The fastest growing realization everywhere is that humanity can't go on the way it is going. Indeed, the great fear is we're entering endgame where we appear to have lost the race between self-destruction and self-discovery-the race to find the psychologic... read more

Freedom : The End of the Human Condition

At the heart of Australia, framed by desert, Lake Eyre, the country's biggest lake, seldom sees water. Most of the time it is a vast salt pan, eerily empty, devoid of all life. But when the rains come and the great ri... read more

Lake Eyre: A Journey to the Heart of the Continent(Prize winner Indie s/l 2013)
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In his highly anticipated sequel to The Elements, Theodore Gray demonstrates how the elements of the periodic table combine to form the molecules that make up our world. Everything physical is made up of the elements and the infinite variety of molecules they form when they combine with each other. In... read more

Molecules: The Elements and the Architecture of Everything (HB)

A Handbook to Australian Seashells will help you to identify most of the shells you find, no matter where you are on the Australian coast. It includes over 375 species of the most common seashells found along our seashores. Each one is illustrated with a beautiful colour photograph showing its colours, patterns, shape and sculpture.

A Handbook to Australian Seashells: On Seashores East to West and North to South



If you ever needed a book to help you explore the wonderful nightskies from down under, be it Australia, South America, South Africaor New Zealand, this is it!. With hundreds of full colour star chartsand maps of the Moon and planets of our Solar System, this boo... read more

Atlas Of The Southern Night Sky

James Gleick, the author of the bestsellers Chaos and Genius, brings us his crowning work: a revelatory chronicle that shows how information has become the modern era's defining quality--the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world. The story of information begins in a time profoundly unlike... read more

The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

Farm animals have been disappearing from our fields as the production of food has become a global industry. We no longer know for certain what is entering the food chain and what we are eating - as the UK horsemeat scandal demonstrated. We are reaching a tipping point as the farming revolution threate... read more

Farmageddon - The True Cost of Cheap Meat

In this dazzling look at the new science of genetics and the frontiers of human potential, David Shenk argues that talent - for piano playing, sprinting, designing computers, you name it - is not a thing we're gifted from birth and coded in our genes, but a process - a lifelong project. The genetic le... read more

The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You've Been Told About Genes, Talent and Intelligence is Wrong



Reading Level:General Adult

A tour of some of the world's most iconic and endangered species, and what we can do to save them. Climate change and habitat destruction are not the only culprits behind so many animals facing extinction. The impact of consumer demand for cheap meat is equa... read more

Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were

Compact and easy to use, this popular guide by well-known astronomer and author Dr Nick Lomb has been providing stargazers with everything they need to know about the southern night sky for over 25 years. The 2018 guide contains monthly astronomy maps, viewing tips a... read more

2018 Australasian Sky Guide



This four-part introduction to star watching is the work of astronomer Robin Kerrod. It consists of a "planisphere", two 128-page spiral-bound books and a torch, all packed into a sturdy case.
The planisphere is two rotating discs fixed one above the other. It shows... read more

Discover the Night Sky