No matter where your interests lie, there’s nothing to whet the appetite quite like reading a decent book. So, whether you’re looking to start up a business, wanting to read something before it gets made into a billion-dollar blockbuster or you just want to get your hands on one of the most hotly anticipated books of the year, look no further.
Startup: A Novel by Doree Shafrir (released April)
BuzzFeed writer Doree Shafrir has penned one of the most highly anticipated book releases of the year and is set to take the world by storm when it’s released in the Spring. The story is centred around a millions-dollar tech startup and focuses on youth, ambition, love, money and modern-day technology’s impossible task of hacking human nature. This hilarious novel isn’t something you want to miss and is guaranteed to bring you hilarity page after page.
The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes (released January)
One of the most speculated subjects is that of our modern-day diet. What we should be eating, why we should be eating it and when the prime time is for our body to digest it. One thing’s for sure though, and that’s that there is increasing evidence to suggest that sugar is the one single root cause of many of our health issues, from obesity to cancer. This groundbreaking exposé argues that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium. Not one worth missing.
Wild Ride by Adam Lashinsky (released April 2017)
Uber’s CEO traces the story of his world-renowned company’s rise and rise from its murky origins to where it sits today – and further beyond. No one has ever delved this deeply into the history and business of Uber and takes a closer look at the lives of Uber employees past and present, as well as that of Lashinsky himself.
Why you? by James Reed (released January)
Every gentleman needs to get his hands on some kind of a book that’s going to benefit him more than just telling a decent story. As the chairman of one of the world’s most renowned recruitment specialists, James Reed has created this revised and updated edition of his classic guides and tips from top recruiters in the world. Guaranteed to help you reach the next step in any career, this book needs to be in every gentleman’s capsule library.
Cast Away by Charlotte McDonald-Gibson (March 2017)
Cast Away: Stories of Survival from Europe’s Refugee Crisis is a completely compelling exploration of the refugee crisis going on in the Mediterranean right now and is told through stories of those who have survived life-changing journeys. The book is haunting at times, incredibly moving and something that every gentleman needs to get his hands on.