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              Books by James M. Russell

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              A Brief Guide to Smart Thinking: From Zeno's Paradoxes to Freakonomics

              A Brief Guide to Smart Thinking: From Zeno's Paradoxes to Freakonomics (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Russell, James M.

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              An accessible but entertaining guide to seventy essential smart-thinking titles.

              ISBN 9781472143686
              Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              The Forking Trolley: An Ethical Journey to The Good Place

              The Forking Trolley: An Ethical Journey to The Good Place (Paperback)

              By Russell, James M.

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              A practical guide to ethics for fans of the hit NBC & Netflix comedy, The Good Place. Test yourself and others - with both classic ethical dilemmas and new thought experiments. Imaginative scenarios which will force you to re-examine your most cherished assumptions about right an...d wrong.
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              ISBN 9781786750792
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2019
              Publisher Palazzo Editions Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
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              A Brief Guide to Philosophical Classics: From Plato to Winnie the Pooh
               

              A Brief Guide to Philosophical Classics: From Plato to Winnie the Pooh (Paperback)

              By Russell, James M.

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              Takes the fear out of philosophy and selects seventy-six works. Dividing into accessible sections - history, contemplation, happiness, and -isms, this book gives us the lives as well as the lessons of the great thinkers, including a digest of their key ideas.

              ISBN 9781849010016
              Released NZ 25 Mar 2015
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age 0-0 years
              Series Brief Histories
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              A Brief Guide to Self-Help Classics: From How to Win Friends and Influence People to The Chimp Paradox

              A Brief Guide to Self-Help Classics: From How to Win Friends and Influence People to The Chimp Paradox (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Russell, James M.

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              An entertaining, accessible guide to seventy classic self-help texts. Each book is summarised to convey a brief idea of what each one has to offer the interested reader, while a 'Speed Read' for each book delivers a quick sense of what each writer is like to read and a highly com...pressed summary of the main points of the book in question.
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              ISBN 9781472141354
              Released NZ 29 Jan 2019
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
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              A Brief Guide to Spiritual Classics: From Dark Night of the Soul to The Power of Now

              A Brief Guide to Spiritual Classics: From Dark Night of the Soul to The Power of Now (Paperback)

              By Russell, James M.

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              A brief introduction to a selection of the world's spiritual classics, from City of God by Augustine of Hippo to Be Here Now by Ram Dass

              ISBN 9781472136930
              Released NZ 26 Jul 2016
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Brief Histories
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              Never Eat Shredded Wheat: Weird Ways to Remember Things

              Never Eat Shredded Wheat: Weird Ways to Remember Things (Hardback)

              By Russell, James M.

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              Amusing as well as informative, this cornucopia of mnemonics includes some well-known examples that you might remember from school, some of which have been in use for centuries, as well as more recent ones and alternatives to the traditional versions.

              ISBN 9781782439899
              Released NZ 11 Dec 2018
              Publisher Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
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              A Brief Guide to Business Classics: From The Art of War to The Wisdom of Failure

              A Brief Guide to Business Classics: From The Art of War to The Wisdom of Failure (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Russell, James M.

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              An entertaining, accessible guide to 70 classic business texts, covering every aspect of business and a broad span of time.

              ISBN 9781472139603
              Released NZ 13 Feb 2018
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Plato's Alarm Clock: And Other Amazing Ancient Inventions

              Plato's Alarm Clock: And Other Amazing Ancient Inventions (Hardback)

              By Russell, James M.

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              Discover the true history of some of the most extraordinary inventions of the ancient world, including mysterious devices that we can't recreate today, and the original versions of modern technology.

              ISBN 9781782439349
              Released NZ 18 Aug 2018
              Publisher Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              A Brief Guide to Self-Help Classics: From How to Win Friends and Influence People to The Chimp Paradox
               

              A Brief Guide to Self-Help Classics: From How to Win Friends and Influence People to The Chimp Paradox (Hardback)

              By Russell, James M.

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              An entertaining, accessible guide to seventy classic self-help texts. Each book is summarised to convey a brief idea of what each one has to offer the interested reader, while a 'Speed Read' for each book delivers a quick sense of what each writer is like to read and a highly com...pressed summary of the main points of the book in question.
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              ISBN 9781472143709
              Released NZ 17 Jan 2019
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Elementary: The Periodic Table Explained
               

              Elementary: The Periodic Table Explained (Hardback)

              By Russell, James M.

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              Authoritative science to engage even the most unscientific! Chemistry's most significant chart, the Periodic Table, and its 118 elements, is laid bare in this lively accessible and compelling expose.

              ISBN 9781789291025
              Released NZ 13 Jun 2019
              Publisher Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
              Interest Age 16+ years
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