The ad man found Gordon Torr's Managing Creative People a 'strange book', one that examines the history of creativity rather than advising how to manage it. The author may have interpreted his own brief a touch too creatively, but Lindsay, president of TBWA\UK, still rates the result.
Sam Gosling's Snoop is a book that looks into geo-demographics - in other words, rummaging through people's houses and belongings to pickup clues about them. York found it fascinating. You can pick up clues about management consultant and social commentator York in his column in the Independent.
EMMA DE VITA
'Move over, Vogue,' said MT's assistant features editor at the cover-shoot for this year's '35 Women Under 35' list at studios in Hammersmith. Although always impressed by the women nominated for the accolade, De Vita thought this year's cohort more talented and younger than ever: 'I've got no chance!'
The Devon-based producer/director is behind our website's maiden voyage into online video, steering the project through MT's cover-shoot. A TV veteran of 25 years, he thought our women articulate, genuine and open - and looking the business. He produced Discovery's Wrecks to Riches.
On his first shoot for MT, the photographer found our 35 Women comfortable in front of the lens. Cannon was so busy he didn't have time to be intimidated by the young high-flyers. 'Maybe at the awards evening,' he says. A former British Press Awards winner, his work appears regularly in The Times.