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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 Crack in Creation
A Crack in Creation Jennifer Doudna, Samuel Sternberg
The world-famous scientist behind ‘one of the most monumental discoveries in biology’ explores its devastating power to change the course of human history
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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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Against Empathy
Against Empathy Paul Bloom
This landmark scientific investigation by one of the world's leading psychologists reveals empathy to be our most dangerous emotion
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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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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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Bee Quest
Bee Quest Dave Goulson
The Sunday Times bestselling author is back, this time on a quest to find the world’s rarest bees…
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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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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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Big Questions In Science
Big Questions In Science Harriet Swain
Popular science at its best.
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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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Brief Lives 3 - Newton
Brief Lives 3 - Newton Peter Ackroyd
The third brilliant short biography in Peter Ackroyd's Brief Lives. Newton is a companion volume to Chaucer and Turner
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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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