Most Wanted - June 2019
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Life Lessons From a Brain Surgeon, Learn How To Keep Your Brain Fitter, Healthier and Stronger. Rahul Jandial - dual trained neurosurgeon and neuroscientist.
Mixes smart brain hacks with case studies and storytelling from his experiences on the operating table. The book is part memoir and we meet some incredible people along the way.
What We Do All Day: Insights from the Centre for Time Use Research Jonathan Gershuny and Oriel Sullivan
Are we spending more time at work than we would have 50 years ago? Are we sleeping less? How has the Internet affected the way we use our spare time? Everything we do happens in time and it feels like our lives are busier than ever before.
How to Predict Everything: The Formula Transforming What We KNow About Life and The Universe William Poundstone
What is the chance that there are multiple universes? How long will Hamilton run? Will the US stock market continue to perform as well this century as it has for the last hundred years?
And are we all doomed?
Dressed, The Secret Life of Clothes Shahidha Bari
Evocative, enlightening and dazzlingly original, Dressed is not just about clothes as objects of fashion or as a means of self-expression. This is a book about the deepest philosophical questions of who we are, how we see ourselves and how we dress to face the world.
Rage Inside The Machine; The Prejudice of Algorithms and How To Stop The Internet Making Bigots of us All Robert Elliott-Smith
Demonstrates how non-scientific ideas have been encoded deep into our technological infrastructure. Offering a rigorous, fresh perspective on how technology has brought us to this place, Challenges the long-held assumption that technology is an apolitical and amoral force.
The Art of Mindful Reading, Embracing The Wisdom of Words Ella Berthoud
Explores how reading mindfully can shape the person you are, give you your moral backbone, and teaches empathy with others. Through meditative exercises, engaging anecdote, and expert insight, she reveals the enriching potential of reading for mindfulness.
Believe, Build, Become. How to Supercharge Your Career Debbie Wosskow and Anna Jones
A chapter-by-chapter system for readers to work through, focusing on the skills and confidence required to master the mindset of leadership. Debbie and Anna also reveal their own journeys to success - the gritty reality, the lessons learned and how they really got to the top.
The Future of Design : Global Product Innovation for a Complex World Lorraine Justice
Creating a successful global product is complex. Why do some products survive or become reinvented? What makes a product loved by some and despised by others? What key issues were present when some of the most notable inventions and product designs occurred?