Friday, May 25, 2018

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...
Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

What is the book "Option B" about? Sheryl Sandberg is a legend of Silicon Valley. A successful, talented, and a fascinating woman, former vice-president of Google, who for several years headed the staff of the US Treasury, she is...
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...
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...
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...

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...
Spy the Lie: Former CIA Officers Teach You How to Detect Deception by Philip Houston, Michael Floyd, and‎ Susan Carnicero

Spy the Lie: Former CIA Officers Teach You How to Detect Deception

What is the book "Spy the Lie" about? We all sometimes doubt the sincerity of people around us, especially of people who have a significant influence on our lives. Will the boss give you a...
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...
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,...
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...