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Lyttelton's Britain by Humphrey Lyttelton
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If you are a fan of "I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue" you'll love this book. It is a collection of the opening monologues from the show where Humph talks about the town the team are in. Both informative and insane, they are greeted with much hilarity by a ...more
Your Brain on Food by Gary L. Wenk
" This was interesting, it tells you how certain chemicals in food can change the way your brain reacts and explains which neurotransmitters/receptors a ...more "
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An Anthropologist on Mars by Oliver Sacks
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Diaries 1969-1979 by Michael Palin
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Phantoms in the Brain by V.S. Ramachandran
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The Atheist's Guide to Christmas by Robin Harvie
" This book has something for everyone, as it states in the intro it has "contributions from forty-two of the world's most entertaining scientists, come ...more "
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Incognito by David Eagleman
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain
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Incognito by David Eagleman
" Fascinating and mind (brain) blowing book. All written in easy-to-understand plain language so even non-scientists like me can follow it.

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The Timewaster Letters by Robin Cooper
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I was caught away from home with an hour to wait for someone, and with a dying tab battery, so I popped into Oxfam to get a non-e read and picked this up, glad I did. Got half way through the book there and then, sitting in the car.

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Tabloid Dreams by Robert Olen Butler
" I seem to be out of step with this as it has 4* here at the moment and a lot of people have given it 5*. I read the first five stories, got half way t ...more "
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“sufferers of depression, who can elect to keep their feelings private, experience chronic, unremitting emotional alienation. Each moment spent “passing” as normal deepens the sense of disconnection generated by depression in the first instance. In this regard, depression stands as a nearly pure case of impression-management. For depressed individuals, the social requirement to “put on a happy face” requires subjugation of an especially intense inner experience. Yet, nearly unbelievably, many severely depressed people “pull off the act” for long periods of time. The price of the performance is to further exacerbate a life condition that already seems impossibly painful ”
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“Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper,
That we may record our emptiness.”
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