Tag: books

  • 2018 Reading List

    Not going to get close to my target of 52 books this year — hoping to scrape in 42 though before 2019! The quality has made up for the relative lack of quantity though as there are some great books on this list. The *starred books are this years favourites. The Rap Year Book: The Most Important […]

  • Tim Ferris’s 11 questions from Tribe of Mentors — Jukesie edition :)

    I’ve been flicking through ‘Tribe of Mentors’ from Tim Ferris — it is a book where Ferris has got 100+ people to answer some version of the same basic 11 questions (some pick a couple, some answer them all, some do neither). So far I have just read the responses from people I had already heard of […]

  • A few of my favourite things

    2017 edition Books Futuristic Violence & Fancy Suits David Wong The Collapsing EmpireJohn Scalzi The Lost Ones Ace Atkins The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley are Changing the WorldBrad Stone Persepolis RisingJames S. A. Corey Police at the Station and They Don’t Look FriendlyAdrian McKinty Be Pure! Be Vigilant! […]

  • Kindle Backlog 2017

    I’ve just done a trawl through my Kindle ‘library’ and have identified 30 books that languish unread (or never read beyond a tiny percentage) and they are all books that I have, at some point, really wanted to read. So my new mission for 2017 is to clear this backlog. I’ve just started ‘Empire Games’ […]

  • Favourite Books of 2015

    These are my favourite books I read in 2015 — that doesn’t necessarily mean they came out this year though I just got around to them in the course of the year. I managed to complete 52 books in the end so there was a decent pool to choose from. It excludes comic books of which I […]