Staff Reviews

December 11, 2017

In the wake of David Attenborough's wonderful Blue Planet II TV series, many of us are left in awe of the hidden treasures of the deep and the never-before-recorded behaviours of marine animals, as well as concerned about the ongoing destruction of species and plastic...

November 9, 2016

This elegant and scrupulously chic publication is an attractive counterpoint to the vogue for infographics and will be appreciated by families and information geeks alike. Herein you will find the periodic table, Moh's Scale of mineral hardness, the Fibonacci sequence...

November 27, 2015

It Might Be an Apple by Shinsuke Yoshitake

An odd picture book on the margins of philosophy and epistemology that suggests we should question what we see and believe to be true. What appears to be an apple might actually be an orange on the side you can't see, or it mig...

March 22, 2015

War... Huh! What is it good for? So pondered Edwin Starr in his 1969 anti-Vietnam War song. But how did the situation in Vietnam arise in the first place, and what really causes conflict to escalate from an argument to a full-scale war? If, as Starr concludes, war is g...

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