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100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know
100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know John D. Barrow
Eminent cosmologist Professor John Barrow uses simple mathematics to explain one hundred of life's most perplexing questions...
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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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21 Lessons for the 21st Century
21 Lessons for the 21st Century Yuval Noah Harari
The bestselling phenomenon returns with 21 bite-sized lessons to help us understand our troubled times.
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A Blueprint for a Safer Planet
A Blueprint for a Safer Planet Nicholas Stern
A book about the action required of this generation to ensure the continued existence of the human race - by the world's leading authority on climate change.
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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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A New Green History Of The World
A New Green History Of The World Clive Ponting
Clive Ponting's bestselling study of man's despoliation of the planet - now completely revised and updated.
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A Primate's Memoir
A Primate's Memoir Robert M Sapolsky
The mesmerising story of Robert Sapolsky's twenty-one years in remote Kenya with a troop of Savannah baboons.
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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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Adventures in the Anthropocene
Adventures in the Anthropocene Gaia Vince
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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Alas Poor Darwin
Alas Poor Darwin Hilary Rose, Steven Rose
The first comprehensible critique of Evolutionary Psychology and its key thinkers (Richard Dawkins, Steven Pinker, E.O. Wilson, etc.), written for the general reader
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Alfred Russel Wallace
Alfred Russel Wallace Peter Raby
'A welcome reassessment of one of the great forgotten mavericks of British science' (Sunday Telegraph) - the man who almost scooped Darwin.
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An Intimate History Of Humanity
An Intimate History Of Humanity Theodore Zeldin
‘Theodore Zeldin’s all-embracing history of our feelings through the ages [is] brilliantly original and unsettling… A seductive and unusually thought provoking book’ Sunday Telegraph
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Ararat
Ararat Frank Westerman
A brilliant fusion of travel writing with writing about science and religious scepticism.
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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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Behave
Behave Robert M Sapolsky
A groundbreaking synthesis of the entire science of human behaviour by 'one of the best scientist-writers of our time' (Oliver Sacks)
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Between Genius And Genocide
Between Genius And Genocide Daniel Charles
The astonishing story of the first man to fix nitrogen from the air, which led to the mass production of agricultural fertilisers; winner of the Nobel Prize; the creator of chemical warfare; a German patriot destroyed by the Nazis.
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Beyond Weird
Beyond Weird Philip Ball
An exhilarating tour of the contemporary quantum landscape, this book addresses the question that most others fail to ask: what does quantum mechanics actually mean?
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Bike Nation
Bike Nation Peter Walker
A healthier nation. A safer nation. A human-friendly nation… Welcome to Bike Nation.
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Birds and People
Birds and People Mark Cocker, David Tipling
The definitive groundbreaking book on the relationship between birds and humankind, with contributions from bird enthusiasts from all over the world. Endorsed by the RSPB and BirdLife International.
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Birth
Birth Tina Cassidy
This page-turning -- and jaw-dropping -- history of childbirth is 'a wonder of a book... a must read for anyone who's ever been born' (Mary Roach)
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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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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space
Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space Janna Levin
The full inside story of the detection of gravitational waves at LIGO, one of the most ambitious scientific experiments of all time
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Brainstorm
Brainstorm Suzanne O'Sullivan
The brain is the most complex structure in the universe. Accompany one of the UK’s top neurologists as she tries to puzzle out some of the most eye-opening symptoms medicine has to offer
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