Will a computer ever compose a symphony, write a prize-winning novel, or paint a masterpiece? And if so, would we be able to tell the difference? As humans, we have an extraordinary ability to create works of art that elevate, expand a... read more

The Creativity Code: How AI is Learning to Write, Paint and Think

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 Science

'As a rule, I have found that the greater brain a man has, and the better he is educated, the easier it has been to mystify him,' Houdini to Arthur Conan Doyle Smart people are not only just as prone to making mistakes as everyone else-they may be even more susceptible to them... read more

The Intelligence Trap

NOW WITH A NEW AFTERWORD, THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND THE SOURCE OF THE VIRAL TED TALK'Screamingly addictive' STEPHEN FRY'Superb ... Thrilling story-telling' NAOMI KLEIN'A powerful contribution to an urgent debate' GUARDIANWhat if... read more

Chasing the Scream - The Search for the Truth About Addiction

'Astonishing ... an amazing book ... absolutely chocker full of things that we need to know' Chris Evans 'Matthew Walker is probably one of the most influential people on the planet' Evening Standard THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER TLS, OBSERVER, S... read more

Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams

Edited and introduced by Bill Bryson, and with contributions from Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood, David Attenborough, Martin Rees and Richard Fortey amongst others, this is a remarkable volume celebrating the rich history of the Royal Soc... read more

Seeing Further : The Story of Science and the Royal Society

In this unprecedented book, palliative medicine pioneer Dr Kathryn Mannix explores the biggest taboo in our society and the only certainty we all share: death. A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE Told through... read more

With the End in Mind - Dying, Death and Wisdom in an Age of Denial

Born blind in Vietnam, Julie Yip-Williams narrowly escaped euthanasia at the hands of her grandmother, only to have to flee the political upheaval of the late 1970s with her family. Loaded into a rickety boat with three hundred ot... read more

The Unwinding of the Miracle: Life, Death and Everything That Comes After

One hundred years ago, physicians marvelled at patients with bacterial infections who appeared to have been spontaneously cured of deadly tumours. What was a miraculous mystery then is now hard scientific fact- immunotherapy is the cutting... read more

Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer The

Automation, AI and robotics are changing our lives quickly - but digital disruption goes much further than we realise. In The Globotics Upheaval, Richard Baldwin, one of the world's leading globalisation experts, explains that exp... read more

The Globotics Upheaval: Globalisation, Robotics and the Future of Work

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Every phase since the advent of the industrial revolution - from the fate of the British Empire, to the global challenges from Germany, Japan and Russia, to America's emergence as a sole superpower, to the Arab Spring, to the long-term decline of economic growth that started with Jap... read more

The Human Tide
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 Science

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

This award-winning science book uses the latest findings from neuroscience research and brain-imaging technology to take you on a journey into the human brain. CGI artworks and brain MRI scans reveal the brain's anatomy in unprecedented detail. Step-by-step sequences unra... read more

The Brain Book: 3rd Edition

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 Science

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

One of the world's greatest thinkers tells the heroic story of human progress - and why we neglect it at our peril.Is modernity really failing? Or have we failed to appreciate progress and the ideals that make it possible?If you f... read more

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress