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Brave New World Revisited
Brave New World Revisited Aldous Huxley
‘One of the most important books to have been published since the war’ Daily Telegraph
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Bright Earth
Bright Earth Philip Ball
A timely reissue of a brilliant exploration of the science of art and of colour
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Bumper Book of Dinosaurs
Bumper Book of Dinosaurs Keiron Pim
Think you know all there is to know about dinosaurs? Think again. A fun, fact-filled and thoroughly modern book of dinosaurs – for all the family.
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Charles Darwin Volume 2
Charles Darwin Volume 2 Janet Browne
'The second, final volume of her magnificent life of [Darwin]. Much the best biography of Darwin to date, it makes irresistible reading.' Miranda Seymour, Top Five Books of the Year, Sunday Times'A marvellous book-This second part of the life stands on its own. Soothing, unhurried and absorbing' Jane Ridley, Spectator
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Charles Darwin: Voyaging
Charles Darwin: Voyaging Janet Browne
'An astonishingly fresh picture of the great naturalist-Janet Browne's book is a triumph, the closest we can come to getting inside Darwin's mind.' Sunday Telegraph
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'Cherry' Ingram
'Cherry' Ingram Naoko Abe
A richly illustrated and award-winning Japanese biography, history and exploration of cherry blossom told through the life of an English amateur botanist, rewritten for English readers
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Chronicles of a Liquid Society
Chronicles of a Liquid Society Umberto Eco
The final book from one of Europe's cultural giants: an entertaining collection of essays about the modern world - from unbridled individualism to mobile phones
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Circulation
Circulation Thomas Wright
Winner of the Wellcome Trust Book Prize 2012, this is the vivid and visceral biography of William Harvey, the Renaissance anatomist who discovered the circulation of the blood.
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Claxton
Claxton Mark Cocker
After the massive, world-spanning, unanimously acclaimed Birds and People Mark Cocker looks in fascinating detail at his home parish in Norfolk and its wildlife
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Cosmic Imagery
Cosmic Imagery John D. Barrow
In this lavishly illustrated book one of the UK's most distinguished scientists tells the story of science through 200 of the subject's key images.
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Cradle to Cradle
Cradle to Cradle Michael Braungart, William McDonough
A series of special editions of the best popular science books to explore the patterns of our planet. Designed by Patternity, the award-winning creative studio and pattern consultancy.
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Cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrency Paul Vigna, Michael J. Casey
1988 saw the birth of the internet. 2008 gave us bitcoin. Today, cybercurrencies are changing the world we live in.
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Curiosity
Curiosity Philip Ball
A tour through the history of human curiosity, from its original condemnation as sin, blossoming through the lives of Galileo and Newton, to its current role central to modern society.
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Cycles of Time
Cycles of Time Roger Penrose
In his first book since the bestselling The Road to Reality, one of our most distinguished scientists offers a radical new theory of the origin, and ultimate end, of the Universe.
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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs
Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs Lisa Randall
The most thrilling, genre-busting, unlikely science book you’ll ever read, from the world-renowned, multi-award-winning, superstar physicist Lisa Randall
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Dawn of the New Everything
Dawn of the New Everything Jaron Lanier
‘The father of Virtual Reality … a high-tech genius’ (Sunday Times) explains why virtual reality presents the ultimate test for humanity
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Descartes' Error
Descartes' Error Antonio Damasio
Crucial reading - New York Times Book Review
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Digging Up the Dead
Digging Up the Dead Druin Burch
The gripping unknown story of a surgeon and his world (from grave robbers to the Prince Regent), told vividly from the inside by someone who is himself a young practising physician, who gives us a real insight into medical history and adds his own intimate, modern experience.
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Direct Red
Direct Red Gabriel Weston
A rare, original and humane book that will shock you, move you and stay with you long after the last page - a TOP TEN BESTSELLER in hardback
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Dr Simon Forman Judith Cook
Frst full biography of Forman - one of the most extraordinary and colourful personalities of the Elizabethan age. Brilliant account of contemporary medicine, and a vivid window on the lives of Elizabethan Londoners, from merchant adventurers and countesses, to innkeepers, market traders and whores.
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Dr Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation
Dr Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation Olivia Judson
In witty question-and-answer format, this book explains biology by entertaining reference to the evolution of "all creatures great and small".
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