Books I’ve been reading

A list of the books I’ve finished since August 20th 2018, replacing my older blog posts. I’m increasingly using these lists as a way to jog my memory and the fragmented blog posts aren’t very useful for that.

  1. Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class And How They Got There by David Brooks
  2. Frenemies: The Epic Disruption of the Advertising Industry by Ken Auletta
  3. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  4. The Ideas Industry: How Pessimists, Partisans, and Plutocrats are Transforming the Marketplace of Ideas by Daniel Drezner
  5. Amsterdam by Ian McEwan
  6. Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy by Rachel O’Neill
  7. The Road by Cormack McCarthy
  8. The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google by Scott Galloway
  9. Fear: Trump in the Whitehouse by Bob Woodward
  10. Nervous States: How Feeling Took Over The World by Will Davies
  11. Crudo: A Novel by Olivia Laing
  12. The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis
  13. Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence by Rachel Sherman
  14. Left Hemisphere: Mapping Contemporary Theory by Razmig Keucheyan
  15. Stand Out Of Our Light by James Williams
  16. Like A Thief In Broad Daylight by Slavoj Zizek
  17. Stars and Bars by William Boyd
  18. He Died With His Eyes Open by Derek Raymond
  19. Moneyland by Oliver Bullough
  20. How Proust Can Change Your Life by Alain de Botton
  21. Internet Celebrity: Understanding Fame Online by Crystal Abidin
  22. Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney
  23. Becoming by Michelle Obama (to the bewilderment of some in my life)
  24. Normal People by Sally Rooney
  25. The Future That Never Happened by Richard Power Sayeed
  26. The Comfort of Strangers by Ian McEwan
  27. Never Mind by Edward St Aubyn

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