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Someone asked me at some point how many books I read, and I didn't know the answer, so I started keeping a list. That's a flimsy excuse for maintaining this page, although not as flimsy as any possible excuse you can have for reading it.

Books Read in 2017

  1. The Great Mistake: How We Wrecked Public Universities and How We Can Fix Them. Christopher Newfield.
  2. Play Anything: The Pleasure of Limits, the Users of Boredom, and the Secret of Games. Ian Bogost.
  3. The Elephant in the Room: Silence and Denial in Everyday Life. Eviatar Zerubavel.
  4. Secrecy at Work: The Hidden Architecture of Organizational Life. Jana Costas and Christopher Grey.
  5. Imperial Technoscience: Transnational Histories of MRI in the United States, Britain, and India. Amit Prasad.
  6. Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide to Exemplary Leadership. James Koukes and Barry Posner.
  7. An Anthropology of Services: Toward a Practice Approach to Designing Services. Jeanette Blomberg and Chuck Darrah.
  8. From Tool to Partner: The Evolution of Human-Computer Interaction. Jonathan Grudin.
  9. Disruptive Fixation: School Reform and the Pitfalls of Techno-Idealism. Christo Sims.
  10. Learning How To Ask: A Sociolinguistic Appraisal of the Role of the Interview in Social Science Research. Charles L. Briggs.
  11. Dark Emu: Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident? Bruce Pascoe.
  12. What Algorithms Want: Imagination in the Age of Computing. Ed Finn.
  13. The Politics of Invisibility: Public Knowledge about Radiation Health Effects after Chernobyl. Olga Kuchinskaya.
  14. Social Media in Southeast Italy. Razvan Nicolescu.
  15. Invisible Labor: Hidden Work in the Contemporary World. Marion Crain, Winifred Poster, and Miriam Cherry (eds.)
  16. The Parable of the Sower. Octavia Butler.
  17. Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest. Zeynep Tufekci.
  18. Social Media in Northern Chile. Nell Haynes.
  19. The New Politics of Class: The Political Exclusion of the British Working Class. Geoffrey Evans and James Tilley.
  20. Social Media in Industrial China. Xinyuan Wang.
  21. Visualizing Facebook. Daniel Miller and Jolynna Sinanan.
  22. Whose Global Village? Rethinking How Technology Shapes our World. Ramesh Srinivasan.
  23. The Ambivalent Internet: Mischief, Oddity, and Antagonism Online. Whitney Phillips and Ryan Milner.
  24. Swedish Design: An Ethnography. Keith Murphy.
  25. The Life Informatic: Newsmaking in the Digital Era. Dominic Boyer.
  26. Minitel: Welcome to the Internet. Julien Mailland and Kevin Driscoll.
  27. Transition. Iain Banks.
  28. Heteromation and Other Stories of Computing and Capitalism. Hamid Ekbia and Bonnie Nardi.
  29. German Rocketeers in the Heart of Dixies: Making Sense of the Nazi Past During the Civil Rights Era. Monique Laney.
  30. The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins. Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing.
  31. Air and Light and Time and Space: How Successful Academics Write. Helen Sword.
  32. Programmed Inequality: How Britain Discarded Women Technologists and Lost its Edge in Computing. Marie Hicks.
  33. Digital Countercultures and the Struggle for Community. Jessa Lingel.
  34. Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff. Bill Maurer and Lana Swartz (Eds).

