Category:

 History

Oliver Sutherland tell his story as “Last inhabitant of Shackleton’s Hut” when he was working as a biologist studying penguins in the Antarctic in 1962.

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: SHACKHUT
: oliversutherland
: oliversutherland
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: Oliver Sutherland
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Last inhabitant of Shackleton's Hut
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Category:

 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
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Admissions A Life in Brain Surgery
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Description: What is it that makes humans, human? As science and technology challenge the boundaries between life and non-life, between organic and inorganic, this ancient question is more timely than ever. Acclaimed Object-Oriented philosopher Timothy Mo... read more

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: 9781786631329
: Verso Books
: Verso Books
: 210mm X 140mm
: United Kingdom
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: Timothy Morton
: 225
: 128
: English
: Hardcover
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Humankind: Solidarity With Non-Human People
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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
: 1014
: Hardback
: books
Animalium (Welcome to the Museum)
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From the bestselling, award-winning author of 1491 and 1493 - an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically o... read more

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: 9781509884179
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Charles C. Mann
: 608
: 333.7
: English
: Open Market
: Paperback
: books
The Wizard and the Prophet: Two remarkable scientists and their conflicting visions of the future of our planet
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A writer's search for inspiration, beauty, and solace leads her to birds in this intimate and exuberant meditation on creativity and life - a field guide to things small and significant. In 2012, Kyo Maclear met a musician with a passi... read more

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: 9780008209285
: HarperCollins Publishers
: Fourth Estate Ltd
: 203mm X 136mm
: United Kingdom
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: Kyo Maclear
: 256
: 153.35
: English
: 316
: Hardback
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Birds Art Life Death: A Field Guide to the Small and Significant
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Endorsed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama - `Balcombe vividly shows that fish have feelings and deserve consideration and protection like other sentient beings'

A Sunday Times must read

A New York Times Bestseller

... read more

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: 9781786072092
: Oneworld Publications
: Oneworld Publications
: 198mm X 129mm X 22mm
: United Kingdom
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: Jonathan Balcombe
: 304
: 500
: English
: Paperback
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What a Fish Knows : The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins
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Category:

 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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Category:

 Physical Sciences

Awards:Shortlisted for Goodreads Choice Awards: Non-Fiction 2014.

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
From the creator of the wildly popular xkcd.com, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.
Millions visit xkcd.com each week to read R... read more

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: 9781848549562
: Hachette Australia
: Hachette Australia
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Randall Munroe
: 304
: 500
: en
: 616
: Paperback
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What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
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Category:

 Physical Sciences

The bestselling French graphic novel about the mind-bending world of quantum physics
Famous explorer Bob and his dog Rick have been around the world and even to the Moon, but their travels through the quantum universe show them the greatest wonders the... read more

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: 9781846149290
: PENGUIN AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
: PENGUIN AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
: 26.00 cmmm X 19.50 cmmm X 1.90 cmmm
: United Kingdom
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: Thibault Damour
: 160
: 741.5
: en
: 1
: Hardback
: books
Mysteries of the Quantum Universe
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Category:

 Nature

At Kite's Nest Farm the cows (as well as the sheep, hens, and pigs) all roam free. They make their own choices about rearing, grazing and housing. Left to be themselves the cows exhibit personalities as diverse as our own.Fat Hat prefers men to women. Chippy Minton refuses to sl... read more

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: 9780571336777
: Faber & Faber
: Faber & Faber
: 198mm X 129mm X 11mm
: United Kingdom
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: Rosamund Young
: 160
: 636.2
: English
: Main
: Hardback
: books
The Secret Life of Cows
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Category:

 Children's Non-Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: Non-Fiction 2016.

A picture book for 3-6-year-olds, Whose Beak is This? lets children guess the identity of iconic New Zealand birds from the pictures of their beaks, while finding out some facts about the birds along the way. This fun approach introduces an important science concep... read more

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: 9781927213643
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 195mm X 195mm
: New Zealand
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: Gillian Candler
: colour illustrations
: 32
: Fraser Williamson
: Hardback
: books
Whose Beak is This? (HB)
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