My Pick of the Week: January 23-28

My pick of the week is Mastermind, by Maria Konnikova.

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This nonfiction book is a fascinating look into the psychology of everyone’s favorite consulting detective. Konnikova guides the reader through the various stages of observation and inference and explains how to think clearly and creatively, just like Sherlock Holmes. Her tips and suggestions are supported by excerpts from Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories.

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