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Books for Smart Thinking this Christmas

Books for Smart Thinkers

Christmas at Foyles

Our Smart Thinking books represent the most insightful and stimulating contemporary writing; they come highly recommended by our booksellers and are drawn from a myriad of non-fiction departments. If you’re looking for a gift to enlighten and satisfy the most curious of minds, you’ve come to the right place. You can find powerful essay collections such as Rebecca Solnit’s Call Them By Their True Names, exposés of the legal system from The Secret Barrister, and answers to the big questions in 21 Lessons for the 21st Century and Brief Answers to the Big Questions, and much much more—take a look through our selection below.

Smart Thinking

Call Them by Their True Names:...
(Hardback)
Rebecca Solnit
 
 
£12.99
 
21 Lessons for the 21st Century
(Hardback)
Yuval Noah Harari
 
£18.99
 
Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous...
(Hardback)
Mark A. Miodownik
 
 
£16.99
 
The Book of Humans: The Story of How...
(Hardback)
Adam Rutherford
 
 
£18.99
 
Brief Answers to the Big Questions
(Hardback)
Stephen Hawking
 
 
£14.99
 
The Secret Barrister: Stories of the...
(Hardback)
The Secret Barrister
 
 
£16.99
 
Insomnia
(Hardback)
Marina Benjamin
 
 
£9.99
 
In Miniature: How Small Things...
(Hardback)
Simon Garfield
 
 
£14.99
 
From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The...
(Paperback)
Daniel C. Dennett
 
 
£9.99
 
Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a...
(Hardback)
Leonard Mlodinow
 
 
£16.99
 
Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are
(Hardback)
Robert Plomin
 
 
£20.00
 
How the World Thinks: A Global ...
(Hardback)
Julian Baggini
 
 
£20.00
 
The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy
(Hardback)
Michael Lewis
 
 
£20.00
 
How to Change Your Mind: The New...
(Hardback)
Michael Pollan
 
 
£20.00
 
Origin Story: A Big History of...
(Hardback)
David Christian
 
 
£20.00
 
The New Silk Roads: The Present and...
(Hardback)
Peter Frankopan
 
 
£14.99
 
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our...
(Paperback)
Robert M. Sapolsky
 
 
£10.99
 
The Value of Everything: Making and...
(Hardback)
Mariana Mazzucato
 
 
£20.00
 
They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill ...
(Paperback)
Hanif Abdurraqib
 
 
£9.99
 
Big Capital: Who Is London For?
(Paperback)
Anna Minton
 
 
£8.99
 
Why Women Have Better Sex Under...
(Hardback)
Kristen Ghodsee
 
 
£12.99
 
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White...
(Paperback)
Reni Eddo-Lodge
 
 
£8.99
 
Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and...
(Paperback)
Afua Hirsch
 
 
£8.99
 

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