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Selfie: How We Became So Self-Obsessed and What It's Doing to Us by [Storr, Will]
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Length: 397 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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I've come to consider Will Storr the best writer out there in terms of writing about human experience and the concepts and complexities of psychology. I've never seen such a well thought through and well argued piece of work as Selfie, really taking ideas around self esteem back to their philosophical and historical origins - and pulling them all to pieces. I loved it. -- Professor Sophie Scott, Deputy Director, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London Will Storr has a gift. He's written an interesting and absorbing book without sacrificing scientific rigour. I'll be recommending it widely. -- Professor Constantine Sedikides, Director of the Centre for Research on Self Identity, University of Southampton Will Storr is a versatile, imaginative, committed long-form journalist with a populist touch . . . a talented, ambitious writer. * Independent * Storr can open chapters like a stage conjurer, and his prose has an easy, laconic style embracing Jon Ronson's taste for the fabulously weird and Louis Theroux's ability to put his subjects at ease. He is a funny and companionable guide * Guardian *

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This thrilling and ambitious book explores the mysterious power of the self and reveals the danger of our modern obsession with it.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1865 KB
  • Print Length: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Picador; 01 edition (27 June 2017)
  • Sold by: Macmillan (AU)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B06Y5HRVG5
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #78,280 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

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