Fishers of Men is the true account of secret operations in Northern Ireland carried out by the British Army’s most clandestine unit. It tells the unique story, through Rob Lewis’s own extraordinary experiences, of an essential instrument in the fight against terrorism, that of covert intelligence gathering. The men and women who work in this field are a special breed who undertake hazardous risks with unflinching tenacity and professionalism – the price of negligence is high, and the need…
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A masterful balance of science, history and rich narrative.” Discover magazine
Hirshfeld tells this climactic discovery of the expanding universe with great verve and sweep, as befits…
Providing proven wealth accumulation strategies, tailored advice and a comprehensive market analysis, this book is a must-read for female investors who want to master volatile markets with long-term success.
Smell is the most emotional and evocative of our senses: it can bring back memories faster and with more immediacy than a photograph – so why is it so little understood?
Armed with a hungry curiosity and a willingness to self-experiment, author Barney Shaw goes in search of the hidden meanings of smells. Using plain words to describe what he finds, he investigates the chemistry, psychology, history and future of this underappreciated sense.
Journeying around boatyards, perfume shops and…
The extraordinary history of British science, with commentary from Britain’s greatest living scientists: Stephen Hawking, Richard Dawkins and James Dyson
We may only be a small island, but we are far from small-minded. Over the last 500 years, the way we live has been steadily transformed by the inventions of British scientists, and their landmark discoveries have revealed the astonishing beauty of the universe.
Genius of Britain is the story of the flashes of inspiration experienced by…