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Recovery

Gavin Francis

A short, uplifting account of hope and healing by the author of Adventures in Human Being

How to Spend a Trillion Dollars

Rowan Hooper

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

The Colour Code

Paul Simpson

A kaleidoscopic compendium of stories that will change the way you see colour – every bit as much as that infamous blue/gold dress on Twitter

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

The Family Firm

Emily Oster

Navigate the primary school years with best-selling author Emily Oster

How to Build a Human

Emma Byrne

Here is what science knows about childhood, so you can use the scientific method – be calm, be curious, be creative – to understand your human child i…

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 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

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