The Talented Manager: 67 Gems of Business Wisdom
The notion of business wisdom gems was enough for me to add this book to my reading list: category ‘productive read’. Access to 67 of them seemed like excellent value for money and time invested. With chapters like ‘blamestorming’, ‘could do better’, ‘nutters at work’, ‘protecting vulnerable customers’, and ‘writing your own obituary’ how could I go wrong?!
The Particle at the End of the Universe
If you have a burning curiosity about the mechanics of the universe and the world of physics, or are simply after a book to read that will give you a little bit of context in which to watch The Big Bang Theory TV show, then this is the book for you. The Particle at the End of the Universe by Sean Carroll charts the historic journey, subsequent discovery and evidence of the Higgs boson particle, sometimes referred to as the God particle (however, referring to it as such will not endear you to many physicists).
The Small Planet Vegetarian Cookbook
The Small Planet Vegetarian Cookbook introduces ‘small dishes, lots of them, for our small planet’.