Sciences & Techniques

  • Anglais MURPHY'S LAW COMPLETE

    Arthur Bloch

    • Arrow books ltd
    • 23 May 2002

    Murphy's Law - popularly known as Sod's Law - with acknowledgements to Parkinson's Law and the Peter Principle - explains the truth of man's existence: that if anything can go wrong, it will. In three volumes of murphology, Arthur Block has provided the only comfort possible - laughter - for all those who have ever been exasparated by things going wrong, with a set of rules offering a wise and witty view of the human predicament in the cosmos.

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  • Based on his own research, Richard Wiseman has written this accessible study of luck. He identifies the luck factor as well as showing us how we can all bring more luck into our lives.

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  • Anglais Sex on the moon

    Ben Mezrich

    • Arrow books ltd
    • 7 June 2012

    In 2002, NASA fellow Thad Roberts hatched the most daring heist ever conceived: steal NASA's precious moon rocks. With the help of his girlfriend and another female cohort, both NASA interns, Roberts successfully stole the rocks. However, selling the invaluable stones proved to be Roberts' downfall.

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  • Anglais The Book Nobody Read

    Owen Gingerich

    • Arrow books ltd
    • 7 July 2005

    Part biography of a book and a man, part bibliographic and bibliophilic quest, this book is a captivating piece of writing, a testament to the power both of books and the love of books. Logging thousands of hours and thousands of miles, the author uncovers a treasure trove of material on the life of a book and the evolution of an idea.

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  • In 'Our Final Century', Professor Rees tells us we may be on the verge of destroying the planet. The threats he discusses include genetically engineered viruses, nanotechnology and pollution-induced environmental catastrophe, concepts which will be familiar to most readers of popular science.

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  • Anglais The Emperor of Scent

    Chandler Burr

    • Arrow books ltd
    • 10 March 2004

    Scientist Luca Turin was born with an uncannily powerful nose, able to distinguish the components of any scent. He noticed that the solution to the mystery of every other sense has led to a Nobel Prize. Why should smell be any different? This title recounts how he solved this great mystery.

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  • Making his way through one of those days when everything seems to go wrong, the author investigates the fascinating science that lies behind the most apparently mundane mishaps - from sleeping through the alarm to battling with immovable superglue - and shows you how to fight back against these everyday disasters.

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  • Anglais FINGERPRINTS OF THE GODS

    Graham Hancock

    • Arrow books ltd
    • 1 December 1996

    Exploring the past with hi-tech tools of modern archaeology, geology and astronomy, Hancock exposes an eerie network of connections between Egyptian pyramids, Andean temples, spherical geometry, and astro-navigation. He makes claim for a lost civilization that flourished during the last ice age.

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  • Anglais THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING

    Norman Peale

    • Arrow books ltd
    • 6 January 1998

    A practical, direct-action application of spiritual techniques to overcome defeat and win confidence, success and joy in which Peale shares his formula of faith and optimism which millions of people have taken as their own philopsophy of living. Last published in 1996.

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  • Anglais Women on Top

    Nancy Friday

    • Arrow books ltd
    • 1 May 1992
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  • Anglais Grave Secrets

    Kathy Reichs

    • Arrow books ltd
    • 25 February 2003

    Investigating a massacre that took place in Guatemala in 1982, forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan discovers it is linked to the current disappearance of four girls from Guatemala City, including the daughter of a high-up government official, and the brutal murder of a young archaeologist.

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  • Are you optimistic or pessimistic? Glass half-full or half-empty? Do you look on the bright side or turn towards the dark? This title deals with these questions. It describes a range of techniques - from traditional cognitive behavioural therapy to innovative cognitive bias retraining exercises.

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  • THIS MODERN LOVE

    Will Darbyshire

    • Arrow books ltd
    • 18 May 2017

    THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER This Modern Love is a unique crowdsourced book of letters, stories, and photographs about the state of modern romance by YouTuber Will Darbyshire.

    'Question 1. What would you say to your ex, without judgement?' Seeking closure after a tough break-up, Will Darbyshire was driven to strike up an intimate conversation with his online audience. Posting a series of questions via his YouTube, Twitter and Instagram channels, Will asked his followers to share their innermost thoughts about their relationship experiences, in the form of hand-written letters, poems, photographs, and emails.

    After 6 months and over 15,000 heartfelt submissions later, from over 100 countries, This Modern Love collects these letters together to form a compendium of 21st century love, structured into the beginning, middle and end of a relationship.

    Tender, funny and cathartic, This Modern Love is a compelling portrait of individual desires, resentments and fears that reminds us that, whether we're in or out of love, we're not alone.

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