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Alphabetical list so older posts don’t get lost in the shuffle! Unfortunately, it won’t stay pinned to the top! A work in progress, indeed.


Arendt’s On Violence — philosophy

Beavan’s No Impact Man — environment, climate change

Brown’s Braving the Wilderness — psychology, self-help

Camus’s The Plagueretelling, environment

Carr’s The Shallows — internet, psychology

Chomsky’s Understanding Power — politics, sociology

Davis’s Disconnect — health, internet

Davis’s The Secret History of the War on Cancer — health, politics, industry

Diamond’s Collapse — climate change, politics, genocide

Freud’s Beyond the Pleasure Principle — psychology, philosophy

Freud’s Civilization and its Discontents — philosophy, physiology

Freud’s Future of an Illusion — philosophy, science v religion

Gertz’s Nihilism — philosophy

Gertz’s Nihilism and Technology — philosophy, internet

Greenblatt’s The Swerve — philosophy, Epicurus, Lucretius

Hari’s Lost Connections — psychology, anxiety, depression, pharmaceuticals

Hedges’s Empire of an Illusion — sociology, pornography, politics

Holthaus’s The Future Earth — environment, climate change

Kendi’s Antiracism — race, education

Klein’s The Shock Doctrine — neoliberal politics, privatization

Kolbert’s Sixth Extinction — environment, climate change

Kolbert’s Under a White Skyenvironment

Laird’s Price of a Bargain — economics, politics, China

MacKinnon’s Call to Stop Shopping — consumerism, shop local

Mann’s Madhouse Effect — environment, psychology

Mann’s New Climate War — environment, legislation

Manne’s Down Girl — gender equity, philosophy, sociology, politics

Manson’s Everything is F*ucked — “philosophy,” self-help

McQuaig’s Sport and Prey of Capitalists — politics, Ontario, privatization

Monbiot’s Heat — environment, energy transition

Monbiot’s Out of the Wreckage environment

Montaigne’s “Of Cruelty” — philosophy, morality

Nagle’s Kill All Normies — politics, internet

Odell’s How to Do Nothing — internet, philosophy, psychology, sociology

Prensky’s Teaching Digital Natives — internet, education

Rawat’s Hear Yourself — mindfulness, spirituality

Rich’s Losing Earth — environment, politics

Rose’s The Big Necessity — environment, sanitation

Russell’s The Conquest of Happiness — philosophy

Sahlberg’s Finnish Lessons — educational reform

Sandel’s Tyranny of Merit — philosophy, education

Saul’s A Fair Country — Canadian history

Seligman’s The Hope Circuit — positive psychology, history

Seneca’s On the Shortness of Life — philosophy

Slee’s No One Makes You Shop at Wal-Mart — economics, psychology,

Snyder’s On Tyranny — politics, genocide

Srinivasan’s The Right to Sexphilosophy, gender equity, sex work, legislation

Thich’s Miracle of Mindfulness — mindfulness, psychology, spirituality

Varoufakis’s Economics for Dummies — economics, philosophy

Wallace-Wells’s The Uninhabitable Earth — environment


Hedges on America: The Farewell Tour — politics

Hedges on Revolution, Media, Prison, Corruption, and Hope — politics, prison

Reich’s The System — with Sandel on politics, economics

Taylor’s Crises of Democracy — politics


Before the Flood — climate change, environment

Century of the Self —Curtis, psychology

Disruption — climate change, activism

End of Suburbia — car culture, environment

Ethos — politics, environment

Food Inc. — agriculture, health, vegetarian

Game Changers Review — vegetarian, health, sports

HyperNormalisation — Curtis, psychology

Inequality for All — Reich, economics, neoliberal politics

Inside Job Condensed — politics, economics, sub-prime mortgage scandal

Planet of the Humans Review — “documentary,” environment

Water on the Table — environment, water resource management

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