Books for The Deep Thinker

Thus Spake Zarathustra
Thus Spake Zarathustra

Friedrich Nietzsche Michael Hulse Joanna Kavenna

‘Michael Hulse’s translation of this extraordinary work feels absolutely fresh and true.’ Ruth Padel

Midlife: Humanity’s Secret Weapon – Signed Copy
Midlife: Humanity’s Secret Weapon – Signed Copy

Andrew Jamieson

Examining the Jungian concept of the midlife crisis, and the lives of prominent figures who endured it (including Abraham Lincoln and Marie Curie), psychoanalyst Andrew Jamieson shows how there is an evolutionary purpose behind this rite of passage which ­­– once traversed – holds the key to our prosperity

Midlife: Humanity’s Secret Weapon
Midlife: Humanity’s Secret Weapon

Andrew Jamieson

Examining the Jungian concept of the midlife crisis, and the lives of prominent figures who endured it (including Abraham Lincoln and Marie Curie), psychoanalyst Andrew Jamieson shows how there is an evolutionary purpose behind this rite of passage which ­­– once traversed – holds the key to our prosperity

Brainspotting: Adventures in Neurology – Signed Copy
Brainspotting: Adventures in Neurology – Signed Copy

A. J. Lees

In this series of brilliant autobiographical essays, A. J. Lees takes us on a grand tour of his neurological career, giving the reader insight into the art of listening, observation and imagination that the best neurologists still rely on to heal minds and fix brains.

Brainspotting: Adventures in Neurology
Brainspotting: Adventures in Neurology

A. J. Lees

In this series of brilliant autobiographical essays, A. J. Lees takes us on a grand tour of his neurological career, giving the reader insight into the art of listening, observation and imagination that the best neurologists still rely on to heal minds and fix brains.

Confessions of a Heretic (revised edition)
Confessions of a Heretic (revised edition)

Roger Scruton Douglas Murray

A collection of twelve provocative essays by the philosopher and political thinker Roger Scruton. Each ‘confession’ reveals an aspect of the author’s thinking that his critics would probably have advised him to keep to himself. This diverse collection includes essays on art, music, architecture, government, social media, and culture.

Inspiration
Inspiration

Three writers pay homage to their unlikely influences in these remarkable and moving essays.

What Time Is It?
What Time Is It?

John Berger Selçuk Demirel Maria Nadotti

Visionary thinker John Berger and Turkish artist Selçuk Demirel came together came together for the last time to create this precious little volume about time.

Denial: The Unspeakable Truth
Denial: The Unspeakable Truth

Keith Kahn-Harris

The Holocaust never happened. The planet isn’t warming. Vaccines cause autism. There is no such thing as AIDS. The Earth is flat. Kahn-Harris sets out not just to unpick denialists’ arguments, but to investigate what lies behind them. The conclusions he reaches are disturbing and uncomfortable.

Denial: The Unspeakable Truth – Signed Copy
Denial: The Unspeakable Truth – Signed Copy

Keith Kahn-Harris

The Holocaust never happened. The planet isn’t warming. Vaccines cause autism. There is no such thing as AIDS. The Earth is flat. Kahn-Harris sets out not just to unpick denialists’ arguments, but to investigate what lies behind them. The conclusions he reaches are disturbing and uncomfortable.

How Shostakovich Changed My Mind
How Shostakovich Changed My Mind

Stephen Johnson

Winner of the 2021 Rubery Book Award. BBC music broadcaster Stephen Johnson (who has Bipolar Disorder himself) explores the power of Shostakovich’s music during Stalin’s reign of terror, and writes of the extraordinary healing effect of music on the mind for sufferers of mental illness.

Epiphany
Epiphany

Each of the books in this collection reveals a moment of sudden, life-changing, epiphany.

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