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Escape from Earth

Fraser MacDonald

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

Reef Life

Callum Roberts

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

Resistance

Val McDermid

A gritty, dark tale of infectious disease gone wrong – the timely graphic novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Val McDermid

The Greywacke

Nick Davidson

The story of three 19th-century geologists whose fraternal rivalry ended up rewriting the history of our planet

The Idea of the Brain

Matthew Cobb

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

x+y

Eugenia Cheng

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

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 Making of You

Katharina Vestre

'Has the knack of sparking wonder' – Nature

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

The Rules of Contagion

Adam Kucharski

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

A Scheme of Heaven

Alexander Boxer

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

Michael Rosen's Book of Play

Michael Rosen

When did you last make time for play?

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…

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

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 Moon

Oliver Morton

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

Darwin's Most Wonderful Plants

Ken Thompson

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

Homage to Gaia

James Lovelock

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

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

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