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When Breath Becomes Air
When Breath Becomes Air Paul Kalanithi
For readers of Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal and Henry Marsh’s Do No Harm, an unforgettably powerful and heart-breaking book about how to live.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Chimp and the River
The Chimp and the River David Quammen
In this 'frightening and fascinating masterpiece' (Walter Isaacson), David Quammen explores the true origins of HIV/AIDS.
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The Forest People
The Forest People Colin M Turnbull
A life-enhancing account of a remote people living in harmony with nature and one of the great classics of anthropology
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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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The Matter of the Heart
The Matter of the Heart Thomas Morris
The story of the human heart told through 11 ground-breaking operations
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The Inner Life of Animals
The Inner Life of Animals Peter Wohlleben
The mysteries and emotional richness of the animal world revealed as never before, from the author of the Sunday Times bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees.
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I Contain Multitudes
I Contain Multitudes Ed Yong
A thrilling, witty, genre-busting book on microbes, one of science’s hottest topics, by a debut writer with a huge following.
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A Rumor Of War
A Rumor Of War Philip Caputo
The original Vietnam memoir and a great classic of war literature with a new introduction from Kevin Powers – 40th Anniversary Edition
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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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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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The Hidden Landscape
The Hidden Landscape Richard Fortey
The richness of Britain's geological history is without equal. The Hidden Landscape - a classic in popular geology - is a unique exploration of that diversity.
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The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles George Johnson
A vibrantly informative and provocative look at the war against cancer - from the age of dinosaurs through to today and beyond.
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