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THE SELFISH GENE (Paperback)
40th Anniversary edition
By: Richard Dawkins
Oxford University Press
Published: 08/06/2016
The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classi...

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SUPERINTELLIGENCE (Paperback)
Paths, Dangers, Strategies
By: Nick Bostrom
Oxford University Press
Published: 29/03/2016
This seminal book injects the topic of superintelligence into the academic and popular mainstream. What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or d...

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME (Paperback)
From Big Bang To Black Holes
By: Stephen Hawking
Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random...
Published: 01/08/2011
Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This book examines these questions. It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cos...

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SAPIENS (Paperback)
A Brief History of Humankind
By: Yuval Noah Harari
Vintage
Published: 30/04/2015
** The global phenomenon**** The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller **** The New York Times Top Ten Bestseller **Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old.

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WHAT IF (Paperback)
Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
By: Randall Munroe
John Murray Publishers Ltd
Published: 24/09/2015
Science's most intriguing questions answered by the web's favourite writer, the genius behind xkcd.com. Munroe's hilarious and compelling answers explain everything from the odds of meeting your on...

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SEVEN BRIEF LESSONS ON PHYSICS (Paperback)
By: Carlo Rovelli
Penguin Books Ltd
Published: 30/06/2016
Presents what you need to know about modern physics, the universe and our place in the world in seven lessons. In this introduction to modern physics, the author explains Einstein's theory of genera...

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QUIET (Paperback)
The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
By: Susan Cain
Penguin Books Ltd
Published: 01/01/2013
Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can't name and don't understand. It defines who our friends and lovers are, which careers we choose, and whether we blush when we're embarrassed. This ...

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THE POWER OF HABIT (Paperback)
Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change
By: Charles Duhigg
Random House Books
Published: 01/02/2013
In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be change...

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A FIELD GUIDE TO LIES AND STATISTICS (Paperback)
A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World
By: Daniel Levitin
Penguin Books Ltd
Published: 31/07/2017

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WE DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY (Paperback)
The Outsiders Rebooting Our World
By: Mark Stevenson
Profile Books Ltd
Published: 04/01/2018

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SUPERINTELLIGENCE (Hardback)
Paths, Dangers, Strategies
By: Nick Bostrom
Oxford University Press
Published: 03/07/2014
This seminal book injects the topic of superintelligence into the academic and popular mainstream. What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or d...

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ELEMENTAL (Paperback)
How the Periodic Table Can Now Explain (Nearly) Everything
By: Tim James
Published: 05/07/2018
If you want to understand how our world works, the periodic table holds the answers. This book shows you how to use it to understand all the ingredients necessary to make a world.

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THE IDIOT BRAIN (Paperback)
A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up To
By: Dean Burnett
Guardian Faber Publishing
Published: 02/03/2017
SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOODREADS BEST SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY BOOK AWARDMotion sickness.Nightmares.Forgetting people's names.Why did I walk into this room??For something supposedly so brilliant and evolut...

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THING EXPLAINER (Paperback)
Complicated Stuff in Simple Words
By: Randall Munroe
John Murray Publishers Ltd
Published: 05/10/2017
From the No. 1 bestselling author of What If? - the man who created xkcd and explained the laws of science with cartoons - comes a series of brilliantly simple diagrams ('blueprints' if you want to ...

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SECRET LIFE OF THE MIND (Paperback)
How Our Brain Thinks, Feels and Decides
By: Mariano Sigman
Published: 14/06/2018

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PLUCKED! (Paperback)
The Truth About Chicken
By: Maryn McKenna
Little, Brown
Published: 12/09/2017
A fascinating investigation of the ills at the heart of poultry production in the US, the UK and beyond.

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MISMATCH (Paperback)
How Our Stone Age Brain Deceives Us Every Day
By: Ronald Giphart, Mark van Vugt
Robinson
Published: 15/02/2018
An exciting new popular psychology book looking at the troubling conflict between how our brains have evolved to meet Stone Age demands, and the very different modern problems of the world we now li...

