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How Will You Measure Your Life?
Clayton M. Christensen, James Allworth, Karen Dillon
Digital Cities: The Internet and the Geography of Opportunity
Karen Mossberger
Positive Linking
Paul Ormerod
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Clayton M. Christensen, James Allworth, Karen Dillon
Paul Ormerod
April 2013
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reviewed: The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life
One of the best books I have ever read about how to be a good leader. Great in terms of personal growth too.
The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life - Rosamund Stone Zander, Benjamin Zander
reviewed: The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It
High recommendation from Ethan Zuckerman
The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It - Paul Collier
reviewed: The White Tiger: A Novel
My favourite book so far this year. Not as incredible a feat of imagination as something like Wolf Hall but such an amazing ...
The White Tiger: A Novel - Aravind Adiga
reviewed: Off By Heart (BBC TV Companion)
Best collection of poetry I have come across anywhere for reading to my kids. Loaded with classic poems that kids can relate...
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reviewed: Because a Fire Was in My Head: 101 Poems to Remember
Second best book I have come across for reading poetry to my kids.
Because a Fire Was in My Head - Michael Morpurgo
reviewed: Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
An epic and convincing argument about why some nations prosper and others fail. A strong editor could have made this an even...
Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty - Daron Acemo─člu, James Robinson
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September 2012
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reviewed: Thinking, Fast and Slow
Should be mandatory reading for entry into adulthood.
Thinking, Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman
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May 2012
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May 2011
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January 2011
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reviewed: Winter of the World: Book Two of the Century Trilogy
Historical fiction meets bodice-ripper with predictable results. A pleasant occasionally vaguely embarrassing diversion.
Winter of the World - Ken Follett
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April 2010
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reviewed: Wolf Hall: A Novel (Man Booker Prize)
An absolutely staggering work of imagination. The casual meticulousness with which Mantel slips in elements of detail gives ...
Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1) - Hilary Mantel
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April 2010
02
reviewed: Hacking: Digital Media and Technological Determinism
Recommended by John Smith - CPSquare
Hacking: Digital Media and Technological Determinism - Tim Jordon
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March 2009
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October 2008
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September 2008
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reviewed: Spook Country
Reading William Gibson is a treat that I save up. Really enjoyed Spook Country although not as good as Pattern Recognition w...
Spook Country - William Gibson
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July 2008
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April 2008
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January 2005
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July 2003
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reviewed: Participatory Workshops: A Sourcebook of 21 Sets of Ideas and Activities
A super-practical book for beginner and experienced facilitator alike. Lots of good ideas and it helps you not to forget the...
Participatory Workshops: A Sourcebook of 21 Sets of Ideas and Activities - Robert  Chambers
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