Dec. 20, 2020

2020 Wrapped Up: The five best books and podcasts of this year

Five best books for 2020

Range by David Epstein

Listen to the episode: Range by David Epstein: why you need to stop specialising

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Listen to the episode: I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou: How powerful stories can change your life

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The Power of Ritual by Casper ter Kuile

Listen to the episode: The Power of Ritual by Casper ter Kuile: How wizards and gyms will make you more spiritual

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Infinite Game by Simon Sinek

Listen to the episode: Infinite Game by Simon Sinek: Why playing to win will make you lose

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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Listen to the episode: What I talk about when I talk about running by Haruki Murakami: What you can learn about life from running

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Five best podcasts for 2020

Tim Ferris

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Two of my favourite episodes

Brian Koppelman on Making Art, Francis Ford Coppola, Building Momentum, and More (#424)

Daniel Ek, CEO of Spotify — Habits, Systems and Mental Models for Top Performance (#484)

Wind of Change

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Two of my favourite episodes

Ep. 77: Jessica Hische

Ep. 119: Lettering Artist Lauren Hom

Broken Record Podcast 

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One of my favourite episodes


Murder Ballads Podcast

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One of my favourite episodes

In The Pines

Five other good things I liked in 2020

Two cookbooks

Flavour by Yottam Ottolenghi

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Falastin by Sami Tamimi and Tara Wrigley

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One fiction book

Honeybee by Craig Silvey

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Two random things that have got me through


Les Mills On Demand

Music By: Is this hip hop by LightBeats


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