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The following books are available in Scientific & Technical (2010 titles):


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Search For Infinity, The: Solving The Mysteries Of The Universe by Gordon Fraser, Etc. (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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Bad Science by Ben Goldacre (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Guardian columnist Dr Ben Goldacre takes us on a hilarious, invigorating and informative journey through the bad science we're fed by the worst of the hacks and the quacks! When Dr Ben Goldacre saw... read more


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Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes And Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The New York Times bestselling Freakonomics was a worldwide sensation, selling more than four million copies in thirty-five languages and changing the way we look at the world. Steven D. Levitt... read more


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Galileo And The Solar System (Big Idea) by Paul Strathern (More from this author). Added: In the last week

At a moment of great discovery, one Big Idea can change the world...Galileo is often referred to as 'the father of modern science' and his contribution to modern psychics and astronomy, among other... read more


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Newton And Gravity (Big Idea) by Paul Strathern (More from this author). Added: In the last week

A good case can be made for Isaac Newton being the finest mind humanity has yet produced. His theory of gravity offered his contemporaries their first glimpse of how the universe actually works, and... read more


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Pythagoras And His Theorem (Big Idea) by Paul Strathern (More from this author). Added: In the last week

At a moment of great discovery, one Big Idea can change the world...Pythagoras was arguably the first 'genius' of Western culture, establishing a blend of high intellect and high lunacy, both of... read more


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Anatomy by Henry Gray (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The leg bone's connected to the hip bone, and so on. For many of us, anatomy can seem intimidating and unrewarding, but the right teacher can clear such feelings away in a heartbeat. Our... read more


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Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Why do our headaches persist after taking a one-cent aspirin but disappear when we take a 50-cent aspirin? Why does recalling the Ten Commandments reduce our tendency to lie, even when we couldn't... read more


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The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson (More from this author). Added: In the last week

In this madcap journey, a bestselling journalist investigates psychopaths and the industry of doctors, scientists, and everyone else who studies them. The Psychopath Test is a fascinating journey... read more


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Outliers: The Story Of Success by Malcolm Gladwell (More from this author). Added: In the last week

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the... read more


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Stiff: The Curious Lives Of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach (More from this author). Added: In the last month

"One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."—Entertainment Weekly Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of... read more


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Evolution (Teach Yourself) by Morton Jenkins (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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Being Wrong: Adventures In The Margin Of Error: The Meaning Of Error In An Age Of Certainty by Kathryn Schulz (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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Faster: Our Race Against Time by James Gleick (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Never in the history of the human race have so many had so much to do in so little time. That, anyway, is the impression most of us have of civilised life at the end of the millennium, and... read more


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Do Polar Bears Get Lonely?: And 101 Other Intriguing Science Questions by New Scientist (More from this author). Added: In the last month

"Do Polar Bears Get Lonely?" is the third compilation of readers' answers to the questions in the 'Last Word' column of "New Scientist", the world's best-selling science weekly. Following the... read more


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50 Facts That Should Change The World by Jessica Williams (More from this author). Added: In the last month

50 Facts That Should Change the World is a series of snapshots of life in the 21st century. From the inequalities and absurdities of the so-called developed world to the vast scale of suffering... read more


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Digging Up Bones (Publications / British Museum) by D.R. Brothwell (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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Complexification: Explaining A Paradoxical World Through The Science Of Surprise by John L. Casti (More from this author). Added: In the last month

A renowned mathematician shows how the "science of surprise" can help explain some of the most inexplicable phenomena in science, nature, the arts, the economy, and more.


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The Soul Of A New Machine by Tracy Kidder (More from this author). Added: In the last month

The computer revolution brought with it new methods of getting work done--just look at today's news for reports of hard-driven, highly motivated young men and women developing software and online... read more


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Eden by Tim Smit (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Tim Smit, author of Eden, is obsessed with horticulture (no mere "gardening" for him). In restoring the Lost Gardens of Heligan he has become an acolyte of a great, though rarely remembered,... read more