Books Read in 2016

  1. Rethinking Writing. Roy Harris.
  2. The Rise and Fall of Australia: How a Great Nation Lost Its Way. Nick Bryant.
  3. The Aboriginal Invention of Television in Central Australia 1982-1986. Eric Michaels.
  4. Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning. Karen Barad.
  5. Now the Chips are Down: The BBC Micro. Alison Gazzard.
  6. American Possessions: Fighting Demons in the Contemporary United States. Sean McCloud.
  7. Cached: Decoding the Internet in Global Popular Culture. Stephanie Ricker Schulte.
  8. Corporate Culture and Environmental Practice: Making Change at a High-Technology Manufacturer. Jennifer Howard-Grenville.
  9. Bad Aboriginal Art: Tradition, Media, and Technological Horizons. Eric Michaels.
  10. Arguments that Count: Physics, Computing, and Missile Defense, 1949-2012. Rebecca Slayton.
  11. A Theory of the Drone. Grégoire Chamayou.
  12. Internet Alley: High Technology in Tyson's Corner 1045-2005. Paul Ceruzzi.
  13. How Not To Network a Nation: The Uneasy History of the Soviet Internet. Benjamin Peters.
  14. The Cybernetics Moment, or Why We Call Our Age the Information Age. Ronald Kline.
  15. After Access: Inclusion, Development, and a More Mobile Internet. Jonathan Donner.
  16. How The World Changed Social Media. Daniel Miller, Elisabetta Costa, Nell Haynes, Tom McDonald, Razvan Nicolescu, Jolynna Sinanan, Juliano Spyer, Shriram Venkatraman, and Xinyuan Wang.
  17. Feminism, Labour, and Digital Media: The Digital Housewife. Kylie Jarrett.
  18. How Would You Like To Pay? How Technology is Changing the Future of Money. Bill Maurer.
  19. The Music of CSIRAC: Australia's First Computer Music. Paul Doornbusch.
  20. Social Media in an English Village. Daniel Miller.
  21. Navigators of the Contemporary: Why Ethnography Matters. David Westbrook.
  22. Be Creative. Angela McRobbie.
  23. Quantified: Biosensing Technologies in Everyday Life. Dawn Nafus (ed.)
  24. The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy. Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber.
  25. Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing. Matthew Kirschenbaum.
  26. Privacy on the Ground: Driving Corporate Behavior in the United States and Europe. Kenneth Bamberger and Deirdre Mulligan.
  27. The Politics of Media Policy. Des Freedman.
  28. Taken-for-Grantedness. Rich Ling.
  29. Ill Fares the Land. Tony Judt.
  30. Who Controls the Internet? Illusions of a Borderless World. Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu.
  31. Database of Dreams: The Lost Quest to Catalog Humanity. Rebecca Lemov.
  32. Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness. Simone Browne.
  33. The Exploit: A Theory of Networks. Alexander Galloway and Eugene Thacker.
  34. Concrete Economics: The Hamilton Approach to Economic Growth and Policy. Stephen S. Cohen and J. Bradford DeLong.
  35. Updating to Remain The Same: Habitual New Media. Wendy Hui Kyong Chun.
  36. Academic Diary, or Why Higher Education Still Matters. Les Back.
  37. Players and Pawns: How Chess Builds Community and Culture. Gary Alan Fine.
  38. The Quarry. Iain Banks.
  39. Digital Keywords: A Vocabulary of Information Society and Culture. Benjamin Peters (ed.)
  40. How Games Move Us: Emotion by Design. Katherine Isbister.
  41. Engineers for Change: Competing Visions of Technology in 1960s America. Matthew Wisnioski.
  42. Alice Springs. Eleanor Hogan.
  43. Data, Now Bigger and Better! Tom Boellstorff and Bill Maurer (eds).
  44. Boundary Objects and Beyond: Working with Leigh Star. Geoffrey Bowker, Stefan Timmermans, Adele Clarke, and Ellen Balka (eds).
  45. Drone: Remote Control Warfare. Hugh Gusterson.
  46. Recoding Gender: Women's Changing Participation in Computing. Janet Abbate.
  47. Asbestos and Fire: Technological Trade-Offs and the Body at Risk. Rachel Maines.
  48. This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things: Mapping the Relationship between Online Trolling and Mainstream Culture. Whitney Phillips.
  49. Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent. Amy Adele Hasinoff.
  50. Saving the Modern Soul: Therapy, Emotions, and the Culture of Self-Help. Eva Illouz.
  51. Ghost Stories for Darwin: The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity. Banu Subramaniam.
  52. Digital Methods. Richard Rogers.
  53. Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism's Stealth Revolution. Wendy Brown.
  54. Give a Man a Fish: Reflections on the New Politics of Distribution. James Ferguson.
  55. Life out of Sequence: A Data-Driven History of Bioinformatics. Hallam Stevens.
  56. Software, Infrastructure, Labor: A Media Theory of Logistical Nightmares. Ned Rossiter.
  57. Social Media in Southeast Turkey. Elisabetta Costa.
  58. Manufacturing Morals: The Values of Silence in Business School Education. Michel Anteby.
  59. The Politics of Bitcoin: Software as Right-Wing Extremism. David Golumbia.
  60. Social Media in Rural China. Tom McDonald.
  61. Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons form the Science of Learning. James Lang.
  62. Software Design Decoded: 66 Ways Experts Think. Marian Petre and André van der Hoek.
  63. Trust in Numbers: The Pursuit of Objectivity in Science and Public Life. Theodore Porter.
  64. Internet Inquiry: Conversations about Methods. Annette Markham and Nancy Baym (eds).
  65. Beautiful Data: A History of Vision and Reason since 1945. Orit Halpern.
  66. The Shadows and Lights of Waco: Millennialism Today. James Faubion.
  67. Dubliners. James Joyce.
  68. How Climate Change Comes to Matter: The Communal Life of Facts. Candis Callison.

