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1 The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (Paperback)

by Oliver Sacks

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 02/09/2011

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2 Thinking, Fast and Slow (Paperback)

by Daniel Kahneman

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 10/05/2012

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Looks at the way our minds work, and how we make decisions. This book reveals how our minds are tripped up by error and prejudice (even when we... Read more

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3 This is Your Brain on Music: Understanding a Human Obsession (Paperback)

by Daniel J. Levitin

Format: Paperback 328 pages
Published: 01/05/2008

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Explains how humans experience music and unravels the mystery of our perennial love affair with it. Using musical examples from Bach to the Beatles,... Read more

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4 The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can be Done About it (Paperback)

by Paul Collier

Format: Paperback 224 pages
Published: 02/10/2008

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The Bottom Billion is an elegant and impassioned synthesis from one of the world's leading experts on Africa and poverty. It was hailed as... Read more

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5 The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (Paperback)

by Naomi Klein

Format: Paperback 576 pages
Published: 01/05/2008

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Exposing these global profiteers, the author discovered information and connections that shocked even her about how comprehensively the shock... Read more

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6 Outliers: The Story of Success (Paperback)

by Malcolm Gladwell

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 24/06/2009

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Why do some people achieve so much more than others? Can they lie so far out of the ordinary? This book looks at everyone from rock stars to... Read more

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7 Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Co-operation (Paperback)

by Richard Sennett

Format: Paperback 336 pages
Published: 07/02/2013

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Living with people who differ - racially, ethnically, religiously or economically - is one of the most urgent challenges facing civil society. This... Read more

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8 The Craftsman (Paperback)

by Richard Sennett

Format: Paperback 336 pages
Published: 05/02/2009

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Most of us have to work. But is work just a means to an end? In trying to make a living, have we lost touch with the idea of making things well?... Read more

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9 Drugs - Without the Hot Air: Minimising the Harms of Legal and Illegal Drugs (Paperback)

by David Nutt

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 31/05/2012

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David Nutt ("the scientist sacked by the government") explains the science of what drugs are and how they work. This lets us quantify and... Read more

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10 The Shallows: How the Internet is Changing the Way We Think, Read and Remember (Paperback)

by Nicholas Carr

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 01/07/2011

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Is the Internet making us stupid? In this new book, as incendiary as it is important, Nicholas Carr argues that the Internet is changing... Read more

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