eclectic reading

From greenwash to the shape of the penis: an eclectic selection of holiday reading

From Ann Mossop

For Fun

Moranthology by Caitlin Moran as a follow-on to the brilliant How to be a Woman
French Children Don’t Throw Food by Pamela Druckerman (well it is quite useful also!)

To help you stay ahead at dinner parties

The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver
Quiet: the power of introverts in a world full of noise by Susan Cain
The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times by Arlie Hochschild

To delight your eyes

Life in Colour edited by Annie Griffiths
A Camera, two Kids and a camel by Annie Griffiths

To catch up with the Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Why is the penis shaped like that? By Jesse Bering
Adapt or why success always starts with failure by Tim Harford
Greenwash: Big Brands and Carbon Scams by Guy Pearse

Australian Favourites

Quarterly Essay 46: Great Expectations: Government, Entitlement and an Angry Nation by Laura Tingle
Quarterly Essay 47: Political Animal: The Making of Tony Abbott by David Marr

For your surly teenager

Friday Brown by Vicky Wakefield

For boisterous 9 – 12 year olds

Bad Grammar by Nathan Luff

To delight the little one

Sam the Cat by Sam Bowring