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Matthew Crawford

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Matthew Crawford is the author of The Case for Working with Your Hands: Or Why Office Work Is Bad For Us and Fixing Things Feels Good and The World Beyond Your Head: How to Flourish in an Age of Distraction, which have been translated around the world. His writing has also appeared in the New York Times, Sunday Times, Guardian, Independent, Wall Street Journal as well as numerous magazines and journals. Matthew is a senior fellow at the University of Virginia’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, lectures internationally and runs a motorcyle repair shop.

Books by Matthew Crawford

Why We Drive

An irreverent and ingenious celebration of the rebellious human spirit vs corporate technocracy

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The World Beyond Your Head

From 'one of the most influential thinkers of our time' (Sunday Times): how to respond to today's demands on our attention

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The Case for Working with Your Hands

The inspirational New York Times bestseller that revolutionises our understanding of what a good working life can be

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