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NicolaPetty added a title to their In progress shelf Nov 26 2019
Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can't name and don't understand. It defines who our friends and lovers are, which careers we choose, and whether we blush when we're embarrassed. That fact is whether we're an introvert or an...
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NicolaPetty added a title to their For later shelf Oct 21 2019
The lands surrounding the Black Sea share a colourful past. Though in recent decades they have experienced ethnic conflict, economic collapse, and interstate rivalry, their common heritage and common interests go deep. Now, as a region at the...
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NicolaPetty added a title to their In progress shelf Sep 18 2019
In this richly entertaining and accessible book, Alex Bellos explodes the myth that maths is best left to the geeks. Covering subjects from adding to algebra, from set theory to statistics, and from logarithms to logical paradoxes, he explains how...
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NicolaPetty added a title to their In progress shelf Jun 05 2019
When an act of compassion misfires, autopsy surgeon Dr Dody McCleland must fight not only for her career, but also for her life. The body of a scullery maid is discovered in her room. When it emerges that she had recently begged Dody to terminate...
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NicolaPetty added a title to their In progress shelf Apr 23 2019
Embarking on the trip of a lifetime in which she follows the River Nile--the longest river in the world--from sea to source, Joanna heads upstream in the direction of the earliest explorers, travelling by boat, train, ferry, car, plane, mule and...
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