A real straggler of a list for your reading and collection development pleasure.
- Alex's Adventures in Numberland by Alex Bellos
- Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages by Guy Deutscher
- The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean
- The Wave Watcher's Companion: From Ocean Waves to Light Waves via Shock Waves, Stadium Waves, andAll the Restof Life's Undulations by Gavin Pretor-Pinney
- Massive: The Missing Particle That Sparked the Greatest Hunt in Science by Ian Sample
- The Rough Guide to The Future (Rough Guide Reference) by Jon Turney