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The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris
The Lost Words
Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris
A book to make you think and feel, this is an important, beautiful, spellbinding treasure. Words from nature are disappearing, being removed, left to one side to be forgotten. Some words are in real danger of being lost forever, this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017
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 of the world's incredible natural treasures. With a foreword by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017
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 the breakthroughs in science, across all fields. It is a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017
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, and horses - and, finally, humans. She not only reveals...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017
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 who made us fall in love with the natural world,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017
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
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 for readers of all ages the cutting-edge science behind his...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017
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
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 – Neil Somerville reminds us of what there is to learn…....
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Last Month's Featured Books

Out of the Shadow of a Giant Hooke, Halley and the Birth of British Science by John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin

Out of the Shadow of a Giant Hooke, Halley and the Birth of British Science
John Gribbin, Mary Gribbin
Whilst Newton is widely regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time, and the father of the English scientific revolution, John and Mary Gribbin uncover the fascinating story...

Bad Choices How Algorithms Can Help You Think Smarter and Live Happier by Ali Almossawi

Bad Choices How Algorithms Can Help You Think Smarter and Live Happier
Ali Almossawi
The wildly popular author of Bad Arguments returns with a funny, smart introduction to algorithms -- those perennially misunderstood, increasingly important problem-solving rules that can save you time and...

Sound Stories of Hearing Lost and Found by Bella Bathurst

Sound Stories of Hearing Lost and Found
Bella Bathurst
Much needed light is shed on the isolating world of the deaf through the author’s own personal journey recounting how she gradually lost her hearing leaving her with rage then...

Flavour A User's Guide to Our Most Neglected Sense by Bob Holmes

Flavour A User's Guide to Our Most Neglected Sense
Bob Holmes
For anyone who wants to be a better cook, get the best restaurant experience no matter where you go, or if you just want to make better decisions in the...

Insight The Power of Self-Awareness in a Self-Deluded World by Dr Tasha Eurich

Insight The Power of Self-Awareness in a Self-Deluded World
Dr Tasha Eurich
Integrating hundreds of studies with her own research and work in the Fortune 500 world, organizational psychologist Tasha Eurich shatters conventional assumptions about what it takes to truly know ourselves...

Science in the Soul Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist by Richard Dawkins

Science in the Soul Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist
Richard Dawkins
Science in the Soul is a sparkling showcase for Professor Dawkins' rapier wit, the clarity, precision and vigour he brings to an argument, the beauty of his prose, the depth...

Pinpoint How GPS is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our Minds by Greg Milner

Pinpoint How GPS is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our Minds
Greg Milner
Pinpoint tells the sweeping story of GPS from its conceptual origins as a bomb guidance system to its presence in almost everything we do. Milner examines the different ways humans...

In Pursuit of Memory The Fight Against Alzheimer's by Joseph Jebelli

In Pursuit of Memory The Fight Against Alzheimer's
Joseph Jebelli
Far more than the story of a disease, In Pursuit of Memory zooms inside the human brain to see how Alzheimer's works and out again to show, entwined with the...

The Month Before's Featured Books

The Great Mystery Science, God and the Human Quest for Meaning by Alister McGrath, DPhil, DD

The Great Mystery Science, God and the Human Quest for Meaning
Alister McGrath, DPhil, DD
Alister McGrath, bestselling author and Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University, explores the question of human nature from both scientific and religious perspectives, and weaves together...

The Big Picture On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself by Sean Carroll

The Big Picture On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself
Sean Carroll
From Darwin and Einstein to the origins of life, consciousness and the universe itself, Carroll combines cosmos-sprawling science and profound thought in a quest to explain our world. Destined to...

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