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  • Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow


    #1 Book of the Year * #1 TIME magazine Novel of the Year * GoodReads Winner for Best Fiction * APPLE Book of the Year * The 'book that everyone should read' PANDORA SYKES, Stylist Live *This is not a romance, but it is about love.'A must-read' NEIL DRUCKMANN, creator of The Last of UsSam and Sadie meet in a hosp... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Accidental Medical Discoveries

    How Tenacity and Pure Dumb Luck Changed the World

    Many of the world’s most important and life-saving devices and techniques were often discovered purely by accident. Serendipity, timing, and luck played a part in the discovery of unintentional cures and breakthroughs:A plastic shard in an RAF pilot’s eye leads to the use of plastic for contact lenses.The inability to remove a titanium chamber from rabbit’s bone leads to dental implants.Viagra was ... Read more

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  • Pathogenesis

    How germs made history

    'Powerfully argued... Fascinating and pacy' Sunday Times Book of the WeekChallenges some of the greatest cliches about colonialism... A revelation' SATHNAM SANGHERA'Thrilling and eye-opening**'** LEWIS DARTNELL**'**Science and history at its best' MARK HONIGSBAUM'Unpicks everything we thought we knew... Mind blowing' CAL FLYNHumans did not make history ... ... Read more

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  • Banks

    Lust, science, adventure -- Joseph Banks and his voyages of discoverySir Joseph Banks was a man of passion whose influence spanned the globe. A fearless adventurer, his fascination with beautiful women was only trumped by his obsession with the natural world and his lust for scientific knowledge.Fabulously wealthy, Banks was the driving force behind monumental voyages and scientific discoveries in ... Read more

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  • I Think You’ll Find It’s a Bit More Complicated Than That

    by Ben Goldacre ...
    The very best journalism from one of Britain’s most admired and outspoken science writers, author of the bestselling Bad Science and Bad Pharma.In Bad Science, Ben Goldacre hilariously exposed the tricks that quacks and journalists use to distort science. In Bad Pharma, he put the $600 billion global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. Now the pick of the journalism by one of our ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • How to Break Up With Your Phone

    The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life

    Is your phone the first thing you reach for when you wake up? And the last thing you see before you sleep? Do you find the hours slip away as you idly scroll through your social media timeline?In short, are you addicted to your phone? If so, How to Break Up with Your Phone is here to help.How to Break Up With Your Phone is a smart, practical and useful plan to help you conquer your mobile phone ... Read more

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  • We, the Robots?

    Regulating Artificial Intelligence and the Limits of the Law

    Should we regulate artificial intelligence? Can we? From self-driving cars and high-speed trading to algorithmic decision-making, the way we live, work, and play is increasingly dependent on AI systems that operate with diminishing human intervention. These fast, autonomous, and opaque machines offer great benefits – and pose significant risks. This book examines how our laws are dealing with AI, ... Read more

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  • The Gene

    An Intimate History

    ** NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER **The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history from the author of The Emperor of All Maladies.The story begins in an Augustinian abbey in 1856, and takes the reader from Darwin’s groundbreaking theory of evolution, to the horrors of Nazi eugenics, to present day and beyond - as we learn to “read” and “write” the human ... Read more

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  • 30-Second Genetics

    The 50 most revolutionary discoveries in genetics, each explained in half a minute

    series 30 Second
    This whistlestop guide teaches you everything you need to know about the fascinating science of genetics!Genetics is the study of heredity, and reveals how the characteristics of living organisms are determined by the genes passed down the generations. In humans, it can determine **how we think,**who we are, and how long we live.The human genome was mapped in 2003, and this enhanced ability... ... Read more

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  • Goshawk Summer

    The Diary of an Extraordinary Season in the Forest - WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE FOR NATURE WRITING 2022

    by James Aldred ...
    **WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE FOR NATURE WRITING 2022’A beautiful inspirational tale set in an extraordinary time.’ Ray Mears‘Wonderful … they don’t come much more expert than James Aldred’ Lauren LaverneWhat happens to nature when we are no longer there?**In early 2020, wildlife cameraman James Aldred was commissioned to film the lives of a family of goshawks in the New Forest. Then lockdown. ... Read more

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  • Logical Fallacies

    There's no F in Christmas - Comments by ChatGPT

    by JOHN PATERSON ...
    We've already had three years of this.The way we're going, there's no F in Christmas. While we watch multiple new viral variants surge back and forth across the globe, it must seem like pandemics go on forever. Fortunately, both SARS and MERS were contained and eliminated fairly quickly, but we don't have that much other experience with lethal pandemic coronaviruses. It is suspected that the 1890s ... Read more

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  • Philosophical Posthumanism

    series Theory in the New Humanities
    The notion of 'the human' is in need of urgent redefinition. At a time of radical bio-technological developments, and in light of the political and environmental imperatives of our age, the term 'posthuman' provides an alternative.The philosophical landscape which has developed as a response to the crisis of the human, includes several movements, such as: Posthumanism, Transhumanism, Antihumanism ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

