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Why Does the World Exist?

Jim Holt

An irreverent sleuth tackles the riddle of existence that has puzzled man since the dawn of time

The Man Who Plants Trees

Jim Robbins

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…

The Burning Question

Mike Berners-Lee

Take one complex scientific discipline. Add the future of energy, economics and geopolitics. Season with human nature …

Language

Daniel Everett

A groundbreaking and controversial new theory about how we talk.

What Has Nature Ever Done For Us?

Tony Juniper

The true value of ecosystems to world economies.

How Puzzles Improve Your Brain

Richard Restak

Whether you want to improve your memory, or give your brain a full work-out to improve logic and visual observation skills, this book is packed with b…

An Optimist's Tour of the Future

Mark Stevenson

One curious man's journey to find out 'what's next?'

Mathematics Of Life

Ian Stewart

Mathematicians and biologists confront nature's enigmas

The New North

Laurence Smith

A book that literally turns the world upside down

The Great Animal Orchestra

Bernie Krause

A fascinating and unique exploration of nature's music, from plants and animals to wind and rain.

Language

Daniel Everett

A groundbreaking and controversial new theory about how we talk.

Sleights of Mind

Susana Martinez-Conde

A unique and fascinating look at the relationship between magic, the brain, and everyday life.

The Fear of Maths

Steve Chinn

Useful for teachers and parents looking for methods to help their children overcome their difficulties with mathematics

An Iceberg As Big As Manhattan

David Shukman

Reporting from science's new frontlines

Free Radicals

Michael Brooks

A bold exposé of science's mavericks

From Here to Infinity

Martin Rees

A pithy exploration of the place of science in the 21st century from one of the world's greatest scientists, now the winner of the Templeton Priz…

Brilliant

Jane Brox

This is an illuminating, beautifully written history

What Darwin Got Wrong

Jerry Fodor

A groundbreaking attack on the most influential scientific orthodoxy of the last 150 years.

Why People Believe Weird Things

Michael Shermer

With this no-holds-barred assault on popular myths and prejudices, a science historian debunks psychobabble and extraordinary, nonsensical claims. 25…

Love by Numbers

Luisa Dillner

How do I know if he's the one? Is there a seven-year itch? Do chat up lines work and, if so, which ones? There is academic research out there tha…

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