Our new list of the Best Books is more diversified. With attention to the growing divides in society. With new inroads into Social Responsibility. With the best new angles on Future Urbanities. With powerful changes in worldwide leadership. And of course, with attention for China – and the latest range of Break Out Nations.
We pride ourselves of being one of the most thorough and academic trends and innovation agencies in the world. Studying the Best Reads is part of our routine and twice a year we like to share our thoughts with you. Twice a year wee start to count down the Best Books. In 2014, we have summed up the eleven must reads from 2013, reviewed by Carl Rohde.
The Best Books of the 2000s according to the Onion AV club. Includes Fiction and Nonfiction.The Onion AV Club
Choosing which books to give friends and relatives for Christmas, or of course to read yourself, is made easier each December with the New Zealand Listener’s special 100 Best Books of the Year issue. This list is New Zealand’s most comprehensive guide to the literary highlights of the past 12 months. And this year, as in previous years, the New Zealand Listener is offering readers the chance to win a set of all 100 books, in a giveaway worth more than $4000.
Here’s my end-of-the-year roundup of the best books I read this year. They are not all 2013 books (though most of them are), but they’re all books I found especially meaningful this year. They are in no particular order (other than the random pile sitting in front of me).