A journey into the weird, wonderful and truly astonishing lives of the small but mighty creatures who keep the world turning. Out of sight, underfoot, unseen beyond fleeting scuttles or darting flights, insects occupy a ... read more

Extraordinary Insects: Weird. Wonderful. Indispensable. The Ones Who Run Our World
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Why do so many of us eat cereal for breakfast?Is it because we like the taste? Or because 20 millions years ago, a certain species of plant colonised the same hospitable land that humanity did?Why is the world the way it is?If we follow chains of explanation as far bac... read more

Origins: How the Earth Made Us
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'A glowing account of the myths and meanings we impose on flowers . . . a book to reread and treasure' John Carey, Sunday Times
'A captivating new book that explores our fascination with flowers . . . A delight' Daily Mail
Come rain or shine, flowers feature pe... read more

The Brief Life of Flowers
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There's so much we don't know about what lies deep beneath the ocean's surface - and the time to find out is growing increasingly precious . . .
Professor Alex Rogers is one of the world's leading experts in marine biology and oceanology, and has spent his life studying the deep ocea... read more

The Deep
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So many of us believe that we are free to shape our own destiny. But what if free will doesn't exist? What if our lives are largely predetermined, hardwired in our brains - and our choices over what we eat, who we fall in love ... read more

The Science of Fate Why Your Future Is More Predictable Than You Think
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Frans de Waal has spent four decades at the forefront of animal research. Following up on the best-selling Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?, which investigated animal intelligence, Mama's Last Hug delivers a fascinating explor... read more

Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What they Teach Us
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'A beautiful little book by a brilliant mind' Steven Poole, DAILY TELEGRAPH
The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the universe's biggest questions in this br... read more

Brief Answers to the Big Questions: Stephen Hawking (HB)
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Awards:Long-listed for Wellcome Book Prize 2017 (UK).

THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER
Sapiens shows us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going.
Yuval Noah Harari envisions a near future in which we face a new set of challenges. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that w... read more

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
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From a prize-winning writer, a fascinating exploration of blood: the stuff of life, the stuff of nightmares, and one of the most expensive liquids on the planet.

Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood
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We use names so often that few of us ever pause to wonder about their origins. What do they mean? And where did they come from?
 
From the common starling to the many-colored rush tyrant, the names we have given to birds are some of th... read more

Mrs Moreau's Warbler : How Birds Got Their Names
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The book traces Conor Jameson's travels in search of the Goshawk, a magnificent yet rarely seen (in Britain at least) raptor. Each episode of the narrative arises from personal experience, investigation, and the unearthing ofinformation from research, exploration and conversati... read more

Looking for the Goshawk
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