50 Books to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year! Now get to work. Everyone loves a good resolution at this time of year, but in three weeks’ time? Whole different story. So what to do when your resolve is flagging and you need a little reminder of the shiny new self you promised past you? Well, you might try and take some inspiration from a good book. After all, the worst that can happen is that you’ll have gotten some quality literature under your belt, right? Here, you’ll find book prescriptions for ten worthy resolutions, from getting healthier to learning new skills to reading more poetry. Yes. You’re welcome.

Resolution #1: GET HEALTHY


Plenty More, Yotam Ottolenghi

One of the biggest cookbooks of 2014 is this collection of “Vibrant Vegetable” recipes from London-based genius chef Yotam Ottolenghi, a follow-up to his bestselling Plenty. Delicious and nutritious and pretty gorgeous too — inspiration power that can’t be beat.