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Genesis

Guido Tonelli

A visionary scientific account of the seven 'days' of creation, from a lead player in the hunt for the Higgs boson

Notes from Deep Time

Helen Gordon

The Earth writes its own story in the landscape. A novelist sets out on a journey to piece it together

The Hidden Spring

Mark Solms

A revolutionary new explanation for sentience from the neuroscientist who discovered how the brain dreams

How to Spend a Trillion Dollars

Rowan Hooper

A compelling thought experiment that will lead to hours of fruitful debate

Words Fail Us

Jonty Claypole

A lifelong stutterer dismantles the cult of fluency and champions the creative powers of inarticulacy

Intensive Care

Gavin Francis

On the pandemic's forgotten front lines, a doctor cares for his community – from care homes to homeless shelters, islands to the inner city

How Bad Are Bananas?

Mike Berners-Lee

Packed full of information yet always entertaining. From text messages and plastic bags to wars and volcanoes, How Bad Are Bananas? has the carbon ans…

x+y

Eugenia Cheng

What if we could do the impossible and remove gender from the equation?

Beyond Words

Carl Safina

In a world where we measure animals by human standards, prize-winning author and MacArthur Fellow Carl Safina takes us inside their minds, witnessing…

The Idea of the Brain

Matthew Cobb

A monumental, sweeping journey from the ancient roots of neurology to the most astonishing recent research

Something Doesn’t Add Up

Paul Goodwin

A tour of the stupidest, most self-defeating, self-blinding ways in which supposedly clever people use maths in everyday life

The Rules of Contagion

Adam Kucharski

The new science of contagion, and the surprising ways it shapes our lives and behaviour

What We Need to Do Now

Chris Goodall

A manifesto for groups around the world that are seeking urgent action on climate breakdown and other threats

A Scheme of Heaven

Alexander Boxer

Our future really was written in the stars, but not in the way we guessed

Zero

Charles Seife

A NEW YORK TIMES Notable Book on a perennially fascinating subject: the idea of ZERO

Reef Life

Callum Roberts

A life working on coral reefs by Britain's foremost marine scientist and pioneering conservationist

Michael Rosen's Book of Play

Michael Rosen

When did you last make time for play?

Homage to Gaia

James Lovelock

A new edition of the celebrated thinker James Lovelock's autobiography to celebrate his 100th birthday

Escape from Earth

Fraser MacDonald

Lies, spies, sex-magic and socialism: the secret history of the first American rocket in space

Do Dice Play God?

Ian Stewart

Professor Ian Stewart explores the development and limits of the mathematics that tame uncertainty

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