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Most popular Autobiography: science, technology & medicine books

The most popular Autobiography: science, technology & medicine books currently available. Updated weekly.
Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy hit This is Going to Hurt
From the multi-award-winning and million-copy bestselling author of This is Going to Hurt comes Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas, a brand new gift book that alternates between the hilarious and the heartbreaking, in a love letter to all those who spend their festive season on the front line.
Mindf*ck: Inside Cambridge Analytica's Plot to Break the World
Unnatural Causes: 'An absolutely brilliant book. I really recommend it, I don't often say that' Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2
Brief Answers to the Big Questions: the final book from Stephen Hawking
The final book from Professor Stephen Hawking, the bestselling author of A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME and arguably the most famous scientist of our age, BRIEF ANSWERS TO THE BIG QUESTIONS is a profound, accessible and timely reflection on the biggest questions in science.
Broken Places & Outer Spaces
Following her journey from star athlete to sudden paralysis to creative awakening, acclaimed sci-fi writer Nnedi Okorafor reveals that what we perceive as limitations have the potential to become our greatest strengths, and that creativity often springs from the broken places.
Primate's Memoir: Love, Death and Baboons
Defying Limits: Lessons from the Edge of the Universe
That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour
The beautifully written, evocative memoir of a palliative care doctor.
How Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon
A beautifully written and compelling memoir of a largely unexplored area of medicine: transplant surgery.
Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys
A special updated anniversary edition of the classic account of the Apollo 11 trip to the moon.
Human Kind: A Doctor's Stories from the Heart of Medicine
What Could Possibly Go Wrong?: The Highs and Lows of an Air Ambulance Doctor
'During open-chest resuscitations, I've held a non-beating, recently stilled human heart in my hands. You will learn how to land a helicopter on the side of a mountain, what it means to encounter death every day, and how to perform a tracheotomy in real life (clue: it doesn't involve a ball-point pen).
Traces: The memoir of a forensic scientist and criminal investigator
Breakthrough Babies: An IVF pioneer's tale of creating life against all odds
Critical: Science and stories from the brink of human life
A moving medical memoir written by intensive care doctor Dr. Matt Morgan.
Just One More Question: Stories from a Life in Neurology
Hard Pushed: A Midwife's Story
Second Lives, Second Chances: A Surgeon's Stories of Transformation
Face to Face: True stories of life, death and transformation from my career as a facial surgeon
'Face to Face is not just a brilliant introduction to one of the most exacting areas of modern medicine, it's a humbling glimpse of humans at their best.' Sunday TimesSo much of our identity and sense of self is vested in the face we see in the bathroom mirror every morning.
SHELLEY: The uplifting story of a battle to overcome disfigurement
How Not to be a Doctor: And Other Essays
The essays in How Not to Be a Doctor combine erudition with humour, candour, and the human touch. They show how, in medicine, you cannot separate personal experiences from professional ones, in short stories and reflections that will inform and entertain readers on both ends of the stethoscope.
Listening to the Animals: Becoming The Supervet
A powerful, heartwarming and inspiring memoir from the UK's most famous and beloved vet, Dr Noel Fitzpatrick - star of the Channel 4 series The Supervet.
Heal Me: In Search of a Cure
A brutally honest, darkly funny and profoundly moving memoir about the author's global search for a cure to chronic pain
Mindf*ck: Inside Cambridge Analytica's Plot to Break the World
Rough Beauty: Forty Seasons of Mountain Living
"In the bestselling tradition of Cheryl Strayed's Wild and Helen MacDonald's H Is for Hawk, a stunning, inspirational memoir from an award-winning poet who ventures into the wilderness to seek answers to life's big questions and finds her way back after losing everything she thought she needed"--
Handprints on Hubble: An Astronaut's Story of Invention
The first American woman to walk in space recounts her experience as part of the team that launched, rescued, repaired, and maintained the Hubble Space Telescope.
