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Girl Stuff 8–12
Girl Stuff 8–12 Kaz Cooke
Girl Stuff 8–12 is the essential younger girl's guide to puberty and the pre-teen years. Fully revised and updated edition 2019/2020
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Chernobyl
Chernobyl Serhii Plokhy
A dramatic, minute-by-minute account of one of the most shattering events of the Cold War, from an award-winning historian.
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Quiet
Quiet Susan Cain
For far too long, those who are naturally quiet, serious or sensitive have been overlooked. The loudest have taken over - even if they have nothing to say. It's time for everyone to listen. It's time to harness the power of introverts.
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How To Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics
How To Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics Michael Pollan
Could psychedelic drugs change our worldview? One of America's most revered writers takes us on a mind-altering journey to the frontiers of human consciousness.
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The Uninhabitable Earth
The Uninhabitable Earth David Wallace-Wells
A cinematic, propulsive and frightening climate tour of our near future - coming much faster than you think.
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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress Steven Pinker
One of the world's greatest thinkers tells the heroic story of human progress - and why we neglect it at our peril.
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Unnatural Causes
Unnatural Causes Dr Richard Shepherd
A real-life silent witness from one of Britain's foremost forensic pathologists.
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Who's Minding the Farm?
Who's Minding the Farm? Patrice Newell
A call to arms from Patrice Newell who has dedicated her life to land management at Elmswood in the Hunter Valley.
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This is Marketing
This is Marketing Seth Godin
Real marketing isn't about racking up clicks and tweets; it's about connection, empathy, and making a difference.
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Where Song Began: Australia's Birds and How They Changed the World
Where Song Began: Australia's Birds and How They Changed the World Tim Low
The award-winning bestseller that put Australian birds on the world map - nature and science writing at their best.
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Life 3.0
Life 3.0 Max Tegmark
A.I. is the future of science, technology, and business - and there's no one better to explore that future than Max Tegmark.
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Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon
Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon Rahul Jandial
An easy and accessible guide to boosting your brain power by an acclaimed neurosurgeon and neuroscientist.
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Things To Make And Do In The Fourth Dimension
Things To Make And Do In The Fourth Dimension Matt Parker
This is probably the most enjoyable book about maths ever written. From impossibly small pizza slices to computers built out of dominoes, unfathomable knots to multi-dimensional drinking straws, Matt Parker introduces the amazing, essential, riotous world of numbers that is all around us, absolutely everywhere.
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The Thrilling Adventures Of Lovelace And Babbage
The Thrilling Adventures Of Lovelace And Babbage Sydney Padua
Meet two of Victorian London's greatest geniuses . . . Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron: mathematician, gambler, and proto-programmer, whose writings contained the first ever appearance of general computing theory. And Charles Babbage, eccentric inventor of the Difference Engine, an enormous clockwork calculating machine that would have been the first computer . . .
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The Upright Thinkers
The Upright Thinkers Leonard Mlodinow
At once authoritative and accessible, and infused with the author's trademark wit, this deeply insightful book is a stunning tribute to humanity's intellectual curiosity.
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Concussion Jeanne Marie Laskas
Taut and gorgeously told, this is the intensely personal story of one man's fight against a multibillion dollar colossus. A man who stood up for what was right, whatever the cost.
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In A Different Key
In A Different Key John Donvan, Caren Zucker
The astonishing story of autism as it has been discovered and felt by parents, children and doctors.
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The Wander Society
The Wander Society Keri Smith
By purchasing this book you are electing to join a secret underground movement.
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Dying for a Chat: Penguin Special
Dying for a Chat: Penguin Special Ranjana Srivastava
Winner of the 2013 Human Rights Literature Award Medical oncologist Ranjana Srivastava contends that our healthcare professionals are ill equipped for frank discussions with patients, leading to misdiagnosis, avoidable medical complications and even death.
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Is There No Place for Me?: Making Sense of Madness: Penguin Special
Is There No Place for Me?: Making Sense of Madness: Penguin Special Kate Richards
Kate argues for empowering patients and their families to be active members of treament teams.
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Our Vietnam Nurses
Our Vietnam Nurses Annabelle Brayley
From flying with critically wounded Australian soldiers out of turbulent war zones, to being held at gunpoint, the compassion, courage and grace under fire in Our Vietnam Nurses will inspire and astound.
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Aussie Midwives
Aussie Midwives Fiona McArthur
Funny one minute and heartbreaking the next, Aussie Midwives explores the joys, emotion and drama of childbirth and the lasting effect it has on the people who work in this extraordinary profession.
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Rebooting India
Rebooting India Nandan Nilekani, Viral Shah
Rebooting India identifies a dozen initiatives where a series of citizen-friendly, high-tech public institutions can deliver low-cost solutions to India's grand challenges. From social security to banking to health and legal systems, this books sets out a bold vision for India and an inspiring example for governments worldwide.
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