Should You Judge This Book by Its Cover?
100 Fresh Takes on Familiar Sayings and Quotations
Let sleeping dogs lie – but why? Julian Baggini, co-founder and editor of The Philosopher’s Magazine, presents a selection of 100 proverbs and familiar quotations that are often used without much thought. Baggini subjects them to thought-provoking scrutiny and discussion with the aim of making the phrases ‘speak their wisdom afresh’, while dispelling some of the misunderstandings that cling to them.
13 Journeys Through Space and Time
Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution
With a foreword by the British astronaut Tim Peake, this selection of Christmas Lectures by world-class scientists and astronomers includes Bernard Lovell and Martin Ryle on the exploration of the universe, Carl Sagan on the planets, and Kevin Fong on how to survive in space.