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The selfish gene
The selfish gene
Dawkins, Richard, 1941-2006
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A classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution - a view giving centre stage to these persistent units of information, and in which organisms can be seen as vehicles for their replication..
Atlas Obscura : an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders
Atlas Obscura : an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders
Foer, Joshua2016
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Get off the beaten path, and brush off your bucket list! Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, this volume celebrates the strangest and most curious places in the world. Covering natural wonders, architectural marvels, and mind-boggling events, you'll revel in the weird, the unexpected, th...
Why we sleep : the new science of sleep and dreams
Why we sleep : the new science of sleep and dreams
Walker, Matthew P.2018
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Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our life, health and longevity and yet it is increasingly neglected in twenty-first-century society, with devastating consequences: every major disease in the developed world -- Alzheimer's, cancer, obesity, diabetes -- has very strong causal links to...
No country for old men
No country for old men
McCarthy, Cormac, 1933-2005
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Llewelyn Moss, hunting antelope near the Rio Grande, has made a grim discovery - a load of heroin, $2 million in cash and a lot of dead bodies. But when two more men are found murdered, Moss himself becomes a target - transforming his life and destiny.
Senna
Senna
Hales-Dutton, Bruce2018
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Ayrton Senna da Silva was a Brazilian racing driver who won three FormulaOne world championships for McLaren in 1988, 1990 and 1991, and is widelyregarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time. He died inan accident while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix for Williams. Senna...
The keto reset diet : reboot your metabolism in 21 days and burn fat forever
The keto reset diet : reboot your metabolism in 21 days and burn fat forever
Sisson, Mark, 1953-2018
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Mounting scientific research suggests that eating a ketogenic diet could represent one of the greatest nutritional breakthroughs of our time--and that it might be the healthiest and most effective weight-loss strategy ever. Going "keto" by eating in a high-fat, moderate-protein, and low-carb patt...
Christopher Hitchens : the last interview and other conversations
Christopher Hitchens : the last interview and other conversations
Hitchens, Christopher2017
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"From Hitchens's earliest interviews to his final published interview with Richard Dawkins just before his death, this collection covers the brilliant career of Christopher Hitchens and tackles everything from atheism, his controversial support of the Iraq War, to America's march toward theocracy...
Chaos : Charles Manson, the CIA and the secret history of the sixties
Chaos : Charles Manson, the CIA and the secret history of the sixties
O'Neill, Tom2019
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1999, when Tom O'Neill was assigned a magazine piece about the thirtieth anniversary of the Manson murders, he worried there was nothing new to say. Weren't the facts indisputable? Charles Manson had ordered his teenage followers to commit seven brutal murders, and in his thrall, they'd gladly co...
The Corporation : an epic story of the Cuban American underworld
The Corporation : an epic story of the Cuban American underworld
English, T. J., 1957-2018
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A fascinating, cinematic, multigenerational history of the Cuban mob in the US from "America’s top chronicler of organized crime"* and New York Times bestselling author of Havana Nocturne.
Blood meridian, or, The evening redness in the West
Blood meridian, or, The evening redness in the West
McCarthy, Cormac, 1933-2015
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The wrath of God lies sleeping. It was hid a million years before men were and only men have power to wake it. Hell aint half full. Set in the anarchic world opened up by America's westward expansion, Blood Meridian is an epic and potent account of the barbarous violence that man visits upon man....
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