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THE BRAIN'S WAY OF HEALING (Paperback)
Stories of Remarkable Recoveries and Discoveries
By: Norman Doidge
Penguin Books Ltd
Published: 28/01/2016
Explores the advances in the discovery of neuroplasticity, showing that the brain has its own unique way of healing. This book discusses a series of recoveries: patients told they would never improv...

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THE ELEMENTS (Hardback)
A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe
By: Theodore Gray
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
Published: 01/10/2009
This magical book is a totally original collection that features gorgeous, never-before-seen photographic representations of the 118 elements in the periodic table - plus facts, figures and fascinat...

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WEAPONS OF MATH DESTRUCTION (Paperback)
How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
By: Cathy O'Neil
Penguin Books Ltd
Published: 19/06/2017

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Oxford School Thesaurus
By: OXFORD DICTIONARIES
An up-to-date new edition of this bestselling, comprehensive classroom classic, with new curriculum support. Focused coverage of words, synonyms and antonyms help to improve writing skills, for creative writing and non-fiction. Essential spelling, grammar and punctuation support makes it perfect for progress from primary to secondary school.
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Dog Called Grk
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When Tim finds an abandoned little dog outside his house, he can''t just leave him there, even though his parents hate the idea of pets in their house. It''s not long before Tim finds himself breaking into a high-security prison, flying a helicopter, and making a nail-biting race for the border - all for the love of a very special dog.
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GCSE Religious Studies for AQA A: Christianity
By: CYNTHIA BARTLETT, MARIANNE FLEMING, PETER SMITH
This textbook offers a tried and trusted approach from a team of experienced authors to cover the study of Christianity, and thematic studies from the perspective of Christianity for the new AQA GCSE Religious Studies specification A. Assessment guidance runs throughout, offering revision checklists, practice questions and sample answer activities.
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Paper Butterflies
By: LISA HEATHFIELD
Stand By Me meets We Were Liars - a heartbreaking and stunning breakout novel for teenagers from the award-nominated author of Seed.June's life at home with her stepmother and stepsister is a dark one - and a secret one.
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Splash Day!
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A fun and colourful rhyming tale from one of the UKs most beloved author-illustrators, Nick Sharratt.
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Bond 11+: Verbal Reasoning: Assessment Papers
By: MALCOLM THOMAS, BOND
Bond Verbal Reasoning Assessment Papers for 9-10 years Book 2 have been designed by Bond, the number 1 provider of 11+ practice materials. This book provides practice questions that begin to establish the core skills for success in verbal reasoning.
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Winnie-the-Pooh Goes To London
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"London is a very fine place," announced Pooh. When Winnie-the-Pooh ventures to London he''s most surprised to encounter a blustery bus, a wobbly bridge and huge lions But the greatest excitement of all is when he stands in front of the gates at Buckingham Palace and a very important lady comes out to meet the crowd ...
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Explorer
By: KATHERINE RUNDELL
Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award, Winner of the London Book Fair Children's Travel Book of the Year From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name amongst the lists of great discoveries. If only he could land and look about him. As the plane crashes into the canopy, Fred is suddenly left without a choice. He and the three other children may be alive, but the jungle is a vast, untamed place. With no hope of rescue, the chance of getting home feels impossibly small. Except, it seems, someone has been there before them
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Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World
By: SPIKE GERRELL
The second book in the groundbreaking new series from two bestselling writers that teaches you about the world through football. This book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads - and it's all about football. What is a vomitory? When do footballers wee? Where do goalkeepers let in chickens? When did women start playing football? You'll find the answers to these questions and more in chapters on subjects such as biology, maths and history. Illustrated throughout with hilarious cartoons and filled with laugh-out-loud gags this is the perfect book for any boy or girl who loves football.
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