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READING LIST from 2021

YearStatusTitleAuthorTypeStar Rating (5 Max)Comments
2022ReadingThe Ascent of Money – A Financial History of the World.Niall FergusonBusiness and Economic History
2022ReadingBall Of Collusion – The Plot to Rig An Election And Destroy A PresidencyAndrew C. McCarthyPolitical Investigative Journalism
2022ReadingAll In It Together – England in the Early 21st CenturyAlywn TurnerPolitical Science and Ideology
2022ReadFall – The Mystery of Robert MaxwellJohn PrestonBiography*****A page by page eyeopener, with a bit of bias thrown in.
2022ReadMadhouse at the End of the EarthJulian SanctionHistorical*****A captivating read.
2022ReadA Cellarful of NoiseBrian EpsteinAutobiographical***Fascinating insight to the Beatles early fame.
2021ReadAnd Away …Bob MortimerAutobiography***We can’t not like Bob. Easy read. Some scary similarities.
2021ReadThe Power Of GeographyTim MarshallGeoPolitical*****Easy reading, full of essential facts.
2021ReadOutraged – Why Everyone is Shouting and No One Is Talking.Ashley ‘Dotty’ CharlesSocial Science and Communications***A very topical subject interestingly covered.
2021ReadingFake Law: The Truth About Justice in an Age of LiesThe Secret BarristerJournalistic
2021ReadThe Mirror & the LightHilary MantelHist. fiction****3rd part of the Trilogy is a long haul, but still amazing.
2021Gave upDishonesty is the best Second-Best PolicyDavid MitchellSocial Humour**Not all as joyful as expected.
2021ReadSummer CrossingTruman CapoteFiction***His hidden early works
2021ReadSo You’ve Been Publicly ShamedJon RonsonSocial Science and Journalistic****Great insight into hurt by social media
2021ReadThe Ratline – The Trail of a Nazi FugitivePhilippe SandsJournalistic*****Strong journalism of terrible events
2021ReadHas China WonKishore MahbubaniGeoPolitical*Useful but heavily biased and repetative
2021ReadJeeves & the King of ClubsBen SchottFiction****Great homage to PG Woodhouse
2021ReadFlash CrashLiam VaughanJournalistic*****Great expose of the stock exchange
2021ReadTall Tales & Wee StoriesBilly ConnollyAutobiographical***Amusing
2021ReadOne Two Three Four – The Beatles in TimeCraig BrownNon-fiction*****Facinating facts