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Out of My Head
Out of My Head Tim Parks
Adventures in the latest studies on consciousness, from bestselling non-fiction writer Tim Parks
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Seven Signs of Life
Seven Signs of Life Aoife Abbey
A beautiful and perceptive memoir that explores the emotional life of an intensive care unit, by a doctor and former writer behind The Secret Doctor blog
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The Knowledge
The Knowledge Lewis Dartnell
A captivating journey of discovery and a quickstart guide to rebuilding our world after the apocalypse.
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100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Maths and the Arts
100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Maths and the Arts John D. Barrow
Discover the the unusual and unexpected application of maths that lies behind the arts.
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Serving the Reich
Serving the Reich Philip Ball
An incisive and revealing exploration of the fate of physics under the Nazis – and how scientific idealism led to accommodation with a totalitarian regime.
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Birth of a Theorem
Birth of a Theorem Cédric Villani
A passionate story of inspiration, obsession and partnership, as one of the greatest mathematical minds takes us on an imaginative journey through the discovery of a new theorem.
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Knocking On Heaven's Door
Knocking On Heaven's Door Lisa Randall
One of the most illuminating science books in years, Knocking on Heaven's Door makes clear the biggest scientific questions we face and reveals how answering them could ultimately tell us who we are and where we came from.
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Higgs Discovery
Higgs Discovery Lisa Randall
What is the Higgs boson? And where will its discovery lead? Renowned physicist Lisa Randall explains this landmark event in modern science and its startlingly beautiful implications.
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Wounded
Wounded Emily Mayhew
A homage to the courage and determination of the men and women who cared for – and saved the lives of – the hundreds of thousands of British soldiers who were wounded at the Western Front.
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Mathletics
Mathletics John D. Barrow
From the author of 100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know, a companion volume.
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The Gene
The Gene Siddhartha Mukherjee
The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history.
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Rainbow Dust
Rainbow Dust Peter Marren
A uniquely personal book about butterflies and about the people who love them – which, surely, is most of us
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Invisible
Invisible Philip Ball
The invisible is one of the most enduringly seductive ideas in human history. This is its biography.
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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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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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The Glass Cage
The Glass Cage Nicholas Carr
A panoramic exposé of the decision-making software running our lives – and how it is changing us all.
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Peak
Peak Anders Ericsson, Robert Pool
Reveals that all of us can excel at our chosen activities and offers a guide to unlocking our potential
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It's All in Your Head
It's All in Your Head Suzanne O'Sullivan
A neurologist explores the very real world of psychosomatic illness
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A Community of Mortals Alexandra Zelman-Doring
Inspiring, revealing, shocking – Alexandra Zelman-Doring's essay on mourning, therapeutic hypothermia and some of the greatest literature written on death.
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The Good Story
The Good Story J. M. Coetzee, Arabella Kurtz
A fascinating dialogue on the human inclination to make up stories between a Nobel Prize-winning writer and a psychotherapist.
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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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Ebola
Ebola David Quammen
EBOLA: unravelling the the mystery of one of the world's most deadly diseases
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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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Higher Calling
Higher Calling Max Leonard
What is it about mountains that cyclists love? Max Leonard uncovers the allure of the peaks – the pain, the glory, the sweat and the tears.
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