Soil

‘Soil is everyone’s business and this book pulls no punches. It lays bare our reliance upon the intricate life beneath our feet. A must-read in every school, local library, community garden, university and for your bookshelf.’COSTA GEORGIADIS What we do to the soil, we do to ourselves. Soil is the unlikely story of our mostContinue reading “Soil”

Overloaded

This mind-bending, eye-opening book provides readers with an enjoyable route through the remarkable world of neurotransmitters, the chemicals inside each of us that touch every aspect of our lives. From adrenaline to dopamine, our lives are shaped by the chemicals that control us. They are the hormones and neurotransmitters that our brains run on, andContinue reading “Overloaded”

Genesis

A visionary scientific account of the seven ‘days’ of creation, from a lead player in the hunt for the Higgs boson. What if the ancient Greeks were right, and the universe really did spring into being out of chaos and the void? How could we know? And what must its first moments have been like?Continue reading “Genesis”

Shape

A whip-smart, entertaining exploration of the geometry that underlies our world, from the bestselling author of How Not to Be Wrong How should a democracy choose its representatives? How does Covid-19 spread? How do computers teach themselves chess, and why is chess easier for them than analyzing a sentence? What should your kids study inContinue reading “Shape”

Remember

A fascinating exploration of the intricacies of how we remember, why we forget, and what we can do to protect our memories, from the Harvard-trained neuroscientist and bestselling author of Still Alice. Have you ever felt a crushing wave of panic when you can’t for the life of you remember the name of that actorContinue reading “Remember”