Good reads

Below is a list of books mentioned by visitors to this website. You can suggest a book with your views on it, for other readers. Add a comment below or email

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>>

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