Moonwalking with Einstein:

The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

By: Joshua Foer

Penguin Books, 2012

320 Pages

Reading Time: 9 hours

PBC Rating: 8/10


The blockbuster phenomenon that charts an amazing journey of the mind while revolutionizing our concept of memory
An instant bestseller that is poised to become a classic, "Moonwalking with Einstein" recounts Joshua Foer's yearlong quest to improve his memory under the tutelage of top "mental athletes." He draws on cutting-edge research, a surprising cultural history of remembering, and venerable tricks of the mentalist's trade to transform our understanding of human memory. From the United States Memory Championship to deep within the author's own mind, this is an electrifying work of journalism that reminds us that, in every way that matters, we are the sum of our memories.

Why Our Gurus Recommend

This book is a great read for anyone who is curious about the relationship between technology and memory. As one of the more unique books in the Guru collection, this text teaches the reader century old mnemonic devices to aid memorization. Get started reading this text today and begin developing your own ?memory palace?!