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  • Eve

    How The Female Body Drove 200 Million Years of Human Evolution (Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Non-Fiction)

    by Cat Bohannon ...
    **A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERLONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2024FOYLE'S NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023LONGLISTED FOR BLACKWELL'S NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023ONE OF THE GUARDIAN'S BEST IDEAS BOOKS OF 2023ONE OF THE TELEGRAPH'S FIFTY BEST BOOKS OF 2023ONE OF PROSPECT'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2023ONE OF DUA LIPA'S SERVICE95 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR '5 INSPIRING READS TO KICK START THE ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

    by Frans de Waal ...
    In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human morality is not imposed from above but instead comes from within. Moral behavior does not begin and end with religion but is in fact a product of evolution.For many years, de Waal has observed chimpanzees soothe distressed neighbors and bonobos share their food. Now he ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Game Theory: A Very Short Introduction

    by Ken Binmore ...
    Series series Very Short Introductions
    Games are everywhere: Drivers manoeuvring in heavy traffic are playing a driving game. Bargain hunters bidding on eBay are playing an auctioning game. A firm negotiating next year's wage is playing a bargaining game. The opposing candidates in an election are playing a political game. The supermarket's price for corn flakes is decided by playing an economic game. Game theory is about how to play ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Most Delicious Poison

    From Spices to Vices – The Story of Nature's Toxins

    by Noah Whiteman ...
    A deadly secret lurks within our kitchens, medicine cabinets and gardens...Digitalis purpurea. The common foxglove. Vision blurs as blood pressure drops precipitously. The heartbeat slows until, finally, it stops.Atropa belladonna. Deadly nightshade. Eyes darken as strange shapes flutter across your vision. The heart begins to race and soon the entire body is overcome with convulsions.P... ... Read more

    $20.79 AUD

  • The Book of Humans

    A Brief History of Culture, Sex, War and the Evolution of Us

    *FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A BRIEF HISTORY OF EVERYONE WHO EVER LIVED and HOW TO ARGUE WITH A RACIST*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. Illuminated by the latest scientific discoveries, THE BOOK OF HUMANS is a dazzling... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Earth

    A Biography of Life: The Story of Life On Our Planet through 47 Incredible Organisms

    'An insightful book with sparkling wit and humour that will appeal to new and seasoned readers of palaeontology.'Dr Anjana Khatwa, TV presenter and Earth ScientistIt is difficult to conceive of the vast scale of the history of life on Earth, from the very first living organisms sparking into life in hydrothermal deep-sea vents to the dizzying diversity of life today. The evolution of life is a ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Sapiens

    THE MULTI-MILLION COPY BESTSELLER

    'Interesting and provocative... It gives you a sense of how briefly we've been on this Earth' Barack ObamaWhat makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens?One of the world's preeminent historians and thinkers, Yuval Noah Harari challenges everything we know about being human.Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life

    by David Quammen ...
    Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction and A New York Times Notable Book of 2018.Our understanding of the ‘tree of life’, with powerful implications for human genetics, human health and our own human nature, has recently completely changed.This book is about a new method of telling the story of life on earth – through molecular phylogenetics. It involves a fairly simple method – the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Faith Versus Fact

    Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

    The New York Times bestselling author explains why any attempt to make religion compatible with science is doomed to fail.What we read in the news today is full of subjectivity, half-truths, and blatant falsehoods; and thus it is more necessary now than ever to safeguard the truth with facts. In his provocative new book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne aims to do exactly that in the arena of ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Theory U

    Leading from the Future as It Emerges

    Access the deepest source of inspiration and visionWe live in a time of massive institutional failure that manifests in the form of three major divides: the ecological, the social, and the spiritual. Addressing these challenges requires a new consciousness and collective leadership capacity. In this groundbreaking book, Otto Scharmer invites us to see the world in new ways and in so doing discover ... Read more

    $58.99 AUD

  • The Dawn of Everything

    A New History of Humanity

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER AND BBC HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEARFINALIST FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING 2022'Pacey and potentially revolutionary' Sunday Times'Iconoclastic and irreverent ... an exhilarating read' The GuardianFor generations, our remote ancestors have been cast as primitive and childlike - eithe... ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Evolution Is Wrong

