When you use MS Word often use "CTRL + S"

I am just writing some book and there was decided to use MS Word…I want to strongly encourage you to use very often shortcut CTRL + S and change autorecover seetings (default 30min) in my case it was more than A4 page lost…when deadline is coming.

  1. Click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Word Options.
  2. Click Save.
  3. Select the Save AutoRecover information every x minutes check box.
  4. In the minutes list, specify how often you want the program to save your data and the program state.TIP   The amount of new information that the recovered file contains depends on how frequently a Microsoft Office program saves the recovery file. For example, if the recovery file is saved only every 15 minutes, your recovered file won’t contain your last 14 minutes of work before the power failure or other problem occurred.
  5. Optionally, you can change the location (specified in the AutoRecover file location box) where the program automatically saves a version of files you work on.

For me, it  was a bad/good lesson.

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Financial Times: Best Books of 2014

The Financial Times published their list of the best books in 2014. It is a good idea to research what was read during last year in FT.

  • Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit, by Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber.
  • Microeconomics: A Very Short Introduction, by Avinash Dixit
  • Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalisation of Democracy, by Francis Fukuyama
  • Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, by Timothy Geithner, Random House Business
  • How to Speak Money, by John Lanchester
  • Thrive: The Power of Evidence-based Psychological Therapies
  • European Spring: Why Our Economies and Politics are in a Mess and How to Put Them Right
  • House of Debt: How They (and You) Caused the Great Recession, and How We Can Prevent it from Happening Again, by Atif Mian and Amir Sufi
  • War: What is it Good for? The Role of Conflict in Civilisation, from Primates to Robots, by Ian Morris
  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty
  • The Dollar Trap: How the US Dollar Tightened its Grip on Global Finance
  • The Euro Trap: On Bursting Bubbles, Budgets and Beliefs


  • Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance
  • The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
  • Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch
  • Shredded: Inside RBS, the Bank that Broke Britain
  • The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World
  • A Bigger Prize: Why Competition Isn’t Everything and How We Do Better
  • The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
  • Flash Boys: Cracking the Money Code, by Michael Lewis
  • The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned – and Have Still to Learn – from the Financial Crisis, by Martin Wolf


  • Roy Jenkins: A Well-Rounded Life, by John Campbell
  • Contest of the Century: The New Era of Competition with China
  • Revolt on the Right: Explaining Support for the Radical Right in Britain, by Robert Ford and Matthew Goodwin
  • No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State, by Glenn Greenwald
  • Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea and The End of a Stable Pacific, by Robert Kaplan
  • World Order by Henry Kissinger
  • Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival
  • Talking to Terrorists: How to End Armed Conflicts
  • Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China, by Evan Osnos


  • Nixon, Kissinger and the Shah: The United States and Iran in the Cold War, by Roham Alvandi
  • Christendom Destroyed: Europe 1517-1648, by Mark Greengrass
    Stalin, Volume 1: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928, by Stephen Kotkin
  • Let God Arise: The War and Rebellion of the Camisards
  • The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall, by Mary Elise Sarotte
  • The Deluge: The Great War and the Remaking of Global Order, 1916-1931, by Adam Tooze
  • National Service: Conscription in Britain, 1945-1963, by Richard Vinen
    The Tupac Amaru Rebellion, by Charles F Walker
  • A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire


  • Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology, by Jim Al-Khalili and Johnjoe McFadden
  • Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen, by Philip Ball
  • Risk Savvy: How to Make Good Decisions, by Gerd Gigerenzer
  • The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science, by Armand Marie Leroi
  • A Rough Ride to the Future, by James Lovelock


  • Masterpieces in Detail: Early Netherlandish Art from Van Eyck to Bosch
  • Vincent Van Gogh: Ever Yours – The Essential Letters, edited by Leo Jansen
  • Edgar Degas: Drawings and Pastels, by Christopher Lloyd
  • Germany: Memories of a Nation, by Neil MacGregor

Architecture & Design

  • Forensis: The Architecture of Public Truth
  • Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture, by Justin McGuirk
  • Sottsass, by Philippe Thome

Literary Non-Fiction

  • The Iceberg: A Memoir, by Marion Coutts
  • Common People: The History of an English Family
  • H is for Hawk, by Helen Macdonald
  • Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery, by Henry Marsh


  • The Zone of Interest, by Martin Amis
  • To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, by Joshua Ferris
  • The Narrow Road to the Deep North, by Richard Flanagan
  • Let Me Be Frank with You, by Richard Ford
  • We are All Completely Beside Ourselves, by Karen Joy Fowler
  • Funny Girl, by Nick Hornby
  • J, by Howard Jacobson, Jonathan Cape
  • Redeployment, by Phil Klay
  • The Bone Clocks, by David Mitchell
  • Lila, by Marilynne Robinson
  • Family Life, by Akhil Sharma
  • Some Luck, by Jane Smiley
  • How to be Both
  • Nora Webster, by Colm Toíbín,
  • We Live in Water, by Jess Walter
  • The Paying Guests, by Sarah Waters
  • The Sermon on the Fall of Rome, by Jérôme Ferrari
  • In the Beginning Was the Sea, by Tomás González
  • Boyhood Island, by Karl Ove Knausgaard
  • By Night the Mountain Burns, by Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel
  • Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, by Haruki Murakami
  • Iza’s Ballad, by Magda Szabó,
  • Frog, by Mo Yan


  • Poetry Notebook: 2006-2014, by Clive James
  • The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion, by Kei Miller
  • Hold Your Own, by Kate Tempest


  • The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World
  • Down to the Sea in Ships, by Horatio Clare
  • The Emperor Far Away: Travels at the Edge of China, by David Eimer


  • O, Louis: In search of Louis van Gaal, by Hugo Borst
  • Played in London, by Simon Inglis
  • The Second Half, by Roy Keane with Roddy Doyle
  • Wounded Tiger: A History of Cricket in Pakistan, by Peter Oborne
  • The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream, by Dan Washburn


  • The Virtues of the Table: How to Eat and Think, by Julian Baggini
  • A Year at Otter Farm, by Mark Diacono
  • Make Mine a Martini: 130 Cocktails & Canapés for Fabulous Parties
  • Made in India: Cooked in Britain: Recipes from an Indian Family Kitchen, by Meera Sodha


  • The Silkworm, by Robert Galbraith
    Malice, by Keigo Higahino
  • The Inspector Maigret Omnibus 1, by Georges Simenon
  • The Bone Seeker, by MJ McGrath
  • Falling Freely, As If in a Dream, by Leif Persson

Science Fiction

  • Sand, by Hugh Howey
  • Bête, by Adam Roberts
  • Annihilation/Authority/Acceptance, by Jeff VanderMeer
  • The Martian, by Andy Weir

Children’s Fiction

  • El Deafo, by Cece Bell, Amulet Books
  • Jane, the Fox and Me, by Fanny Britt and Isabelle Arsenault
  • The Imaginary, by AF Harrold
  • Valentine Joe, by Rebecca Stevens

Young Adult Fiction

  • A Song for Ella Grey, by David Almond
  • Fifteen Bones, by RJ Morgan
  • As Red as Blood, by Salla Simukka
  • Lockwood & Co: The Whispering Skull, by Jonathan Stroud

Reference link: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/d79f160a-76bb-11e4-8273-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3LDINciPl

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