Friday, May 25, 2018
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...

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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

What is the book "Irresistible" about? Adam Alter describes one of the dark sides of the technological revolution that led to the emergence of new forms of dependent behavior. We are accustomed to using all sorts...

Dangerous Personalities: An FBI Profiler Shows How to Identify and Protect Yourself from Harmful...

What is the book ‘Dangerous Personalities’ about? The book is based on Joe Navarro’s personal experience as an FBI profiler. It tells us about potentially dangerous personalities and shows us how to avoid meeting them...
Book The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully

The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully

What is the book "The Five Invitation" about? Frank Ostaseski, an author of «The Five Invitations», is a Buddhist teacher. He is a co-founder of “Zen Hospice Project” and “Metta Institute”, which trains specialists for the...