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Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters
1.  Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters by Matt Ridley
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  "This is probably the best popular science book I have ever read. THe stuff about interlocus contest evolution was startling!"
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The Selfish Gene
2.  The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
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  "A classic and influential book."
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The Code Book: The Secret History of Codes and Code-breaking
3.  The Code Book: The Secret History of Codes and Code-breaking by Simon Singh
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  "This is a really gripping and interesting intro to cryptography"
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The Great Arc: The Dramatic Tale of How India was Mapped and Everest was Named
4.  The Great Arc: The Dramatic Tale of How India was Mapped and Everest was Named by John Keay
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  "Just read this one- imagine getting funding to do such an immense task today!"
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Longitude
5.  Longitude by Dava Sobel
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Chaos: Making a New Science
6.  Chaos: Making a New Science by James Gleick
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The Diversity of Life (Penguin Press Science)
7.  The Diversity of Life (Penguin Press Science) by Edward O Wilson
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  "An eminently readable introduction to biodiversity"
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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (Picador)
8.  The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (Picador) by Oliver Sacks
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An Anthropologist on Mars
9.  An Anthropologist on Mars by Oliver Sacks
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Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character as Told to Ralph Leighton
10.  Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character as Told to Ralph Leighton by Ralph Leighton
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No Logo
11.  No Logo by Naomi Klein
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  "This doesn't belong in this list but here it is anyway - a great book"
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