SEVEN BOOKS WORTH LISTENING TO
I like to walk. I try to do that most days. Soon, the evening meander will be replaced with a morning one. Increasingly, peeps are interested in want I am reading or listening to.
So here are seven talking books that I recommend.
- Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future by Johan Norberg. For those who think that things are way too downcast.
- The End of the Asian Century by Michael K. Auslin. If half of this stuff comes true, well, hang onto your hat!
- The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century by George Friedman. A must read/listen.
- The Seventh Sense: Power, Fortune, and Survival in the Age of Networks by Joshua Cooper Ramo. Amazing what you don’t know.
- Notes from No Man’s Land: American Essays by Eula Bliss. So good I listened to this twice and then read the book. The chapter of gentrification should be on every urban practitioner’s must read list.
- True Girt by David Hunt. A bit of Aussie humour. Laugh aloud stuff.
- On the trail of Genghis Khan by Tim Cope. Another Aussie. Highly recommended for the family car trip.
And on that note, I am travelling this week, with the boss, to do some bushwalking across regional NSW.
Back in early September.
And also, in the car will be Life is Fine by Paul Kelly; The Adventures of Astral Pirates by Lenny White (an oldie but goodie) and Just like Medicine by A.J.Croce.
Keen to hear your thoughts.
Until next time,
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