Category Archives: Book of the week!
150th Anniversary of the Birth of Beatrix Potter (1866-1943), 28th July 2016 Most regular visitors to campus have encountered members of the large, local rabbit population, but there’s a bunny you may not have come across living in the Library’s … Continue reading
Maths is everywhere, often where we don’t even realise. In The joy of X : a guided tour of mathematics, from one to infinity award-winning professor Steven Strogatz acts as our guide as he takes us on a tour of … Continue reading
Nick Abadzis has crafted a charming graphic novel about our planet’s first space adventurer, the Russian puppy Laika, who was launched into orbit in Sputnik 2. The book can be found on Library Level 3 at 741.5 ABA Mixing fact and … Continue reading
The book of the week this week is called The illusion of life: Disney animation and can be found at shelfmark 791.44 THO on Level 5 of the library. The world of digital technologies has created all sorts of fantastic possibilities for … Continue reading
My book of the week is Annapurna by Maurice Herzog. If you’re interested in mountaineering you should read it because it tells about the very first ascent of an 8000 meter peak, Annapurna 1, the 10th highest mountain in the world … Continue reading
What Architects Cook Up brings together 30 architects and their favourite recipes filtered through their own personality and aesthetics with the support of professional chefs. “At the beginning of this book project the question was asked: What does an architect’s recipe … Continue reading
I’ve chosen Materials for a Sustainable Future. Certain chemical substances are needed for us to maintain our current lifestyle: these are limited and some are becoming rare. Many changes in behaviour as well as technology will be needed to ensure that future generations … Continue reading