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Bookomi Most Wanted List

 September 2018

From Crash To Defeat: Diaries Volume 7, 2007-2010

Alastair Campbell, Former Director of Communications for Prime Minister Tony Blair

Having succeeded Tony Blair as Prime Minister, Gordon Brown wants Campbell at his side. Campbell resists, flooding his reservoir of guilt as a general election looms

Superfast - Lead at Speed

Sophie Devonshire, Director of The Caffeine Partnership

How to lead decisively with impact in a fast-moving, opportunity rich world - backed up by interviews with leaders of corporations including Unilever, Google and Unruly.

Future Politics; Living Together in a World Transformed By Tech

Jamie Susskind; Fellow of Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet and Society and practicing barrister.

Rapid and relentless innovation in a range of technologies - from artificial intelligence to virtual reality - will transform the way we live together. 

Create Space: How To Manage Time, And Find Focus, Productivity And Success

Derek Draper, psychologist.

Shows how to push back against the tide and create space in your life to think, relate and act on a deeper level - The author is a former political lobbyist and now works as a psychologist.

Imagine It Forward, Courage, Creativity and The Power of Change

Beth Comstock, Former Vice Chair of General Electric

How to lead decisively with impact in a fast-moving, opportunity rich world - backed up by interviews with leaders of corporations including Unilever, Google and Unruly.

Unnatural Causes: the Extraordinary Life and Career of Britain's Foremost Forensic Pathologist

Dr Richard Shepherd; Forensic Pathologist

Richard Shepherd's job is  to understand the deaths which may have no natural cause. From crime scene to court room, his findings are crucial to the pursuit of justice. 

X,Y,Z: The Real Story of How Enigma Was Broken

Dermot Turing; Trustee of Bletchley Park and Nephew of Alan Turing

How French, British and Polish secret services came together to unravel the Enigma machine.

The Discomfort Zone

Farrah Storr

The first work of non-fiction from the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine in the UK. Looking at how the very thing we try to avoid - discomfort - is the secret sauce of success.

Compassion Inc; Unleashing The Power of Empathy in Life and Business

Gaurav Sinha, CEO and Founder of Insignia Worldwide

Aligning purpose with profit is the biggest challenge facing both the ethical capitalist and the conscious consumer of the future. This manifesto for change is a step in the right direction...

Breaking News: the Remaking of Journalism and Why it Matters now

Alan Rusbridger, Principal of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, Former Editor of The Guardian Newspaper

Reflecting on his twenty years as editor of the Guardian, Rusbridger offers a stirring defence of why quality journalism matters now more than ever.

The Challenge Culture: Why The Most Successful Organisations Run On Pushback

Nigel Travis; Chairman & CEO of Dunkin Brands

The best way for organisations to succeed in today's environment is to embrace challenge and encourage pushback, rather than reject them.

Lessons in Leadership - 12 Key Concepts

John Adair; world renowned leadership expert.

The very fundamentals of being a leader and how it operates as a management function. Highly recommended as a video call to your management team.

Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During The Golden Age of Steve Jobs

Ken Kocienda; former principal engineer of iPhone software at Apple.

An inside look at Apple’s creative process, revealing what it was like to work on the cutting edge of technology at one of the world's most admired companies.

Make Time: How To Focus on What Matters Every Day

Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky, Productivity Experts

Ex Google Venture productivity designers lend their brains to the task of finding more joy in your day to day working life. Their previous book Sprint was Excellent.

What's Your Type: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and The Birth of Personality Testing

Merve Emre: Assistant professor of English at McGill University

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is the most popular personality test in the world. This book examines nothing less than the definition of the self – our attempts to grasp, categorise and quantify our personalities

Hello World: How to be Human in The Age of The Machine

Hannah Fry, Associate Professor in the mathematics of cities from University College London

A tour of the good, the bad and the downright ugly of the algorithms that surround us.

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, The Fight For Human Nature at The New Frontier of Power

Shoshan Zuboff; Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School

We can choose whether to allow the power of technology to enrich the few and impoverish the many, or harness it for the wider distribution of capitalism's social and economic benefits.

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