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The Story Of The Human Body
The Story Of The Human Body Daniel Lieberman
The Story of the Human Body asks how our bodies got to be the way they are, and considers how that evolutionary history - both ancient and recent - can help us evaluate how we use our bodies. And what is the human body's future?
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Winner Take All
Winner Take All Dambisa Moyo
Our planet's resources are running out. And in the race for global resources, China is way out in front.
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The Domesticated Brain
The Domesticated Brain Bruce Hood
In The Domesticated Brain, renowned psychologist Bruce Hood explores the relationship between the brain and social behaviour, looking for clues as to origins and operations of the mechanisms that keep us bound together.
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Human Evolution
Human Evolution Robin Dunbar
The past 12,000 years represent the only time in the sweep of human history when there has been only one human species. How did this extraordinary proliferation of species come about - and then go extinct? And why did we emerge such intellectual giants?
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Love's Executioner And Other Tales Of Psychotherapy
Love's Executioner And Other Tales Of Psychotherapy Irvin D. Yalom
Why was Saul tormented by three unopened letters from Stockholm? What made Thelma spend her whole life raking over a long-past love affair? How did Carlos' macho fantasies help him deal with terminal cancer?
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Cooked
Cooked Michael Pollan
Filled with glorious, eccentric, mouthwatering tales, Cooked explores the deepest mysteries of how and why we cook.
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The Signal And The Noise
The Signal And The Noise Nate Silver
In The Signal and the Noise, the New York Times political forecaster Nate Silver, who accurately predicted the results of every state in the 2012 US election, reveals how we can all develop better foresight in an uncertain world.
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The Future Of The Mind
The Future Of The Mind Michio Kaku
Mind reading, recording memories, downloading dreams, telekinesis: no longer are these the province of science fiction. In some laboratories, they already exist. Michio Kaku takes us on a thrilling tour of the latest advances in brain science - in this life, and beyond. 
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Classical Mechanics
Classical Mechanics George Hrabovsky
Here is the ultimate master class in modern physics. In Classical Mechanics, world-class physicist and father of string theory Leonard Susskind and citizen-scientist George Hrabovsky combine forces in a primer that teaches the skills you need to do physics yourself.
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How To See The World
How To See The World Nicholas Mirzoeff
Nicholas Mirzoeff is Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University.  His book Watching Babylon, about the Iraq war as seen on TV and in film, was described by art historian Terry Smith as 'a tour de force by perhaps the most inventive – certainly the most wide-ranging-practitioner of visual culture analysis in the world today.'  
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The Meaning Of Science
The Meaning Of Science Tim Lewens
What is science? Where are its limits? Can it teach us all that is worth knowing?
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Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Mechanics Leonard Susskind, Art Friedman
In this ultimate practical introduction to quantum mechanics, world-renowned physicist Leonard Susskind and data engineer Art Friedman give you the basic skills you need to tackle this topic yourself. 
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To Explain The World
To Explain The World Steven Weinberg
How did we come to understand the world? And how did we learn how to do this? From ancient Greece to medieval Baghdad and the Royal Society of London, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg offers a unique and engrossing history of how scientists have solved the mysteries around us. 
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Who Rules The World?
Who Rules The World? Noam Chomsky
The most influential political writer alive today presents a state-of-the-world look at America's global power and politics.
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Our Necessary Shadow
Our Necessary Shadow Tom Burns
Psychiatry is a battleground, criticised on the one hand as an instrument of social control, while on the other as offering lasting solutions to mental illness. Which of these contrasting positions should we believe? What is the truth about psychiatry?
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Intuition Pumps And Other Tools For Thinking
Intuition Pumps And Other Tools For Thinking Daniel C. Dennett
Thinking is hard. A few of us may be natural geniuses; others are blessed with reserves of willpower. Then there are the rest of us: not prodigies and short on time, but still aspiring to understand the world. What can we do?
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