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The Copernicus Complex
The Copernicus Complex Caleb Scharf
Are we alone?  Copernicus told us the Earth has an unremarkable place in the universe.  But this may not be the whole story.  Renowned astrophysicist Caleb Scharf takes us on a cosmic adventure through science, history, space and time to show that our home is more special than we thought.
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Feral
Feral George Monbiot
Feral is the lyrical and gripping story of George Monbiot's efforts to re-engage with nature and discover a new way of living. He shows how, by restoring and rewilding our damaged ecosystems on land and at sea, we can bring wonder back into our lives.
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The Body Economic
The Body Economic David Stuckler, Sanjay Basu
This shocking, passionate book lays bare the truth about the human cost of financial crises. Backed up by the authors' own groundbreaking research, The Body Economic reveals that, even amid the worst economic disasters, the ways in which governments deal with . . .
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The Imaginary World Of...
The Imaginary World Of... Keri Smith
Prompted to think about landscape, place names, maps, currency and more Keri Smith encourages everyone to push their imaginations to the limit.
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We Are Our Brains
We Are Our Brains Dick Swaab
Everything we think, do and refrain from doing is determined by our brain. From religion to sexuality, it shapes our potential, our desires and our characters. Taking us through every stage in our lives, from the womb to falling in love to old age, Dick Swaab shows that we don't just have brains: we are our brains. 
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Penguin Dictionary Of Science
Penguin Dictionary Of Science Mike Clugston
The Penguin Dictionary of Science covers all the important topics  in this key subject area including chemistry, physics, molecular  biology, biochemistry, genetics, human anatomy and physiology, mathematics, astronomy  and computing.
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1 Page At A Time
1 Page At A Time Adam J. Kurtz
Each of the 365 prompts in this book will encourage you to draw, write, list, reflect, and share.  This book is your new best friend. 
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Gods Of Metal
Gods Of Metal Eric Schlosser
Seventy years after the bombing of Hiroshima, Eric Schlosser's powerful, chilling piece of journalism exposes today's deadly nuclear age. Originally published in the New Yorker and now expanded, this terrifying true account of the 2012 break-in at a high-security weapons complex in Tennessee is a masterly work of reportage. 
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Hands
Hands Darian Leader
Human history, modern life and our psychology - all told through the story of how we use our hands.
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The Last Asylum
The Last Asylum Barbara Taylor
This searingly honest, thought-provoking and beautifully written memoir is the story of the author's madness years, set inside the wider story of the death of the asylum system in the twentieth century.
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Connectome
Connectome Sebastian Seung
What really makes us who we are? In this groundbreaking book, pioneering neuroscientist Sebastian Seung shows that our identity does not lie in our genes, but in the connections between our brain cells - our own particular wiring, or 'connectomes'.
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Mindwise
Mindwise Nicholas Epley
Humans have an extraordinary, but imperfect, capacity for social intelligence. In Mindwise, renowned psychologist Nicholas Epley shows us how to hone our 'sixth sense'. 
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Our Mathematical Universe
Our Mathematical Universe Max Tegmark
Why does mathematics explain the universe so well? From the big bang to the distant future via parallel worlds, Max Tegmark proposes a radical idea: that our reality is not only described by mathematics: it is mathematics.
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Creation
Creation Adam Rutherford
Creation by Adam Rutherford tells the entire spellbinding story of life in two gripping narratives.
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Stuff Matters
Stuff Matters Mark Miodownik
From the everyday objects in our homes to the most extraordinary new materials that will shape our future, Stuff Matters reveals the miracles of craft, design, engineering and ingenuity that surround us every day.
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This Changes Everything
This Changes Everything Naomi Klein
In her most provocative book yet, Naomi Klein, author of the global bestsellers The Shock Doctrine and No Logo, tackles the most profound threat humanity has ever faced: the war our economic model is waging against life on earth.
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The Compatibility Gene
The Compatibility Gene Daniel M Davis
In The Compatibility Gene, one of our foremost immunologists tells the remarkable history of these genes' discovery and the unlocking of their secrets.
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The Great Explosion
The Great Explosion Brian Dillon
The Great Explosion is a profound work of narrative, exploration and inquiry from one of our most brilliant writers.
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Who Owns The Future?
Who Owns The Future? Jaron Lanier
As you read this, thousands of remote computers are refining secret models of who you are, using the information to make huge fortunes for a few people. Does the future have to be this way? How can we change it?
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