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SAPIENS (Paperback)
A Brief History of Humankind
By: Yuval Noah Harari
Vintage
Published: 30/04/2015
** The global phenomenon**** The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller **** The New York Times Top Ten Bestseller **Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old.

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SUPERINTELLIGENCE (Paperback)
Paths, Dangers, Strategies
By: Nick Bostrom
Oxford University Press
Published: 29/03/2016
This seminal book injects the topic of superintelligence into the academic and popular mainstream. What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or d...

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME (Paperback)
From Big Bang To Black Holes
By: Stephen Hawking
Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random...
Published: 01/08/2011
Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This book examines these questions. It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cos...

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THE POWER OF HABIT (Paperback)
Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change
By: Charles Duhigg
Random House Books
Published: 01/02/2013
In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be change...

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THE SELFISH GENE (Paperback)
40th Anniversary edition
By: Richard Dawkins
Oxford University Press
Published: 08/06/2016
The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classi...

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EXCELLENT SHEEP (Paperback)
The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
By: William Deresiewicz
The Free Press
Published: 26/05/2015
A ground-breaking manifesto about what Americas top schools should be-but aren't-providing.

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QUIET (Paperback)
The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
By: Susan Cain
Penguin Books Ltd
Published: 01/01/2013
Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can't name and don't understand. It defines who our friends and lovers are, which careers we choose, and whether we blush when we're embarrassed. This ...

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WHAT IF (Paperback)
Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
By: Randall Munroe
John Murray Publishers Ltd
Published: 24/09/2015
Science's most intriguing questions answered by the web's favourite writer, the genius behind xkcd.com. Munroe's hilarious and compelling answers explain everything from the odds of meeting your on...

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A SHORT HISTORY OF NEARLY EVERYTHING (Paperback)
By: Bill Bryson
Black Swan
Published: 16/06/2016
Bill Bryson's challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry and particle physics, and see if there isn't some way to render them comprehensible t...

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THE BRAIN THAT CHANGES ITSELF (Paperback)
Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
By: Norman Doidge
Penguin Books Ltd
Published: 07/08/2008
Introduces us to the stories of the brain science and the discipline of 'neuroplasticity'. This title allows you to meet the stroke victim who unable to feed or dress himself learned to move and tal...

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SEVEN BRIEF LESSONS ON PHYSICS (Paperback)
By: Carlo Rovelli
Penguin Books Ltd
Published: 30/06/2016
Presents what you need to know about modern physics, the universe and our place in the world in seven lessons. In this introduction to modern physics, the author explains Einstein's theory of genera...

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PHOTOGRAPHIC CARD DECK OF THE ELEMENTS (Cards)
With Big Beautiful Photographs of All 118 Elements in the Periodic Table
By: Theodore Gray
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
Published: 27/10/2010
A set of photographic cards showing all 118 elements.

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DIFFUSION OF INNOVATIONS, 5TH EDITION (Paperback)
By: Everett M. Rogers
The Free Press
Published: 16/08/2003
A classic since its first appearance in the 1980s, this comprehensive reference continues to be THE history of the spread of new ideas, for academics and professionals alike.

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REALITY IS NOT WHAT IT SEEMS (Paperback)
The Journey to Quantum Gravity
By: Carlo Rovelli
Penguin Books Ltd
Published: 01/06/2017

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WEIRD MATHS (Paperback)
At the Edge of Infinity and Beyond
By: David Darling, Agnijo Banerjee
Oneworld Publications
Published: 01/02/2018
Dazzling popular maths for the curious reader...from Britain's cleverest schoolboy!

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THE BRAIN'S WAY OF HEALING (Paperback)
Stories of Remarkable Recoveries and Discoveries
By: Norman Doidge
Penguin Books Ltd
Published: 28/01/2016
Explores the advances in the discovery of neuroplasticity, showing that the brain has its own unique way of healing. This book discusses a series of recoveries: patients told they would never improv...

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AD ASTRA: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO LEAVING THE PLANET (Hardback)
By: Dallas Campbell
Simon & Schuster Ltd
Published: 01/10/2017
A rough guide to space exploration from award-winning BBC journalist and space enthusiast, Dallas Campbell

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WE DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY (Paperback)
The Outsiders Rebooting Our World
By: Mark Stevenson
Profile Books Ltd
Published: 04/01/2018

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ASK AN ASTRONAUT (Hardback)
My Guide to Life in Space (Official Tim Peake Book)
By: Tim Peake
Century
Published: 19/10/2017
The new book from astronaut Tim Peake, the number one bestselling author of Hello, is this planet Earth? From training to launch, from his historic spacewalk to re-entry, he reveals for readers of a...

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POWER, SEX, SUICIDE (Paperback)
Mitochondria and the meaning of life
By: Nick Lane
Oxford University Press
Published: 26/10/2006
Mitochondria are tiny structures within all our cells, believed to have once evolved from bacteria living independent lives. Drawing on cutting edge research, this book explores the fundamental rol...

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Up to 35% off Oxford University Press
Oxford School Shakespeare: Macbeth
By: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, ROMA GILL
Macbeth is one of the most popular texts for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes.
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Dudely Book Award Shortlisted
The Extraordinary Colours of Auden Dare
By: ZILLAH BETHELL
The answer to this will take Auden and Vivi on a thrilling journey of discovery as they seek to find out just what exactly Paragon is - and what link he has to Auden - and find that the truth is bigger and more wonderful than either of them could have imagined.
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Battle of the Beetles
By: M.G. LEONARD
The beetle adventure continues as Darkus and his friends seek wicked Lucretia Cutter''s secret Biome in the Amazon rainforest. If they can''t stop her from unleashing her hoard of giant
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The Sun is also a Star
By: NICOLA YOON
Natasha: I'm a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I'm definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Falling in love with him won't be my story.
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How to Stay Alive
By: BEAR GRYLLS, BEAR GRYLLS
Containing a wealth of survival knowledge, this book teaches you: how to make fire; how to navigate; how to administer first-aid; how to survive a bear attack; how to drive off-road; how to fly a plane in an emergency; and how to escape a burning building. It also includes 100 other essential skills to survive the modern world.
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Berkshire Book Award Nominated
Thunderstruck
By: ALI SPARKES
After ten-year-old Theo and Alisha are struck by lightning, their lives change forever - they can see ghosts! It's amazing what several thousand volts skipping through your nervous system can do to you. But can the pair, together with their new ghostly friends, Doug and Lizzie, stop some sinister goings on at school before it's too late?
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Nancy Parker's Chilling Conclusions
By: JULIA LEE
Nancy Parker has a new job, she's accompanying her old school teacher Miss Lamb as a ladies' maid to Midwinter Manor. But things take a turn for the worst when Nancy discovers a dead body in the library. With a house full of strange guests, who could possibly be the murderer?
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Radio Boy and the Revenge of Grandad
By: CHRISTIAN O'CONNELL
Debut sensation Christian O'Connell is back with more hilarious adventures of Spike, super-star radio DJ... and trouble-prone ordinary kid.
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