Another Non Fiction Book Haul

 

Sex by Numbers: What Statistics Can Tell Us About Sexual Behaviour – David Spiegelhalter: What can I say I love statistics and I love a good book about sex, it’s a win win!

Worth Dying For: The Power and Politics of Flags – Tim Marshall: It will be shocking to very few people to know that recently I’ve become more interested in nationalism so I’m looking forward to getting stuck into this one.

Histories of Nations: How Their Identities Were Formed – Peter Furtado and Hussein Bassir: I got this for the same reason as “worth dying for”. The whole idea of nations is something I want to understand better so hopefully these books will help.

The Unwomanly Face of War – Svetlana Alexeivich: The lost stories of the soviet woman in world war 2, it’s a penguin classic which has been translated.

The Psychopath Whisperer – Kent Hiehl: I’ve just finished the Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson and I found it fascinating so when my friend spotted this one I added it to the pile straight away.

Size.

I’ve just finished by last shift working in a retail job. I worked for over a year in (primarily) clothing shop on the high street. Many people will have worked in a similar environment at some time or other and will be well aware of the challenges it includes (customer service being the #1 challenge). One of the things which comes with the territory is the subject of size, it is an intrinsic part of the job. And I have some thoughts.

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