Anthropology

Humour

Interesting essay on humor, laughter, jokes and some irony. Laughter is a body language while some forms of humor are mainly intellectual; also humor needs an object which laughter does not need. The book...

The Flight from Woman

Though written in the early 1960s, this book explores an historical trend that has only become more pronounced today. It is, as the original cover blurb states, “a study of the sexes as reflected in the...

The Road to Character

In this book, the well-known American reporter David Brooks argues that while our society encourages us to develop the more competitive and selfish side of ourselves, what will truly make us happy is...

Darwin: Portrait of a Genius

The historian Paul Johnson, centers on the controversial figure of Charles Darwin. For many scientists Darwin is a model to follow, but they leave behind the fact that in order to arrive at his conclusions...