The Guardian Summaries and Reviews

See all summaries and reviews from The Guardian at a glance.

Ivan Krastev and Stephen Holmes

The Guardian, 2019

5
A dangerous virus, as yet unknown, has the potential to wipe out millions of us. Yet public health bodies are mired in complacency.

Jonathan Quick

The Guardian, 2018

8
The corruption investigation that has shaken South Africa

Mark Gevisser

The Guardian, 2019

8
Why focusing too narrowly is bad for us

David Epstein

The Guardian, 2019

8

Paul Tullis

The Guardian, 2019

8
How one giant company will dominate the way the whole world sees.

Sam Knight

The Guardian, 2018

8

Louisa Lim and Julia Bergin

The Guardian, 2018

8

Lauren Zanolli

The Guardian, 2018

8
Millions of 'Magical' New Trees Bring Renewal

Ruth Maclean

The Guardian, 2018

9
How One Small Island Showed Us How to Save Our Oceans

Sandra Laville

The Guardian, 2018

8

Oliver Bullough

The Guardian, 2018

8
How the Media Gets AI Alarmingly Wrong

Oscar Schwartz

The Guardian, 2018

7
Article
What drives people to reject the truth

Keith Kahn-Harris

The Guardian, 2018

8

Oliver Bullough

The Guardian, 2018

8

Moira Donegan

The Guardian, 2018

7

Richard Brooks

The Guardian, 2018

9
In a radical reassessment of how the mind works, a leading behavioural scientist argues the idea of a deep inner life is an illusion. This is cause for celebration, he says, not despair.

Nick Chater

The Guardian, 2018

8
There are 13,000 business schools on Earth. That’s 13,000 too many. And I should know – I’ve taught in them for 20 years.

Martin Parker

The Guardian, 2018

9

Rana Dasgupta

The Guardian, 2018

8

Alfred W. McCoy

The Guardian, 2018

8
Can Silicon Valley Workers Curb the Power of Big Tech?

Moira Weigel

The Guardian, 2017

8

Darien Graham-Smith

The Guardian, 2017

8
‘We Can Still Act and It Won’t Be Too Late’

Barack Obama

The Guardian, 2017

7
When a drilling platform is scheduled for destruction, it must go on a thousand-mile final journey to the breaker’s yard. As one rig proved when it crashed on to the rocks of a remote Scottish island, this is always a risky business

Tom Lamont

The Guardian, 2017

7
From a young age, humans love to press buttons that light up and make a noise. The thrill of positive feedback lies at the heart of addiction to gambling, games, and social media

Adam Alter

The Guardian, 2017

8
All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed

Oliver Burkeman

The Guardian, 2016

8

Sebastian Mallaby

The Guardian, 2016

9

Cathy O'Neil

The Guardian, 2016

8
The Thrilling New Science that Could Transform Medicine

Laura Parker

The Guardian, 2016

8
Article
How computers are setting us up for disaster

Tim Harford

The Guardian, 2016

9

Mark Rice-Oxley and Zoe Flood

The Guardian, 2016

7
It’s the relaxation technique of choice, popular with employers and even the NHS. But some have found it can have unexpected effects

Dawn Foster

The Guardian, 2016

8

Steve Poole

The Guardian, 2016

8

Mert Erogul

The Guardian, 2016

8

Neil Steinberg

The Guardian, 2016

7

Katharine Viner

The Guardian, 2016

8

Suzanne Goldenberg

The Guardian, 2016

8
Can This Genius Keep It in Check?

Clemency Burton-Hill

The Guardian, 2016

8