A little over a century ago, a young Albert Einstein presented his general theory of relativity to the world and utterly transformed our understanding of the universe. In Where the Universe Came From leading cosmologists and New Scientist explain that we still have plenty of unfinished business with the cosmos.
The day Mum didn't get dressed and went on strike, Dad called her 'a Wild Thing' and Mum said 'Cook your own dinner' and stomped off upstairs to have a bath. In this title, a worn-out mum finds herself floating across time and space to the place where the Wild Mums are.
- Unofficial and Unauthorized- Everyone loves The Dude, the shaggy, laid-back burnout from The Big Lebowski, so memorably brought to life by Jeff Bridges. But what if this hapless figure somehow found his way into a completely different movie, perhaps from another era?
Looks at why the numbers of bird species have fallen and what efforts are being made to encourage their recoveries. This title also examines why birds matter in the first place and considers the role of the birdwatcher - one species that is certainly not in decline.
Quite simply, Whitaker's 2017 is the perfect book for anyone interested in current affairs and general knowledge. In its 149th edition, the book has been completely revised and updated, using the most authoritative sources available.