The progress of humanity has often rested on proof, a law or a simple equation . It is literally a language without words, yet one that crosses cultures and spans centuries. Equations are the lifeblood of modern science and mathematics. Yet outside the... read more

The Story of Mathematics in 24 Equations
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Series:Patterns of Life Ser.

PATTERNED PLANET: SPECIAL EDITIONS OF GROUNDBREAKING SCIENCE BOOKS Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe? In this Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Jared Diamond puts the case that geography and biogeography, not race, moulded the contr... read more

Guns, Germs and Steel (Patterns of Life)
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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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WHAT MAKES US HUMAN? Waging war? Sex for pleasure? Creating art? Mastery of fire? In this thrilling tour of the animal kingdom, Adam Rutherford tells the story of how we became the unique creatures we are today. I... read more

The Book of Humans - A Brief History of Culture, Sex, War and the Evolution of Us
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Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him.A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the ... read more

A Short History of Nearly Everything
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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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From the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Man Who Couldn't Stop'Witty, sharp and enlightening . . . This book will make you smarter' Adam RutherfordWhat if you have more intelligence than you realize? What if there ... read more

The Genius Within - Smart Pills, Brain Hacks and Adventures in Intelligence
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In his international bestseller, The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben opened readers? eyes to the wonders and amazing processes at work in the forest. Now this new, breathtakingly illustrated edition brings those wonders to life like never befo... read more

The Hidden Life of Trees (Illustrated Edition)
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Awards:Long-listed for Wellcome Book Prize 2017 (UK).

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Sapiens shows us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going.
Yuval Noah Harari envisions a near future in which we face a new set of challenges. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmare... read more

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
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Exploring the hidden complexities of our most under-used and misunderstood sense. Smell is the most emotional and evocative of our senses: it can bring back memories faster and with more immediacy than a photograph -... read more

The Smell of Fresh Rain - The Unexpected Pleasures of Our Most Elusive Sense
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The genetic history of the dog is a sensational example of the co-evolution of two species, man and wolf, to each other's mutual benefit. But how did this ancient partnership begin? To answer this question, Professor ... read more

The Wolf Within: The Astonishing Evolution of the Wolf into Man's Best Friend
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In his previous books, Oliver Sacks had addressed questions of the brain and mind through the lens of case histories of individuals with neurological disorders. Recently, however, he had been reflecting on his experiences with such patients in the context of a lif... read more

The River of Consciousness
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