Book Reviews » Ten Types of Human

July 4th 2017

bookThe Ten Types of Human

By Dexter Dias Penguin Random House

Review Lynnaire Johnston

RRP $40 Reviewing a book without  first finishing it isn’t generally recommended. But Ten Types of Human is 768 pages long so maybe I’ll be forgiven. I could have waited and finished it first – I am up to page 277 – but I wanted to tell you about it now because if you read no other non-fiction book this year, make it this one. Unusually for non-fiction (unless it’s by Bill Bryson), I can hardly put it down. The mix of science, true stories and mirror to your soul is captivating. Here’s an example. You are the parent of a child whose school is under siege from an armed gunman. He has shot and killed multiple students