Book picks as published in the December 27, 2017 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
In Search of a better world : a human rights odyssey
By Payam Akhavan
A work of memoir, history, and a call to action, In Search of a Better World, the 2017 CBC Massey Lecture, is a powerful and essential work on the major human rights struggles of our times. This timely, essential, and passionate work is a tour de force by an internationally renowned human rights lawyer.
Tools of titans : the tactics, routines, and habits of billionaires, icons, and world-class performers
By Timothy Ferriss
For the last two years, Ferriss interviewed more than 200 world-class performers for his podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show. The unusual depth of two-to-three hour interviews made the show a huge success. This book is his “ultimate notebook of high-leverage tools” gleaned from these interviews. Everything has been vetted, explored, and applied to his own life.