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Science 1001: Absolutely Everything that Matters in Science

by Paul Parsons Quercus (December 09, 2014)

Science 1001 provides clear and concise explanations of the most fundamental and fascinating scientific concepts. Distilled into 1001 bite-sized mini-essays arranged thematically, this unique reference book...

Myths in Minutes

by Neil Philip Quercus (November 07, 2017)

Evolution in Minutes

by Various Quercus (May 09, 2017)

Quantum Physics in Minutes

by Gemma Lavender Quercus (May 02, 2017)

Quantum Physics in Minutes covers everything you need to know about quantum physics, condensed into 200 key topics. Each idea is explained in clear, accessible language, building from the basics, such as Planck's...

The Human Body in Minutes

by In Minutes Quercus (May 02, 2017)

The Human Body in Minutes covers everything you need to know about the human body, condensed into 200 key topics. Each idea is explained in clear, accessible language--it is a fascinating introduction to how...

Religions in Minutes

by In Minutes Quercus (May 02, 2017)

Architecture in Minutes

by Susie Hodge Quercus (September 06, 2016)

In this concise and comprehensive guide to the world of architecture, art historian Susie Hodge outlines the history and theory of architecture, from the earliest structures and monuments to the cutting-edge...

100 Things They Don't Want You To Know

by Daniel Smith Quercus (December 01, 2015)

Who was the Mothman? What caused the death of the Bordens? Who assassinated JFK? And what was the true meaning of the 'WOW' signal? Daniel Smith, author of 100 Places You Will Never Visit, sets out to uncover...

10,000 Tips

by Katherine Sorrell Quercus (November 05, 2013)

What should you do if a bird flies into your house? How do you write the perfect CV? How could you get a flight upgrade? How can you revamp a tired room? From pastry making to public speaking, decluttering to...

Immortal Words

by Terry Breverton Quercus (November 05, 2013)

Immortal Words is an anthology of history's most memorable, uplifting and thought-provoking quotations from all ages and nations. The texts are drawn not only from the works and words of great writers, thinkers...

Breverton's Complete Herbal

by Terry Breverton Quercus (November 05, 2013)

Breverton's Complete Herbal is a modern reworking of Culpeper's classic reference guide, Culpeper's Complete Herbal. Arranged alphabetically, this book describes over 250 herbs and spices as well as feature...

Breverton's Nautical Curiosities

by Terry Breverton Quercus (November 05, 2013)

Breverton's Nautical Curiosities is about ships, people and the sea. However, unlike many other nautical compendiums, the focus of this book is on the unusual, the overlooked or the downright extraordinary....

Words of Wisdom

by Gareth Southwell Quercus (November 05, 2013)

Words of Wisdom brings together 360 of philosophy's most famous quotations, explaining their meaning and telling the stories behind them. Western philosophy may be said to have begun in ancient Greece, where,...

Immortal Last Words

by Terry Breverton Quercus (September 03, 2013)

Immortal Last Words is a fascinating, diverse collection of history's most uplifting, entertaining and thought-provoking dying remarks and final farewells.

The 370 entries in this book have been drawn from some...

How to Live Forever

by Alok Jha Quercus (November 05, 2013)

How to Live Forever is the essential survival guide for anyone who has ever been baffled by science. Embarking on a journey from the very small to the very big, readers will be taken on a glorious tour of the...

History Without the Boring Bits

by Ian Crofton Quercus (September 03, 2013)

Conventional chronologies of world history concentrate on the reigns of kings and queens, the dates of battles and treaties, the publication dates of great books, the completion of famous buildings, the deaths...

Breverton's Phantasmagoria

by Terry Breverton Quercus (October 01, 2013)

From dragons and wyverns to vampires, werewolves and mischievous gremlins, pixies and fairies, Breverton's Phantasmagoria is a unique compendium of over 250 mythical animals.

Prepare to revisit familiar myths,...

100 Places You Will Never Visit: The World's Most Secret Locations

by Daniel Smith Quercus (April 01, 2014)

Ever wondered what it takes to get into Fort Knox? Fancied a peek inside the Coca-Cola Safety Deposit Box? Would you dare to visit Three Mile Island?

The world is full of secret places that we either don't...

Life in Five Seconds: The Short Story of Absolutely Everything

by H-57 Quercus (October 01, 2013)

Winner of the 2013 Cannes Bronze Book Design Lion and the Epica awards, Life in Five Seconds is a gift for anyone with a good sense of humor and a short attention span.

H-57 is a design and advertising with...

World History In Minutes

by Tat Wood & Dorothy Ali Quercus (August 04, 2015)

What happened to the Roman Empire? Why was the Magna Carter so important? What led to the First World War? Why did the USSR collapse? World History in Minutes provides succinct answers to these questions--and...

Psychology in Minutes

by Marcus Weeks Quercus (August 04, 2015)

To what extent is memory based on mood? Why do we compare ourselves to others? Are there different types of intelligence? How do we change with age? This book answers all these questions and many more in 200...

Astronomy in Minutes

by Giles Sparrow Quercus (August 04, 2015)

What happens when a star dies? How many asteroids are in our solar system? Can galaxies collide? What is dark energy? Astronomy in Minutes answers all these questions and more as it condenses 200 key concepts...