There’s been a flurry of books published recently on the subject of sleep. Which is best and are they all saying the same thing?
Many cover the same primary issue – sleep quality is at an all time low and the consequences are dire. Dig deeper though and you’ll discover that each of these books gives unique insights into the mysterious world of slumber.
The Business of Sleep by Vicki Culpin, published 8th March 2018
The author is a Professor at a British business school emphasising the economic impact of poor sleep. The sections exploring jet lag and body temperature during sleep are excellent. Buy from Amazon
Sleepyhead by Henry Nicholls, published 1st March 2018
The author is a science journalist with who has suffered from narcolepsy for over 20 years. Henry’s combination of personal experience and scientific vigour shine a much needed light on a misunderstood condition. Buy from Amazon
Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker, published 28 September 2017
Written by a sleep researcher, Matthew Walker draws upon a huge range of clinical studies to support his new vision for sleep. Buy from Amazon
The Mystery of Sleep by Mier Kryger, published 21st March 2017
A medical doctors perspective, with more detail on pharmaceutical treatments than other books listed here and a host of fascinating case studies. Buy from Amazon
Sleep: The Myth of 8 Hours by Nick Littlehales, published 27 October 2016
Former mattress salesman and sports fan Nick Littlehales combined his interests and now advises Olympic teams and sports superstars on how to maximise their performance through effective sleep. Buy from Amazon
The Sleep Revolution by Ariana Huffington, published 5th April 2016
The Huffington Post founder discovered first hand that exhaustion can have dire consequences. This prompted her to start a revolution to raise the profile of sleep. Buy from Amazon
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