Best books of 2020: Technology

John Thornhill selects his must-read titles on innovation and artificial intelligence — and Facebook

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BOOK REVIEW: ‘Stephen Hawking: A Memoir’ — humane and intimate portrait of ‘a granite spirit’

Biography captures the thrill of scientific discovery, as well as the trials of daily living

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BOOK REVIEW: I’m with stupid: why our thinking is often faulty

Jean-François Marmion’s ‘The Psychology of Stupidity’ is a blunt and sometimes hilarious examination of human error

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BOOK REVIEW: A Life on Our Planet — David Attenborough’s warning for the natural world

A ‘witness statement’ from a lifetime of travels — and an urgent call to action

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Digital privacy — can we reclaim it?

Two books ask how we can take back control of our data in a surveillance society

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BIG READ: Arsène Wenger on leadership and life after Arsenal

For 22 years, the Frenchman lived and breathed managing the club. ‘I was not completely normal,’ he tells Simon Kuper

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BOOK REVIEW: Conquistadores — greed, gold and guilt in a revisiting of colonialism

Fernando Cervantes’ book details the cruel and complicated story of the Spanish conquest of the Americas

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A guide to Zulu bird names takes off

Second print run is under way as first copies of book that records poetic monikers fly off the shelves

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BOOK REVIEW: Visions of Mohammed bin Salman — the reality and the fantasy

Two excellent books examine the gamble the prince has taken in coming to power on promises of transformation

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BOOK REVIEW: What can business learn from Netflix’s ‘no rules’ culture?

Reed Hastings and Erin Meyer’s ‘No Rules Rules’ offers a radical take on corporate culture

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BOOK REVIEW: Compelling story of a small-town murder trial exposes painful truths

Andrew Harding sketches postapartheid reality through lead actors’ words in ‘These Are Not Gentle People’

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BOOK REVIEW: On a charge to nowhere

Anti-apartheid campaigner Peter Hain’s new book links the fate of our rhino to the state’s demise

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BOOK REVIEW: ‘Just Us’ — truths about race and the pain of silence

Claudia Rankine’s timely and powerful collection of prose and poetry concludes her ‘American Lyric’ trilogy

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BOOK REVIEW: ‘Inge’s War’ — collateral damage and silence amid trauma

A poignant family history sheds light on the lives of the Germans who fled the Red Army

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BOOK REVIEW: Eat the Buddha: A Tibetan struggle

Why Buddhist monks are setting themselves on fire

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