What I’m Reading December 2016

When we went away recently, I brought along Creative Intelligence: How to Build Creative Confidence, Capacity, and Capitalism by Bruce Nussbaum thinking that I wouldn’t get through it. Turns out it was the only book I finished. (I’ve done much better this year for non-fiction than fiction and I’m not sure why.) Business books which delve…

5 Fiction Books for Christmas

The Good People by Hannah Kent ($22.95) Kent’s second novel has already shot to the top of the best-seller lists and I think this is a good testament to her talents as a writer and her significant fan base. Here is the synopsis: Nóra Leahy has lost her daughter and her husband in the same…

5 Non-Fiction Books for Christmas

Ottolenghi: The Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi ($37.95) It wouldn’t be Christmas without a glut of gorgeous cookbooks on offer and if that’s your kind of thing then you’ll already know about Ottolenghi’s brand of iconic, gorgeous fare. This is a reprint of the classic 2008 cookbook and recovers those 140 recipes along with a…