Life for Judith Summers and her son Joshua seemed relentlessly bleak. Then George bounced into their lives. A loving Cavalier King Charles Spaniel with film-star looks, George reawoke their joie de vivre. Yet Judith soon discovered that living with George had its drawbacks. He was a full-time job and as expensive to run as a Ferrari.
Bernard O'Shea is a lucky man. He owes his life to his long-suffering wife. She has nicknamed him `The Feckin' Eejit' because of the ongoing crises he puts her and their three children through almost every day. This is a hilarious account of the trials and tribulations of family life, made all the harder when you're married to a `Feckin' Eejit'.
Charles Handy is perhaps best known outside the business world as a wise and warm presenter of Radio 4's "Thought for the Day". Here, he leaves the management territory he has so effectively and influentially mapped in the past to explore the issues and dilemmas - moral and creative - raised by the turning points of his long and successful life.
THE MYSTERIUM uncovers some of the modern world's most puzzling and enduring phenomena - a rich collection of unusual, unsettling and fascinating tales. It is a perfect gift for anyone with an eye for the unusual. Expect a host of amazing new stories to tell your friends.
Once upon a time our society was rich in stories. They united us and helped us to understand the world and ourselves. We called them myths. Today, we have a myth gap. Does that matter? The author argues powerfully and persuasively that it does.
The greatest obstacle to sound economic policy is not entrenched special interests or rampant lobbying, but the popular misconceptions, irrational beliefs, and personal biases held by ordinary voters. This title looks at how people who vote under the influence of false beliefs ultimately end up with government that delivers lousy results.