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The Story of Looking

Mark Cousins

Egghead Choice - Art Theory

‘Art’ is one of those notoriously elastic terms and ideas. It’s very difficult to establish any fixed or simple definition for what art is,...

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God in the Age of Science?

Herman Philipse

Egghead Choice - Philosophy of Religion

Today, 31 March 2018, is the day of Stephen Hawking’s funeral. ( It says something about...

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The Economy of Cities

Jane Jacobs

Egghead Choice - Urban economics

By 2050, 70% of the world’s population will live in cities....

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Approach to Aesthetics

Frank Sibley

Egghead Choice - Aesthetics

If you’ve ever wondered what’s going on when you’re appreciating art and beauty, this could be the book for you. In theory of art and beauty...

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My Country and My People

Lin Yutang

Egghead Choice - Cultural anthropology

China has achieved a staggering transformation in the last 30 years, and now stands on the threshold of becoming the world’s largest economy. It is...

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The White Nile

Alan Moorehead

Egghead Choice - Travel Literature

This classic by Alan Moorehead ( is one for your shelf...

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