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Whether you want to immerse yourself in the secrets of space, read up on the latest developments in AI, or explore the mechanisms of your consciousness, here you’ll find our wide selection of bestselling science, technology and medicine books. From battling climate change to the creation of the Covid-19 vaccines, and from moving medical biographies to the art of statistics, these are the books that have their finger firmly on the pulse of the present moment – and of our future.

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Our Best Science, Technology & Medicine Books

The Devil You Know
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Helgoland
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Unwell Women
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Surrounded by Idiots
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Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before?
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The Body Keeps the Score
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And Finally
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Thinking, Fast and Slow
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Sapiens
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Entangled Life
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Empire of Pain
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A Brief History Of Time
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Written In Bone
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Other Minds
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Vaxxers
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Islands of Abandonment
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Apollo Remastered
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Living Planet
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What We Owe The Future
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Frozen Planet II
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Body
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The Biggest Ideas in the Universe 1
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What If? 2
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An Immense World
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The Facemaker
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She's In CTRL
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The Hidden Universe
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Bi
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Mother Brain
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Planta Sapiens
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The Chaos Machine
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Side Effects
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Cornerstones
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The Draw of the Sea
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Beyond Measure
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Brainwashed
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The medic and author of the mega-selling This is Going to Hurt reflects on what happened after he left the NHS frontline in this characteristically sardonic and laugh-out-loud follow-up destined to become a modern classic.

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Frozen Planet II
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The Hidden Universe
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Earthshot
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Dinosaurs
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Beautiful News
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Time
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Flights of Fancy
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The Universe
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Flight
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Missions to Mars
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Space: 10 Things You Should Know
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Horizons
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STRATA
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Subterranea
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Information Graphics
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Anatomica
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Phosphorescence
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2022's Best Paperbacks

Rationality
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Unwell Women
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Islands of Abandonment
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Being You
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A Life on Our Planet
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Hothouse Earth
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Living Planet
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Helgoland
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Sedated
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The Seven Ages of Death
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Written In Bone
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How to Avoid a Climate Disaster
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Silent Earth
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The Premonition
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Finding the Mother Tree
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The Heartbeat of Trees
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This Is Your Mind On Plants
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Our Best Medical Books

The Seven Ages of Death
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War Doctor
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This is Going to Hurt
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Do No Harm
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Being Mortal
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When Breath Becomes Air
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The Language of Kindness
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The Courage to Care
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Dear Life
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Seven Signs of Life
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The Knife's Edge
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Breathtaking
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Hard Pushed
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Breaking & Mending
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Everything That Makes Us Human
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Duty of Care
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A Nurse's Story
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Bringing all the intelligence and rigour he demonstrated in How to Avoid a Climate Disaster to a wide-ranging, optimistic account of what must be done to avert another global pandemic and the humanitarian and economic ruin it would cause.

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Viruses & Epidemics: A Reading List

The Premonition
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Spike
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Covid By Numbers
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Vaxxers
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How to Prevent the Next Pandemic
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The Rules of Contagion
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Spillover
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Intensive Care
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Pale Rider
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Breathtaking
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Preventable
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Vaxxers
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Plague, Pestilence and Pandemic
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Virusphere
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Viral
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The Pandemic Century
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The Atlas of Disease
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Costing the Earth

Our best books on the environment

Islands of Abandonment
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Hothouse Earth
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The Uninhabitable Earth
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Silent Earth
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Silent Spring
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Net Zero
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The Future We Choose
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Our Final Warning
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How Did We Get Into This Mess?
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The Sixth Extinction
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Gaia
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What If We Stopped Pretending?
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The New Map
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Under a White Sky
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Climate Justice
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Life Changing
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Losing Earth
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Future Proof

Our best books on AI, robots and the future of technology

Life 3.0
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Hello World
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Superintelligence
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The System
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The Future of the Professions
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Artificial Intelligence
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To Be a Machine
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The People Vs Tech
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The Creativity Code
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Human Compatible
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Soonish
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A World Without Work
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12 Bytes
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The Rise of the Robots
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Radical Technologies
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Don't Be Evil
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The One Device
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The Great Acceleration
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Number Crunching

Our best books on Mathematics

The Art of Logic
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Humble Pi
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The Art of Statistics
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How to Make the World Add Up
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How to Read Numbers
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Numbers Don't Lie
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Math Without Numbers
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Statistics without Tears
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Weapons of Math Destruction
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The Maths of Life and Death
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Infinite Powers
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Alex's Adventures in Numberland
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A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics
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The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers
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Beyond Infinity
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Significant Figures
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In this inspiring and enlightening follow-up to the bestselling How Animals Saved My Life, Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick recounts incredible tales from his long and illustrious career caring for a multitude of different creatures.

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The Stars Our Destination

Our best books on space science

Back to Earth
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A Brief History Of Time
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Limitless: The Autobiography
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The Planets
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The Order of Time
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Cosmos
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The Secret Lives of Planets
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Letters from an Astrophysicist
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A Universe From Nothing
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The Future of Humanity
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Universal
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Ask an Astronaut
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The Moon
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Hidden Figures
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Carrying the Fire
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Moondust
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Chasing the Moon
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Secrets of the Universe
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Science in 30 Seconds

30-Second Astronomy
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30-Second Theories
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30-Second Biology
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30-Second Quantum Theory
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30-Second Elements
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30-Second Evolution
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30-Second Forensic Science
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30-Second Physics
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30-Second Einstein
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30-Second Brain
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30-Second Anatomy
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30-Second Maths
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30-Second Newton
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30-Second AI & Robotics
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30-Second Great Inventions
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30-Second Engineering
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30-Second Medicine
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30-Second Space Travel
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Very Short Introductions

Big Data: A Very Short Introduction
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Insects: A Very Short Introduction
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Chaos: A Very Short Introduction
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Genes: A Very Short Introduction
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Newton: A Very Short Introduction
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Weather: A Very Short Introduction
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Robotics: A Very Short Introduction
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Darwin: A Very Short Introduction
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Concorde
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Starry Messenger
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Black Holes
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The Book of Phobias and Manias
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Two for Joy
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The Golden Mole
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Anatomical Oddities
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The Trials of Life
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The Body - Illustrated
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The Climate Book
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Phaenomena
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Good Sh*t
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The Darkness Manifesto
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Lindsey Fitzharris on the Loneliest Tommies

Lindsey Fitzharris, author of The Facemaker, reflects upon disfigurement in World War I and the pioneering work of surgeon Harold Gillies.

Nihal Arthanayake on the Importance of Listening in a Polarised World

The broadcaster and TV presenter discusses his new book Let's Talk and the importance of listening in today's world.

Russell Foster on Sleep, Circadian Rhythms and Mental Health

A world-leading expert on circadian neuroscience and the author of Life Time discusses the links between our body clocks and mental wellbeing.

Everyday Heroes: If You Like Adam Kay, You'll Love These Professional Memoirs

If you like Adam Kay or the Secret Barrister, you'll love this selection of eye-opening stories from some of the nation's most fascinating professions.