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  • Into the Magic Shop by Director James R Doty
    Into the Magic Shop (English, Paperback) Director James R Doty

    The award-winning New York Times bestseller about the extraordinary things that can happen when we harness the power of both the brain and the heart...

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  • My Inventions by Nikola Tesla
    My Inventions (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla

    The Croatian-American inventor recounts the story of his life, from his schooling and work in Europe to development of the alternating-current induction motor. Includes "The Problem of Increasing Human Energy."

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  • Your Life In My Hands by Rachel Clarke
    Your Life In My Hands (Paperback) Rachel Clarke

    'I am a junior doctor. It is 4 a.m. I have run arrest calls, treated life-threatening bleeding, held the hand of a young woman dying of cancer, scuttled down miles of dim corridors wanting to sob with sheer exhaustion, forgotten to eat, forgotten to drink, drawn on every fibre of strength that I possess to keep my patients safe from harm.'...

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  • All in Good Time by George Daniels
    All in Good Time (English, Hardback) George Daniels

    Tells the story of George Daniels, the master mechanic, who was born into poverty in London but raised himself to become the greatest watchmaker of the twentieth century. This revised edition also contains a section that illustrates and describes over thirty of the pocket and wrist-watches Daniels himself has made over the years.

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  • Working Stiff by Judy Melinek
    Working Stiff (English, Paperback) Judy Melinek, T. J. Mitchell

    Fearless memoir of a forensic pathologist's "rookie season" as a NYC medical examiner, and the cases that shaped her as both a physician and mother.

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  • My Inventions and Other Writings by Nikola Tesla
    My Inventions and Other Writings (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla

    Includes three additional articles by the author which were published in "The Electrical Experimenter" magazine and represent the breadth of his interests: "Tesla would pour Lightning from Airships to Consume Foe" (1916), "The Action of The Eye" (1893), "The Problem of Increasing Human Energy" (1900).

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  • My Inventions by Nikola Tesla
    My Inventions (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla

    2011 Reprint of 1919 Edition. Published in six parts 1919 in the "Electrical Experimenter" Magazine. "My Inventions" is Telsa's autobiographical legacy. Long out of print, "My Inventions" reveals how a relentless photographic memory and runaway imagination almost fatally cursed his childhood in Yugoslavia. Tesla tells how he willfully harnessed his visions to invention, yet never outgrew his...

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  • Spaceman by Mike Massimino
    Spaceman (Paperback) Mike Massimino, Tanner Colby

    The extraordinary and inspirational story of US astronaut Mike Massimino

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  • The Human Kind by Peter Dorward
    The Human Kind (English, Hardback) Peter Dorward

    A fresh and distinctive addition to literature about medicine for the general reader.

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  • LSD by Albert Hofmann
    LSD (English, Hardback) Albert Hofmann, Amanda Feilding

    Albert Hofmann, who died in 2008 aged 102, synthesised LSD in 1938. Although his work produced other important drugs, it was LSD that shaped his career. Shortly before his death, Hoffman approved a new and updated translation of his autobiography (first published by McGraw Hill in 1979). It appears here for the first time in print.

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  • My Inventions - The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla by Nikola Tesla
    My Inventions - The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla

    Serbian inventor NIKOLA TESLA (1857-1943) was a revolutionary scientist who forever changed the scientific fields of electricity and magnetism. Tesla's greatest invention, A/C current, powers almost all of the technological wonders in the world today, from home heating to computers to high-tech robotics. His discoveries gave mankind the television. And his dream of wireless communication came to...

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  • A Scientist in Wonderland by Professor Edzard Ernst
    A Scientist in Wonderland (English, Paperback) Professor Edzard Ernst

    This memoir provides a unique insight into the cutthroat politics of academic life and offers a sobering reflection on the damage already done by pseudoscience in the field of medicine.

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  • Your Life in My Hands by Rachel Clarke
    Your Life in My Hands (English, Hardback) Rachel Clarke

    How does it feel to be spat out of medical school into a world of pain, loss and trauma that you feel wholly ill-equipped to handle?

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  • Crystal Clear by A. M. Glazer
    Crystal Clear (English, Hardback) A. M. Glazer

    The main body of the book contains the hitherto unpublished autobiographies of both WLB and his wife, Alice. Their autobiographies give unusual insights into the lives and times of two distinguished people and the real personalities behind their public appearance.

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  • The Cookie Cure by Susan Stachler
    The Cookie Cure (English, Paperback) Susan Stachler, Laura Stachler

    A heartwarming memoir of a family that refused to give up...

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  • Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything by Jane Hawking
    Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything (English, Paperback) Jane Hawking

    The basis of the motion picture starring Eddie Redmayne as Hawking and Felicity Jones as his wife Jane. This biography chronicles their relationship, from his early development of ALS to his success in physics.

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  • The Correspondence of Charles Hutton by Dr. Benjamin Wardhaugh
    The Correspondence of Charles Hutton (English, Hardback) Dr. Benjamin Wardhaugh

    This book is the first edition of the surviving correspondence of celebrated Georgain mathematician and educator Charles Hutton (1737-1823).

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  • Outside the Asylum by Lynne Jones
    Outside the Asylum (English, Paperback) Lynne Jones

    Astonishing insight into the life of a humanitarian psychiatrist working in war and disaster zones around the world - from Bosnia and 'mission-accomplished' Iraq, to tsunami-affected Aceh, post-earthquake Haiti and 'the Jungle' in Calais.

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  • This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay
    This is Going to Hurt (CD-Audio) Adam Kay

    The often hilarious, at times horrifying and occasionally heartbreaking diaries of a former junior doctor, and the story of why he decided to hang up his stethoscope.

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  • A Five Element Legacy by Nora Franglen
    A Five Element Legacy (English, Paperback) Nora Franglen

    Nora Franglen reflects on a lifetime of practising five element acupuncture, offering advice and insights into developing patient-practitioner relationships, tailoring treatments to individual patient's needs and the importance of taking your time and trusting your feelings. Invaluable guidance gleaned from a successful career.

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