In Perfect Motion, Jono Lineen investigates that transformation, and why walking has made us more creative, helped us to learn, constructed our perception of time, strengthened our resilience and provided a way of making sense of our life - and death. Afte... read more

Perfect Motion: How Walking Makes Us Wiser
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Awards:Shortlisted for Society of Biology Book Awards: General Biology Book 2015.

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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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After water and air, sand is the natural resource that we consume more than any other-even more than oil. Every concrete building and paved road on Earth, every computer screen and silicon chip, is made from sand. From Egypt's pyramids to the Hubble telescope, from the world's ... read more

The World in a Grain
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How to Grow a Human: Adventures in How We Are Made and Who We Are
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Australia's funniest mathematician is back in 2019 with a small format edition of 2018's bestseller. Which number terrifies Ogdokontaheptaphobes? Why would you watch the same clock for 14 years? And have you met the 23-million-digit prime? The answers to all of these questio... read more

Adam Spencer's Top 100
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How does our diet affect our skin? What makes the skin age? And why can't we tickle ourselves? Providing a cover for our delicate and intricate bodies, the skin is our largest and fastest growing organ. We see it, touch it and ... read more

The Remarkable Life of the Skin: An Intimate Journey Across our Surface
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Artificial intelligence has long been a mainstay of science fiction and increasingly it feels as if AI is entering our everyday lives, with technology like Apple's Siri now prominent, and self-driving cars almost upon us. But what do we actua... read more

Artificial Intelligence - Modern Magic or Dangerous Future?
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The Angina Monologues speeds from the transporting of a donor's heart up the motorway hard shoulder, to cautionary stories of excessive intervention gone awry in US hospitals, to a traumatic trip to bring advanced cardiac surgery to the Pal... read more

The Angina Monologues: Stories of Surgery for Broken Hearts
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From magazine covers to Hollywood blockbusters, neuroscience is front and centre. This popular interest has inspired many questions from people who wonder just what is going on in the three pounds of tissue between their ears. In Brain B... read more

Brain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain
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The no. 1 bestselling author of Collapse and Guns, Germs and Steel explores the profound lessons that traditional societies offer us today. Over the past 500 years, the West achieved global dominance, but do Westerners necessarily h... read more

World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?
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Welcome to the biggest, fastest, deadliest science book you'll ever read.The world's largest land mammal could help us end cancer. The fastest bird is showing us how to solve a century-old engineering mystery. The oldest tree is giving us insights into climate ch... read more

Superlative - The Biology of Extremes
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