Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors

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Humans: A Brief History of How We F*cked It All Up

Humans: A Brief History of How We F*cked It All UpAn exhilarating journey through the most creative and catastrophic f ck ups in human history, from our very first ancestor falling out of that tree, to the most spectacular fails of the present day In the seventy thousand years that modern human beings have walked this earth, we ve come a long way.


A Grown-Up Guide to Dinosaurs

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The Brain: The Story of You

The Brain: The Story of YouLocked in the silence and darkness of your skull, your brain fashions the rich narratives of your reality and your identity Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman for a journey into the questions at the mysterious heart of our existence What is reality Who are you How do you make decisions


Letters From An Astrophysicist

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Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms

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Lifespan: Why We Age—and Why We Don't Have To

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The Diabetes Code: Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally

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The Science of Storytelling

The Science of StorytellingOne of my absolute favourite writers Decca Aitkenhead Who would we be without stories Stories mould who we are, from our character to our cultural identity They drive us to act out our dreams and ambitions, and shape our politics and beliefs We use them to construct our relationships, to keep


New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future

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A Brief History of Time

A Brief History of TimeIn the ten years since its publication in 1988, Stephen Hawking s classic work has become a landmark volume in scientific writing, with than nine million copies in forty languages sold worldwide That edition was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the origins and nature of the


A Short History of Nearly Everything

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The Selfish Gene

The Selfish GeneThe Selfish Gene 30th Anniversary Editionwith a new Introduction by the Author Inheriting the mantle of revolutionary biologist from Darwin, Watson, and Crick, Richard Dawkins forced an enormous change in the way we see ourselves and the world with the publication of The Selfish Gene Suppose,


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth Today there is just one Us Homo sapiens How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human


Cosmos

CosmosCosmos has 13 heavily illustrated chapters, corresponding to the 13 episodes of the Cosmos television series In the book, Sagan explores 15 billion years of cosmic evolution and the development of science and civilization Cosmos traces the origins of knowledge and the scientific method, mixing