I Have Landed

Stephen Jay Gould

Vintage, £7.99

The Constants of Nature

by John Barrow

Vintage, £8.00

“Barrow discusses the role of constants of nature, the historical quest to understand them, the role of the anthropic principle as a guiding philosophy and some recent evidence suggesting that some of the constants of nature are probably not constants at all.” Thanu Padmanabhan Nature 419, 780 (2002).

The Borderlands of Science: Where Sense Meets Nonsense

by Michael Shermer

Oxford University Press, £9.99

The Way of the Cell: Molecules, Organisms and the Order of Life

by Harold M. Franklin

Oxford University Press, £12.95