  • A Short History of Nearly Everything

    by Bill Bryson ...
    Book 5 - Bryson
    The ultimate eye-opening journey through time and space, A Short History of Nearly Everything is the biggest-selling popular science book of the 21st century and has sold over 2 million copies.'Possibly the best scientific primer ever published.' Economist'Truly impressive...It's hard to imagine a better rough guide to science.' Guardian'A travelogue of science, with a witty, engagin... ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Invisible Women

    the Sunday Times number one bestseller exposing the gender bias women face every day

    *THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**OVER HALF A MILLION COPIES SOLD*Discover the shocking gender bias that affects our everyday lives.'HELL YES. This is one of those books that has the potential to change things - a monumental piece of research' Caitlin MoranImagine a world where...· Your phone is too big for your hand· Yo... ... Read more

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  • Four Thousand Weeks

    Embrace your limits. Change your life. Make your four thousand weeks count.

    **The instant Sunday Times bestseller**What if you tried to stop doing everything, so you could finally get round to what counts?Rejecting the futile modern obsession with 'getting everything done,' Four Thousand Weeks introduces readers to tools for constructing a meaningful life by embracing rather than denying their limitations.Drawing on the insights of both ancient and contemporary ... Read more

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  • How the World Really Works

    A Scientist’s Guide to Our Past, Present and Future

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    * THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *'Another masterpiece from one of my favorite authors . . . If you want a brief but thorough education in numeric thinking about many of the fundamental forces that shape human life, this is the book to read. It's a tour de force' BILL GATES__________We have never had so much information at our fingertips and yet most of us don't know how the world really works. ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Breathless

    The Scientific Race to Defeat a Deadly Virus

    by David Quammen ...
    ****A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2022**From the author of the prescient Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic**Breathless is the story of the scientific quest to decipher, control and fight Covid-19.Breathless traces SARS-CoV-2's fierce journey through the human population as seen by the scientists who study its origin, ever-changing nature and capacity to kill. It shows ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Lens Design (Second Edition)

    Automatic and quasi-autonomous computational methods and techniques

    series IOP Series in Emerging Technologies in Optics and Photonics
    This second edition of Lens Design: Automatic and quasi-autonomous computational methods and techniques shows how these new tools can design systems in minutes that would have required weeks or months of labor using older methods.Powerful search routines that can quickly produce excellent designs starting with plane-parallel plates are described. The principles are explained, and data files are ... Read more

    $167.99 AUD

  • Under a Dark Cloud

    A compulsive British detective crime thriller

    by Louisa Scarr ...
    Book 2 - Butler & West
    One dead body. One witness. One answer.Early one morning, DS Robin Butler is summoned to a crime scene. Not as a policeman, but as best friend to renowned meteorologist, Dr Finn Mason. The morning after studying an enormous storm, Finn has locked himself in a van. Bloodied, confused, and with no memory of how he came to be there. And alongside him – a dead body.Butler sets out to prove Finn’s ... Read more

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  • The Schiller File

    Anthroposophy has manifold roots in natural science. Rudolf Steiner never tired of saying that the development of scientific awareness had given people the possibility of freedom, that the way to cognizing the spiritual world is based on the natural scientific attitude, and that certainty of such knowledge is comparable to the certainty found in mathematics and natural science. Especially ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Return of the God Hypothesis

    Three Scientific Discoveries That Reveal the Mind Behind the Universe

    The New York Times bestselling author of Darwin’s Doubt, Stephen Meyer,presents groundbreaking scientific evidence of the existence of God, based on breakthroughs in physics, cosmology, and biology.Beginning in the late 19th century, many intellectuals began to insist that scientific knowledge conflicts with traditional theistic belief—that science and belief in God are “at war.” Philosopher of ... Read more

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  • The Fabric of Reality

    by David Deutsch ...
    An extraordinary and challenging synthesis of ideas uniting Quantum Theory, and the theories of Computation, Knowledge and Evolution, Deutsch's extraordinary book explores the deep connections between these strands which reveal the fabric of realityin which human actions and ideas play essential roles. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Zero

    The Biography of a Dangerous Idea

    by Charles Seife ...
    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKThe Babylonians invented it, the Greeks banned it, the Hindus worshipped it, and the Christian Church used it to fend off heretics. Today it's a timebomb ticking in the heart of astrophysics. For zero, infinity's twin, is not like other numbers. It is both nothing and everything.Zero has pitted East against West and faith against reason, and its intransigence persists ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Alfred Russel Wallace

    by Peter Raby ...
    In 1858, aged thirty-five, weak with malaria, isolated in the remote Spice Islands, Alfred Russel Wallace wrote to Charles Darwin: he had, he said excitedly, worked out a theory of natural selection. Darwin was aghast - his work of decades was about to be scooped. Within a fortnight, his outline and Wallace's paper were presented jointly in London. A year later, with Wallace still at the opposite ... Read more

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