Superfreakonomics

Sequel to the international best-seller Freakonomics Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner's Superfreakonomics is an irresistible look at the counterintuitive science of everyday life. The Freakquel is here. In Superfreakonomics Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner look deeper question harder and uncover ...

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The Sense of Style

Steven Pinker the bestselling author of The Language Instinct deploys his gift for explaining big ideas in The Sense of Style - an entertaining writing guide for the 21st century What is the secret of good prose? Does writing well even matter in an age of instant communication? Should we care? In...

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The Better Angels of Our Nature. A History of Violence and Humanity

This acclaimed book by Steven Pinker author of The Language Instinct and The Blank Slate argues that contrary to popular belief humankind has become progressively less violent over millenia and decades. Can violence really have declined? The images of conflict we see daily on our screens from aro...

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The Blank Slate

In the past century many people have assumed that we are shaped by our environment: a blank slate waiting to be inscribed by upbringing and culture with innate abilities playing little part. Steven Pinker's profound and essential book shows that this view denies the heart of our being: human natu...

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Poke the Box: When Was the Last Time You Did Something for the First Time?

Poke the Box is Seth Godin's spirited call to action for anybody too afraid to try something new now relaunched and repackaged. If you are happy being just a dreamer perhaps you don't need this book. If you're enjoying the status quo don't even consider reading this book. If you are content waiti...

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