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Looking for a little lockdown reading?

Find out what some of the North West’s PR professionals have been reading over the past few months of lockdown.

At the March 2021 CIPR North West’s social event, we all shared our top recommendations for books and podcasts. And what an eclectic list it turned out to be!

Here is a snapshot of the top 20 titles and podcasts:

Audio recommendations

The Battersea Poltergeist – BBC Sounds podcast https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w13xttx2/episodes/downloads

Csuite (marketing) podcast

That Peter Crouch Podcast 

Late night with Jane Garvey and Fi Glover

BBC Sounds – Night Tracks.

Rough Trade edit podcast

Morecambe Bay Podcast (interesting guests – from sea swimmers and bird watching to Morecambe and Wise and photography.)

Talk Art podcast

2020 R4 Reith Lectures by Mark Carney – climate, covid and credit.  

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Book recommendations

Where the crawdads sing – Delia Owens

Girl A by Abigail Dean

 Lemm Sissy – My name is why

A cheesemongers history of the British Isles – Ned Palmer.

Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

Akin by Emma Donoghue

The Man Coach by James Boardman

Alan Partridge from the Oasthouse.

Dadventures – by Alex Gregory

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And in it’s own specially important category…

MyPossible Self – a free mental health app from the NHS (I’ve linked to the Apple store, but I’m sure it will be available on Android too)

What have you been reading/ listening to recently? What would you recommend?

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