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Triumphs of Experience
 

Triumphs of Experience (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Vaillant, George E.

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At a time when people are living into their tenth decade, the longest longitudinal study of human development ever undertaken offers welcome news for old age: our lives evolve in our later years and often become more fulfilling. Among the surprising findings: people who do well i ...

ISBN 9780674503816
Release Date 1 April 2015 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age Young Adults
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A Most Incomprehensible Thing: Notes Towards a Very Gentle Introduction to the Mathematics of Relativity

A Most Incomprehensible Thing: Notes Towards a Very Gentle Introduction to the Mathematics of Relativity (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

By Collier, Peter

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Using straightforward language with numerous fully solved problems and clear derivations and explanations, this book is aimed at the enthusiastic general reader who wants to move beyond maths-lite popularisations and tackle the essential mathematics of Einstein's theories of spec ...

ISBN 9780957389458
Published 1 July 2014 by Incomprehensible Books
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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

So You've Been Publicly Shamed (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Air Iri OME)

By Ronson, Jon

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From the Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a brilliant and hilarious new book exploring the consequences of public shaming

ISBN 9781447229797
Published 1 March 2015 by Pan Macmillan
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The Birth of the Pill: How Four Pioneers Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution

The Birth of the Pill: How Four Pioneers Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution (Trade Paperback/Paperback, Air Iri OME)

By Eig, Jonathan

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The story of the extraordinary characters behind the invention of the contraceptive Pill

ISBN 9781447275558
Published 1 November 2014 by Pan Macmillan
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Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End

Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End (Hardback)

By Gawande, Atul

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In Being Mortal, Gawande examines his experiences as a surgeon, as he confronts the realities of aging and dying in his patients and in his family, as well as the limits of what he can do. And he emerges with story that crosses the globe and history, exploring questions that rang ...

ISBN 9781846685811
Published 1 October 2014 by Profile Books Ltd
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The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Jensen, Frances E.

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Why is it that the behaviour of teenagers can be so odd? As they grow older, young children steadily improve their sense of how to behave, and then all of a sudden, they can become totally uncommunicative, wildly emotional and completely unpredictable.

ISBN 9780007448319
Published 1 March 2015 by HarperCollins
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Haeckel's Embryos: Images, Evolution, and Fraud
 

Haeckel's Embryos: Images, Evolution, and Fraud (Hardback)

By Hopwood, Nick

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Emphasizing the changes worked by circulation and copying, interpretation and debate, this book uses the case to explore how pictures succeed and fail, gain acceptance and spark controversy. It reveals how embryonic development was made a process that we can see, compare, and dis ...

ISBN 9780226046945
Release Date 1 April 2015 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau's Woods
 

Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau's Woods (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Primack, Richard B.

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Track the effects of a warming climate on Concord, Massachusetts' plants and animals. This book describes how warming temperatures have altered other aspects, from the dates when ice departs from Walden Pond in late winter, to the arrival of birds in the spring, to the population ...

ISBN 9780226272290
Release Date 1 April 2015 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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The Promise of Science: A Vision of Hope

The Promise of Science: A Vision of Hope (Paperback)

By Cory, Suzanne

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Professor Cory is not just a scientist: she is a humanist, an environmentalist, and an unremitting optimist. Cory's Boyer Lecture series reflects her hope for a bright future. In The Promise of Science: A vision of hope, Professor Cory explores what Australian science has given t ...

ISBN 9780733333859
Published 1 October 2014 by ABC Books
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Series Boyer Lectures
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House of Karls

House of Karls (Hardback)

By Kruszelnicki, Karl

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Australia's favourite popular scientist returns with a new book of scintillating science. His latest book is packed with fun facts and breakthrough science to thrill, amuse and entertain. Dazzling and daring, the inimitable Dr Karl has all the answers to the questions you never t ...

ISBN 9781743519516
Published 1 November 2014 by Pan Macmillan
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