Have a gander at this month’s best science books
ADAM RUTHERFORD OUT NOW (£18.99, WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON)
Turns out we’re not the only species that makes tools or uses fire – so what does that mean for humanity? Adam Rutherford takes us on a myth-busting tour of human history, exploring whether we really are as exceptional as we think.
HEART: A HISTORY
SANDEEP JAUHAR OUT 27 SEPTEMBER (£14.99, ONEWORLD)
Cardiologist Sandeep Jauhar tells the story of the human heart, weaving in gripping scenes from operating theatres, his family’s history of heart problems, and the issues our most important organ might face in the future.
THE SKY AT NIGHT BOOK OF THE MOON
DR MAGGIE ADERIN-POCOCK OUT NOW (£9.99, BBC BOOKS)
The Moon influences Earth’s tides, dictates the length of the day and potentially played a role in the creation of life on Earth. Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock explores how well we know our closest neighbour.