Your Superstar Brain
Unlocking the Secrets of the Human Mind
Combining insights from groundbreaking research with anecdotes from her own life, a neuroscientist here provides an accessible introduction to the evolution and functioning of the human brain. She explains how our personalities, memories and emotions are created, considers the foods, music and activities that can supposedly benefit or harm our intellectual abilities, and examines why our big brains still make bad decisions and reward addictive behaviours.
The Part-time Vegan
Easy, Delicious Vegan Recipes to Make Your Diet Healthier
Offering balanced advice on the best sources of nutrients, with guidance on stocking a vegan store-cupboard, this collection of simple meat- and dairy-free dishes aims to inspire you to eat more healthily. The recipes are organized according to meal-type and preparation time, from Weekend and Slouch Day Breakfasts to Evening Meals for Crazy Days, with the emphasis on food that is healthy, appetizing and easy to make.
The Boy Who Lived with the Dead
In 1914, DI Albert Lincoln’s murder investigation into a child’s death in Mabley Ridge, Cheshire, had failed. In the same village in 1920, a woman has been murdered, one child is missing, another is in danger and Lincoln returns, determined this time to solve the mystery.
The Story of Naxos
The Extraordinary Story of The Independent Record Label that Changed Classical Recording for Ever
Created in 1987 to produce affordable digital recordings, the Naxos label is now the world’s leading provider of classical music. This history of the company explains how it grew despite opposition from established labels and why the catalogue expanded from its core repertoire to include early music and specialist material. As well as interviews with Naxos artists, the book also features information on the day-to-day operation of the business and the process of editing, production, distribution and promotion. Foreword by Naxos founder Klaus Heymann.
Choices for Later Life
Making the Most of Life After 50
As we reach our 50s, our life choices and challenges change significantly. Marie Lacheze offers a new way of dealing with health, relationships, social life, family and money, using practical advice, case histories and checklists. Her optimistic approach helps in facing difficult situations such as coping with elderly parents, living alone, living on less and a host of other changing circumstances common in later life.