Currently reading

Mireille Hildebrandt – Smart Technologies and the End(s) of the Law
Robert Seethaler – The Tobacconist /
Christl / Spiekermann – Networks of Control
Stefan Collini – Speaking of Universities

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Read in 2017

Malorie Blackman – Noughts and Crosses / Lee Child – Make me / Ta-Nehesi Coates – Between the World and Me / Cory Doctorow – Little Brother / Evgeny Morozov – To Save Everything Click Here /
Anais Nin – Under a Glass Bell / The Good Immigrant – ed. Nikesh Shukla

Some of my upcoming to-be-read stack incl some re-reads:

Isabel Allende – Maya’s Notebook / Isabel Allende – My Invented Country – a Nostalgic Journey through Chile / Joan Anderson – A Year by the Sea  / Wish Lanterns – Alec Ash / Paul Bernal – Internet Privacy Rights: Rights to Protect Autonomy / Calvino – If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller / Paul Coelho – Adulterio / Philip Connors – All the Wrong Places: A Life Lost and Found/  Kenneth Cukier and Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger-  Big Data / Cory Doctorow – Walkaway / Anthony Doerr – All the Light we Cannot See / Elena Ferrante – My Brilliant Friend / Peter Griffiths – the Economist’s Tale: a Consultant Encounters Hunger and the World Bank / Emma Healey – Elizabeth is Missing / Khaled HosseiniAnd the Mountains Echoed / Florian Illies – 1913 / Kiese Laymon – How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America / Doris Lessing – Prisons We Choose to Live Inside / David Levithian – Another Day / Toni Morrison – Beloved / Haruki Murakami – Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki / Patrick Ness – More Than This  / Joseph O’Neill – Netherland / Max Porter – Grief is the Thing with Feathers / Paul Preston – The Spanish Holocaust: Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth-Century Spain / Victor Sebestyen – 1946 The Making of the Modern World / Shannon et al. – Genetics: Science, Ethics, and Public Policy / Neal Stephenson – Cryptonomicon / Kurt Vonnegut – Slaughterhouse-Five/ Alice Walker – The Color Purple / Zoe Williams – Get it Together


Read in 2016

Anais Nin – The Diary of Anais Nin vol III 1939-1944 / Sue Lloyd Roberts – The War on Women / Aaron Swartz/Lawrence Lessig: The Boy who Could Change the World / Anais Nin – The Diary of Anais Nin 1944-1947 / Tom Fletcher – Naked Diplomacy: Power and Statecraft in the Digital Age / David Laws  – Coalition / Jaron Lanier – Who owns the future?  / Chinua Achebe – Things Fall Apart / Heather Brooke – The Silent State / Martin Rees  – Our Final Century/ Lisa Williamson – The Art of Being Normal / Timandra Harkness – Big Data: does size Matter?

Read in 2015:

Laline Paull – The Bees / Helen Macdonald – H is for Hawk / Matt Haig – Reasons to Stay Alive / Anna Funder – Stasiland / Harper Lee – To Kill a Mockingbird / Slahi, Mohamedou Ould, Siems, Larry – Guantánamo Diary / Francis Fukuyama – Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity / Jamie Bartlett – Orwell versus the Terrorists: A Digital Short / Caryl Phillips – Colour Me English / Eric Topol – The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care / Louise O’Neill – Only Ever Yours

Read in 2014: June: Andrew Miller – Pure / Haruki Murakami – Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman / July: Matt Haig – The Humans / George Orwell – 1984 / August : Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Lucia Graves – The Shadows of The Wind  /  Lee Child – Tripwire (Jack Reacher 3) / September: Laurie Penny – Unspeakable Things  / Andrew Blum – Tubes / October: Blackberry Wine – Joanne Harris /November: Kurt Vonnegut – Bagombo Snuff

 

“It was a bright, cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen.” [1984, George Orwell]

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