A Curious Mind Book
Score: 5
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A Curious Mind


  • Author : Brian Grazer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-04-07
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476730752

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A Curious Mind Excerpt :

Academy Award–winning producer Brian Grazer and an acclaimed business journalist examine the weekly “curiosity conversations” that have inspired Grazer to create some of America's favorite and iconic movies and television shows—from 24 to A Beautiful Mind.

Curious Book
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Curious


  • Author : Ian Leslie
  • Publisher : House of Anansi
  • Release Date : 2014-07-25
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN 10 : 9781770894044

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Curious Excerpt :

The latest from Ian Leslie, the author of Born Liars, a Globe and Mail Top 100 Book, is a fascinating look at the human characteristic of curiosity — our extraordinary capacity to take pleasure in discovering, learning, and understanding. Curious shows how the practice of “deep curiosity” — persistent, self-reflective seeking of knowledge and insight — is key to the success of our careers, the happiness of our children, the strength of our relationships, and the progress of societies. But it also argues that it is a fragile quality, which wanes and waxes over time, and that we take it for granted at our peril. Ian Leslie proposes that the Internet is opening up a “curiosity gap,” by exacerbating the divide between those with a large cognitive appetite, and those happy knowing no more than they have to know; between the curious and the incurious. He draws on many sources and stories to illustrate his points: Benjamin Franklin at Portsmouth Harbour studying the effect of oil on choppy waters; a bored Galileo distracting himself in a Pisa cathedral by observing the swinging of a recently lit lamp; Leonardo da Vinci doodling ideas in his notebook; Google co-founder Larry Page’s thoughts on the perfect search engine; the invention of the microwave oven; the advantages of your local bookseller over Amazon’s algorithms; a reassessment of Donald Rumsfeld’s defense strategy, and many more. Rich, textured, and exciting, Curious is a new take on the most absorbing human trait of all.

Curious George s 5 Minute Stories Book

Curious George s 5 Minute Stories


  • Author : Margret Rey
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 195
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544107939

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Curious George s 5 Minute Stories Excerpt :

Presents thirteen stories featuring the ingenious little monkey that can be read aloud in under five minutes.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time Book
Score: 4
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time


  • Author : Mark Haddon
  • Publisher : Anchor Canada
  • Release Date : 2009-02-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307371560

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time Excerpt :

A bestselling modern classic—both poignant and funny—narrated by a fifteen year old autistic savant obsessed with Sherlock Holmes, this dazzling novel weaves together an old-fashioned mystery, a contemporary coming-of-age story, and a fascinating excursion into a mind incapable of processing emotions. Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. Although gifted with a superbly logical brain, Christopher is autistic. Everyday interactions and admonishments have little meaning for him. At fifteen, Christopher’s carefully constructed world falls apart when he finds his neighbour’s dog Wellington impaled on a garden fork, and he is initially blamed for the killing. Christopher decides that he will track down the real killer, and turns to his favourite fictional character, the impeccably logical Sherlock Holmes, for inspiration. But the investigation leads him down some unexpected paths and ultimately brings him face to face with the dissolution of his parents’ marriage. As Christopher tries to deal with the crisis within his own family, the narrative draws readers into the workings of Christopher’s mind. And herein lies the key to the brilliance of Mark Haddon’s choice of narrator: The most wrenching of emotional moments are chronicled by a boy who cannot fathom emotions. The effect is dazzling, making for one of the freshest debut in years: a comedy, a tearjerker, a mystery story, a novel of exceptional literary merit that is great fun to read.

A Curious Mind Book
Score: 4
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A Curious Mind


  • Author : Brian Grazer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-04-26
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476730776

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A Curious Mind Excerpt :

"Brian Grazer knows the one thing that can instantly connect you with anyone: Curiosity. A Curious mind offers a brilliantly entertaining and inspiring account of how his courage and enthusiasm for talking with complete strangers have been the secret of his success as a leading Hollywood producer."--Publisher's description.

Curious George s 3 Minute Stories Book

Curious George s 3 Minute Stories


  • Author : H. A. Rey
  • Publisher : HMH Books For Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2020-09-22
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 0358354358

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Curious George s 3 Minute Stories Excerpt :

There's always time for one more story with Curious George's 3-Minute Stories collection, based on the Emmy Award-winning TV show.

Figments of Reality Book

Figments of Reality


  • Author : Ian Stewart
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN 10 : 0521663830

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Figments of Reality Excerpt :

Addressing the nature of free will and humanity itself, the authors argue that the mind, consciousness, and culture have evolved interdependently to create the human species and show how the mind is constantly adjusting to its environment. UP.

