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81 The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood - Science Prize Winner (Paperback)

by James Gleick

Format: Paperback 544 pages
Published: 01/03/2012

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Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2012, the world's leading prize for popular science writing. Read more

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82 Ill Fares the Land: A Treatise on Our Present Discontents (Paperback)

by Tony Judt

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 07/04/2011

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If we are to replace fear with confidence then we need a different story to tell, about state and society alike: a story that carries moral and... Read more

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83 The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron (Paperback)

by Bethany McLean, Peter Elkind

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 30/09/2004

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The fall of Enron was much more than a business scandal. Not only did the events of October 2001 have a more damaging effect on the markets than... Read more

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84 Risk: The Science and Politics of Fear (Paperback)

by Dan Gardner

Format: Paperback 432 pages
Published: 01/01/2009

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Shows how our flawed strategies for perceiving risk influence our lives, often with unforeseen and sometimes - tragic consequences. This book... Read more

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85 Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order (Paperback)

by Steven H. Strogatz

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 29/04/2004

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Presents the story of order in the universe, the harmony that comes from cycles in sync. This book considers a range of applications - human sleep... Read more

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86 The Mind's Eye (Paperback)

by Oliver Sacks

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 02/09/2011

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The bestselling author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat describes how we experience the visual world. Read more

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87 How to Lie with Statistics (Paperback)

by Darrell Huff

Format: Paperback 128 pages
Published: 12/12/1991

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Introduces the reader to the niceties of samples (random or stratified random), averages (mean, median or modal), errors (probable, standard or... Read more

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88 Proust Was a Neuroscientist (Paperback)

by Jonah Lehrer

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 19/04/2012

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An illuminating and unusual book about how famous artists have anticipated the discoveries of neuroscience. Read more

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89 Panic: The Story of Modern Financial Insanity (Paperback)

by Michael Lewis

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 01/12/2008

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From Black Monday to the Asian financial crisis, from the internet bubble to mortgage meltdown, our lives are ruled by crazy cycles of euphoria and... Read more

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90 Getting More: How You Can Negotiate to Succeed in Work & Life (Paperback)

by Stuart Diamond

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 03/11/2011

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Whether making a business deal, talking to friends or booking a holiday, negotiation is going on. And most of us are terrible at it. This book... Read more

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