My Inventions - The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla
Ode to Darkness
A charming meditation on our relationship with darkness, translated from the original Norwegian
Sick: A Memoir
A devastating memoir of chronic illness, misdiagnosis, addiction and the myth of full recovery - already an online phenomenon in the USA in summer 2018
War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line
The gripping true story of a front-line trauma surgeon in the world's most dangerous war zones.
Heal Me: In Search of a Cure
A brutally honest, darkly funny and profoundly moving memoir about the author's global search for a cure to chronic pain
Walden (Chump Change Edition)
Patient H69: The Story of My Second Sight
Travelling to Infinity: The True Story Behind the Theory of Everything
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Eddie Redmayne as Hawking and Felicity Jones as his wife Jane. It chronicles their relationship, from his early development of ALS to his success in physics.
My Inventions: and Other Writings
Admissions: A Life in Brain Surgery
The Sunday Times No.1 bestselling new memoir from the brain surgeon and author of DO NO HARM
My Inventions and Other Writings
Includes three additional articles by the author which were published in "The Electrical Experimenter" magazine and represent the breadth of his interests: "Tesla would pour Lightning from Airships to Consume Foe" (1916), "The Action of The Eye" (1893), "The Problem of Increasing Human Energy" (1900).
My Brief History
'His clarity, wit and determination are evident, his understand and good humour moving' New ScientistMy Brief History recounts Stephen Hawking's improbable journey, from his post-war London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity.
Face to Face: True stories of life, death and transformation from my career as a facial surgeon
'Not just a brilliant introduction to one of the most exacting areas of modern medicine, it's a humbling glimpse of humans at their best.' Sunday Times'Inspires wonder at all that modern medicine can achieve.' TLSThink how much of your identity is vested in the face you see in the mirror every morning.
How To Starve Cancer ...without starving yourself: The Discovery of a Metabolic Cocktail that could Transform the Lives of Millions
Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth is an inspirational memoir of space exploration and hard-won wisdom, from an astronaut who has spent a lifetime making the impossible a reality.
Vital Remains: Winston Wicomb, the Heart Transplant Pioneer Apartheid Could Not Stop
Winston Wicomb was too dark to fit in with his family's efforts to evade the Apartheid era's notorious inspectors and had to hide whenever there was a knock on their door. This is the story of an eternal optimist and profound dreamer who managed to rise from the backstreets of Cape Town to become an internationally recognized transplant pioneer.
Crash Test Girl: Life's a Science Experiment. Crash Your Way Through It.
Suburban Shaman: Tales from Medicine's Front Line
All in Good Time: Reflections of a Watchmaker
Tells the story of George Daniels, the master mechanic, who was born into poverty in London but raised himself to become the greatest watchmaker of the twentieth century. This revised edition also contains a section that illustrates and describes over thirty of the pocket and wrist-watches Daniels himself has made over the years.
Best Job Ever: Chief Tractor Demonstrator, County Commercial Cars
Your Life In My Hands - a Junior Doctor's Story: A Junior Doctor's Story
How does it feel to be spat out of medical school into a world of pain, loss and trauma that you feel wholly ill-equipped to handle? To be a medical novice who makes decisions which - if you get them wrong - might forever alter, or end, a person's life? In Your Life in My Hands, television journalist turned junior doctor Rachel Clarke captures the extraordinary realities of life on the NHS frontline. During last year's historic junior doctor strikes, Rachel was at the forefront of the campaign against the government's imposed contract upon young doctors. Her heartfelt, deeply personal account of life as a junior doctor in today's NHS is both a powerful polemic on the degradation of Britain's most vital public institution and a love letter of optimism and hope to that same health service. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781786068651• Format: Paperback• Author: Rachel Clarke• Publisher: Metro• Pages: 296• Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 1.5cm
From Here to Eternity: Travelling the World to Find the Good Death
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - An eye-opening, entertaining and thought-provoking account of a mortician's journey around the world to discover how other cultures care for their dead
Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner
Fearless memoir of a forensic pathologist's "rookie season" as a NYC medical examiner, and the cases that shaped her as both a physician and mother.
Ordinary Man, an Extraordinary Life