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  • Leonardo Da Vinci
    Leonardo Da Vinci (Hardback) Walter Isaacson

    The author of the internationally-acclaimed bestsellers Benjamin Franklin, Einstein, and Steve Jobsdelivers an engrossing biography of Leonardo da Vinci, the world's most creative genius. The creator of Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World) officially sold at auction in New York in November 2017 for the record-breaking sum of GBP341 million.

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  • Into the Magic Shop
    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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  • Failure Is Not an Option
    Failure Is Not an Option (English, Paperback) Gene Kranz

    This memoir of a veteran NASA flight director tells riveting stories from the early days of the Mercury program through Apollo 11 (the moon landing) and Apollo 13, for both of which Kranz was flight director....

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  • Your Life In My Hands
    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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  • Jurassic Mary
    Jurassic Mary (English, Paperback) Patricia Pierce

    Spinster Mary Anning, uneducated and poor, was of the wrong sex, wrong class and wrong religion, but fate decreed that she was exactly the right person in the right place and time to pioneer the emerging science of palaeontology, the study of fossils.

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  • Forever Young
    Forever Young (English, Paperback) James R. Hansen, John W. Young

    He walked on the moon. He piloted the space shuttle. He flew more space missions than any other human. His peers called him the "astronaut's astronaut." One of the last memoirs written by an early American astronaut and the first by a former chief of the astronaut corps, Forever Young is indispensable to anyone interested in the history of NASA.

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  • Working Stiff
    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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  • Priest of Nature
    Priest of Nature (English, Hardback) Rob Iliffe

    The first major book on Isaac Newton's writings on religious topics in over 35 years, Priest of Nature traces the life of the remarkable scientist and examines how he managed the complex boundaries between private and public faith.

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  • Tesla
    Tesla (English, Paperback) W. Bernard Carlson

    Nikola Tesla was a major contributor to the electrical revolution that transformed daily life at the turn of the twentieth century. His inventions, patents, and theoretical work formed the basis of modern AC electricity, and contributed to the development of radio and television. Like his competitor Thomas Edison, Tesla was one of America's first celebrity scientists, enjoying the company of New...

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  • The Smell of Fresh Rain
    The Smell of Fresh Rain (English, Hardback) Barney Shaw

    An exploration of the hidden complexities of one of our most under-used and misunderstood senses.

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  • Feynman
    Feynman (English, Paperback) Jim Ottaviani

    Presents the larger-than-life exploits of Nobel-winning quantum physicist, adventurer, musician, and world-class raconteur, and one of the greatest minds of the twentieth century: Richard Feynman. This title tells the story of the great man's life from his childhood in Long Island to his work on the Manhattan Project and the Challenger disaster.

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  • Flying to the Edge
    Flying to the Edge (English, Paperback) Matthew Willis

    The first full story of one of Britain's leading test pilots Duncan Menzies, charting his career from Scottish sheep farm through flying the frontier in Egypt and Sudan.

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  • My Inventions and Other Writings
    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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  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (English, Paperback) Rebecca Skloot

    The internationally bestselling story of a young woman whose death in 1951 changed medical science for ever . . .

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  • Tesla
    Tesla (English, Hardback) Nigel Cawthorne

    Despite being incredibly popular during his time, Nikola Tesla today remains largely overlooked among lists of the greatest inventors and scientists of the modern era. This is a unique look at the life of an iconic historical figure. Today, all homes and electrical appliances run on Tesla's AC current.

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  • Man of Iron
    Man of Iron (English, Hardback) Julian Glover

    The enthralling biography of the shepherd boy who changed the world with his revolutionary engineering and whose genius we still benefit from today.

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  • The Wright Brothers
    The Wright Brothers (Paperback) David McCullough

    Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the brothers who taught the world how to fly.

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  • Man of Iron
    Man of Iron (Paperback) Julian Glover

    The enthralling Sunday Times-bestselling biography of the shepherd boy who changed the world with his revolutionary engineering and whose genius we still benefit from today...

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  • Brunel
    Brunel (English, Paperback) Steven Brindle

    A celebration of the life and engineering achievements of Isambard Kingdom Brunel by two of the world's foremost authorities.

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  • Robert Fortune: A Plant Hunter in the Orient
    Robert Fortune: A Plant Hunter in the Orient (English, Hardback) Alistair Watt

    This is the first full biography of the great Scottish plant collector Robert Fortune, famous for working in China and Japan from 1843 until 1861.

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