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The Best Modern Philosophy Books

<b>We’ve now explored both the most important philosophy books as well as the best philosophy books for beginners, however – naturally these lists are</b> …

Philosophy

The Most Overlooked Books of 2017 (pg. 2)

by Filip Springer, translated by Sean Bye<p>"Lucid and literate: a brilliant model of historical writing about place and a beguiling treat for armchair …

The Most Overlooked Books Of 2017

<i>Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.</i><p><b>The Talented Ribkins</b> by Ladee Hubbard<p>"To describe this novel, as someone inevitably will, as <i>Song of Solomon</i> reimagined as a Marvel Comics franchise is to shortchange its cleverness and audacity.” Hubbard shrewdly molds the pop-culture …

The 10 Best Books of 2017

The year’s best books, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.

Books

The 50 best books of 2017

Best books of 2017 – part two

From moving memoirs to far-reaching fiction, the wonders of science and the lessons of history, novelists, poets and critics pick their best reads of the year<p>Part one: George Saunders, Ali Smith and others share their favourites Nominate your books of the year in the comments below<p>Maggie …

50 essential books about New York City

Curbed editors and NYC experts picked their favorites<p>There are hundreds, if not thousands, of books about New York City—broad overviews of its history, deep dives into topics like gentrification or architecture, novels that capture a particular moment in time, the list goes on. And in coming up …

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Book Review: 'The Music Shop' is a memorable read with a great playlist

https://www.timeslive.co.za/sunday-times/lifestyle/2017-09-12-book-review-the-music-shop-is-a-memorable-read-with-a-great-playlist/<p>The protagonist in …

Yes, sitting too long can kill you, even if you exercise

<b>(CNN) —</b> Take a movement break every 30 minutes, say experts. No matter how much you exercise, sitting for excessively long periods of time is a risk factor for early death, a new study published Monday in Annals of Internal Medicine found.<p>There's a direct relationship between time spent sitting and …

Ergonomics

This is the best free thing to do in every state in America

There’s nothing like the feeling of doing something thrilling without ever opening your wallet. Whether it’s hiking a trail to a hidden hot spring or …

David Bowie’s 100 favorite books

“David Bowie Is” is a traveling art exhibition featuring over 300 pieces from David Bowie’s personal archives of instruments, sketches, stage …

Literature

100 Great Works of Dystopian Fiction

We may or may not be living in a dystopian age, but we are certainly living in an age of dystopias. At every turn in a bookstore aisle, you’re …

Books

Professional romance novelists can write 3,000 words a day. Here’s how they do it

Writing is not a sexy business. It’s not a rare butterfly that floats down and gently kisses you on the nose with a brilliant idea that conjures a hurricane of cash. It’s frustrating, and it’s lonely, and for most people, it doesn’t pay.<p>But one genre consistently makes it work. Romance writers who …

Creative Writing

25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Books have the power to inspire our imagination, transport us to faraway worlds, and make us think and feel deeply. Luckily, bibliophiles of all ages …

Your Brain Doesn't Contain Memories. It Is Memories

Recall your favorite memory: the big game you won; the moment you first saw your child's face; the day you realized you had fallen in love. It's not …

Humanity

90 Books Recommended by The Strand Bookstore

The staff of The Strand Bookstore in New York picks their all time favourite Books<p>1. <b>1984</b> by George Orwell<p>2. <b>A Game of Thrones (Song of Ice and Fire …

Lesser-Known Books By Famous Authors You Need To Read

As book-lovers, we all have our faves: those novels we read over and over again, the memoirs that never fail us, thrillers that leave us lingering in …

Books

Frighteningly accurate ‘mind reading’ AI reads brain scans to guess what you’re thinking

From medical applications like helping dermatologists diagnose skin cancer to teaching robots to get a better grip on the world around them, deep …

Machine Learning

Two Conjectures Collide, Endangering the Naked Singularity

Physicists have wondered for decades whether infinitely dense points known as singularities can ever exist outside black holes, which would expose …

10 Living Philosophers and Why You Should Know Them

It can be easy to think that all the good ideas have already been thought; after all, philosophy have been going on for more than 2500 years. But …

British Philosophy

10 Famous Book Hoarders

I have a hard time getting rid of books, and if you’re reading this space, you probably do too. As Summer Brennan put it, “what kind of degenerate …

Books

13 books on science Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

It's no wonder the man loves science.<p>Over the years, Gates has recommended a number of science-related books to the public. Some deal with the environment, others with the cosmos, and others with stopping tiny biological invaders.<p>Here are some of his favorite titles.

Books

'The Alchemist's Daughter' Is No Frankenstein's Monster

Mary Jekyll has never been more alone. Her father, Dr. Henry Jekyll, died 14 years ago, and her mother Ernestine has just passed away after going mad. Living in London in the 1890s, she's subject to the era's discrimination against women, which she confronts while trying to get her family's affairs …

Books

A sharp new book lets ’70s B-movies tell the story of an under-seen America

Given the often years-long development time, movies are not a great barometer for of-the-moment attitudes and zeitgeist-hitting relevance. In …

Literature

500 Best Books With Unexpected Plot Twists

A <b>plot twist</b> is a radical change in the expected direction or outcome of the plot of a books. Ranking based on numbers of votes on Goodreads user …

28 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

Books