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THE TEST BOOK
by Mikael Krogerus and Roman Tschappeler

This pocket-sized compendium of the world’s most useful tests is a vital tool for anyone trying to understand themselves and others. From emotional intelligence to personality type, the GMAT to IQ, the bestselling authors of The Decision Book help us analyse every trait you need to thrive. The Test Book provides sample diagnostic tests for your career, relationship and business, sketching out not just what your skills are but how well you’re utilising them too.

With in-depth analysis of the history, strengths and weaknesses of each test and what your answers mean for you, The Test Book is the fastest and most entertaining way to equip yourself for happiness and success.

“Communication is truth; communication is happiness. To share is our duty; to go down boldly and bring to light those hidden thoughts which are the most diseased; to conceal nothing; to pretend nothing; if we are ignorant to say so; if we love our friends to let them know it.” 

—from The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf 

WHAT THEY DIDN’T TEACH YOU IN DESIGN SCHOOL
by Phil Cleaver

Learn how to make your design skills pay with this enlightening, engrossing, no-nonsense guide to visual creativity in the real world. Passing on the lessons of a lifetime in graphic design practice and education, Phil Cleaver shows how to create the best portfolio, impress at interview, develop strong client relationships, and produce great work in the studio. 

“Don’t you know that everybody’s got a Fairyland of their own ?”

— from Mary Poppins by P L Travers

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also in the series :

Mary Poppins Comes Back (Book 2)
Mary Poppins Opens the Door (Book 3)
Marry Poppins in the Park (Book 4)

“As soon as you concern yourself with the “good” and “bad” of your fellows, you create an opening in your heart for maliciousness to enter. Testing, competing with, and criticizing others weakens and defeats you.”

―from The Art of Peace by Morihei Ueshiba

“You understand Teacher, don’t you, that when you have a mother who’s an angel and a father who is a cannibal king, and when you have sailed on the ocean all your whole life, then you don’t know just how to behave in school with all the apples and ibexes.”

— from Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

Join us for An Evening with poet Cyril Wong, as he reads from his past and latest works.

AN EVENING WITH is an ongoing series initiated by BooksActually that features all the works of some of the most prolific Singaporean writers. 

See you there! :)