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 Nature

Charles Darwin: the man who discovered evolution? The man who killed off God? Or a flawed man of his age, part genius, part ruthless careerist who would not acknowledge his debts to other thinkers?
In this bold new life - the first single volume biography in twe... read more

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: 9781473620971
: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
: John Murray Publishers Ltd
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: A. N. Wilson
: 448
: en
: Paperback
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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker
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 Medicine

Henry Marsh has spent a lifetime operating on the surgical frontline. There have been exhilarating highs and devastating lows, but his love for the practice of neurosurgery has never wavered. Prompted by his retirement from his full-time job in the NHS, and through ... read more

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: 9781474605892
: Orion Publishing Co
: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
: 216mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
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: Henry Marsh
: 288
: 610.92
: en
: 1
: Paperback
: books
Admissions A Life in Brain Surgery
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A philosopher dons a wet suit and journeys into the depths of consciousness. Peter Godfrey-Smith is a leading philosopher of science. He is also a scuba diver whose underwater videos of warring octopuses have attracted wide notice. I... read more

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: 9780008226312
: HarperCollins Publishers
: William Collins
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Peter Godfrey-Smith
: 20 b/w illus, (8-page colour plate section)
: 272
: 594.5
: en
: Paperback
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Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea and the Deep Origins of Consciousness
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Category:

 Nature

Series:Welcome to the Museum

Discover more than 200 exhibits in this virtual museum, open all hours. Welcome to the museum! There are more than 200 animal specimens to be discovered in Animalium, the first in a series of virtual museums. Wander the galleries - open 365 days a year - and discover a c... read more

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: 9781760061975
: Bonnier Publishing Australia
: Five Mile
: 37.00 cmmm X 27.00 cmmm
: Australia
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: Jenny Broom
: 112
: en
: Hardback
: books
Animalium (Welcome to the Museum)
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The follow up to the #1 New York Times bestselling An Inconvenient TruthAn Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power is a daring call to action, exposing the reality of how humankind has aided in the destruction of our planet and groundbreaking information on what you ca... read more

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: 9781635651089
: Rodale Books
: Rodale Books
: 23.00 cmmm X 19.00 cmmm X 2.20 cmmm
: United States
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: Al Gore
: 320
: 363.73874
: en
: Paperback
: books
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
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Category:

 Nature

In January 2006, a month or two after my father died, I thought I saw him again - a momentary impression of an old man, a little stooped, setting off for a walk in his characteristic fawn corduroys and shabby quilted jacket. After teenage rifts it was walking t... read more

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: 9780857523631
: Transworld Publishers Ltd
: Doubleday
: 222mm X 138mm
: United Kingdom
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: Christopher Somerville
: map and line drawings
: 384
: 796.510941
: Hardback
: books
The January Man: A Year of Walking Britain
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2014 was the hottest year since record keeping began back in 1880.  July 2015 was recently confirmed as the globe's hottest month ever recorded, both on land and in the oceans.  This December a major inter... read more

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: 9780908321735
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 180mm X 110mm
: New Zealand
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: Veronika Meduna
: 92
: 577.22
: Paperback
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Towards a Warmer World : What Climate Change Will Mean for New Zealand's Future (BWB Texts)
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'Most of the time I have no idea what to do with them or what to say in response to them.'
Award-winning New Zealand poet Glenn Colquhoun is also a doctor who works with struggling young people at the margins, painfully aware of the limits of his role. In this BWB Text he of... read more

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: 9780947492892
: David Bateman
: David Bateman
: 180mm X 110mm
: New Zealand
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: Glenn Colquhoun
: 120
: 344.93041
: Paperback
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Late Love: Sometimes Doctors Need Saving as Much as Their Patients (BWB Texts)
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 Medicine

Series:BWB Texts

Can a sugar tax improve public health? Even if it can, is it the right thing to do? One of New Zealand's foremost health scientists, Mike Berridge, teams up with tax expert Lisa Marriott to explore the issue.This BWB Text explains the relationship between sugar and ill-health, a... read more

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: 9780947518301
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 180mm X 110mm
: New Zealand
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: Mike Berridge
: Paperback
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Sugar, Rum and Tobacco
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From one of our greatest science writers, this biography of a beech-and-bluebell wood through diverse moods and changing seasons combines stunning natural history with the ancient history of the countryside to tell the full story of the B... read more

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: 9780008104696
: HarperCollins Publishers
: William Collins
: 197mm X 130mm
: United Kingdom
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: Richard A. Fortey
: 320
: 577.30942597
: Paperback
: books
The Wood for the Trees: The Long View of Nature from a Small Wood
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"This is empirical poetry. A fascinating tale of human curiosity beautifully told, and with black holes and lasers too." (Robin Ince). Travel around the world 100 billion times. A strong gravitational wave will briefly change that distance by... read more

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: 9780099569589
: Vintage Publishing
: Vintage
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Janna Levin
: 240
: 522.68
: en
: Paperback
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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space
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 Nature

From the author of Leviathan, or, The Whale, comes a composite portrait of the subtle, beautiful, inspired and demented ways in which we have come to terms with our watery planet. In the third of his watery books, the author goes in pursuit of human and animal stories of the se... read more

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: 9780008133689
: HarperCollins Publishers
: Fourth Estate Ltd
: 216mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
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: Philip Hoare
: 384
: 551.46
: Paperback
: books
Rising Tide Falling Star
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