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4 January 2023
The Final of Us strikes from award-winning online game to TV present, with Pedro Pascal (pictured above) as Joel Miller, a smuggler who escorts a teenage lady, Ellie (Bella Ramsey), throughout a post-apocalyptic US. On HBO from 15 January.
Emotional Ignorance by neuroscientist Dean Burnett tracks the writer’s journey after the loss of life of his father from covid-19, as he explores the place our feelings come from and what objective they serve. On sale from 12 January.
The Science of Goals reveals how and why we dream, and the way to improve our …