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What Are You Reading This Summer?

1st August

Posted by Kristen Stockdale

At LIS, it’s fair to say we like to read. Check out 15 summer releases we can’t put down…

1. Range: how generalists triumph in a specialised world – David Epstein

2. Educated – Tara Westover

3. Novacene: the coming age of hyperintelligence – James Lovelock

4. Alchemy: the surprising power of ideas that don’t make sense – Rory Sutherland

5. The Remarkable Life of the Skin: an intimate journey across our surface – Monty Lyman

6. No One is Too Small to Make a Difference – Greta Thunberg

7. Factulness: Ten reasons why you’re wrong about the world – and why things are better than you think – Hans Rosling

8. The New Silk Roads: the present and the future of the world – Peter Frankopan

9. Rebel Writers: the accidental feminists – Celia Brayfield

10. Coders: who they are, what they think about, and how they are changing our world – Clive Thompson

11. The Moment of Lift: how empowering women changes the world – Melinda Gates

12. The Age of Living Machines: how biology will build the next technology revolution – Susan Hockfield

13. The Prosperity Paradox: how innovation can lift nations out of poverty – Clayton M. Christensen

14. Underland – Robert Macfarlane

15. And How Are You, Dr Sacks? – Lawrence Weschler

What else should we add to this summer reading list? Let us know at