Scott's Book Review



Festive in Death

J.D. Robb

Criminally Minded


As J.D. Robb, prolific author Nora Roberts (http://www.nora-roberts.co.uk/) has published a series of futuristic science fiction police procedurals. These...

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Sapiens

Yuval Noah Harari

Egghead Choice


100,000 years ago, at least six species of humanoid inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Homo Sapiens. How did our species survive and prosper up to...

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We Are Our Brains

Dick Swaab

Egghead Choice


Nothing is more natural than to believe we have conscious control over our own choices. Indeed most of social behaviour including the criminal justice system...

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The Girl Next Door

Ruth Rendell

Criminally Minded


Ruth Rendell (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Rendell and http://literature.britishcouncil.org/ruth-rendell) is a phenomenally successful crime writer. She...

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The Soul of the World

Roger Scruton

Spirit Matters - Reaching for the Divine


I was alerted to this recent publication by hearing Roger Scruton (http://www.roger-scruton.com/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Scruton ) on the...

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