So, You Think You’re Clever? (Paperback)

Taking on The Oxford and Cambridge Questions

John Farndon

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From the ever-curious mind that brought you the bestselling Do You Think You’re Clever? comes a brand-new trip to the far reaches of the intellectual universe, courtesy of even more notoriously provocative Oxbridge interview questions. How would you poison someone without the police finding out? (Medicine, Cambridge) What makes a strong woman? (Theology, Oxford) Instead of politicians, why don’t we let the managers of IKEA run the country? (Social and Political Sciences, Cambridge) How do you organise a successful revolution? (History, Oxford) Whether you’re interested in going to Oxbridge or just want to give your brain a workout, join polymath John Farndon on another exhilarating journey through the twists and turns of thought, and explore just what it means to be genuinely clever – rather than just smart.



John Farndon is the author of numerous bestsellers on science, ideas and the natural environment, as well as being a playwright, composer and poet.

He has been shortlisted a record five times for the Royal Society Junior Science Book Prize. Do You Think You’re Clever? was shortlisted for the Society of Authors Education Award. Canada’s Globe and Mail named his Atlas of Oceans as a 2011 top ten science book. He is currently writing The Omnipaedia for Square Peg.


‘The book itself is an enormous contribution to knowledge and so interspersed with compelling narratives […] that it should shoot to the top of any Oxonian Christmas Book List.’Richard LofthouseOxford Today
‘[This makes it] a great gift book […] and it will certainly be one I’ll be giving to a few people.’Brian CleggNow Appearing blog

ABOUT THIS BOOK

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ISBN: 9781848319325

Price: 8.99

Pages: 288

Publication date: 05/11/2015

Category: Philosophy, Popular Culture

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