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    Updated on Jul 11, 2020. Posted on Aug 14, 2017

    19 Deeply Fascinating Books That Will Definitely Make You Smarter

    If you read all of these you'll officially become a genius.

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    1. The Knowledge – Lewis Dartnell (£9.98)

    2. Letters of Note – Shaun Usher (£13.49)

    3. The Book Of Barely Imagined Beings – Caspar Henderson (£7.69)

    4. A Million Years In A Day – Greg Jenner (£8.99)

    5. The Visual Miscellaneum – David McCandless (£6.99)

    6. Sapiens: A Brief History Of Humankind – Yuval Noah Harari (£6.42)

    7. Breverton's Phantasmagoria – Terry Breverton (£12.08)

    8. Prisoners Of Geography – Tim Marshall (£3.85)

    9. Atlas Obscura – Ella Morton, Joshua Foer, and Dylan Thuras (£18.35)

    10. The Genius Of Birds – Jennifer Ackerman (£7.94)

    11. Other Minds – Peter Godfrey-Smith (£9.99)

    12. The Vital Question – Nick Lane (£9.98)

    13. Vanished Kingdoms – Norman Davies (£14.88)

    14. The Odditorium – Jo Keeling and David Bramwell (£9.99)

    15. Bad Science – Ben Goldacre (£6.29)

    16. Schott's Original Miscellany – Ben Schott (£13.48)

    17. The Hidden Life Of Trees – Peter Wohlleben (£13.49)

    18. Forces Of Nature – Professor Brian Cox and Andrew Cohen (£3.85)

    19. A Short History Of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson (£6.20)

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