• Zed by Joanna Kavenna

    5stars 400 pages Faber & Faber (2019) Author's site (for Zed) My review of Zed

  • Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

    5stars 249 pages Bloomsbury Circus (2017)

  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo

    4stars 154 pages Beacon Press (2018)

  • Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders by L. David Marquet

    0stars 272 pages Portfolio (2013)

  • This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook by Extinction Rebellion

    4stars 208 pages Penguin (2019)

  • The Two Cultures by C.P. Snow

    3stars 181 pages Cambridge University Press (1993)

  • The Parade by Dave Eggers

    5stars 192 pages Knopf Canada (2019)

  • The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity by Kwame Anthony Appiah

    5stars 272 pages Profile (2018)

  • The Establishment: And How They Get Away with It by Owen Jones

    4stars 358 pages Allen Lane (2014)

  • The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did) by Philippa Perry

    3stars 240 pages Penguin (2020)

  • The Amateur: The Pleasures of Doing What You Love by Andy Merrifield

    2stars 224 pages Verso (2017)

  • The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power by Shoshana Zuboff

    4stars 691 pages PublicAffairs (2019) My review of The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

  • Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber by Mike Isaac

    4stars 387 pages W. W. Norton Company (2019)

  • Small Fry: A Memoir by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

    3stars 383 pages Grove Press (2018)

  • Serotonine by Michel Houellebecq

    3stars 304 pages De Arbeiderspers (2019)

  • Ready Player One (Ready Player One, #1) by Ernest Cline

    4stars 374 pages Crown Publishers (2011)

  • Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life by Adam Greenfield

    4stars 368 pages Verso (2017)

  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain

    3stars 333 pages Crown Publishing Group/Random House, Inc. (2012)

  • Permanent Record by Edward Snowden

    4stars 339 pages Metropolitan Books (2019)

  • On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

    4stars 246 pages Penguin Press (2019)

  • No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg

    4stars 68 pages Penguin (2019)

  • Moneyland: Why Thieves and Crooks Now Rule the World and How to Take It Back by Oliver Bullough

    4stars 336 pages Profile Books (2019)

  • Misogynation: The True Scale of Sexism by Laura Bates

    4stars 320 pages Simon & Schuster UK (2018)

  • Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami

    5stars 228 pages Harvill Secker (2017)

  • Lullaby by Leïla Slimani

    5stars 256 pages Faber & Faber (2018)

  • In the Light of What We Know by Zia Haider Rahman

    4stars 554 pages Picador India (2014)

  • How To Be Right… in a World Gone Wrong by James O'Brien

    4stars 240 pages WH Allen (2018)

  • Hostile Environment: How Immigrants Became Scapegoats by Maya Goodfellow

    5stars 272 pages Verso Books (2019)

  • Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous by Gabriella Coleman

    4stars 453 pages Verso (2014)

  • Feel Free: Essays by Zadie Smith

    4stars 464 pages Penguin Books (2018)

  • Don't Be Evil: The Case Against Big Tech by Rana Foroohar

    4stars 349 pages Penguin (2019)

  • Dare to Lead by Brené Brown

    3stars 332 pages Ebury Digital (2018)

  • Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival in a Hyper-connected World by Bruce Schneier

    5stars 288 pages W. W. Norton Company (2018) My review of Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival in a Hyper-connected World

  • Born Lippy: How to Do Female by Jo Brand

    3stars 304 pages John Murray (2018)

  • Birthday Girl by Haruki Murakami

    5stars 48 pages Harvill Secker (2019)

  • Becoming by Michelle Obama

    4stars 428 pages Viking (2018)

  • At Dusk by Hwang Sok-yong

    4stars 192 pages Scribe US; US edition edition (2019)

  • Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday

    2stars 277 pages Simon & Schuster (2018)

  • Inclusive Components — Accessible web interfaces, piece by piece by Heydon Pickering

    4stars 278 pages (2018)

  • The Captain and the Glory: An Entertainment by Dave Eggers

    4stars 114 pages Knopf Publishing Group (2019)

  • Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to a Tribe Called Quest by Hanif Abdurraqib

    5stars pages Dreamscape Media Llc (2019)

  • Do Something: Activism for Everyone by Kajal Odedra

    4stars 208 pages Hodder & Stoughton (2019)


  • The Wangs vs. the World by Jade Chang

    4stars 355 pages Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2016)

  • The Vegetarian by Han Kang

    5stars 188 pages Hogarth Press (2016)

  • The Tyranny of Metrics by Jerry Z. Muller

    4stars 240 pages Princeton University Press (2018)

  • The New Typography by Jan Tschichold

    4stars 288 pages University of California Press (2006)

  • Plato and the Nerd: The Creative Partnership of Humans and Technology by Edward Ashford Lee

    4stars 288 pages MIT Press (2017) Author's site (for Plato and the Nerd: The Creative Partnership of Humans and Technology)

  • OAuth 2 in Action by Justin Richer

    4stars 360 pages Manning Publications (2017)

  • New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future by James Bridle

    5stars 304 pages Verso (2018)

  • Modernism: In Print, Dutch Graphic Design 1917-2017 by Frederike Huygen

    4stars 184 pages Lecturis (2017)

  • Future Ethics by Cennydd Bowles

    5stars 228 pages NowNext Press (2018)

  • From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds by Daniel C. Dennett

    3stars 476 pages W. W. Norton Company (2017)

  • Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist by Kate Raworth

    4stars 384 pages Random House Business (2017)

  • Do States Have the Right to Exclude Immigrants? by Christopher Bertram

    5stars 140 pages Polity (2018)

  • Digital Transformation at Scale: Why the Strategy Is Delivery (Perspectives) by Andrew Greenway

    4stars 232 pages London Publishing Partnership (2018)

  • Common Sense, the Turing Test, and the Quest for Real AI by Hector J. Levesque

    4stars 192 pages MIT Press (2017)

  • Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley by Emily Chang

    5stars 320 pages Portfolio Penguin (2018)

  • Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism by Safiya Umoja Noble

    3stars 256 pages New York University Press (2018)


  • Turing's Vision: The Birth of Computer Science by Chris Bernhardt

    0stars 208 pages MIT Press (2016) My review of Turing's Vision: The Birth of Computer Science

  • The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World by Jeff Goodell

    4stars 352 pages Little, Brown and Company (2017)

  • The Circle by Dave Eggers

    4stars 491 pages Penguin Books (2014)

  • The Ajax Dilemma: Justice, Fairness, and Rewards by Paul Woodruff

    4stars 272 pages Oxford University Press, USA (2011)

  • Grid Systems in Graphic Design/Raster Systeme Fur Die Visuele Gestaltung by Josef Müller-Brockmann

    0stars 176 pages Ingram (1996)