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A Listmania! list by Dr. M. R. Baker "πολυμαθής, πολυμητις" (Cambridge, UK)
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How to Win Friends and Influence People
1.  How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
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  "[Understanding People/Basic Tools for Living]"
£7.19   Used & New from: £2.90
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (507 customer reviews)

De Bono's Thinking Course
2.  De Bono's Thinking Course by Dr Edward De Bono
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  "[Basic Tools for Living/Basic Tools for Thinking]"
Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Six Thinking Hats
3.  Six Thinking Hats by Edward de Bono
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  "[Basic Tools for Living/Basic Tools for Thinking]"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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Memory: How to Develop, Train and Use it (1912)
4.  Memory: How to Develop, Train and Use it (1912) by William Walker Atkinson
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  "[Tools for Thinking/Basic Tools for Living] Again generic rather than selected as best."
£15.48   Used & New from: £11.74
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Sourcebook of Magic: A Comprehensive Guide to NLP Change Patterns
5.  The Sourcebook of Magic: A Comprehensive Guide to NLP Change Patterns by L. Michael Hall
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  "[Tools for Thinking/Basic Tools for Living] Chosen as a generic NLP example rather than a closely studied 'best of breed'."
£20.00   Used & New from: £12.00
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid (20th anniversary edition with a new preface by the author)
6.  Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid (20th anniversary edition with a new preface by the author) by Douglas R Hofstadter
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  "[Tools for Thinking]"
£13.59   Used & New from: £9.21
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

Wind, Sand and Stars (Harvest Book)
7.  Wind, Sand and Stars (Harvest Book) by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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  "[Understanding Values]"
Used & New from: £2.94
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance: 25th Anniversary Edition
8.  Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance: 25th Anniversary Edition by Robert Pirsig
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  "[Understanding Values]"
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (250 customer reviews)

The Glass Bead Game (Vintage Classics)
9.  The Glass Bead Game (Vintage Classics) by Hermann Hesse
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  "[Tools for Thinking]"
£6.29   Used & New from: £3.31
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Aristotle to Zoos: A Philisophical Dictionary of Biology: Philosophical Dictionary of Biology (Philosophy Dictionary)
10.  Aristotle to Zoos: A Philisophical Dictionary of Biology: Philosophical Dictionary of Biology (Philosophy Dictionary) by Pb Medawar
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  "[Understanding the World/Tools for Thinking] This is really a taster of Medawars range of discourses on the nature of Knowledge, understanding and Science."
£25.95   Used & New from: £2.43
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character as Told to Ralph Leighton
11.  Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character as Told to Ralph Leighton by Ralph Leighton
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  "[Tools for Thinking]"
£6.99   Used & New from: £2.71
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (160 customer reviews)

Asimov's New Guide to Science (Penguin Press Science)
12.  Asimov's New Guide to Science (Penguin Press Science) by Isaac Asimov
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  "[Understanding the Universe]"
£15.19   Used & New from: £3.49
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

A Short History Of Nearly Everything
13.  A Short History Of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
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  "[Understanding the Universe]"
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (577 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Diary of a Nobody (Wordsworth Classics)
14.  The Diary of a Nobody (Wordsworth Classics) by George Grossmith
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  "[Understanding Values]"
£1.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (119 customer reviews)

The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (Signature Series)
15.  The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (Signature Series) by Jerome Jerome
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  "[Understanding Values]"
£8.63   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

The Wind in the Willows (Penguin Popular Classics)
16.  The Wind in the Willows (Penguin Popular Classics) by Kenneth Grahame
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  "[Understanding Values]"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (201 customer reviews)

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Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics
17.  Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics by Alfred Korzybski
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  "[Tools for Thinking]"
Used & New from: £79.85
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Reader's Digest DIY Manual: The DIY Classic - Totally Revised
18.  Reader's Digest DIY Manual: The DIY Classic - Totally Revised by Reader's Digest
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  "[Practical Skills]"
Used & New from: £10.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Combatting Cult Mind Control: The Number 1 Best-selling Guide to Protection, Rescue and Recovery from Destructive Cults
19.  Combatting Cult Mind Control: The Number 1 Best-selling Guide to Protection, Rescue and Recovery from Destructive Cults by Steven Hassan
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  "[Understanding Society and Religion/Living and helping in dangerous times]"
£13.99   Used & New from: £5.61
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

US Army Special Forces Medical Handbook: United States Army Institute for Military Assistance
20.  US Army Special Forces Medical Handbook: United States Army Institute for Military Assistance by U S Army
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  "[Living and helping in dangerous times]"
Used & New from: £14.70
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The SAS Urban Survival Handbook (SAS survival)
21.  The SAS Urban Survival Handbook (SAS survival) by John 'Lofty' Wiseman
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  "[Living and helping in dangerous times]"
Used & New from: £9.97
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Life After Doomsday: Survivalist Guide to Nuclear War and Other Major Disasters
22.  Life After Doomsday: Survivalist Guide to Nuclear War and Other Major Disasters by Bruce D. Clayton
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  "[Living and helping in dangerous times]"
£19.82   Used & New from: £11.76
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The SAS Self-Defense Handbook: A Complete Guide to Unarmed Combat Techniques
23.  The SAS Self-Defense Handbook: A Complete Guide to Unarmed Combat Techniques by John 'Lofty' Wiseman
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  "[Living and helping in dangerous times]"
Used & New from: £6.72
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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The One Minute Manager - Increase Productivity, Profits And Your Own Prosperity
24.  The One Minute Manager - Increase Productivity, Profits And Your Own Prosperity by Kenneth Blanchard
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  "[Basic Tools for Living/Basic Tools for Thinking]"
£5.24   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (101 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Guerrilla Warfare
25.  Guerrilla Warfare by Ernesto Guevara
The list author says:
  "[Thinking about dangerous times]"
£7.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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