Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything- I just finished this last night, I had a lot of fun reading it. Its full of facts not just on memory and mnemonics, but also a short history of books, neuroscience, oral traditions & the evolution of the US educational system.
Humble Pie. This is Gordon Ramsay’s autobiography – the first time he has told the full story of how he became the world’s most famous and infamous chef: his difficult childhood, his brother’s heroin addiction and his failed first career as a footballer: all of these things have made him the celebrated culinary talent and media powerhouse that he is today.
15 Bookish Biographies to Read Before You Die