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4 December 2021
The ultimate Christmas reading list for bookworms and their loved ones
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The ultimate Christmas reading list for bookworms and their loved ones

Finally getting some down time over Christmas, or stuck for stocking fillers? We've compiled a list of Christmas must-reads for the book lovers in your life.

Without Their Permission: The Story of Reddit and a Blueprint for How to Change the World by Alexis Ohanian

Not a new book but one that seems to have slipped under the radar of many, cofounder Alexis shares his tips on how to use the internet for good and his philosophy on how to be a successful entrepreneur.

Happy Sexy Millionaire: Unexpected Truths about Fulfilment, Love and Success by Steven Barlett

As an 18-year-old, Steven wrote in his diary that he wanted to be a ‘happy, sexy millionaire’ by the time he was 25. By the time his 25th birthday rolled around, he was a multi-millionaire with a business worth $300M. This book explores our approach to achieving happiness and success, and how to truly find it.

Taste: My Life Through Food by Stanley Tucci

Hugely successful Hollywood actor and director Stanley Tucci has another huge passion – food. This book explores the important role food has had in his life, from first dates over dinner to growing up in New York, with plenty of life anecdotes in between.

The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music by Dave Grohl

Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters’ frontman Dave Grohl has a story or two to tell. In his autobiography, Dave retells the twists and turns of his life that led him to becoming one of the most respected names in rock music.

The Book of Change: Images to Inspire Revelations and Revolutions by Stephen Ellcock

Author and social media curator Stephen Ellcock digs into different elements of visual culture through 240 reproductions of art, photography and objects picked out from different cultures and eras of history. It’s the perfect gift for your creative loved ones.

In Invention: A Life by James Dyson

British inventor James Dyson unravels his journey from setting up his own company and leading it to become one of innovative companies in the world.

Cabin Fever: Enchanting cabins, shacks and hideaways

For your friends and family have been longing for a winter weekend away but, this book is the next best thing. Filled with images of luxurious cabins and remote retreats far from the city, it might even help them plan their next trip!

Do One Thing: The breakthrough you need for the progress you want by Dr Geraint Evans 

Author and expert in the marketing industry Dr Geraint Evans unravels the tips and tricks to help people overcome the issues that are stopping them from making changes in their lives and pursuing their goals. It’s the ideal stocking filler for your loved ones searching for fresh motivation in the new year.

Manifesto on Never Giving Up by Bernardine Evaristo

In this memoir, author of Girl, Woman, Other, Bernardine Evaristo intimately explores her journey from a childhood characterised by racism and instability to setting up Britain’s first theatre company for Black women, finding her soulmate and becoming the first black woman to win the Booker Prize in 2019.

Will by Will Smith and Mark Manson

Music and film star Will Smith shares his memoir with the help of author Mark Manson. His story is packed with triumph, entertaining anecdotes and honesty about the emotional strain of becoming one of the biggest names in the industry – a must read, not only for fans!