The Presentation Book

This short but comprehensive book is written for business presenters – but it’s also full of valuable advice for students and their lecturers. Review by Richard Bailey.

My 2017 reading list

Here are some recent and forthcoming books on my wishlists that I’m looking forward to reading in 2017, Richard Bailey writes. There should be something here for everyone – and I’m keen to learn of more new titles from authors, editors and publishers.

Keeping Shtum

This bracing and brilliant new book from a senior practitioner who has also studied the public relations academic literature is a useful critique to the standard theories proposed in most textbooks on reputation, stakeholder relationship and crisis management. Review by Richard Bailey.

Nick Clegg: Politics

Public relations lecturer and ‘kamikaze’ Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate Paula Keaveney reviews former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg’s political memoirs.

Attila the human

Why should PR students read an autobiography of radical left wing performance poet and musician Attila the Stockbroker whose heyday was ten years before they were born? Liz Bridgen argues it’s for the lessons to be learned in media manipulation, propaganda and lobbying.