Before you groan and keep scrolling, this is not another plug to subscribe to Crikey before Christmas. It's an acknowledgement, that at this point, two days before Santa is meant to arrive, you might be in a sense of panic and the idea of fighting your way through the crowd at your local shopping centre makes you feel a little faint. Well, we are here to help.

If you're stuck for an idea and don't want to move away from your computer, why not buy your loved one a gift of words this year? A subscription is the gift that keeps on giving, and the Crikey team has come up with this list of publications that we enjoy, to hopefully help you as well: