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

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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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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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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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BOOK OF HUMANS (Hardback)
The Story of How We Became Us
By: Adam Rutherford
Published: 06/09/2018
A thrilling new examination of what sets us apart in the animal kingdom by the popular science broadcaster and author of A BRIEF HISTORY OF EVERYONE WHO EVER LIVED

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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 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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EXCELLENT SHEEP (Paperback)
The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
By: William Deresiewicz
The Free Press
Published: 26/05/2015
A ground-breaking manifesto about what Americas top schools should be-but aren't-providing.

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OUTLIERS (Paperback)
The Story of Success
By: Malcolm Gladwell
Penguin Books Ltd
Published: 24/06/2009
Why do some people achieve so much more than others? Can they lie so far out of the ordinary? In this book, the author looks at everyone from rock stars to professional athletes, software billionair...

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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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Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools
By: OXFORD DICTIONARIES
The Oxford English Thesaurus for Schools is carefully targeted to support secondary school students with their creative writing, to extend vocabulary, improve spelling, punctuation, and grammar, and to inspire them to become confident writers.
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Turtles all the way down
By: GREEN JOHN
Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett. But there's a hundred thousand dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett's son, Davis. ------Aza is trying. She is trying to be a good daughter, a good friend, a good student, and maybe even a good detective, while also living within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts. ------In his long-awaited return, John Green, the acclaimed, award-winning author of Looking for Alaska and The Fault in Our Stars, shares Aza's story with shattering, unflinching clarity in this brilliant novel of mental health, love, resilience, and the power of lifelong friendship.
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Tricolore 5e edition Student Book 1
By: HEATHER MASCIE-TAYLOR, SYLVIA HONNOR, MICHAEL SPENCER
5th edition of the high-ability French course, fully supported by Kerboodle.
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Wizards of Once: Twice Magic
By: CRESSIDA COWELL
From the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon comes an exciting high-adventure series - set in an ancient, magical time, full of Wizards, Warriors, Giants and Sprites.
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Murderer''s Ape
By: JAKOB WEGELIUS
Sally Jones is not only a loyal friend, she's an extraordinary individual. In overalls or in a maharaja's turban, this unique gorilla moves among humans without speaking but understanding everything. She and the Chief are devoted comrades who operate a cargo boat. A job they are offered pays big bucks, but the deal ends badly, and the Chief is falsely convicted of murder. For Sally Jones this is the start of a harrowing quest for survival and to clear the Chief's name. Powerful forces are working against her, and they will do anything to protect their secrets
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Oi Duck-billed Platypus
By: KES GRAY
From the creators of the award-winning and best selling Oi Frog!, Oi Dog! and Oi Cat! comes their next funny rhyming picture book, Oi Duck-billed Platypus!
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HEAD KID
By: DAVID BADDIEL
From the million-copy bestselling author of THE PARENT AGENCY and BIRTHDAY BOY comes a wildly entertaining wish-fulfilment adventure that asks the question: what would happen if the strictest head teacher swapped bodies with the naughtiest kid in school? Strictest head naughtiest boy = chaos. Bracket Wood is about to be visited by the school inspectors. But there's one big problem: Ryan Ward. The maestro of practical jokes, Ryan has played so many tricks that in the end the Head Teacher just walks out. And then the new Head Teacher, Mr Carter, arrives. A man so strict even the teachers are scared of him. So imagine his surprise - and Ryan's - when they swap bodies. Now Ryan is Head Teacher - and his mortal enemy is one of his pupils.
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Poppy Field
By: MICHAEL MORPURGO
A new picture-book classic celebrating the poppy's history, from two legends of children's literature. Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman have teamed up with the Royal British Legion to tell an original story that explains the meaning behind the poppy.In Flanders' fields, young Martens knows his family's story, for it is as precious as the faded poem hanging in their home. From a poor girl comforting a grieving soldier, to an unexpected meeting of strangers, to a father's tragic death many decades after treaties were signed, war has shaped Martens's family in profound ways - it is their history as much as any nation's. They remember. They grieve. They honour the past. This book also includes a full-colour, illustrated afterword that explains the history that inspired the story.
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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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