21 Lessons for the 21 Century

"Humans think in stories rather than in facts, numbers, or equations, and the simpler the story, the better." — Yuval Noah Harari, 21 Lessons for the 21 Century 21 Lessons for the 21 Century is the newest work of best-selling author Yuval Noah Harari, first published just few weeks ago. We learned about the past [...]

A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness

"Was Hitler mad?" "Corollary questions are: Were Nazi leaders mentally ill? Was the German nation, as a whole, deranged?" ― S. Nassir Ghaemi, A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness At  First- Rate Madness is a book by  Dr. Nassir Ghaemi. It was first published in 2011 and as the title suggests, the book [...]

The 48 Laws of Power

“Be wary of friends—they will betray you more quickly, for they are easily aroused to envy. They also become spoiled and tyrannical. But hire a former enemy and he will be more loyal than a friend, because he has more to prove. In fact, you have more to fear from friends than from enemies. If [...]

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

“We are biology. We are reminded of this at the beginning and the end, at birth and at death. In between we do what we can to forget.” ― Mary Roach, Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach is non-fiction work first published in 2003. It details [...]

Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Why do we do things we do? Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst is a book by American author Robert Maurice Sapolsky. It was first published in May, 2017. This is  one miracle of a book. I don't know where to start... “Someone does something lousy and selfish to you in a [...]