Biology & life sciences

    Genius Within

    By David Adam

    Hardback £12.65

    You could be a genius . . . Award-winning science writer reveals how frontier neuroscience can enhance your intelligence - making you smarter, sharper and brighter than you ever thought you could be.

    Arctic Charr in the Lochs of Scotland

    By Colin Adams

    Paperback £42.95

    The Arctic Charr is a fish of wild places. It is the fish that is capable of thriving in the harsh conditions found in the fresh waters of the far north where no other fish can. Its toughness in these extreme environments, its stunning beautiful colours (more usually...

    Ecology of High Altitude Waters

    By Olivier Dangles

    Paperback Save £2.10 = £35.89

    Despite the abundance of high altitude aquatic ecosystems in certain regions, their biology and ecology has never been summarized in detail. Although poorly considered in classical textbooks of ecology and limnology, these threatened and exploited habitats have much to offer existing aquatic ecological theories and applications.

    Runaway Species

    By David Eagleman

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    A powerful exploration of human creativity from the international bestselling author of The Brain; 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' - The Times

    On the Origin of Species

    By Charles Darwin

    Paperback £10.25

    In this elegant, portable masterpiece of scientific inquiry, Charles Darwin presents a convincing and engrossing case for his revolutionary theory of evolution by natural selection.

    30-Second Genetics

    By Matthew Weitzman

    Hardback £11.45

    30-Second Genetics charts the most extraordinary discoveries, from the fundamentals of cell biology to the almost unbelievable advances in DNA sequencing and stem cell technology.

    Your Brain Knows More Than You Think

    By Niels Birbaumer

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Our brains are more powerful than we ever realised. Too often, we assume that people's natures are fixed, immutable. For sufferers of depression, anxiety, ADHD, addiction, or the after-effects of stroke, this can be a difficult thought. For those with extreme conditions, such as locked-in syndrome or psychopathy, it can...

    A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes

    By Adam Rutherford

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    A dazzling tour of the latest genetic discoveries which are blurring the boundaries between science and history - 'Brilliant, authoritative, surprising, captivating' BRIAN COX

    Heredity: A Very Short Introduction

    By John Waller

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    John Waller describes the changing ideas concerning heredity from antiquity to the modern biological understanding, considering both the efforts over the centuries to identify the physiological mechanisms involved and how views of heredity have been used to justify or condemn inequalities of class, gender, and race.

    Charles Darwin

    By A. N. Wilson

    Hardback £17.46

    A radical reappraisal of Charles Darwin from the bestselling author of Victoria: A Life

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace (www.aspace.co.uk) who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration t.co/U9P08h4XMG

    • @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 2 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK! t.co/IWutTER1x7