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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

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?

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

Cribsheet

Emily Oster

An empowering new way to make decisions as a parent – take out the judgement, use the data

The Moon

Oliver Morton

An intimate, profound portrait of the Earth's closest neighbour

The Making of You

Katharina Vestre

'Has the knack of sparking wonder' – Nature

Chasing the Sun

Linda Geddes

The full story of how our relationship with light shapes our health, productivity and mood

Darwin's Most Wonderful Plants

Ken Thompson

A rediscovery of Darwin the botanist and his theories on insectivorous and climbing plants

This is a Voice

Jeremy Fisher

Train your voice to speak (and sing) with impact using this practical guide, with a foreword by Cerys Matthews

The Art of Logic

Eugenia Cheng

A survival guide for our post-truth world using the timeless methods of logic, from a Royal Society Prize shortlisted mathematician

The Sentient Machine

Amir Husain

The future is now. Acclaimed technologist and inventor Amir Husain explains how we can live amidst the coming age of sentient machines and artificial…

Sleepyhead

Henry Nicholls

An examination of sleep from the perspective of a narcoleptic

Swearing Is Good For You

Emma Byrne

The science of swearing: from neuroscience to swearing apes, why we swear, what it does to us and why it's important

What's Next?

Jim Al-Khalili

Want to know what's next for the human race? Step into Jim Al-Khalili's time machine …

Significant Figures

Ian Stewart

Vivid accounts of the lives of 25 of the world's greatest mathematicians with clear descriptions of their far-reaching discoveries

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