Take a journey through the fascinating story of fractions, numbers, patterns, and shapes in order to better understand the complex world we live in. Continuing the "Big Ideas" series' trademark combination of authoritative, clear text and bold graphics to chart the developmen... read more

The Maths Book
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"A clear, compelling guide to some of the most pressing debates in technology today." - Bill Gates, from the foreword
From Microsoft's President and one of the tech industry's wisest thinkers, a frank and thoughtful reckoning with ho... read more

Tools and Weapons: Promise and Peril in the Digital Age
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The world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the million-selling What If? and Thing Explainer
For any task you might want to do, there's a r... read more

How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems
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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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There are so many different animals at the zoo, and they each make lots and lots (and sometimes LOTS!) of poo. So what do zoos do with all of that poo?  This laugh-out-loud picture book explores all kinds of zoo poo, from cube-shaped wombat po... read more

What Do They Do with All That Poo?
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Potted plants aren't mere decoration; they offer a rare opportunity to find joy by caring for another living being. Summer Rayne Oakes keeps over 1,000 live houseplants spanning over 400 species in her Brooklyn apartment. She'... read more

How to Make a Plant Love You: Cultivating Your Personal Green Space
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Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, David and Goliath, and What the Dog Saw, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with ... read more

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know
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Emotional intelligence affects every aspect of the way we live, from romantic to professional relationships, from our inner resilience to our social success. It is the ultimate soft skill of the twenty-first century.
Drawing on his work in the hu... read more

The School of Life: An Emotional Education
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Creating an element is no easy feat. It's the equivalent of firing six trillion bullets a second at a needle in a haystack, hoping the bullet and needle somehow fuse together, then catching it in less than a thousandth of a second - after which... read more

Superheavy: Making and Breaking the Periodic Table
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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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'Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.' Carl Jung
The essence of successful therapy is the relationship between the therapist and th... read more

The Talking Cure: Normal People, Their Hidden Struggles and the Life-Changing Power of Therapy
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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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