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21 Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Take Hold and Others Come Unstuck (Paperback)

by Dan Heath, Chip Heath

Format: Paperback 336 pages
Published: 07/02/2008

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Including case histories and anecdotes, this book shows, among other things, how one Australian scientist convinced the world he'd discovered... Read more

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22 What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets (Paperback)

by Michael Sandel

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 02/05/2013

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Should we financially reward children for good marks? Is it ethical to pay people to donate organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars,... Read more

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23 The MET Office Pocket Cloud Book: How to Understand the Skies (Hardback)

by Richard Hamblyn

Format: Hardback 128 pages
Published: 28/05/2010

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A beautifully illustrated, but rugged and durable, pocket reference guide to clouds and cloud formations, helping the reader to identify every cloud... Read more

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24 The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms (Paperback)

by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Format: Paperback 128 pages
Published: 07/07/2011

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Why are we so often unwilling to accept that life is unpredictable? In this title, the author distils his idiosyncratic wisdom to demolish our... Read more

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25 Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air (Paperback)

by David J.C. MacKay

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 01/12/2008

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26 Why Can't Elephants Jump?: And 113 More Science Questions Answered (Paperback)

by New Scientist

Format: Paperback 240 pages
Published: 07/10/2010

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What's the storage capacity of the human brain in gigabytes? What's the farthest point on land from the sea? Why is frozen milk yellow? And... Read more

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27 The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True (Paperback)

by Richard Dawkins, Dave McKean

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 21/06/2012

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What is stuff made of? How old is the universe? What causes tsunamis? Who was the first man, or woman? This book elucidates the wonders of the... Read more

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28 The Decision Book: Fifty Models for Strategic Thinking (Hardback)

by Mikael Krogerus, Roman Tschappeler

Format: Hardback 176 pages
Published: 30/10/2010

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Most of us face the same questions every day: What do I want? And how can I get it? How can I live more happily and work more efficiently? This... Read more

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29 Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Co-operation (Paperback)

by Richard Sennett

Format: Paperback 336 pages
Published: 07/02/2013

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Living with people who differ - racially, ethnically, religiously or economically - is one of the most urgent challenges facing civil society. This... Read more

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30 Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance (Paperback)

by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 24/06/2010

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What's a sure-fire way to catch a terrorist? Are people hard-wired for altruism or selfishness? Which cancer does chemotherapy work best for?... Read more

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