Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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...
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...

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...
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...
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...
Book How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain

How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain

What is the book "How Emotions Are Made" about? What are emotions? They are our inner reaction to the external stimuli. We react to a sharp sound, a flirty look, a rough or a kind...
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,...
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 State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity

What is the book "The State of Affairs" about? Esther Perel as a psychotherapist listened to a huge number of stories of cheated and deceiving spouses. Adultery is traumatizing, the pain from it is terrible...
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...