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Night Sky
Night Sky Chet Raymo
'Chet Raymo speaks with a voice of sanity that captures wonder; he is one of the best informed and wisest scientists writing for the general public today' Edward O. Wilson
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The Lost World Of The Kalahari
The Lost World Of The Kalahari Laurens Van Der Post
In this enthralling book van der Post establishes his role as a distinguished explorer and writer describing the rediscovery of the Bushmen, outcast survivors from Stone Age Africa.
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A Shortcut Through Time
A Shortcut Through Time George Johnson
Highly recommended-when the revolution comes don't say no one warned you' Scotland on Sunday
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Jung And The Story Of Our Time
Jung And The Story Of Our Time Laurens Van Der Post
'The fascination of Jung is inescapable and van der Post has given us an excellent book - eloquent, learned and most impressive in its evocation of a devilishly provocative man' The Nation
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I Have Landed
I Have Landed Stephen Jay Gould
'Matchless examples of the strengths of a historical imagination roaming across a scientific subject' Guardian
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Six Degrees
Six Degrees Duncan Watts
A brilliant, thought- provoking and wonderfully well- written exploration of the new science of networks, showing how the complex interconnectedness of both things and people rules our lives.
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Lost In Space
Lost In Space Greg Klerkx
A definitive account of the Space Age and the dream of man's future in space.
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The Making Of Memory
The Making Of Memory Steven Rose
Winner of the Rhône-Poulenc Science Prize.
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Significant Sisters Margaret Forster
'A compulsively readable account' A. S. Byatt, The Times
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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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The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments
The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments George Johnson
One of the world's finest science journalists tells the story of the ten greatest scientific experiments - which in a moment profoundly changed our understanding of the universe.
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Memory Harriet Harvey Wood, A S Byatt
A packed, provocative anthology on a subject close to us all, with analyses of memory (and forgetting) ranging from childhood recollections to the latest neuroscience, Plato to Freud, medieval poets to London taxi drivers.
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The Naked Ape
The Naked Ape Desmond Morris
'Original, provocative and brilliantly entertaining. It's the sort of book that changes people's lives' Sunday Times
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Not Even Wrong
Not Even Wrong Peter Woit
'Peter Woit's book Not even Wrong is an authoritative and well reasoned account of string theory's extremely fashionable status among today's theoretical physicists...I regard it as an important book.' Professor Sir Roger Penrose, author of The Road to Reality.
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John Aubrey
John Aubrey Ruth Scurr
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD The autobiography that John Aubrey never wrote. Discover the perfect seventeenth-century English gentleman in his own words.
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Australia R M Crawford, Phillip Knightley
'A grand encapsulation of all Australia, past and present sharp, racy and irreverent' Independent
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The Deprat Affair
The Deprat Affair Roger Osborne
'Immensely readable and beautifully written A detective story without a solution.' Ruth Rendell, Daily Telegraph
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The Scourging Angel
The Scourging Angel Benedict Gummer
The definitive account of the Black Death in the British Isles.
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