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Sodding Sums The 10% of maths you actually need by Hywel Carver
Sodding Sums The 10% of maths you actually need
Hywel Carver
Both a how to do it and a go-to guide for the mathematically challenged. Knowing maths can save you money and avert disaster. It may be forms or mortgages and insurance, measurements or conversions, weights and tax – all can...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017
How to Build a Universe An Infinite Monkey Cage Adventure by Brian Cox, Robin Ince
How to Build a Universe An Infinite Monkey Cage Adventure
Brian Cox, Robin Ince
From the hosts of the legendary BBC Radio 4 programme comes this irreverent celebration of scientific marvels - a hectic leap through the grand and bizarre ideas conjured up by human imagination, from dark matter to consciousness via neutrinos and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017
Science(ish) The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies by Rick Edwards, Michael Brooks
Science(ish) The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies
Rick Edwards, Michael Brooks
Films – what do they know about science, what have they got right and what they have got wrong? (all that clunky computer equipment in Alien for a start). Can we teleport, grow a dinosaur or shapeshift, Doctor Michael Brooks...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017
Snow's Kitchenalia by Alan Snow
Snow's Kitchenalia
Alan Snow
Having made way too many impulsive purchases of kitchen equipment in my time, this would be a most welcome guide to the now huge range of “stuff” available to modern cooks. It goes from the simple for the back to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017
And Then You're Dead by Paul Doherty
And Then You're Dead
Paul Doherty
The ideal stocking filler for anyone looking for some good, clean, grisly fun this Christmas. Wryly amusing and gruesomely fascinating, this smart science-based stocking filler provides technical answers to many of the questions curious kids like to issue at adults,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Last Month's Featured Books

The Quantum Astrologer's Handbook by Michael Brooks

The Quantum Astrologer's Handbook
Michael Brooks
A book of science like no other, about a scientist like no other. This is a landmark in science writing. It resurrects from the vaults of neglect the polymath Jerome...

The Month Before's Featured Books

Cat Wisdom by Neil Somerville

Cat Wisdom
Neil Somerville
Cats have the answers; we humans only have to watch – and learn. Life lessons in friendship, courage and responsibility or discovering how to improve your appearance and surroundings –...

Ask an Astronaut by Tim Peake

Ask an Astronaut
Tim Peake
The new book from astronaut Tim Peake, the number one bestselling author of Hello, is this planet Earth? From training to launch, from his historic spacewalk to re-entry, he reveals...

Tamed Ten Species that Changed our World by Dr. Alice Roberts

Tamed Ten Species that Changed our World
Dr. Alice Roberts
In her new book, Tamed, Alice Roberts uncovers the amazing deep history of ten familiar species with incredible wild pasts: dogs, apples and wheat; cattle; potatoes and chickens; rice, maize,...

Unbelievable Science by Colin Barras

Unbelievable Science
Colin Barras
How did the atom bomb help save the elephant? Have we found the secret to eternal youth? Could a parasite be manipulating you right now? This collection of stories reveal...

Natural Wonders of the World by DK

Natural Wonders of the World
DK
A continent by continent journey around Earth's most beautiful, spectacular, and captivating landscapes. Discover which of Earth's wonders should definitely make it onto your bucket list with this unparalleled survey...

Adventures of a Young Naturalist The Zoo Quest Expeditions by Sir David Attenborough

Adventures of a Young Naturalist The Zoo Quest Expeditions
Sir David Attenborough
The early adventures of a young David Attenborough. Written with his trademark wit and charm, Zoo Quest is not just the story of a remarkable adventure, but of the man...

The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris

The Lost Words
Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris
One of Our Books of the Year 2017 | A book to make you think and feel, this is an important, beautiful, spellbinding treasure. Words from nature are disappearing, being...

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