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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"Liz Ziemska has fashioned a beautiful story about one famous survivor and the magic and mathematics he’s brought to the world." —Karen Joy FowlerMandelbrot the Magnificent is a stunning, magical pseudo-biography of Benoit Mandelbrot as he flees into deep... read more

Mandelbrot the Magnificent
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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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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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For fans of WHAT IF? and NEW SCIENTIST comes this brilliantly funny and informative look at the stranger side of evolution.
Featuring:
The Zombie ants mind-controlled by a fungus
Beautiful salamanders that can regenerate any part ... read more

The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar
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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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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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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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In this book, Johnny Ball tells one of the most important stories in world history - the story of mathematics.

By introducing us to the major characters and leading us through many historical twists and turns, Johnny sl... read more

Wonders Beyond Numbers A History of All Things Mathematical
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