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…
A lively collection of literature, science and art delving into the mysteries of human consciousness, with a new introduction by Mark Haddon
Solving mathematical riddles with the world's most popular maths sleuth.
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…
A mind-bending miscellany of everyday psychology
From the author of 13 Things That Don't Make Sense, the radical new discoveries that will transform how we see the world.
A timely, instructive and controversial book, which delivers unexpected answers.
Everything you ever wanted to know about sex (and statistics) from the co-author of The Norm Chronicles.
Ecology meets economics head on in Tony Juniper's valuation of the UK's natural capital
Bestselling crime writer Val McDermid picks up the scalpel to uncover the secrets of forensic medicine, from the crime scene to the courtroom.
Sex, drugs and rock'n'roll as you've never seen them before – under the microscope.
A far from average book: the real story behind the statistics on risk, chance and choice. Now in paperback.
'Britain's foremost populariser of maths' Ian Stewart reveals the ultimate questions that take us to the limits of mathematics – now av…
How to improve your head for figures: the concepts and techniques that are crucial for every aspiring manager to know.
A miscellany of sacred, mysterious, spiritual and profane numbers. The ideal stocking-filler – now available in paperback.
Samuel C. Florman
How engineering is not only fundamental to our society but also an expression of mankind's deepest creative impulses.
Why do we remember certain things but forget others?
A unique history of humanity told through its seventeen defining equations; from Pythagoras to Calculus.
An irreverent sleuth tackles the riddle of existence that has puzzled man since the dawn of time
An extraordinary investigation into the world of trees – and the inspiring story of one man's quest to help save the world's oldest and grea…