`An unbelievably inspiring book' Peter Wohlleben, author of The Hidden Life of TreesDid you know that pigs frequently throw tantrums?Jeffrey Masson delves deep into the mysterious world of farm animals and reveals just how sophisticated these creatures truly are - capable of joy, sadness, love and friendship - just like us.
Edited and introduced by Bill Bryson, with contributions from Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood, Richard Holmes, Martin Rees, Richard Fortey, Steve Jones, James Gleick and Neal Stephenson amongst others, this beautiful, lavishly illustrated book tells the story of science and the Royal Society, from 1660 to the present.
Demosthenes was one of the greatest of the classic Athenian orators. He wrote for the courts in public and private cases and in major political trials and is a major source for the history of Athens' struggle against Macedon. This is the widest selection of his speeches in a single volume.
The importance of bees to the survival of the world's eco-system is often in the news, and more and more people are turning to beekeeping - even in a small or urban setting - for their own benefit and for that of the planet. Joanna Ryde covers all aspects of beekeeping in this book.
Many people would ideally like to be able to soothe their own and their family's aches and pains naturally, avoiding chemicals and prescription drugs. Here Melissa Corkhill gives advice for treating common conditions and illnesses at home using remedies provided by Mother Nature.