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Delusions of Gender: The Real Science Behind Sex Differences

03/02/2011, £8.99
Gender inequalities are increasingly defended by citing hard-wired differences between the male and female brain. That's why, we're told, there are so few women in science, so few men in the laundry room - different brains are just suited to different things. With sparkling wit and humour, Cordelia Fine attacks this 'neurosexism', revealing the mind's remarkable plasticity, the substantial influence of culture on identity, and the malleability of what we consider to be 'hardwired' difference. This modern classic shows the surprising extent to which boys and girls, men and women are made - not born.

Bad Pharma

01/01/2013, £8.99
Ben Goldacre puts the $600bn global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. What he reveals is a fascinating, terrifying mess.

Brief Candle in the Dark Life in Science

10/09/2015, £20.00
In An Appetite for Wonder Richard Dawkins brought us his engaging memoir of his first 35 years.

Failure

01/01/2015, £14.99
The pursuit of science by professional scientists every day bears less and less resemblance to the perception of science by the general public. It is not the rule-based, methodical system for accumulating facts that dominates the public view. Rather

How to be an explorer of the world

01/01/2011, £12.99
From the author of Wreck this Journal, Keri Smith's How to be an Explorer of the World is an invitation to rediscover the world around you. Artists and scientists analyze the world around them in surprisingly similar ways, by observing, collecting, d

The Master and His Emissary

01/01/2010, £12.99
McGilchrist's careful analysis of how brains work is a veritable tour de force, gradually and skillfully revealed.

The meaning of science

01/01/2015, £8.99
What is science? Is it uniquely equipped to deliver universal truths? Or is it one of many disciplines - art, literature, religion .

The Moral Landscape

01/01/2012, £9.99
Sam Harris's first book, The End of Faith, ignited a worldwide debate about the validity of religion. In this book, Harris seeks to link morality to the rest of human knowledge.
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