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Lost Connections

Lost Connections

by Johann Hari

Award-winning journalist Johann Hari suffered from depression since he was a child and started taking anti-depressants when he was a teenager. He was told – like his entire generation – that his problem was caused by a chemical imbalance in his brain. As an adult, trained in the social sciences, he began to investigate this […]

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The Nordic Theory of Everything

The Nordic Theory of Everything

by Anu Partanen

From childcare to healthcare, provision for the elderly to transparency of taxes, the Nordic countries are world leaders in organising society and it is no wonder Finland has been ranked among the happiest places in the world with an enviable work/life balance. And so it was a major culture shock when journalist Anu Partanen moved […]

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Quarks’s Academy

Quarks’s Academy

by Catherine Pelosi

SCIENCE IN PROGRESS – ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK! Junior science geniuses Augustine, Celeste and Oscar can’t believe their luck when they’re accepted into an elite and mysterious science academy summer camp run by the elusive Inventor Quark. From the moment they step inside the gates of Quark’s Academy at the end of Molecule Drive, […]

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Scythe

Scythe

by Neal Shusterman

A dark, gripping and witty thriller in which the only thing humanity has control over is death. In a world where disease, war and crime have been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed (“gleaned”) by professional scythes. Citra and Rowan are teenagers who have been selected to be scythes’ apprentices, […]

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