- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
- Antal sidor
- Quercus Publishing
- 198 x 131 x 20 mm
- 216 g
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'Stuffed with facts, ideas, questions, quotes, musings, findings, puzzles, mysteries, and stories, this is a book - as Montaigne said of travel - with which to 'rub and polish'one's brain. It's the most delightful thing I've read about the mind in quite some time' New York Times. * New York Times * 'Timely and readable' Guardian. * Guardian * 'Leslie [...] writes convincingly [...] about the human need and desire to learn deeply and develop expertise' Wall Street Journal. * Wall Street Journal * 'An inspiring read that gives lie to the old saying that ignorance is bliss' Good Book Guide. * Good Book Guide * 'A lovely, erudite exploration of what it is that makes us human' Independent on Sunday. * Independent on Sunday *
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Ian Leslie lives in London where he combines careers in advertising and writing. His book Born Liars: Why We Can't Live Without Deceit was hailed as 'consistently startling and fascinating' by the Daily Mail and was BBC Radio 4's 'Book of the Week'. He writes about ideas, culture, and politics for a wide range of publications including Intelligent Life, the New Statesman, and the Guardian, and is the creator and presenter of the BBC radio comedy, Before They Were Famous.