'A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases.' BARACK OBAMA Timely, short and essential, FACTFULNESS reveals the power of facts in a post-truth world, by late international sensation Hans Rosling ('a true inspiration' - Bill Gates) and his long-term collaborators Ola and Anna.
We all play games. The nature of these games depends on both the situation and on who we meet. This book is about the games we play: those patterns of behaviour that reveal hidden feelings and emotions. It shows the underlying motivations behind our relationships and gives you the keys to unlock the psychology of others - and yourself.
From mere trainee, to triumphal Big Swinging Dick: that was Michael Lewis' pell-mell progress through the dealing rooms of Salomon Brothers in New York and London during the heady mid-1980s when they were probably the world's most powerful and profitable merchant bank. This is a tale of greed and ambition set in an obsessed, enclosed world.
After a stint policing Kansas City, the author joined the FBI, where his career as a kidnapping negotiator brought him face-to-face with bank robbers, gang leaders and terrorists. This book takes you inside his world of high-stakes negotiations, revealing the nine key principles that can help negotiators succeed when it matters the most.
Due out 17th October 2019. With over forty maps accompanied by quizzes, puzzles and fun facts, The Ordnance Survey Ireland Puzzle Book is a fun way to get your brain working, to learn more about Ireland and to challenge yourself and your friends and family.
Sudoku is a real cultural phenomenon: a French fad in the 1890s, a Japanese craze in the 1980s, it is peculiarly British obsession. This book contains 201 fiendish brainteasers, ranging from easy to mind-bogglingly difficult. It provides a daily fix for the hardened Sudoku fan and sets an addictive challenge for novices. It's more than a game.