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 SCIENCE & NATURE

The fastest growing realization everywhere is that humanity can't go on the way it is going. Indeed, the great fear is we're entering endgame where we appear to have lost the race between self-destruction and self-discovery-the race to find the psychologic... read more

Freedom : The End of the Human Condition

At the heart of Australia, framed by desert, Lake Eyre, the country's biggest lake, seldom sees water. Most of the time it is a vast salt pan, eerily empty, devoid of all life. But when the rains come and the great ri... read more

Lake Eyre: A Journey to the Heart of the Continent(Prize winner Indie s/l 2013)
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In his highly anticipated sequel to The Elements, Theodore Gray demonstrates how the elements of the periodic table combine to form the molecules that make up our world. Everything physical is made up of the elements and the infinite variety of molecules they form when they combine with each other. In... read more

Molecules: The Elements and the Architecture of Everything (HB)

A Handbook to Australian Seashells will help you to identify most of the shells you find, no matter where you are on the Australian coast. It includes over 375 species of the most common seashells found along our seashores. Each one is illustrated with a beautiful colour photograph showing its colours, patterns, shape and sculpture.

A Handbook to Australian Seashells: On Seashores East to West and North to South

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 SCIENCE & NATURE

Series:Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classics

This is an attractively designed edition of "Gray's Anatomy", the scientific and artistic triumph. Kept in print by its clarity and usefulness, the text features sumptuous illustrations and clear, matter-of-fact descriptions. This exquisite version of the text will ... read more

Gray's Anatomy (Leather bound)

In 1859, the brilliant scientist Urbain LeVerrier discovered that the planet Mercury has a wobble, that its orbit shifts over time. His explanation was that there had to be an unseen planet circling even closer to the sun. He called the planet Vulcan. Supported by the theories of Sir Isaac Newton, the... read more

The Hunt for Vulcan: How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet and Deciphered the Universe

In this dazzling look at the new science of genetics and the frontiers of human potential, David Shenk argues that talent - for piano playing, sprinting, designing computers, you name it - is not a thing we're gifted from birth and coded in our genes, but a process - a lifelong project. The genetic le... read more

The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You've Been Told About Genes, Talent and Intelligence is Wrong

Farm animals have been disappearing from our fields as the production of food has become a global industry. We no longer know for certain what is entering the food chain and what we are eating - as the UK horsemeat scandal demonstrated. We are reaching a tipping point as the farming revolution threate... read more

Farmageddon - The True Cost of Cheap Meat

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 SCIENCE & NATURE

This four-part introduction to star watching is the work of astronomer Robin Kerrod. It consists of a "planisphere", two 128-page spiral-bound books and a torch, all packed into a sturdy case.
The planisphere is two rotating discs fixed one above the other. It shows... read more

Discover the Night Sky

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 SCIENCE & NATURE

Reading Level:General Adult

A tour of some of the world's most iconic and endangered species, and what we can do to save them. Climate change and habitat destruction are not the only culprits behind so many animals facing extinction. The impact of consumer demand for cheap meat is equa... read more

Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were

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 SCIENCE & NATURE

Kate Grenville had always associated perfume with elegance and beauty. Then the headaches started. Like perhaps a quarter of the population, Grenville reacts badly to the artificial fragrances around us- other people's perfumes, and all those scented cosmetics, cleani... read more

The Case Against Fragrance