Books

Books

The Cult of We: WeWork and the Great Start-Up Delusion

I’m not 100% sure when I became fascinated with the office sub-leasing business WeWork, but it was certainly ahead of its mid-2019...

Books

An Ugly Truth by Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang

For a long time now, Facebook has had a serious problem with some of its users – myself included – a lack of trust. It’s...

Books

Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe

If there is one non-fiction title I’ve been looking forward to reading for a while, it is this definitive story of the Sackler family...

Books

The Premonition by Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis’ books are always very readable as he has a knack of navigating you through sometimes very complicated stories. In The...

Books

Nightshade by Annalena McAfee

Eve Laing is an artist who works in her London studio on works based around very accurate reproductions of flowers. But she is perhaps most...

Books

The Chateau by Catherine Cooper

The Chateau is the new thriller from Catherine Cooper, who previously wrote the very popular The Chalet. This is basically more of the...

Books

The Absolute Book by Elizabeth Knox

The Absolute Book is a complex and sprawling fantasy novel of a very unusual sort. And it’s all the better for being so. To try to...

Books

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster by Bill Gates

A year or so ago I read The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells, which laid out in often horrific details, the kinds of things that...

Books

Earthlings by Sayaka Murata

Having previously read and enjoyed Convenience Store Woman, it wasn’t a hard decision to pick up Earthlings. As with the previous novel,...

Books

Where Ravens Roost by Karin Nordin

I love a good Scandi-noir, and this doesn’t disappoint with an entertaining tale about a slightly-disgraced Swedish detective who feels...