Reviews

  • Elegant and interesting. . . packed with insights, puzzles and philosophical interludes

    Steven Poole, Guardian
  • Timely and engrossing. . . a fascinating exploration of how the human mind deals with change

    Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit
  • A book of sparkling intelligence, written with humour and grace

    Mark Williams, author of Mindfulness, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Oxford
  • Leonard Mlodinow never fails to make science both accessible and entertaining

    Stephen Hawking
  • A fascinating, useful look into how the brain works. Perfect for neophiliacs and everyone else who's dealing with a changing world

    Seth Godin, author of Tribes
  • Leonard Mlodinow will make you smarter

    Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy
  • In this wise and persuasive book, Leonard Mlodinow calls for a change in the very way we think. Using a deft mix of science and storytelling, he shows the limits of linear thinking and the promise of 'bottom up' thinking that embraces ambiguity

    Daniel H. Pink, author of When
  • A manifesto for intellectual flexibility. . . If we are to thrive in this new world, argues bestselling science writer Leonard Mlodinow, we're going to need less linear, logical, analytic reasoning and more creative "elastic thinking"

    Julian Baggini, Financial Times
  • 'Stretchy' brains are best. . . Mlodinow's core message is well worth hearing

    Hugo Rifkind, The Times