The Railway Magazine Book

The Railway Magazine


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1913
  • Genre: Railroads
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015075068778

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 Surely You re Joking  Mr  Feynman    Adventures of a Curious Character Book
Score: 4
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Surely You re Joking Mr Feynman Adventures of a Curious Character


  • Author : Richard P. Feynman
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393355680

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Surely You re Joking Mr Feynman Adventures of a Curious Character Excerpt :

One of the most famous science books of our time, the phenomenal national bestseller that "buzzes with energy, anecdote and life. It almost makes you want to become a physicist" (Science Digest). Richard P. Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures. In this lively work that “can shatter the stereotype of the stuffy scientist” (Detroit Free Press), Feynman recounts his experiences trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and cracking the uncrackable safes guarding the most deeply held nuclear secrets—and much more of an eyebrow-raising nature. In his stories, Feynman’s life shines through in all its eccentric glory—a combustible mixture of high intelligence, unlimited curiosity, and raging chutzpah. Included for this edition is a new introduction by Bill Gates.

The Curious Mind Book

The Curious Mind


  • Author : Manas Agrawal
  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Release Date : 2021-07-11
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 26
  • ISBN 10 : 9781639047369

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The Curious Mind Excerpt :

Suffering from Corona causes fear, and fear is the unimagined thought which came to our mind at a glance. Emerging of this thought is obvious, but due to it, creating havoc in the mind is not good. Fear is a natural phenomenon, but due to it giving up hope and not letting one’s mind do what is required and doing haphazard is wrong. Let the fear be aside, and do that thing that is required to heal what is in your hand. Getting provoked by anything will not solve the problem, but it will more and more puzzle you, leaving you alone in the darkness. Some goals are set ABOVE, for that they should not be criticized. No matter how dark our perception becomes, only the light of hope can make us return from infinity… The Curious Mind is a collection of philosophical questions on life like: Who Am I? What is my actual image? Who is the first man? How can we remain unaffected? And so on… Even the hope of light that we are searching for during this COVID-19 pandemic period is also hidden within us. This book is an insight that will give answers to all our inside curiosities.

Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds Book

Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds


  • Author : Ian Wright
  • Publisher : The Experiment
  • Release Date : 2019-11-05
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781615196265

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Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds Excerpt :

100 full-color maps—some serious (the distribution of the world’s major religions), some more humorous (countries where there aren’t any McDonald’s)—to change the way you see connections between countries

Euclid and His Modern Rivals Book
Score: 4
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Euclid and His Modern Rivals


  • Author : Lewis Carroll
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1885
  • Genre: Geometry
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:HN42X9

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Why  Book

Why


  • Author : Mario Livio
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-07-11
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476792125

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Astrophysicist and author Mario Livio investigates perhaps the most human of all our characteristics—curiosity—in this “lively, expert, and definitely not dumbed-down account” (Kirkus Reviews) as he explores our innate desire to know why. Experiments demonstrate that people are more distracted when they overhear a phone conversation—where they can know only one side of the dialogue—than when they overhear two people talking and know both sides. Why does half a conversation make us more curious than a whole conversation? “Have you ever wondered why we wonder why? Mario Livio has, and he takes you on a fascinating quest to understand the origin and mechanisms of our curiosity. I thoroughly recommend it.” (Adam Riess, Nobel Prize Winner in Physics, 2011). Curiosity is not only at the heart of mystery and suspense novels, it is also essential to other creative endeavors, from painting to sculpture to music. It is the principal driver of basic scientific research. Even so, there is still no definitive scientific consensus about why we humans are so curious, or about the mechanisms in our brain that are responsible for curiosity. In the ever-fascinating Why? Livio interviewed scientists in several fields to explore the nature of curiosity. He examined the lives of two of history’s most curious geniuses, Leonardo da Vinci and Richard Feynman. He also talked to people with boundless curiosity: a superstar rock guitarist who is also an astrophysicist; an astronaut with degrees in computer science, biology, literature, and medicine. What drives these people to be curious about so many subjects? An astrophysicist who has written about mathematics, biology, and now psychology and neuroscience, Livio has firsthand knowledge of his subject which he explores in a lucid, entertaining way that will captivate anyone who is curious about curiosity.

Big Ideas for Curious Minds Book
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Big Ideas for Curious Minds


  • Author : The School of Life
  • Publisher : School of Life
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03
  • Genre: Philosophers
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 1999747143

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Big Ideas for Curious Minds Excerpt :

Introduces twenty-five of history's leading figures in philosophy, including Buddha, Aristotle, René Descartes, and Friedrich Nietzsche, and how their philosophical ideas continue to matter in today's world.