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Books & Debates

How to be Brave

Fri 15 Feb 2013

Can bravery be learned or are some people simply born brave? In her extraordinary new book The Society of Timid Souls Polly Morland sets out to answer this question. 

Interviewing bullfighters, midwives, bank robbers, surfers, mountaineers, the terminally ill and soldiers she examines what courage really means.

Read an extract published in The Independent