AUTHOR : Richard Dawkins
GENRE : Science & Nature
Science in the Soul is a kaleidoscopic argument for the power and glory of science: the wonder of scientific discovery; the practical necessity of scientific endeavour to society; and the importance of the scientific way of thinking.
With an introduction and new commentary by the author in dialogue with himself across the years, the essays, journalism, lectures and letters gathered here range over subjects from evolution and Darwinian natural selection to the role of scientist as prophet, whether science is itself a religion, the probability of alien life in other worlds, and the beauties, cruelties and oddities of earthly life in this one.
A sparkling showcase for his rapier wit, the clarity, precision and vigour he brings to an argument, the beauty of his prose, the depth of his feeling and his capacity for joy, Science in the Soul is further evidence of Richard Dawkins’ status as one of science’s all-time great communicators.
AUTHOR : Ryan Holiday
GENRE : Business, Finance & Law
We give up too easily. With a simple change of attitude, what seem like insurmountable obstacles become once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Ryan Holiday, who dropped out of college at nineteen to serve as an apprentice to bestselling “modern Machiavelli” Robert Greene and is now a media consultant for billion-dollar brands, draws on the philosophy of the Stoics to guide you in every situation.
If the competition threatens you, it’s time to be fearless, to display your courage. An impossible deadline becomes a chance to show how dedicated you are. And as Ryan discovered as Director of Marketing for American Apparel, if your brand is generating controversy - it’s also potentially generating publicity.
The Stoic philosophy can be applied to any problem: it’s a formula invented more than 2,000 years ago, whose effectiveness has been proven in battles and board rooms ever since. From Barack Obama’s ability to overcome obstacles in his election, to the design of the iPhone, the stoic philosophy has helped its users become world-beaters.
AUTHOR : Rob Moore
GENRE : Business, Finance & Law
Life Leverage means taking control of your life, easily balancing your work and free time, making the most money with the minimum time input, and living a happier and more successful life.
Using Rob Moore’s remarkable Life Leverage model, you’ll quickly banish & outsource all your confusion, frustration and stress & live your ideal, globally mobile life, doing more of what you love on your own terms.
Learn how to:
- Live a life of clarity & purpose, merging your passion & profession
- Make money & make a difference, banishing work unhappiness
- Use the fast-start wealth strategies of the new tech-rich
AUTHOR : Geoffrey G. Parker, Marshall W. Van Alstyne , Sangeet Paul Choudary
GENRE : Business & Money
A practical guide to the new economy that is transforming the way we live, work, and play.
Uber. Airbnb. Amazon. Apple. PayPal. All of these companies disrupted their markets when they launched. These cutting-edge businesses are built on platforms: two-sided markets that are revolutionizing the way we do business. Written by three of the most sought-after experts on platform businesses, Platform Revolution is the first authoritative, fact-based book on platform models. Whether platforms are connecting sellers and buyers, hosts and visitors, or drivers with people who need a ride, Geoffrey G. Parker, Marshall W. Van Alstyne, and Sangeet Paul Choudary reveal the what, how, and why of this revolution and provide the first “owner’s manual” for creating a successful platform business.