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 Science & Natural History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

20th July 1969: Neil Armstrong becomes the first person to walk on the Moon. We all recognize this to be one of mankind's greatest achievements. Yet what did it take to make John F. Kennedy's dream a reality? In this remarkable book, Professor Richard Wiseman pres... read more

Shoot for the Moon
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How does life create order from chaos? And just what is life, anyway? Leading physicist Paul Davies argues that to find the answers, we must first answer a deeper question- 'What is information?'
To understand the origins and nature of life, Davies pro... read more

The Demon in the Machine
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Most of us know that addiction to digital tools is costing us both productivity and peace. But giving them up completely isn't realistic.
We're addicted to texting, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter not because we're stupid o... read more

Digital Minimalism: Living Better with Less Technology
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Why do diets fail? Is it due to genetic disposition? A sluggish metabolism? An underactive thyroid?After years of going on failed diets, Dr Nadja Hermann, a nutritionist and behavioural psychologist, weighed 150 kg at 30 years... read more

Conquering Fat Logic: Rethinking What We Know about Diets
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The Number One Bestseller Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptio... read more

21 Lessons for the 21st Century
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'Charming, compelling and packed with information. I learned more about biology from this short book than I did from years of science lessons. A weird and wonderful read' PETER FRANKOPAN
We like to think of ourselves as exceptio... read more

The Book of Humans - The Story of How We Became Us
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Category:

 Science & Natural History

Awards:Shortlisted for Society of Biology Book Awards: General Biology Book 2015.

#1 New York Times Bestseller
From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution--a #1 international bestseller--that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced ou... read more

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
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'With my job on Today, I have become obsessed with sleep. The Nocturnal Braininterweaves bizarre real life stories with cutting edge neurological science in the true tradition of Oliver Sachs. A fascinating read.' - Martha Kea... read more

The Nocturnal Brain: Tales of Nightmares and Neuroscience
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The hacker now known as Alien entered MIT in 1998, intending to major in aerospace engineering. Almost immediately, she was recruited to join a secret student group scaling walls, breaking into buildings, pulling... read more

Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called 'Alien'
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Imagine if your dog could talk to you. Better still, imagine if it could express its innermost feelings in poetic form.
This hilarious, insightful book confirms what we've all long suspected - that inside every dog is the soul... read more

What I Lick Before Your Face ... and Other Haikus by Dogs
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Category:

 Science & Natural History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

It is hard to overstate just how unusual Europe was towards the end of the age of the dinosaurs. It was a dynamic island arc whose individual landmasses were made up of diverse geological types, including ancient continental fragments, raised segments of oce... read more

Europe: A Natural History
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 Science & Natural History

Reading Level:3 Biography

A vivid and perceptive book combining memoir, scientific and cultural history with a bewitching account of landscape and place, which will appeal to readers of Robert Macfarlane, Roger Deakin and Olivia Laing.  Long captivated by... read more

The Library of Ice: Readings from a Cold Climate
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