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Not On The Label: What Really Goes Into The Food On Your Plate by Felicity Lawrence (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

This is a shocking and highly readable expose of the state of the food production industry in Britain today. Felicity Lawrence will take some of the most popular foods we eat at home to show how the... read more


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Dark Hollow by Brian Keene (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

When mysterious music is heard in the forest at night and women begin disppearing without a trace, novelist Adam Senft discovers that the town of LeHorn's Hollow has become the victim of an ancient... read more


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The Black Swan: The Impact Of The Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (More from this author). Added: In the last week

 A black swan is an event, positive or negative, that is deemed improbable yet causes massive consequences. In this groundbreaking and prophetic book, Taleb shows in a playful way that Black Swan... read more


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The Invasion Of The Moon, 1957-70 (Pelican) by Peter Ryan (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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THE WHOLE SHEBANG by TIMOTHY FERRIS (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Who among us hasn't, at one time or another, lain flat on a grassy slope and stared up at the passing clouds, wondering where the sky begins and ends? Timothy Ferris, professor emeritus of journalism... read more


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Oxford Science Study Dictionary by Chris Prescott (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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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 month

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

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 month

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 month

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 month

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 month

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 month

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 month

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 month

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 month

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