The Great Lantern, by Maria Konnikova

The Great Lantern Book

Writer before she was a poker player, María Konnikova came to the game of card games from the impulse of every narrator who wants to approach a new narrative scenario to soak up the context. We add to the matter his doctorate in psychology and we find a sophisticated version of the Pelayo ...

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On Time and Water, by Andri Snaer Magnason

That it is imperative to face another way of inhabiting this planet, there is no doubt. Our passage through the world is marked by landmarks as emblematic as they are insubstantial if we observe the equivalence of our time with the cosmos. So inconsequential and so capable of changing everything. The Earth will survive us and we will be ...

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How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, by Bill Gates

The news has not been flattering for a long time, not even in the sports section (especially for a Real Zaragoza fan). And, jokes aside, the issue of globalization, climate change denied by Rajoy's scientific cousin, and this happily mutating coronavirus ...

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Extraterrestrial, by Avi Loeb

The full title is "Extraterrestrial: Humanity at the first sign of intelligent life beyond Earth" and it must be read at least twice to assume the significance of such an assertion. After hundreds of novels, movies, psychotropic drugs and top secrets of NASA, it seems that ...

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The Deadliest Threat, by Michael T. Osterholm

The prophetic book that first warned against the coronavirus crisis. This book, written by one of the world's leading experts in epidemiology, anticipated the pandemic that is hitting the planet step by step. This updated edition includes a prologue in which the crisis of the ...

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Mathematics and Gambling, by John Haigh

Mathematics and, specifically, statistics, have been two of the subjects that have caused the greatest headaches in students of all times, but they are fundamental disciplines for decision-making. The human being is not a species especially gifted for the analysis of large ...

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