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111 How to Lie with Statistics (Paperback)

by Darrell Huff

Format: Paperback 128 pages
Published: 12/12/1991

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Introduces the reader to the niceties of samples (random or stratified random), averages (mean, median or modal), errors (probable, standard or... Read more

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112 The Case for Working with Your Hands: Or Why Office Work is Bad for Us and Fixing Things Feels Good (Paperback)

by Matthew B. Crawford

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 16/12/2010

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For too long we have convinced ourselves that the only jobs worth doing involve sitting at a desk. Drawing on the work of our greatest thinkers,... Read more

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113 The Tell-tale Brain: Unlocking the Mystery of Human Nature (Paperback)

by V. S. Ramachandran

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 05/04/2012

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Our brains are the most enchanting and complex thing in the known universe - but what happens when they go wrong? The author explores: how our minds... Read more

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114 Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism (Paperback)

by Natasha Walter

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 05/05/2011

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* A controversial and much needed look at our highly sexualised culture, available now in paperback - 'A must-read' Viv Groskop, Guardian Read more

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115 Eating Animals (Paperback)

by Jonathan Safran Foer

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 27/01/2011

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Where does it come from? How is it produced? What are the economic, social and environmental effects? Are there animals that it is straightforwardly... Read more

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116 Free Lunch: Easily Digestible Economics (Paperback)

by David Smith

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 02/08/2012

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'There's no such thing as a free lunch' is the one phrase everyone has heard from economics - not even for bankers. But why not? What... Read more

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117 Too Big to Fail: Inside the Battle to Save Wall Street (Paperback)

by Andrew Ross Sorkin

Format: Paperback 640 pages
Published: 26/06/2010

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They were masters of the financial universe, flying in private jets and raking in billions. They thought they were too big to fail. This book gives... Read more

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118 The Age of Absurdity: Why Modern Life Makes it Hard to be Happy (Paperback)

by Michael Foley

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 03/02/2011

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A wry take on how contemporary culture is antithetical to happiness. Read more

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119 How Bad are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint of Everything (Paperback)

by Mike Berners-Lee

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 13/05/2010

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Packed full of information yet always entertaining. From text messages and plastic bags to wars and volcanoes, How Bad Are Bananas? has the carbon... Read more

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120 Luck: A Fresh Look at Fortune (Paperback)

by Ed Smith

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 11/04/2013

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To what extent do we control our own destiny? Can those who have risen to the top really say it was all down to them? Is lucky success somehow less... Read more

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