The new authorised biography Minister of Everything by Brad Tattersfield covers the 27 year political career of the former Finance Minister Bill Birch.
He held 15 portfolios in his 15 years as a Minister, and worked closely with National Prime Ministers including Muldoon, Shipley and Bolger.
Bill's favourites include:
Jeffrey Archer's books As the Crow flies and Not A Penny More Not a Penny Less
Bryce Courtney's books The Power of One and The Persimmon Tree
Elton John's Candle In the Wind
Sol3 Mio's Ten Guitars
The Sound of Music