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1 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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2 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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The bestselling author of Awakenings and Musicophilia Read more

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3 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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4 The Better Angels of Our Nature: A History of Violence and Humanity (Paperback)

by Steven Pinker

Format: Paperback 1056 pages
Published: 04/10/2012

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Can violence really have declined? The images of conflict we see daily on our screens from around the world suggest this is an almost obscene claim... Read more

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5 Missing Out: In Praise of the Unlived Life (Paperback)

by Adam Phillips

Format: Paperback 224 pages
Published: 04/07/2013

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We all have two lives - the life we live and the life of our fantasies. But it is the life unlived - the person we have failed to be - that can... Read more

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6 Critical Mass: How One Thing Leads to Another (Paperback)

by Philip Ball

Format: Paperback 656 pages
Published: 03/02/2005

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Is there a 'physics of society'? Ranging from Hobbes and Adam Smith to modern work on traffic flow and market trading, and across economics,... Read more

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7 Wait: The Useful Art of Procrastination (Paperback)

by Frank Partnoy

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 25/07/2013

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Argues that decisions of all kinds, whether 'snap' or long-term, benefit from being made at the last possible moment. Exploring decisions... Read more

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8 The Plague of Fantasies (Paperback)

by Slavoj Zizek

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 01/01/2009

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Explores the relations between fantasy and ideology and the antagonism between the ever greater abstraction of our lives - whether through... Read more

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9 Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Paperback)

by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Format: Paperback 544 pages
Published: 06/06/2013

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Why is the city-state better than the nation-state, and why is what we call "efficient" is not efficient at all? Why should you write your... Read more

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10 Side Effects (Paperback)

by Adam Phillips

Format: Paperback 336 pages
Published: 26/07/2007

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Side effects are things we do not intend. This collection of essays examines how the things we don't mean, or mean perhaps to forget, prove to... Read more

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