This book is a great resource and is a must for anybody who wants to understand the most common economic reports. While not a book you would likely would read from cover to cover it will definitely get use as a great reference book.
Generally each major report is broken down into a general overview, then when portions of the report require a little more in-depth explanation the author, Bernard Baumohl in plain English will give more detail with plenty of supporting examples form the actual reports themselves.
This is a perfect book to have close to your desk. As you see the news of the latest reports being released you can pick it up and within minutes learn or refresh your memory of the specific report.