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What Are You Reading This Summer?

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

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