Readings

A list of books and papers I’ve read since I started more seriously keeping track mid-2016. More can be found on goodreads.

Reading

Currently Reading
Lincoln in the Bardo – George Saunders
New York 2140 – Kim Stanley Robinson
Learning After School – Loren Hazelwood
We – Yevgeny Zamyatin
Homo Deus – Yuval Noah Harari
The Planetary Omnibus – Warren Ellis

Started (and will get back to)
Trees on Mars – Hal Niedzviecki
The Autograph Man – Zadie Smith
The Word Exchange – Alena Graedon
Crosstalk – Connie Willis
Zero K – Don Delillo
The Sellout – Paul Beatty
The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe – D.G. Compton

Queue (Fiction)
Parable of the Talents – Octavia Butler
One Hundred Apocalypses – Lucy Corin
Null States – Malka Older
The Signals are Talking – Amy Webb
All Our Wrong Todays – Elan Mastri
The Clasp – Sloane Crosby
Everything Belongs To the Future – Laurie Penny
The Dispossessed – Ursula K. Le Guin
The Lathe of Heaven – Ursula K. Le Guin
The Last Samurai – Helen Dewitt
Erasure – Percival Everett
American Born Chinese – Gene Luen Yang
Gun Machine – Warren Ellis
A Hundred Thousand Words – Bob Proehl
The Three Body Problem – Cixin Liu
The Dark Forest – Cixin Liu
Death’s End – Cixin Liu
Moonstone – Sjon
Nova – Samuel Delany
Dogma – Lars Iyer
Exodus – Lars Iyer
Spirits of Place – Alan Moore

Queue (Non-Fiction)
Digital Sociologies – Jessie Daniels
Staying with the Trouble – Donna Haraway
Living a Feminist Life – Sara Ahmed
Sister Outsider – Audre Lorde
Power Broker – Robert Caro
Design Fictions – Alex Coles
Whiplash – Joi Ito
F-Ing Innovation – Tamara Christensen
Future Imperfect – Anthony Downey
Hubs & Fictions – Sophia Yadong Hao
Thrill Me – Benjamin Percy
Utopia (500th anniversary edition) by Thomas More
Grand Hotel Abyss by Stuart Jeffries
The Future as Cultural Fact by Arjun Appadurai
Last Futures by Douglas Murphy
Inventing the Future by Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams
Archaeologies of the Future by Fredric Jameson
Contingency, Hegemony, Universality by Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau
Design and Crime (And Other Diatribes) by Hal Foster
Hegemony and Socialist Strategy by Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe
Critique of Everyday Life by Henri Lefebvre
Reading Capital by Louis Althusser, Etienne Balibar, et al.
Metaphilosophy by Henri Lefebvre
Vertical by Stephen Graham
Disaster Capitalism by Antony Loewenstein
The Ministry of Nostalgia by Owen Hatherley
The Religion of the Future by Roberto Mangabeira Unger
Politics of Affect – Brian Massumi
Parables for the Virtual – Brian Massumi
The Affect Theory Reader – Melissa Gregg

Anthologies
Hint Fiction
The Apex Book of World SF 1
The Apex Book of World SF 2
The Apex Book of World SF 3
The Apex Book of World SF 4
It Came From the North

Read

2017
1. East of West Year 1 – Jonathan Hickman
2. East of West Year 2 – Jonathan Hickman
3. Saga Deluxe Vol 1. – Brian Vaughan
4. Saga Deluxe Vol 2. – Brian Vaughan
5. Patience – Daniel Clowes
6. Parable of the Sower – Octavia Butler
7. The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
8. Infomacracy – Malka Older
9. The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet – Becky Chambers
10. A Closed and Common Orbit – Becky Chambers
11. Company Town – Madeline Ashby
12. The Wind Up Girl – Paolo Bacigalupi
13. The Wanderers – Meg Howrey
14. On Beauty – Zadie Smith
15. Neuromancer – William Gibson
16. Waking Gods – Sylvain Neuvel
17. We Are Legion – Dennis Taylor
18. For We Are Many – Dennis Taylor
19. The World Walker – Ian Sainsbury
20. Borne – Jeff VanderMeer

2016 (May – December)
1. Super Sad True Love Story – Gary Shteyngart 
2. Seveneves – Neal Stephenson 
3. Aurora – Kim Stanley Robinson
4. Mr Penumbra’s 24 Hour Book Store – Robin Sloan
5. Version Control by Dexter Palmer 
6. Armada – Ernest Cline 
7. Ready Player One – Ernest Cline 
8. Normal – Warren Ellis 
9. The Left Hand of Darkness – Ursula K. Le Guin 
10. Your Orisons May Be Recorded – Laurie Penny 
11. Cryotonomicon – Neal Stephenson 
12. Sleeping Giants – Sylvain Neuvel
13. Dark Matter – Blake Crouch
14. White Noise – Don Delillo 
15. The Hike — Drew Magary 
16. Paintwork – Tim Maughan 
17. The Blue Fox – Sjon 
18. The Hidden Oracle – Rick Riordan 
19. Magnus Chase – Rick Riordan 
20. Magnus Chase 2 – Rick Riordan 
21. Carry on – Rainbow Rowell 
22. Off to be the Wizard – Scott Meyer 
23. Spell or High Water – Scott Meyer 
24. An Unwelcome Quest – Scott Meyer 
25. Complete Amber Chronicles Books 1-10 — Robert Zelazny 

Papers & Articles

2017
Karl Marx – Capital, Volume 1
Bruno Latour – We Have Never Been Modern
Ian Hacking – The Taming of Chance
Mary Douglas – Risk and Blame: Essays in Cultural Theory
Ulrich Beck – Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity
Brian Massumi – The Political Ontology of Threat
Rob Nixon – Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor
Sara Pritchard – “An Envirotechnical Disaster”
Vicanne Adams – Markets of Sorrow, Labors of Faith
Janet Roitman – Anti-Crisis
Caitlin Zaloom – “The Productive Life of Risk”
Donna Haraway – “Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Cthulucene”

 

(Still trying to find a way to keep better track of this. Zotero probably.)