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Christmas Collection # 3

art, books, future

Christmas Collection # 3

Andrew Curry, London: Future Savvy, by Adam Gordon Future Savvy was the most stimulating futures book I read this year. I was put off at first; it sets itself up… Read More »

Christmas Collection #2

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Christmas Collection #2

Oliver Wright, London: Portfolios of the Poor: How the World’s Poor Live on $2 a Day, by Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch, Stuart Rutherford & Orlanda Ruthven When we hear about… Read More »

Christmas Collection #1

art, books

Christmas Collection #1

To see out 2009 on the blog, we asked people from across the company to give us a short review of a movie, book, exhibition, or anything that struck them… Read More »

Connecting with cricket

books, sport

Connecting with cricket

A guest post by Robert Stanier The start of a new cricket season (at least in Britain) seems a good moment to mention one of my surprises of the close… Read More »

More books… and a film

behavior change, books, future, time

More books… and a film

A couple of late arrivals for our review of favourites from 2008. J. Walker Smith, Chapel Hill: Let’s say you develop some idea of what the future is likely to… Read More »

dowconzki’s Books of the Year

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dowconzki’s Books of the Year

© Jake Goretzki

Our Books of the Year: part 3

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Our Books of the Year: part 3

Rebecca Nash, London Barack Obama’s Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance (1995) is as much about his mother as his father’s life. Obama narrates his mother’s… Read More »

Our Books of the Year: part 2

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Our Books of the Year: part 2

Peter Rose, Los Angeles The Reach of a Chef: Professional Cooking in the Age of Celebrity is the third in a series of books by author Michael Ruhlman as he… Read More »

Our Books of the Year: part 1

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Our Books of the Year: part 1

Marjorie Goldstein, New York Parallel Lives, written by Phyllis Rose, was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1983. I picked up my copy in a second-hand bookstore in Vermont, and… Read More »