Reference books are always useful. In this list some books have been reviewed whilst others are listed as recommended reading.

Book List
In January 2008, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Bill Gates delivered a speech in which he argued that many of the world's problems are too big for philanthropy – even on the scale
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This provocative book, written by a Zambian-born, Harvard-trained economist, has attracted much attention for its claim that ‘aid to poor countries does not work’.
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Australian philosopher and Princeton’s touring professor Peter Singer returns to a pet topic in this book – no, not man’s treatment of animals, for which he found notoriety follow
Book Review
We Brits are well used to being on the receiving end of advice from across the Atlantic Ocean on how to ‘do’ philanthropy.