BOOKS: On the bedside table of ... John Roberts

BOOKS: On the bedside table of ... John Roberts - 'I've just finished The Last Dive by Bernie Chowdhury, the story of a father and son who died while wreck-diving in the US. I'm interested because my hobby is scuba diving, and this captures the excitement and the risk of diving. I'm also reading McCarthy's Bar by Pete McCarthy.'

by John Roberts, chief executive of United Utilities
Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

'I've just finished The Last Dive by Bernie Chowdhury, the story of a father and son who died while wreck-diving in the US. I'm interested because my hobby is scuba diving, and this captures the excitement and the risk of diving. I'm also reading McCarthy's Bar by Pete McCarthy.'

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