Books Read in 2015

  1. The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Rise and Fall of Nations. Jacob Soll.
  2. The Secret World of Doing Nothing. Orvar Löfgren and Billy Ehn.
  3. The Data Revolution: Big Data, Open Data, Data Infrastructures and their Consequences. Rob Kitchin.
  4. Exit, Voice, and Loyalty: Responses to Decline in Firms, Organizations, and States. Albert Hirschman.
  5. Why Voice Matters: Culture and Politics after Neoliberalism. Nick Couldry.
  6. New Media 1740-1915. Lisa Gitelman and Geoffrey Pingree (eds.).
  7. Digital Crossroads: Telecommunications Law and Policy in the Internet Age. Jonathan Nuechterlein and Philip Weiser.
  8. The Undersea Network. Nicole Starosielski.
  9. Anti-Crisis. Janet Roitman.
  10. Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine, and What Matters in the End. Atul Gawande.
  11. Personal Connections in the Digital Age. Nancy Baym.
  12. The Philosophy of Software: Code and Mediation in the Digital Age. David Berry.
  13. The Shock of the Old: Technology and Global History since 1900. David Edgerton.
  14. Pressed for Time: The Acceleration of Life in Digital Capitalism. Judy Wajcman.
  15. Open Standards in the Digital Age: History, Ideology, and Networks. Andrew Russell.
  16. The Information Master: Jean-Baptiste Colbert's Secret State Intelligence System. Jacob Soll.
  17. Internet, Society, and Culture: Communicative Practices Before and After the Internet. Tom Jordan.
  18. The Googlization of Everything (and Why We Should Worry). Siva Vaidhyanathan.
  19. Permanently Failing Organizations. Marshall Meyer and Lynne Zucker.
  20. Developer's Dilemma: The Secret World of Videogame Creators. Casey O'Donnell.
  21. Decoding the Heavens: A 2000-Year-Old Computer and the Century-Long Search to Discover its Secrets. Jo Marchant.
  22. Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructures. Lisa Parks and Nicole Starosielski (eds.)
  23. Big Data, Little Data, No Data: Scholarship in the Networked World. Christine Borgman.
  24. Warring Souls: Youth, Media, and Martyrdom in Post-Revolution Iran. Roxanne Varzi.
  25. Airport Operations. Norman Ashford, Martin Stanton, Clifford Moore, Pierre Coutu, and John Beasley.
  26. Evil Media. Matthew Fuller and Andrew Goffey.
  27. Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste. Pierre Bourdieu.
  28. Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe. George Dyson.
  29. Being Digital Citizens. Engin Isin and Evelyn Ruppert.
  30. Publishing The Prince: History, Reading, and the Birth of Political Criticism. Jacob Soll.
  31. The Global Grapevine: Why Rumors of Terrorism, Immigration, and Trade Matter. Gary Alan Fine and Bill Evans.
  32. How Forests Think: Toward an Anthropology Beyond the Human. Eduardo Kohn.
  33. The Future Was Here: The Commodore Amiga. Jimmy Maher.
  34. The Problem with Work: Feminism, Marxism, Antiwork Politics, and Postwork Imaginaries. Kathi Weeks.
  35. Return to the Little Kingdom: How Apple and Steve Jobs Changed the World. Michael Moritz.
  36. The Idea of Culture. Terry Eagleton.
  37. The Freudian Robot: Digital Media and the Future of the Unconscious. Lydia Liu.
  38. Labor in the Global Digital Economy: The Cyberiat Comes of Age. Ursula Huws.
  39. Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life. Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer.
  40. Obfuscation: A User's Guide for Privacy and Protest. Finn Brunton and Helen Nissenbaum.
  41. Control: Digitality as Cultural Logic. Seb Franklin.
  42. The Marvelous Clouds: Towards a Philosophy of Elemental Media. John Durham Peters.
  43. Misunderstanding The Internet. James Curran, Natalie Fenton, and Des Freedman.
  44. A Prehistory of the Cloud. Tung-Hui Hu.
  45. The "Hidden" Prehistory of European Research Networking. Olivier Martin.
  46. Humanistic HCI. Jeffrey Bardzell and Shaowen Bardzell.
  47. The Stack. Benjamin Bratton.
  48. The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths. Mariana Mazzucato.
  49. The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms that Control Money and Information. Frank Pasquale.
  50. Multitasking in the Digital Age. Gloria Mark.
  51. Seeing Like a Rover: How Robots, Teams, and Images Craft Knowledge of Mars. Janet Vertesi.
  52. New Materialism: Interviews and Cartographies. Rick Dolphijn and Iris van der Tuin.
  53. The Worlds of Herman Kahn: The Intuitive Science of Thermonuclear War. Sharon Ghamari-Tabrizi.
  54. Sydney. Delia Falconer.
  55. Technology Choices: Why Occupations Differ in their Embrace of new Technology. Diane Bailey and Paul Leonardi.
  56. Speaking Code: Coding as Aesthetic and Political Expression. Geoff Cox.
  57. John von Neumann. Norman Macrae.
  58. The Testament of Mary. Colm Toibin.
  59. Melbourne. Sophie Cunningham.
  60. Uncivil Rites: Palestine and the Limits of Academic Freedom. Steven Salaita.
  61. The Information Society. Robert Hassan.

