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Why do so many of us eat cereal for breakfast?Is it because we like the taste? Or because 20 millions years ago, a certain species of plant colonised the same hospitable land that humanity did?Why is the world the way it is?If we follow chains of explanation as far bac... read more

Origins: How the Earth Made Us
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A journey into the weird, wonderful and truly astonishing lives of the small but mighty creatures who keep the world turning. Out of sight, underfoot, unseen beyond fleeting scuttles or darting flights, insects occupy a ... read more

Extraordinary Insects: Weird. Wonderful. Indispensable. The Ones Who Run Our World
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From a prize-winning writer, a fascinating exploration of blood: the stuff of life, the stuff of nightmares, and one of the most expensive liquids on the planet.

Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood
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Awards:Shortlisted for Society of Biology Book Awards: General Biology Book 2015.

#1 New York Times Bestseller
From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution--a #1 international bestseller--that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding ... read more

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
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'A beautiful little book by a brilliant mind' Steven Poole, DAILY TELEGRAPH
The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the universe's biggest questions in this br... read more

Brief Answers to the Big Questions: Stephen Hawking (HB)
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 Science

Awards:Long-listed for Wellcome Book Prize 2017 (UK).

THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER
Sapiens shows us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going.
Yuval Noah Harari envisions a near future in which we face a new set of challenges. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that w... read more

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
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'A glowing account of the myths and meanings we impose on flowers . . . a book to reread and treasure' John Carey, Sunday Times
'A captivating new book that explores our fascination with flowers . . . A delight' Daily Mail
Come rain or shine, flowers feature pe... read more

The Brief Life of Flowers
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The first book to offer a proven, fast, inexpensive, practical way to cut greenhouse gas emissions and prevent catastrophic climate change.
 
As climate change quickly approaches a series of turning ... read more

A Bright Future - How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow
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Asked to name a great physicist, most people would mention Newton or Einstein, Feynman or Hawking. But ask a physicist and there's no doubt that James Clerk Maxwell will be near the... read more

Professor Maxwell's Duplicitous Demon - How James Clerk Maxwell Unravelled the Mysteries of Electromagnetism and Matter
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One of TIME's Ten Best Nonfiction Books of 2018 "Meet the new Stephen Hawking . . . The Order of Time is a dazzling book." --The Sunday Times From the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, comes a concise, elegant exploration of time.
 
Why do we... read more

The Order of Time
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We use names so often that few of us ever pause to wonder about their origins. What do they mean? And where did they come from?
 
From the common starling to the many-colored rush tyrant, the names we have given to birds are some of th... read more

Mrs Moreau's Warbler : How Birds Got Their Names
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If you thought you knew who you were, THINK AGAIN.
Did you know that half your DNA isn't human? That somebody, somewhere has exactly the same face? Or that most of your memories are fiction?
What about the fact that you are as... read more

How to Be Human - The Ultimate Guide to Your Amazing Existence
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