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Phone Detox: Bring sanity to your most intense technological relationship

Spiral bound
by The School of Life
The dark truth is that it has become very hard to find anyone (and certainly anything) more interesting than one's smartphone. The PHONE DETOX book knows we love our phones and would never want us to give them up, but it is also gently aware that these delightful gadgets bear a hidden cost. This book is a tool that aims to bring a little sanity to our closest, most intense and possibly most danger-laden tec...
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What Is Culture For?

by The School of Life
Our societies frequently proclaim their enormous esteem for culture. Music, film, literature and the visual arts enjoy high prestige and are viewed by many as getting close to the meaning of life. But what is culture really for?
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Why We Hate Cheap Things and Other Money-Related Essays

Hardback
by The School of Life
We don't think we hate cheap things, of course, but we rather behave as if we do, in the sense that we rarely properly appreciate what is always around us and doesn't appear to cost very much, for example, the night sky, pencils, fried eggs, zips and the holding of hands. This volume explores the way we can easily grow disenchanted with our immediate circumstances and pine for what is exotic, costly and ou...
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The Sorrows of Work

Hardback
by The School of Life
Work can be a route to creativity, excitement and purpose. Nevertheless, many of us end up confused, discouraged and beaten by our working lives. The temptation is often just to blame ourselves, and to feel privately ashamed and guilty. However, as this book lucidly explains, there is a range of well-embedded and intriguing reasons why work proves demoralising, including the evolution of modern work, the ro...
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