If you like the content on nofreelunch.co.uk, here’s a list of resources – books, podcasts and websites – that we recommend to expand your knowledge and pique your curiosity.
Bullshit Jobs, David Graeber – A treatise on the rise of pointless employment
Humble Pi, Matt Parker – A Comedy of Maths Errors
Irrationality, Stuart Sutherland – An examination of irrational behaviour
Thinking, Fast & Slow, Daniel Kanheman – A masterclass in behavioural psychology
Tricks of the Mind, Derren Brown – The structure of psychology and magic
Manias, Panics & Crashes, Charles P Kindleberger – A history of financial crises
Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds, Charles Mackay – An 1841 study of crowd psychology
Darknet Diaries – True stories from the dark side of the internet
Ordinary Mastery – Strategies for living life with an attitude of mastery
Newspapers.com – Archive resource
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