Bookomi List - October 2018

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The Laws of Human Nature

Robert Greene - Million+ Selling Author of 48 Laws of Power and Mastery

Understanding people's drives and motivations, even when they are unconscious of them themselves.

Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies

Reid Hoffman (Co-founder of Linkedin), Chris Yeh (Partner at Wasabi Ventures)

How businesses can accelerate to the stage in a company’s life cycle where the most value is generated.

Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots

Kate Devlin, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computing at Goldsmiths

Builds on the science and the philosophy surrounding our most intimate relationship with technology.

Work Like a Woman: A Manifesto for Change

Mary Portas, Broadcaster and Retail Expert

To change the way you work so that female energy and power will be seen as the most valuable currency in today’s new world of work.

Blueprint: How DNA Makes us Who We Are

Robert Plomin, pioneer in the field of behavioural genetics

Draws on a lifetime's worth of research to make the case that DNA is the most important factor shaping who we are.

We Are the Nerds: The Birth and Tumultuous Life of Reddit, the Internet's Culture Laboratory

Christine Lagorio-Chafkin , Award Winning Tech Journalist

A compelling exploration of the way we all communicate today--and how we got here.

Identity: Contemporary Identity Politics and the Struggle for Recognition

Francis Fukuyama, leading political scientist

A sharp warning that unless we forge a universal understanding of human dignity, we will doom ourselves to continual conflict.

The History of Space Exploration

Roger D. Launius, Former Chief Historian of NASA

Charts the history of space exploration from the first gunpowder rockets through the Moon landings.

The Life and Times of a Very British Man

Kamal Ahmed, BBC’s Economics Editor

Makes the case for a new conversation about race in Britain through personal stories, political analysis and passionate belief in the ultimate good of this country.

I'm a Joke and So Are You: A Comedian’s Take on What Makes Us Human

Robin Ince (comedian) with intro by Stewart Lee (also a comedian)

Why do we make the choices we do in life? Where does anxiety come from? Where does imagination come from? Why are we like we are?

The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

Kassia St Clair, culture journalist

An alternative history of civilisation and human creativity to change the way you look at the world.

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