Thursday, July 19, 2018

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

What is the book Hunger A Memoir of Body about? Roxane Gay is a beautiful woman weighing 577 pounds (261 kg), which is hard to lose and easy to gain. She decided to document the story of her body: how did...
Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don't Matter by Adam Scott

Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter

What is the book Win Bigly about? The author of the book Scott Adams is among the first who predicted Trump’s victory, at a time when he was still a candidate competing against Hillary Clinton. Adams was writing about it on his blog, and it...
Organize Tomorrow Today: 8 Ways to Retrain Your Mind to Optimize Performance at Work and in Life by Jason Selk & Tom Bartow

Organize Tomorrow Today: 8 Ways to Retrain Your Mind to Optimize Performance at Work...

What is the book Organize Tomorrow Today about? Jason Selk coached the athletes of the baseball team “Cardinals”, making real champions out of a promising team. He also helped many professional athletes, assisting them in reach the pinnacle...
Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brené Brown

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone

What is the book Braving the Wilderness? Every person wants to feel himself a part of something bigger. The sense of being in a community is fundamental, be it your family, a tribe, or among like-minded...
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

What is the book Being Mortal about? Atul Gawande is a practitioner, who has descended from a family of doctors. He is well informed about the achievements of modern medicine, which allow us to prolong...
The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene

The 48 Laws of Power

What is book «The 48 Laws of Power» about? In fact, «The 48 Laws of Power» by Robert Greene is a collection of very entertaining historical anecdotes and curiosities. To illustrate 48 of his “laws” Greene cites politicians, opportunists, masters of tea ceremony and artists as examples. He treats successes...
Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction

Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction

What is the book "Superforecasting" about? According to Philip E. Tetlock, a scientist, and Dan Gardner, a journalist, everybody attempts to predict the future somehow or other. People struggle to earn a degree to become professionals,...
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

What is the book "The Righteous Mind" about? In his student years, the author has developed an interest in human ethics, its origins, and evolution. His book called Righteous Mind is also dedicated to ethics....
Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life by Eric Greitens

Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life

What is the book "Resilience" about? The book teaches its readers how to take a punch, how to cope with your tragedies and recover from emotional dramas. In a challenging time, it will help to overcome your weaknesses,...
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman

Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain

What is the book "Incognito" about? Every person knows everything about himself. We are sure that we can orient in the world around us in a proper way, make decisions freely, think clearly and evaluate...