Sweeping and revelatory, Degrees of Difficulty tells a story of international friction, unexpected cooperation, and the legacy of abuse and betrayal created by the win-at-all-cost attitudes of the Cold War.
It’s heading towards the weekend in what can only be described as a very trying week for everyone here in Australia. It’s time to close the laptop, stay safe, keep warm and take some time to enjoy a good book this weekend.
There is often debate around who is the Greatest Basketballer of All Time. The reality is, it depends which numbers you look at. By The Numbers explains different ways to find the answer.
Wonders of Wimbledon is one of the Headliners series and takes a closer look through the media at the stars and other headline makers of the world’s greatest tennis tournament.
TED curator Chris Anderson shares his obsession with questions that no one (yet) knows the answers to. A short intro leads into two questions: Why can’t we see evidence of alien life? And how many universes are there? Click through to watch this Ted Talk.
The Midlife Cyclist explores the growing trend of older cycling. Using contributions from leading coaches, ex-professionals and pro-team doctors, he produces the ultimate manifesto for mature riders.
While not many of us are able to enjoy dinner parties in these uncertain times, we can imagine some. Which philosopher (dead or alive) would you like to have dinner with?
I Can Run is not a running book for ‘runners’ – it’s for anyone who has ever experienced a moment of defeatism and had the little voice in their head make the excuse, ‘I can’t run’.
Happy Monday everyone, it’s a start of a new week and for many it’s another day of working and studying safely at home. Don’t forget to stop for a cup of tea or a cheeky reading break throughout the day.
Spirit of Cricket explores the qualities in cricket that enhance our development as people including a sense of fair play, striving for both the team and ourselves and the important value of playfulness.