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Taking some time off. Need some book recommendations. Some light interesting non-fiction. No self help or management books. Just interesting topics that won’t make me think about work.

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Modern Romance - Aziz Ansari

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Sapiens

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A short history of nearly everything. I love Bill Bryson's style of writing, keeps the reader engaged. Been told his other books are equally interesting but yet to get to it

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Emperor of all Maladies, Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, when breathe becomes air (all these if you like a medical theme)

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The Happiness Hypothesis- Jonathan Haidt. Or “The Righteous Mind: why good people are divided by politics and religion” by the same author.

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Kpmg1. Well written and tells an untold story. It’s a little slow in spots but worth the read because imho it gives insight into the political and sociological landscape today.

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Guns, Germs, and Steel; History of Money (anthropology based history of mankind) ; Guns of August (history of events leading up to WW1); From Eternity to Here ( explores why time is unidirectional)

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Educated

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Dead wake, by Erik Larsen, is a great book! Also, anything by Sam Kean

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Homo Deus - Yuval Noah Harari. Awesome read

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Rosie project - don Tillman. A spot of bother - mark haddon Both have nothing at all to do with work and will give your brain a nice easy break with some guaranteed chuckles

Wait sorry. Didn’t read the brief. These are most definitely fiction.

ATK 1 - Modern Romance is definitely self help.

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Third Body Problem and Debt: the last 5,000 years

Recently read emotional intelligence by Daniel Goleman. It’s good food for thought

The Undoing Project - Michael Lewis

1) Hillbilly Elegy. 2) Unbroken. 3) Lone Survivor.

P3, how is hillbilly elegy, I bought it and started reading but couldn’t get back to it....

Samuel Peypes Diaries, Margaret Thatcher’s biography, Sophie’s World, Fermat’s Enigma, A Beautiful Mind, Life in Victorian England.

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