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The Switch

Chris Goodall

Tracing the switch from fossil fuels to solar power and looking at the technology, people and trends that will take us there

The Perfect Bet

Adam Kucharski

A guide to how the world's smartest gamblers are using science to take on the house – and win – whether they're playing blackjack, having a fl…

The Voices Within

Charles Fernyhough

A wide-ranging look at the voices in all our heads, examining how we think and what it means for our lives and sense of self, now in paperback

Geography: Ideas in Profile

Danny Dorling

A clear and accessible introduction to geography by two experts in the topic, part of the Ideas in Profile series

Chancing It

Robert Matthews

How probability affects our lives by one of Britain's leading science writers.

States of Mind

Mark Haddon

A lively collection of literature, science and art delving into the mysteries of human consciousness, with a new introduction by Mark Haddon

The Elephant in the Classroom

Jo Boaler

A REVISED AND UPDATED EDITION OF THE ORIGINAL BESTSELLERWhy do millions struggle with mathematics, and what can be done to change that for the next ge…

Life's Greatest Secret

Matthew Cobb

This thrilling account shows how discovering DNA has fundamentally influenced the way we think of life and affected every aspect of our lives. Now ava…

How to Bake Pi

Eugenia Cheng

Möbius bagels, Euclid's flourless chocolate cake and apple pi – this is maths, but not as you know it.In How to Bake Pi, mathematical crusade…

Adventures in Human Being

Gavin Francis

Oliver Sacks meets Bear Grylls in this unique voyage around the human body, from the prize-winning author of Empire Antarctica. Now available in paper…

The Vital Question

Nick Lane

A game-changing book on the origins of life, called the most important scientific discovery 'since the Copernican revolution' in the Observer….

Sex by Numbers

David Spiegelhalter

Everything you ever wanted to know about sex (and statistics) from the co-author of The Norm Chronicles.

Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

Ian Stewart

The new mathematical bestseller from Professor Ian Stewart

Scientific Babel

Michael Gordin

'Michael Gordin's excellent Scientific Babel asks what drives the languages science uses, and how English came to dominate.' – New Scienti…

What Nature Does For Britain

Tony Juniper

Ecology meets economics head on in Tony Juniper's valuation of the UK's natural capital


Val McDermid

Bestselling crime writer Val McDermid picks up the scalpel to uncover the secrets of forensic medicine, from the crime scene to the courtroom.

Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries

Ian Stewart

Solving mathematical riddles with the world's most popular maths sleuth.

Sex, Drugs & Rock n Roll

Zoe Cormier

Sex, drugs and rock'n'roll as you've never seen them before – under the microscope.


Ben Ambridge

A mind-bending miscellany of everyday psychology

At the Edge of Uncertainty

Michael Brooks

From the author of 13 Things That Don't Make Sense, the radical new discoveries that will transform how we see the world.

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