ideas You Really Need to Know
Gail Dixon, Dr. Paul Parsons
Featuring fifty concise, insightful and illustrated essays covering physics and astronomy, Earth and life sciences, chemistry and materials, psychology and computing, and exploring the ways they connect with each other and impact on our lives, 50 Science Ideas You Really...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2016

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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