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Non-fiction Book of the Month: An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

Non-fiction Book of the Month: An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

Our February Non-fiction Book of the Month is Colonel Chris Hadfield's epic An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth. Under the cut we've got a fifteen-minute interview with the man himself and an extract from his experiences in zero gravity.

Read Sapiens

Read Sapiens

One book we're very excited about that's coming this autumn is Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind. Here's an extract and a beautiful video to get a flavour of it.

Terry Pratchett discusses the Science of Discworld

Terry Pratchett discusses the Science of Discworld

Recorded at an event in London, Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen discuss the fourth instalment of the Science of Discworld series.

We pick only the fascinating, the insightful and the brilliant for the Popular Science books you'll see here. From Nature books on ornithology to Natural History books on dinosaurs and the prehistoric world, you'll be amazed at what you could learn. Animal owners can also browse the best Pet books here to find guides on keeping dogs, cats and birds in the home.