Content Design London

Summer reading

Published 12 August 2020, by Joanna Goodwin in Content Design Research.

It’s been a strange year but it is summer (I feel like it was March last time I checked!).

I hope you will be taking a break.

We asked some of the CDL team and our social media community to share their book recommendations for summer.

We hope whatever your summer plans, you take a break, and enjoy some time with family and friends, with a good book to hand.

Book recommendations from the teamimgClare Reucroft, Content Designer
Girl, Women, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

imgMark Picken, Head of Consultancy
Corporate Rebels: Make Work More FunBook by Joost Minnaar and Pim de Morree

imgFiona Roberto, Delivery Manager
An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for AnythingBook by Chris Hadfield

Sarah Richards
Language Racism by Jean Jacques Weber

Book recommendations from Twitterimg

Peter van Grieken (@petervangrieken)
Technically Wrong by Sara Wachter-Boettcher

Nia Campbell (@NiaRCampbell)
Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante

David Morton (@davidmorton89)
Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh

Saima Ghafoor (@seemoghaf)
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

The Regency Town House (@rth_brighton)
The True History of Chocolate by Michael D. Coe and Sophie Coe

Dee (@Dee_WkdCreative)
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Sharanya (@sharanyamanola)
All the lives we never lived by AnuradhRoy
Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
Dutch House by Ann Patchett
Remnants of a Separation by Aanchal Malhotra

Mustafa Khundmiri (@mkhundmiri)
All the lives we never lived by Anuradha Roy

Book recommendations from Adrian F. and Ben Luby on LinkedIn

  • Technically wrong, sexist apps, biased algorithms, and other threats of toxic tech by Sara Wachter-Boettcher

  • New Hart’s Rules. The Oxford Style Guide

  • The elements of typographic style, by Robert Bringhurst

  • Good Service by Lou Downe

  • Content Strategy by Kristina Halvorson & Melissa Rach

  • Mismatch by Kat Holmes

Finally, our books… The Content Design Bookimg The Readability Guidelines Bookimg

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