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Published July, 2017
By Kevin Fong
Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd
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The author flies with the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service, making split-second, life-or-death decisions in the most extreme circumstances. In this blend of memoir and reportage, he confronts a disturbing truth: sometimes even the best trained expert does not know the right thing to do.

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Published June, 2017
By Thomas Morris
Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd
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What should we make of the grotesque and macabre experiments of the Russian surgeons who created bizarre and unnatural animal hybrids, the advances of vivisection, or the moral dilemma of transplants that led to the redefinition of death across the globe and the coining of the phrase 'brain dead'?

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Published May, 2017
By Robert M. Sapolsky
Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd
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Why do we do what we do? This book brings together a whole host of sciences - the study of our brains, genes and hormones, the investigations of psychology, anthropology and evolutionary history - and by gathering them together offers the richest and most accurate understanding yet of the causes of human behaviour.

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Published February, 2016
By Paul Kalanithi
Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd
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What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when when life is catastrophically interrupted? What does it mean to have a child as your own life fades away? This book offers a life-affirming reflection on facing our mortality and on the relationship between doctor and patient.

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Published October, 2014
By David Quammen
Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd
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In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. The search is on to find Ebola's elusive host animal. And until we find it, Ebola will continue to strike. In this book, the author tells the story of Ebola, its past, present and its unknowable future.

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Published June, 2014
By Ben Shephard
Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd
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How did the human brain evolve? Why did it evolve as it did? What is man's place in evolution? This title traces the intellectual journey of four men who met at Cambridge in the 1890s and whose lives interlinked for the next three decades - William Rivers, Grafton Elliot Smith, Charles Myers and William McDougall.

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Published August, 2013
By George Johnson
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Published October, 2012
By Sarah Wise
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Uncovers twelve stories, untold for over a century, which reveal the darker side of the Victorian upper and middle classes - their sexuality, fears of inherited madness, financial greed and fraudulence - and chillingly evoke the black motives at the heart of the phenomenon of the 'inconvenient person'.

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Published October, 2012
By David Quammen
Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd
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As globalization spreads and as we destroy the ancient ecosystems, we encounter strange and dangerous infections that originate in animals but that can be transmitted to humans. Diseases that were contained are being set free and the results are potentially catastrophic. This book tells the story of such diseases.

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