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David And Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits And The Art Of Battling Giants
Malcolm Gladwell (Allen Lane)
★★★★✩

David and Goliath. Great story. That David. Beat the odds. didn't he. with his sling and stuff against the big bruiser Goliath. Every loser wins, as TV's Nick Berry once said.

That's not how it was.

Doink! You what?

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The Universe Within
Neil Shubin (Allen Lane)
★★★✩✩

IN A NUTSHELL
Shubin tries to make sense of the universe using the human body and behaviour as the keyhole to peep through.

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Was one of your New Year Resolutions to improve your mind and clear your reading list of all those guilty but shortlived pleasures. Giles Broadbent reads some weighty tomes with plenty to say to kick start his brain in 2013.

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Moonwalking With Einstein by Joshua Foer
Allen Lane
£14.99
5/5

IN A NUTSHELL
Joshua Foer reports on one memory championship and challenges himself to take part in the next.

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Aerotropolis, by John Kasarda & Greg Lindsay
Allen Lane
£14.99

IN A NUTSHELL
Forget noise, pollution and the imminent collapse of the bio-sphere - building airports is the way to go, say this guru / journalist combo.

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