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The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog by Dr Bruce Perry
My favourite book of all time! It’s about the development of a child’s brain and the effect of early trauma. read more>>
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson.
I found this a really compelling read. It is as well written as his other books and funny. read more>>
Genome by Matt Ridley.
Written with the non-specialist in mind this book describes dozens of interesting aspects of DNA and genetics and relates the scientific ideas to mattes of everyday importance read more>>
The Wavewatcher’s Companion by Gavin Pretor-Pinney
This is a brilliant book for anyone curious about the world around them, but not wanting an over-technical explanation read more>>
Guns, Germs and Steel by Jarred Diamond
This book is mainly about the development of early civilisations, and focuses on environmental and ecological explanations. read more>>