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Adventures in Human Being

Gavin Francis

Oliver Sacks meets Bear Grylls in this unique voyage around the human body, from the prize-winning author of Empire Antarctica. Now available in paper…

States of Mind

Mark Haddon

A lively collection of literature, science and art delving into the mysteries of human consciousness, with a new introduction by Mark Haddon

Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

Ian Stewart

Solving mathematical riddles with the world's most popular maths sleuth.


Ben Ambridge

A mind-bending miscellany of everyday psychology

At the Edge of Uncertainty

Michael Brooks

From the author of 13 Things That Don't Make Sense, the radical new discoveries that will transform how we see the world.

Where Do Camels Belong?

Ken Thompson

A timely, instructive and controversial book, which delivers unexpected answers.

Sex by Numbers

David Spiegelhalter

Everything you ever wanted to know about sex (and statistics) from the co-author of The Norm Chronicles.

What Nature Does For Britain

Tony Juniper

Ecology meets economics head on in Tony Juniper's valuation of the UK's natural capital


Val McDermid

Bestselling crime writer Val McDermid picks up the scalpel to uncover the secrets of forensic medicine, from the crime scene to the courtroom.

Sex, Drugs & Rock n Roll

Zoe Cormier

Sex, drugs and rock'n'roll as you've never seen them before – under the microscope.

The Norm Chronicles

David Spiegelhalter

A far from average book: the real story behind the statistics on risk, chance and choice. Now in paperback.

The Great Mathematical Problems

Ian Stewart

'Britain's foremost populariser of maths' Ian Stewart reveals the ultimate questions that take us to the limits of mathematics – now av…

The Economist Numbers Guide 6th Edition

How to improve your head for figures: the concepts and techniques that are crucial for every aspiring manager to know.

Rogerson's Book of Numbers

Barnaby Rogerson

A miscellany of sacred, mysterious, spiritual and profane numbers. The ideal stocking-filler – now available in paperback.

The Existential Pleasures of Engineering

Samuel C. Florman

How engineering is not only fundamental to our society but also an expression of mankind's deepest creative impulses.

Pieces of Light

Charles Fernyhough

Why do we remember certain things but forget others?

Seventeen Equations that Changed the World

Ian Stewart

A unique history of humanity told through its seventeen defining equations; from Pythagoras to Calculus.

Why Does the World Exist?

Jim Holt

An irreverent sleuth tackles the riddle of existence that has puzzled man since the dawn of time

The Man Who Plants Trees

Jim Robbins

An extraordinary investigation into the world of trees – and the inspiring story of one man's quest to help save the world's oldest and grea…

The Burning Question

Mike Berners-Lee

Take one complex scientific discipline. Add the future of energy, economics and geopolitics. Season with human nature …

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