    A Radical Approach to the Origin and Transformation of Life

    Series series Erich von Daniken Library
    A Fascinating Exploration on Why the Darwinists’ Theory No Longer Explains EverythingThere was once a set of ideas called the theory of evolution, conceived by clever people and confirmed by countless scientists. Then people discovered the electron microscope. This made it possible to make the molecules within the cell visible, and suddenly questions about evolution arose that were not possible ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Lifespan: Why We Age – and Why We Don’t Have To

    In this paradigm-shifting book from acclaimed Harvard Medical School doctor and one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people on earth, Dr. David Sinclair reveals that everything we think we know about ageing is wrong, and shares the surprising, scientifically-proven methods that can help readers live younger, longer.For decades, the medical community has looked to a variety of reasons for ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

    by Robert Hazen ...
    An enchanting biography of the most resonant – and most necessary – chemical element on Earth.Carbon. It is the building block of every cell that makes up every living thing. It is the essential component of the food we eat, the fuel we burn, the wood we use and the air we breathe. It is worth billions as a luxury and half a trillion as a necessity, but there are still mysteries to be solved about ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • We Bought a Zoo

    by Benjamin Mee ...
    Chuck it all in and buy a zoo? Why not? thought Benjamin Mee, unaware of the grim living conditions, creditors and escaped big cat that lay in wait…A few years ago, Ben and his wife, Katherine, sold their small flat in Primrose Hill and moved to France to pursue their dream of restoring an old barn near Nimes.That dream then became much, much bigger for, last October, they moved with their two ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Greatest Show on Earth

    The Evidence for Evolution

    Charles Darwin's masterpiece, On the Origin of Species, shook society to its core on publication in 1859. Darwin was only too aware of the storm his theory of evolution would provoke but he would surely have raised an incredulous eyebrow at the controversy still raging a century and a half later. Evolution is accepted as scientific fact by all reputable scientists and indeed theologians, yet ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life

    BBC R4 Book of the Week ‘Brilliant’ Guardian ‘Fascinating and often delightful’ The TimesWhat if intelligent life on Earth evolved not once, but twice? The octopus is the closest we will come to meeting an intelligent alien. What can we learn from the encounter?In Other Minds, Peter Godfrey-Smith, a distinguished philosopher of science and a skilled scuba diver, tells a bold new story of how ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong – and the New Research That’s Rewriting The Story

    by Angela Saini ...
    ‘Inferior is more than just a book. It’s a battle cry – and right now, it’s having a galvanising effect on its core fanbase’ ObserverAre women more nurturing than men?Are men more promiscuous than women?Are males the naturally dominant sex?And can science give us an impartial answer to these questions?Taking us on an eye-opening journey through science, Inferior challenges o... ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Behave

    The bestselling exploration of why humans behave as they do

    Why do human beings behave as they do?'Awe-inspiring... You will learn more about human nature than in any other book I can think of' Henry Marsh, bestselling author of And Finally.We are capable of savage acts of violence but also spectacular feats of kindness: is one side of our nature destined to win out over the other?Every act of human behaviour has multiple layers of causation, spiralling ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Selfish Gene

    40th Anniversary edition

    Series series Oxford Landmark Science
    The million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and translated into over 25 languages. As influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution - a view giving centre stage to these persistent units of information, and in which organisms can be seen as ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves

    by Matt Ridley ...
    Shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction 2011.Life is on the up.We are wealthier, healthier, happier, kinder, cleaner, more peaceful, more equal and longer-lived than any previous generation. Thanks to the unique human habits of exchange and specialisation, our species has found innovative solutions to every obstacle it has faced so far.In ‘The Rational Optimist’, acclaimed ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Origin of Species (Illustrated Edition)

    Charles Robert Darwin (12 February 1809 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist. He established that all species of life have descended over time from a common ancestry, and proposed the scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection.He published his theory with compelling evidence for evolution in his 1859 book On the Origin of ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD

  • Science of Discworld III: Darwin's Watch

    Roundworld is in trouble again, and this time it looks fatal. Having created it in the first place, the wizards of Unseen Univeristy feel vaguely responsible for its safety. They know the creatures who lived there escaped the impending Big Freeze by inventing the space elevator - they even intervened to rid the planet of a plague of elves, who attempted to divert humanity onto a different time ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Science Of Discworld II

    The Globe

    The acclaimed Science of Discworld centred around an original Pratchett story about the Wizards of Discworld. In it they accidentally witnessed the creation and evolution of our universe, a plot which was interleaved with a Cohen & Stewart non-fiction narrative about Big Science. In The Science of Discworld II our authors join forces again to see just what happens when the wizards meddle with ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD