This sampler of entertaining mathematical diversions reveals the elegance and extraordinary usefulness of mathematics for readers who think they have no aptitude for the subject. If you like any kin... read more

The Call of the Primes: Surprising Patterns, Peculiar Puzzles, and Other Marvels of Mathematics
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"Chilling...Reads like a West Coast version of All the President's Men." --The New York Times Book Review
 
The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech ... read more

Bad Blood - Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
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'A typically Mayesque celebration of classic engineering ...May is extraordinarily good at explaining what a carburettor is or outlining how a governor works...It's charming, transfixing and surprisingly intimate...It might be the best thing he's ever done.' - Guardian [rev... read more

The Reassembler
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Originally published in 1992 to great acclaim, this updated edition traces the course of Hawking (TM)s life and science, successfully marrying biography and physics to tell the story of a remarkable man. Stephen Hawking is no ordinary scientist. With a career... read more

Stephen Hawking:A Life in Science
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From the phenomenal New Scientist series, with over 2,500,000 copies sold
Do Polar Bears Get Lonely? is the third compilation of readers' answers to the questions in the 'Last Word' column of New Scientist, the world... read more

Do Polar Bears Get Lonely?: And 101 Other Intriguing Science Questions
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Two weeks before his death, Oliver Sacks outlined the contents of The River of Consciousness, the last book he would oversee. The bestselling author of On the Move, Musicophilia, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Sacks is known for his illuminating case his... read more

The River of Consciousness
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Series:Earth S.

Beijing and Jakarta, Tehran and Tokyo, Istanbul and Los Angeles are among the more than 60 large cities at risk from an earthquake. And although Europe's cities are comparatively less vulnerable, over the last 300 years devastating shocks have hit Athens, Bucharest, Lisbon, Madri... read more

Earthquake
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Take notice, world, New Zealand is undergoing a re-charge.The 'No. 8 wire' thinking we have been so proud of is being expanded and improved.No. 8 Re-charged tells a compelling and accessible story of modern New Zealand and its wor... read more

No.8 Re-charged: 202 World-changing Innovations from New Zealand
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The eye-popping, gob-smacking, rib-tickling phenomenon that is QI serves up a brand new selection of 1,423 facts to bowl you over.Bees can play football.Cholesterol is good for you.Camels gave humans the common cold.English has 3,000 words relating to drunkennes... read more

1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over
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Simple and accessible, Science in Seconds is a visually led introduction to 200 key scientific ideas. Each concept is readily absorbed through an easy-to-understand picture and a concise explanation. Concepts span all of the key sc... read more

Science in Seconds: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant
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Discover whether your brain is the size of a pea or the size of a planet! Like the rest of your body, your brain needs to sweat and stretch to improve. Give it the workout it deserves with this interactive book, and develop your concentration, memory and creative thinking... read more

How Big Is Your Brain?
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Most of us are clueless when it comes to the physics that makes our modern world so convenient. What's the simple science behind motion sensors, touch screens and toasters? How do we enter our offices using touch-o... read more

The Physics of Everyday Things: The Extraordinary Science Behind an Ordinary Day
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