Book of the week: Holding by Graham Norton

Holding Graham Norton Hodder and Stoughton Detail. It’s vital. This book is full of detail. Also, descriptive writing. We are asked to picture a small village in Co Cork. The drawing is painted for us so we need no imagination. As the words travel from the page to my consciousness I can see this village. … Continue reading Book of the week: Holding by Graham Norton

Book of the Week: The production of money by Ann Pettifor

The production of money How to break the power of the bankers Ann Pettifor Verso books So what has happened since global capitalism was brought to the brink 10 years ago? A policy of cuts and slash and burn ensured which brought untold hardship on to many, especially those who had little beforehand. Whilst banks … Continue reading Book of the Week: The production of money by Ann Pettifor

Book of the Week: Fordlandia The rise and fall of Henry fords forgotten jungle city

Fordlandia The rise and fall of Henry fords forgotten jungle city Greg Grandin Icon Books So what do you do when you want to built a factory in the middle of the Brazilian Amazon. Not only that you want to employ thousands of people who don’t live there so you need to create homes. To … Continue reading Book of the Week: Fordlandia The rise and fall of Henry fords forgotten jungle city

Book of the week: Crashing The Party by Heather Gaitney

Crashing The Party From the Bernie Sanders campaign to a progressive movement Heather Gaitney Verso Books So many times since the election of Donald Trump have I heard experts telling me what went wrong )or indeed right). People from a well established establishment offering their views on what they know best. Not what they feel … Continue reading Book of the week: Crashing The Party by Heather Gaitney

Book of the week: Watching the Match The inside story of football on television by Brian Barwick

Watching the Match The inside story of football on television Brian barwick Andre Deutsch books We all know the modern world is relatively young. Whilst we can believe life has been on this earth in some form over millennia it is only since electrification and the industrial revolution that things have moved with great pace. … Continue reading Book of the week: Watching the Match The inside story of football on television by Brian Barwick

Book Of The Week: Me and my mate Jeffrey by Niall Breslin

Me and my mate Jeffrey Niall Breslin Hachette books So anyone that has the following lines in their book is going to get my support “It is frustrating to the core when politics and economics are prioritized ahead of human development. So often in a capitalist society economics comes first, humanity comes second”. Better still … Continue reading Book Of The Week: Me and my mate Jeffrey by Niall Breslin

Book of the week: Stealing all transmissions; A short history of the clash by Randal Doane

Stealing all transmissions A short history of the clash Randal Doane Pm press https://youtu.be/oGIFublvDes This book came out the year of the last World Cup and it’s been in my like to read since then. My delay was in thinking I know about the clash, love their music and have read tomes about them to … Continue reading Book of the week: Stealing all transmissions; A short history of the clash by Randal Doane

Book of the Week: How Football Saved My Life by Alan Stubbs

How Football Saved My Life Alan Stubbs Simon and schuster Every person has a story to tell. Like us all, every footballer has something more than just their job. Alan Stubbs take us one of resilience. A battle tougher than any football match. One man game against cancer. This book takes in his battle as … Continue reading Book of the Week: How Football Saved My Life by Alan Stubbs

Book Of The Week – The road between my feet by Frank turner

The road between my feet Frank turner Headline publications If i was starting again and planning out my life. I would be quite happy knowing that I would I know little about frank turner by the time interned fifty. It would matter little to me that he was in a band called million dead that … Continue reading Book Of The Week – The road between my feet by Frank turner

Book of the Week: And the weak they must suffer the most by Yanis varoufakis

And the weak they must suffer the most Europe, austerity, and the threat to global stability Yanis varoufakis Vintage books This starts as a history of modern European economics. Providing the foundations for the austerity years. The author, as Greek finance minister for a fleeting 8 months had his own tale of woe, where the … Continue reading Book of the Week: And the weak they must suffer the most by Yanis varoufakis