Hyperfocus Summary

1-Sentence-Summary: Hyperfocus teaches you how to become more efficient and improve your concentration by deciding on one thing to work on, focusing only on that task, learning to understand when your mind has wandered and redirecting your attention back to your work, and thinking creatively when you’re not working.

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No Logo Summary

1-Sentence-Summary: No Logo uses four parts, including “No Space,” “No Choice,” “No Jobs,” and “No Logo,” to explain the growth of brand power since the 1980s, how the focus of companies on image rather than products has affected employees, and to identify those who fight against large corporations and their brands.

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The Double Helix Summary

1-Sentence-Summary: The Double Helix tells the story of the discovery of DNA, which is one of the most significant scientific findings in all of history, by explaining the rivalries, struggles of the prideful scientific community to work together, and other roadblocks that James Watson had on the way to making the breakthrough of a lifetime that would change his life and the entire world.

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Restart Summary

1-Sentence-Summary: Restart tells the story of how India was on the edge of becoming a leader in the world’s economy a few years ago but instead succumbed to the problems that have held it back in the past and continue to do so today and shares some ideas about how the country might resolve these issues.

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Boys & Sex Summary

1-Sentence-Summary: Boys & Sex shares the best insights that Peggy Orenstein had after two years of asking young men about their sex lives, including why stereotypes make life harder for them, how hookup culture is destroying relationships, and what we as a society can do to help these boys have better, healthier views about and experiences with sex.

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Girls & Sex Summary

1-Sentence-Summary: Girls & Sex uncovers the hidden struggle that many young women are having as they begin navigating the realm of sex and sexuality, identifying how pop culture and society’s expectations are hurting them more than they should and what we can do to help girls feel empowered to choose to be who and what they want.

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