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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 Hidden Spring

Mark Solms

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

The Rules of Contagion

Adam Kucharski

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

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

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

Chasing the Sun

Linda Geddes

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

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

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

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

Are You Smarter Than A Chimpanzee?

Ben Ambridge

Now in paperback, the author of international psychological sensation Psy-Q takes us inside the minds of animals

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