Health, mind and body books

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Brainwashed: A New History of Thought Control by Daniel Pick review
This brilliant exploration of psychological manipulation takes in both Mao’s China and the American dream

Kathryn Hughes

29, Jun, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Summer books: Bernardine Evaristo, Hilary Mantel, David Nicholls and more pick their favourites
Authors recommend their favourite recent reads, from addictive novels and fascinating cultural history to a game-changing graphic memoir

Bernardine Evaristo, Hilary Mantel, David Nicholls, Anne Enright, Sara Collins, Ali Smith, Jonathan Franzen, Pankaj Mishra, Colm Tóibín, Sarah Waters, Olivia Laing, Ian Rankin, Robert Macfarlane, Katherine Rundell, Mohammed Hanif, Polly Samson and Fatima Bhutto

25, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Summer reading: the 50 hottest new books for a great escape
From pageturning thrillers and comic novels to an antidote to doomscrolling – our pick of the best new fiction and nonfiction. Plus 10 brilliant paperbacks, and 10 great reads for children and teens

Justine Jordan, David Shariatmadari and Imogen Russell Williams

25, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Does anyone ever really feel ‘grown up’? I asked some older people to find out
I’m an adult, with the white goods and paperwork to prove it. So why don’t I feel it? I went on a quest to find out

Moya Sarner

11, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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How Minds Change by David McRaney review
A fascinating exploration of how beliefs are formed ends up asking whether it’s always right to want to win the argument

Katy Guest

09, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The big idea: have we been getting sleep all wrong?
Eight hours a day is a myth. Embracing our individual sleeping patterns could be the key to a better night’s rest

Russell Foster

23, May, 2022 @11:30 AM

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Zero by Jeremy Hunt review – this is going to hurt
You can’t fault the former health secretary’s proposals for improving patient care, but his slick prose fails to acknowledge the damage inflicted on the NHS by his party during his tenure as health secretary

Rachel Clarke

22, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Preventable by Devi Sridhar review – a resolutely global view of Covid
One of the best-known public intellectuals of the pandemic gives her account of two years that shook the world

Gaby Hinsliff

11, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Bittersweet by Susan Cain review – a mawkish manifesto for the happy-sad
The author of Quiet again bangs the drum for the world’s sensitive souls, but her unflagging earnestness is depressingly short of nuance and humour

Nicci Gerrard

09, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Premonitions Bureau by Sam Knight review – astonishing adventures in precognition
How the Aberfan disaster prompted one psychiatrist to launch a nationwide search for ‘seers’ who could predict the future

Fiona Sturges

04, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Desperate Remedies by Andrew Scull review – mind games
The chequered history of psychiatry over the last 200 years is one of much pain and some progress

Rebecca Lawrence

09, Apr, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Skin Deep by Phillipa McGuinness review – a fascinating study of our largest organ
This wonderfully eclectic book covers everything from cancer to cosmetics, racism to skin hunger, with curiosity and intelligence throughout

Fiona Wright

24, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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