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‘The moral sense, or conscience, is as much a part of man as his leg or arm.’ Thus said Thomas Jefferson, and it is this concept of an ingrained moral compass that Paul Bloom, Professor of Psychology at Yale University, uses to explore the origins and development of morality in babies and adults

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New digital technologies have already changed our lives beyond all recognition, but according to Smart Cities the impact of these technologies on our lives is only just beginning.

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A hundred years after her birth, Tove Jansson’s atmospheric novels and quirky Moomin tales continue to delight children and adults around the world, and the fascination with all things Scandinavian has cemented the appeal of her memoirs on the Finnish landscape.

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The best kind of history book is the kind that bristles with character, is vivacious rather than dry, and isn’t bogged down in research. With The Vampyre Family, Andrew McConnell Stott has produced just that kind of book.

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In his latest book To The Letter, Simon Garfield journeys through the history of the written letter, from the earliest Greek missives to a lovely cross-continental project aiming to revive letter-writing.

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Immediately upon picking up Wonderbook, the reader will be struck by how gorgeous a production this is. Lavishly illustrated throughout, this is so much more than a writing guide – this is a treasure chest of inspiration.

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Patrick Barkham presents an affectionate, balanced view of the role of badgers in Britain’s countryside in Badgerlands.

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According to Tom Standage, digital editor at the Economist, ‘social media’ has been around for a lot longer than you might think.

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