Scientifica Historica is a unique, essay-based review of those books that marked the development of science from classical times to the new millennium. The result is a fascinating chronological exploration of h... read more

Scientifica Historia: How the World's Great Science Books Chart the History of Knowledge

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 Science

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

In the bestselling, prize-winning A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe. Now he turns his attention inwards to ... read more

The Body: A Guide for Occupants

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 Science

A stunning tribute to our eternal fascination with the human body - and the latest in the bestselling 'Explorer' Collection Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body is a visually compelling survey of more than 5,000 years of image-making. Through 300 remarkable works, sel... read more

Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body

Why flawed logic puts us all at risk, and how critical thinking can save the world. It may seem a big claim, but knowing how to think clearly and critically has literally helped save the world. In... read more

The Irrational Ape: Why Flawed Logic Puts Us All at Risk and How Critical Thinking Can Save the World

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 Science

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

Should we believe in God? In this new book, written for a new generation, the brilliant science writer and author of The God Delusion, explains why we shouldn't. Should we believe in God? Do we need God in order to explain the existence of the universe? ... read more

Outgrowing God: A Beginner's Guide to Atheism

In this paradigm-shifting book from acclaimed Harvard Medical School doctor and one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people on earth, Dr. David Sinclair reveals that everything we think we know about ageing is wrong, ... read more

Lifespan: The Revolutionary Science Of Why We Age - And Why We Don't Have To

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 Science

Does that statistic make sense? How much will this round of drinks come to? And what are the chances of winning the lottery? Twice? Learn how to do complex maths with nothing but the back of an envelope, a pencil and some good old-fashioned brain power. Doing mathem... read more

Maths on the Back of an Envelope

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 Science

Reading Level:4 Science

Get your pulse racing with Australia's most popular scientist, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.Discover why people tell lies, why some planets are hotter than stars and how humans are terraforming the Earth. Is cockroach milk really the next Superfood? Why are birds so smart? Why do trees need ... read more

Vital Science

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 Science

A riveting and beautifully designed YA biography that shows how a once-bullied school boy became an iconic visionary who the New York Times described as "arguably the most important and successful entrepreneur in the world." Elon Musk is the visionary behind Sp... read more

Elon Musk: A Mission to Save the World

Kari Byron--former host of the wildly popular, iconic cult classic MythBusters--shows how to crash test your way through life, no lab coat required. Kari Byron's story hasn't been a straight li... read more

Crash Test Girl - An Unlikely Experiment in Using the Scientific Method to Answer Life's Toughest Questions

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 Biography

A journey through the fascinating edgeland where nature and crime are intertwined.

Traces

To imagine – to see that which is not there – is the startling ability that has fueled human development and innovation through the centuries. As a species we stand alone in our remarkable capacity to refashion the world after t... read more

Out Of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It