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I LOVE BOOKS
No, not just like, I mean, I really, really love them.

I read about 150 books a year.

I have a Goodreads account, where you’re welcome to see the breadth of my taste (guilty pleasures and all), as well as my ratings, but here I recommend some for work, some for pleasure. They’re loosely categorised according to my own whims and fancies, browse as if you were in a slightly eccentric bookstore.

If you do decide to buy any of them using the links I provide (all the links will take you to Amazon where you can buy them) then you’re helping to support the site, as a very small percentage of each purchase sold through the links will go to me (at no cost to you). I only recommend books that I think are engaging, useful and interesting, and I really hope they give you as much pleasure as they give me.

To Develop You as a Human Being

59-seconds
mind-gym
the-happiness-project
7-habits-of-highly-effective-people

To Increase Your Productivity

getting-things-done
bannish-clutter-forever
the-mind-map-book
manage-your-day-to-day
the-war-of-art

To Improve Work-Life Balance

mindfulness
the-rough-guide-to-happiness
how-to-stay-sane
stress-proof
give-me-time

To Understand Your Own Personality

quiet
personality
emotional-intelligence
strength-finder
born-to-win

To Develop Your Creative Side

creativity
the-artists-way
writing-down-the-bones
lateral-thinking
the-art-of-fiction

To Understand Why You Do What You Do

the-power-of-habit
predictably-irrational
thinking-fast-and-slow
how-the-mind-works
30-second-psychology

An Alternative to the 9-5

the-4-hour-week
the-razors-edge
wild-courage
disrupting-the-rabblement
walden

A Few of my Favourite Fiction Authors and Books

raising-steam
neverwhere
the-search
naked-in-death
devine-misdemeanors
microserf
the-mistborn-trilogy
norweigan-wood
oryx-and-crake
stranger-in-a-strange-land
black-jewels
the-princess-bride
the-secret-history
enders-game
bitter-blue
the-pc-grant-novels
the-cuckoos-calling
pride-and-prejudice
shadow-of-the-night
how-to-be-a-woman
the-wise-mans-fear
gaudy-night
world-war-z
wolf-hall
the-beekeepers-apprentice