In this delightful and endlessly fascinating explication of the animal behaviour of the human species, Hannah Holmes explores our plumage, our mating habits, our social lives and our development.
Some of the world's most advanced work on biodiversity is being carried out deep in the jungles of Papua New Guinea by a team including local tribes-people. Novotny's entertaining, engaging...
Reveals how, contrary to popular belief, humankind has become progressively less violent, over millenia and decades. This title argues that modernity and its cultural institutions are actually making us better...
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* An engaging, accessible and fascinating look at science's 'best bits' by popular comedian and particle physicist Ben Miller
A collection of vicious, scandalous, dirty, drawn-out, petty, personal, bad-tempered and downright violent feuds in the history of science. Whether arguing over the credit for new discoveries or espousing rival...
James Atkins; David Mostyn
Climate change is a hot topic but dull: getting people to understand it is hard. This book makes it interesting. The book is funny, written in the earthy and...
Brian Cox; Andrew Cohen
Professor Brian Cox is back with another insightful and mind-blowing exploration of space. This time he shows us our universe as we've never seen it before.
John James Audubon
A complete edition of John James Audubon's world famous The Birds of America, bound in linen and beautifully presented in a special slipcase. To create this edition of Audubon's masterpiece...
An awe-inspiring journey through the eons and across the globe in search of visible traces of evolution in the living creatures that have survived from earlier times.
The internationally bestselling story of a young woman whose death in 1951 changed medical science for ever ...
Richard Parsons; Richard Parsons
If you're an A2-Level Biology student taking the Edexcel course, Units 4 and 5, this Revision Guide could be your new favourite book. Fully updated for the changes from 2009...
An irreverent guide to classroom horrors such as algebra, percentages and probability. It is full of examples and surprising puzzles. It demonstrates that maths is not an isolated realm of...
Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2012, the world's leading prize for popular science writing.
Milton Rokeach; Rick Moody
On July 1, 1959, at Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan, the social psychologist Milton Rokeach brought together three paranoid schizophrenics: Clyde Benson, an elderly farmer and alcoholic; Joseph Cassel, a...
A dazzling tour d'horizon of mankind's enduring fascination with, and reliance upon, the extraordinary star at the centre of our solar system.
A superbly illustrated, silk-bound gift edition of one of the greatest travel adventures - Marco Polo set out from Venice along ancient trade routes to the court of Kublai Khan...