Science & Mathematics
Is Maths Real?
One of the world's most creative mathematicians offers new ways to look at maths – focusing on questions, not answers
The Story of the Brain in 10½ Cells
Peer into a microscopic world – and fall in love with the beauty of the brain
What brings the Earth to life, and our own lives to an end?
The radical future of birth is here – but are we ready for it?
A brilliant and mind-bending exploration of brainwashing and thought control
A gripping, eye-opening account of how robotics, computing and AI might be about to alter our understanding of what it means to be human – from the be…
A smorgasbord of the senses from a professor of animal behaviour: how they work, why they're there, and what they mean for both human and animal…
The Social Lives of Animals
Everything you ever wanted to know about how animals live together, and what that means for us
The Magick of Matter
A theoretical physics manual for modern wizards – an irreverent take on serious physics for popular science fans and sci-fi enthusiasts alike.
The Book of Phobias and Manias
A captivating A-Z compendium of our fears and obsessions by the bestselling author of The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher
The Genetic Age
How fifty years of genetic engineering have brought us to the brink of a profound and disturbing future, from Baillie Gifford-shortlisted scientist Ma…
Something Out of Place
A blistering, galvanising essay from Eimear McBride, award-winning author of A Girl is a Half-formed Thing
The Family Firm
Navigate the primary school years with best-selling author and one of the TIME's most influential people of 2022, Emily Oster
What's the Use?
A bestselling author tries to rehabillitate a much-maligned field
Am I Normal?
The riveting history of the strange science of the 'Normal', and the origins of an anxiety-ridden modern obsession
The Nation of Plants
This playful manifesto – presented for the plant nation by a leading neurobiologist – is an international bestseller
A trailblazing journey into the brain, showing how perception, thought, and action all depend on 'maps' etched into your gray matter – and h…
A radical anthropologist takes readers on a journey through the shadow-side of human civilisation
A fascinating exploration of a surprising advantage that humans have over our incoming robot masters: we're actually good at maths
The story of three 19th-century geologists whose fraternal rivalry ended up rewriting the history of our planet