If, like me, you’re something of a bookworm and also if, like me, you always find it difficult to choose Christmas presents, especially for relatives or friends who don’t enjoy or have time for reading, then here are a few suggestions nevertheless:

“Never has time to read”: It might be that they never have time to read, in which case you might like to consider the vast range of audio books available. This they could easily listen to on the commute into work or while winding down for bed. For something a bit different, why not check out http://www.thegreatcourses.co.uk/ for hundreds of lectures by experts from top universities on a range of subjects from art, literature and history to science, philosophy, economics and much more!

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Recent book to film adaptations: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1 and The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies are two of the most famous book adaptations currently playing in cinemas. You might also like to consider Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges, upon which the fantastic The Imitation Game was based, or Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.


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Keep it classic: why not buy them a nice edition of a favourite classic? Check out Waterstones’ range of ‘Clothbound Classics’!

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