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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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  • 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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  • My Inventions
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Your Life in My Hands
    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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  • Wings on My Sleeve
    Wings on My Sleeve (English, Paperback) Captain Eric Brown

    The autobiography of one of the greatest pilots in history

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  • The Right Stuff
    The Right Stuff (English, Paperback) Tom Wolfe

    What is it, I wondered, that makes a man willing to sit on top of an enormous Roman Candle, such as a Redstone, Atlas, Titan, or Saturn rocket, and wait for someone to light the fuse? It's the quality beyond bravery, beyond courage.

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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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  • Einstein
    Einstein (Paperback) Walter Isaacson

    The first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available -- a fully realised portrait of this extraordinary human being, and great genius.

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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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  • 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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  • Einstein
    Einstein (Paperback) Walter Isaacson

    The first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available -- a fully realised portrait of this extraordinary human being, and great genius.

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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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  • Spaceman
    Spaceman (Paperback) Mike Massimino, Tanner Colby

    The extraordinary and inspirational story of US astronaut Mike Massimino

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  • Frank Whittle
    Frank Whittle (English, Paperback) Andrew Nahum

    Blending genius, tragedy, heroism and war, Andrew Nahum tells the fascinating story of the man whose invention would go on to change the world.

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  • The Age of Wonder
    The Age of Wonder (Paperback) Richard Holmes

    Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and winner of the Royal Society Prize for Science Books, Richard Holmes's dazzling portrait of the age of great scientific discovery is a groundbreaking achievement.

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  • Freud
    Freud (English, Hardback) Elisabeth Roudinesco

    Elisabeth Roudinesco's bold reinterpretation of Sigmund Freud is a biography for the twenty-first century a sympathetic yet impartial appraisal of a genius admired but misunderstood in his time and ours. Alert to tensions in his character and thought, she views Freud less as a scientific thinker than as an interpreter of civilization and culture.

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  • Alan M. Turing
    Alan M. Turing (English, Paperback) Sara Turing

    Containing never-before-published material, this fascinating account sheds new light on one of the greatest figures of the twentieth century.

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  • Copernicus: A Very Short Introduction
    Copernicus: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Owen Gingerich

    In this Very Short Introduction, leading historian of science Owen Gingerich offers a fascinating portrait of Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543), who developed the concept of a heliocentric universe and is a pivotal figure in the birth of modern science.

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