Here is our selection of favourite new non-fiction carefully selected for you. The range includes inspirational thinkers, bold women, political outsiders and seasoned storytellers, all proving that truth is stranger than fiction...
Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This title reviews some of the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory.
How do trees live? Do they feel pain, or have awareness of their surroundings? Research is now suggesting trees are capable of much more than we have ever known. In The Hidden Life of Trees, forester Peter Wohlleben puts groundbreaking scientific discoveries into a language everyone can relate to.
As RTE's Washington Correspondent, Caitriona Perry earned a reputation as a reliable source of truth as we try to make sense of the maelstrom of shocking headlines emanating from Donald Trump's America. In her first book, she goes beyond the news reports and delves into the American heartland where she witnessed the rise of Trump at first hand.
A Dubray Staff Recommended Read... In To Be a Machine, Mark O'Connell presents us with the first full-length exploration of transhumanism: its philosophical and scientific roots, its key players and possible futures.