29 October 2022

October 2022 reading list and notes

Recommended book of the month

October 22

  • Flying Blind: The 737 MAX Tragedy and the Fall of Boeing by Peter Robison
  • To Live by Élisabeth Revol
  • Chums: How a Tiny Caste of Oxford Tories Took Over the UK by Simon Kuper
  • Breaking the Social Media Prism by Chris Bail
  • The Life of an MP by Jess Phillips
  • The Little Black Book of Workout Motivation by Michael Matthews
  • PhD by Published Work by Susan Smith
  • Quite Ugly One Morning by Christopher Brookmyre

I’ve already commented on Chums below so won’t add more. I happened upon Flying Blind as it was longlisted for the 2022 FT Business Book of the Year. Quite Ugly One Morning was the first Brookmyre book and I had a hankering for a bit of darkly humorous crime.

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Exposing the chumocracy I enjoyed Chums by Simon Kuper and it is certainly a book for modern political times. (Though it would be relevant at any point in recent
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