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World Book Day, 2nd March 2023 – Cratus Recommends


Today is World Book Day, so take a look at our team’s recommendations for their favourite reads.

  • The Ministry of the Future, by Kim Stanley Robinson. Recommended by Nick.
    • ” a masterpiece of the imagination, using fictional eyewitness accounts to tell the story of how climate change will affect us all.”
  • Fall of Giants, by Ken Follet. Recommended by Lottie. 
    • “Intricate overlapping storylines that brilliantly tell the political, human and economic story of WW1.”
  • The Diary of a Secret Tory MP – Recommended by Dan
    • “Set during the final six months of Boris Johnson’s premiership and is a hilarious parody that is all too plausible for comfort. Perfect for someone looking for a good laugh”
  • Why We Get the Wrong Politicians, by Isabel Hardman – Recommended by Jon
    • “A funny, insightful read which answers a question many of us have been asking recently in an age where politicians increasingly seem to find themselves mired in scandal and ordinary people find themselves disillusioned with politics.” 
  • A Dirty War, by Anna Politkovskaya – Recommended by Luca
    • “ A tough but eye-opening read which details the Chechen wars in an awe inspiring piece of investigative journalism.”
  • The Jelly Effect, by Andy Bounds – Recommended by Sarah
    • The book claims that “Like throwing jelly at a wall, poor communication never sticks”. It gives simple, sensible and entertaining advice on how to improve all your communications

Other Cratus favourites include 

  • How to avoid a climate disaster – Bill Gates
  • From Acorns… How to Build Your Brilliant Business From Scratch – Caspian Woods
  • Getting Things Done the art of stress-free productivity – David Allen
  • Speechwriting – Simon Lancaster
  • The 7 habits of highly effective people – Stephen R Covey
World Book Day, 2nd March 2023 - Cratus Recommends