Thursday, July 19, 2018
Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction by Derek Thompson

Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction

What is the book "Hit Makers" about? Journalist Derek Thompson has committed himself to an ambitious task - to write a book that would explain the tastes of many people, who determine the success or the failure of a product,...
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...
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...

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...
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...
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,...
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...
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,...
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...