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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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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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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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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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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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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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A SHORT HISTORY OF NEARLY EVERYTHING (Paperback)
By: Bill Bryson
Black Swan
Published: 16/06/2016
Bill Bryson's challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry and particle physics, and see if there isn't some way to render them comprehensible t...

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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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BRAIN (Hardback)
A User''s Guide
By: New Scientist
Published: 20/09/2018
Everything you need to know about your brain: an eye-opening, illustrated handbook.

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FIXING MY GAZE (Paperback)
A Scientist's Journey Into Seeing in Three Dimensions
By: Susan R. Barry, Oliver Sacks (Foreword)
Basic Books
Published: 03/08/2010
When neuroscientist Susan Barry was fifty years old, she took an unforgettable trip to Manhattan. As she emerged from the dim light of the subway into the sunshine, she saw a view of the city that s...

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THE INDISPUTABLE EXISTENCE OF SANTA CLAUS (Hardback)
By: Dr Hannah Fry, Thomas Oleron Evans
Black Swan
Published: 15/11/2017
How do you apply game theory to select who should be on your Christmas shopping list ? Will calculations show Santa is getting steadily thinner - shimmying up and down chimneys for a whole night - o...

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REALITY IS NOT WHAT IT SEEMS (Paperback)
The Journey to Quantum Gravity
By: Carlo Rovelli
Penguin Books Ltd
Published: 01/06/2017

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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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UNDERBUG (Hardback)
An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology
By: Lisa Margonelli
Published: 04/10/2018
The strange and surprising power of termites to shape the world

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MARINE BIOLOGY: A VERY SHORT INTRODUCTION (Paperback)
By: Philip V. Mladenov
Oxford University Press
Published: 13/08/2013
In this Very Short Introduction, Philip Mladenov provides a fascinating overview of marine biology. Including a tour of marine life and marine processes that ranges from the polar oceans to tropical...

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THE GRAND DESIGN (Paperback)
By: Stephen Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow
Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random...
Published: 01/08/2011
Presents scientific thinking about the mysteries of the universe. This title reveals the Model dependent realism, the multi verse, the top-down theory of cosmology, and the unified M-theory. It also...

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THE BRAIN THAT CHANGES ITSELF (Paperback)
Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
By: Norman Doidge
Penguin Books Ltd
Published: 07/08/2008
Introduces us to the stories of the brain science and the discipline of 'neuroplasticity'. This title allows you to meet the stroke victim who unable to feed or dress himself learned to move and tal...

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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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AUGMENTED (Hardback)
Life in the Smart Lane
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Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd
Published: 29/04/2016
Apple Watch, Smart Glasses, Fitness & Health Monitors, Virtual Reality Goggles. How will embedded and wearable technologies such as these, and others to come, affect consumers and businesses? A grou...

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To the Edge of the World
By: JULIA GREEN
A beautifully written tale of courage, friendship, and survival. Jamie had thought that if he could just reach the boat then he could convince Mara to stay, but now he was onboard and along for the ride. There was no going back, they were in this together - sailing to the islands at the edge of the world.
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Romeo and Juliet
By: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, ROBERT SMITH (EDITOR), REX GIBSON (EDIT...
An improved, larger-format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays, extensively rewritten, expanded and produced in an attractive new design.
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Oxford Playscripts: Frankenstein
By: MARY SHELLEY
Presents the famous story of a young man who thinks he can change the world by making better human beings. Instead he creates a living monster with a mind of its own. This book contains activities designed to support the KS3 Framework for Teaching English and help students to meet the Framework objectives.
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Bucks Book Award List at 30%
Birthday Boy
By: DAVID BADDIEL
A hilarious rollercoaster ride of pure entertainment for 9+ readers everywhere, Birthday Boy is the new Baddiel Blockbuster: featuring David's inimitable and award-winning combination of wish-fulfilment, heart and hilarity, all brought to life by regular collaborator Jim Field's witty, stylish illustrations. What if it was every day? This is the story of Sam Green, who really, really, really loves birthdays. He loves the special breakfasts in bed. The presents. The themed parties. Blowing out the candles on his cake. Everything. He is so excited about his 11th birthday, in fact, that he wishes it was his birthday every day. So, at first, it's quite exciting when his birthday happens again the next morning. And again. And again. And again... But it's not long before things start to go wrong. Soon, disaster strikes, threatening something Sam loves even more than birthdays. Sometimes you have to be careful what you wish for
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The Meltdown Diary of a Wimpy Kid
By: JEFF KINNEY
The 13th hilarious book in Jeff Kinney's bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. When snow shuts down Greg Heffley's middle school, his neighbourhood transforms into a wintry battlefield. Rival groups fight over territory, build massive snow forts, and stage epic snowball fights. And in the crosshairs are Greg and his trusty best friend, Rowley Jefferson. It's a fight for survival as Greg and Rowley navigate alliances, betrayals, and warring gangs in a neighbourhood meltdown. When the snow clears, will Greg and Rowley emerge as heroes? Or will they even survive to see another day?With millions of books sold around the world in 65 editions and 56 languages, Wimpy Kid has turned millions of kids into readers.
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Concorde Award Shorlisted
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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Christmas Carol
By: CHARLES DICKENS
Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly old skinflint. He hates everyone, especially children. But at Christmas three ghosts come to visit him, scare him into mending his ways, and he finds, as he celebrates with Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and their family, that geniality brings its own reward.
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We're going on an elf chase
By: MUMFORD MARTHA
We're going on an elf chase. Come and join the fun. Can we catch them all?YES!Run, run, run!Four bunnies set off on a jolly Christmas lift-the-flap adventure to find ten little elves hidden under the flaps. You'll have to run, run, run if you're going to catch them all! And there are lots of obstacles along the way, from clippy-cloppy reindeer to roaring polar bears and flippy-flappy penguins. Stuffed with festive frolics, this is the perfect Christmas gift. From the bestselling Laura Hughes, illustrator of We're Going on an Egg Hunt and The Birthday Invitation
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WE ARE ALL LEMMINGS AND SNOWFLAKES
By: HOLLY BOURNE
Welcome to Camp Reset, a summer camp with a difference. A place offering a shot at "normality" for Olive, a girl on the edge, and for her new friends, who are all dealing with their own battles. But as Olive settles in, she starts to wonder - maybe it's this messed up world that needs fixing, and not them. And so she comes up with a plan. Because together, snowflakes can form avalanches... A trailblazing and painfully honest novel about mental health, friendship and making this crazy world a kinder place.
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