Explore the world of astronomy with key quotes and bold graphics to illustrate over 100 of the universe's biggest ideas.The Astronomy Book is an exciting voyage of discovery through the cosmos. Venture from ancient speculations about the nature of the universe, to the mind-boggling theories of recen..
'This is the most important conversation of our time, and Tegmark's thought-provoking book will help you join it' Stephen HawkingAI is the future - but what will that future look like? Will superhuman intelligence be our slave, or become our god?Taking us to the heart of the latest thinking about AI..
Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, shares the ultimate choose-your-own-adventure book—a compilation of tools, tactics, and habits from 130+ of the world's top performers. From iconic entrepreneurs to elite athletes, from artists to billionai..
Winston Churchill towers over every other figure in twentieth-century British History. By the time of his death at the age of 90 in 1965, many thought him to be the greatest man in the world. There have been over a thousand previous biographies of Churchill. Andrew Roberts now draws on over forty ne..
From the author: “For the last two years, I’ve interviewed nearly two hundred world-class performers for my podcast,The Tim Ferriss Show. The guests range from super celebs (Jamie Foxx, Arnold Schwarzenegger, etc.) and athletes (icons of powerlifting, gymnastics, surfing, etc.) to legendar..
At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live.When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi’s transformation..
Discover and explore the most incredible buildings and other structures ever built by humans. From Stonehenge to the Sagrada Familia, from the great wall of China to the burj Khalifa, manmade wonders of the world plots a continent-by-continent journey around the world, exploring and charting the ing..
From tiny insects to sleek sharks and majestic elephants, this book invites you to explore the animal kingdom up close - from nose to tail. Whether you're interested in specific animal groups such as mammals or birds or have a passion for wildlife photography, this beautiful book will delight, fasci..
Ripleys Believe It or Not 2020THE MULTI-MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING GUIDE TO THE WORLD OF WEIRDRipley’s is back! This year’s blockbuster annual contains over 1,200 of the scariest, weirdest and funniest stories from around the world, including:- The man who lived in a sand castle fo..
What would it have been like to walk the lava-filled earth four and a half billion years ago?Or take your first step on the surface of the moon?And what would you do if robots took over the world?In their series of novels, George's Secret Key to the Universe, Lucy and Stephen Hawking imagined what g..
one of the best books yet written on data and algorithms...Deserves a place on the bestseller charts.’ (<The times) you are accused of a crime. Who would you rather determined your fate – a human or an algorithm? </bean algorithm is more consistent and less prone to error of judgement. Yet a h..
How did the mob evolve from a disorganised gang of uncouth killers into the deadly 'international Corporation' It is today? tracing its beginnings as an underground society which sprang up in Sicily, to the mob which went on to run organised crime throughout Italy and America, William balsamo – grea..