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Educating Ruby by Guy Claxton and Bill Lucas (Crown House Publishing)
Drawing on the themes of Willy Russell's Educating Rita, this book explores how school life could be more fulfilling for her modern-day equivalent, Ruby. It discusses how to cultivate confidence and curiosity at the same time as exam success.
Professor Povey's Perplexing Problems by Thomas Povey (Oneworld Publications)
The Oxford academic shares 109 of his favourite physics and maths problems. They are perfect for testing and expanding the knowledge of experts or aspiring young scientists and mathematicians.
by John Gribbin
This book presents the 1915 general theory of relativity in the context of Einstein's life and work. It discusses why he thought this theory, describing the evolution of the universe, was his most significant, instead of his earlier discovery of e=mc2.
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