Books Read in 2014

  1. The Critique of Everyday Life, Volume 1. Henri LeFebvre.
  2. The Democratic Surround: Multimedia and American Liberalism from World War II to the Psychedelic Sixties. Fred Turner.
  3. Situating Everyday Life. Sarah Pink.
  4. Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming our Communities. J.K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy.
  5. Everyday Law on the Street: City Governance in an Age of Diversity. Mariana Valverde.
  6. The Clockwork Muse: A Practical Guide to Writing Theses, Dissertations, and Books. Eviatar Zerubavel.
  7. Scotland's Choices: The Referendum and What Happens Afterwards. Ian McLean, Jim Gallagher, and Guy Lodge.
  8. (Re)Inventing the Internet: Critical Case Studies. Andrew Feenberg and Norm Friesen (eds.)
  9. Digital_Humanities. Anne Burdick, Johanna Drucker, Peter Lunenfeld, Todd Presner, and Jeffrey Schnapp.
  10. What is College For? The Public Purpose of Higher Education. Ellen Condliffe Lagemann and Harry Lewis (eds.)
  11. Mundane Governance: Ontology and Accountability. Steve Woolgar and Daniel Neyland.
  12. Networking Peripheries: Technological Futures and the Myth of Digital Universalism. Anita Say Chan.
  13. Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age. Manuel Castells.
  14. Time Binds: Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories. Elizabeth Freeman.
  15. Asking and Listening: Ethnography as Personal Adaptation. Paul Bohannan and Dirk van der Elst.
  16. Webcam. Daniel Miller and Jolynna Sinanan.
  17. Kittler and the Media. Geoffrey Winthrop-Young.
  18. Lifestyle Politics and Radical Activism. Laura Portwood-Stacer.
  19. Paper Knowledge: Towards a Media History of Documents. Lisa Gitelman.
  20. No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State. Glenn Greenwald.
  21. The Fall of the Faculty: The Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why It Matters. Benjamin Ginsberg.
  22. The Myth of Digital Democracy. Matthew Hindman.
  23. In the Meantime: Temporality and Cultural Politics. Sarah Sharma.
  24. The Brotherhood of Freemason Sisters: Gender, Secrecy, and Fraternity in Italian Masonic Lodges. Lilith Mahmud.
  25. Subversion, Conversion, Development: Cross-Cultural Knowledge Exchange and the Politics of Design. James Leach and Lee Wilson (eds).
  26. Postmortem: How Medical Examiners Explain Suspicous Deaths. Stefan Timmermans.
  27. Deadly Words: Witchcraft in the Bocage. Jeanne Favret-Saada.
  28. Mundane Objects: Materiality and Non-Verbal Communication. Pierre Lemonnier.
  29. Buddha is Hiding: Refugees, Citizenship, and the New America. Aihwa Ong.
  30. Media Technologies: Essays on Communication, Materiality, and Society. Tarleton Gillespie, Pablo Boczkowski, and Kirsten Foot (eds).
  31. Imagining the Internet: Communication, Innovation, and Governance. Robin Mansell.
  32. To The Cloud: Big Data in a Turbulent World. Vincent Mosco.
  33. American Idyll: Academic Antielitism as Cultural Critique. Catherine Liu.
  34. Theorizing Media and Practice. Birgit Bräuchler and John Postill (eds).
  35. Scales of Justice: Reimagining Political Space in a Globalizing World. Nancy Fraser.
  36. The Propensity of Things: Towards a History of Efficacy in China. François Jullien.
  37. Against Security: How We Go Wrong at Airports, Subways, and Other Sites of Ambiguous Danger. Harvey Molotch.
  38. Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet. Katie Hafner and Matthew Lyon.
  39. The Global War for Internet Governance. Laude DeNardis.
  40. Media and Morality: On the Rise of the Mediapolis. Roger Silverstone.
  41. Protocol Politics: The Globalization of Internet Governance. Laura DeNardis.
  42. Professors as Writers: A Self-Help Guide to Productive Writing. Robert Boice.
  43. On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City. Alice Goffman.
  44. Rebel Cities: From The Right to the City to the Urban Revolution. David Harvey.
  45. The Culture of Connectivity: A Critical History of Social Media. José van Dijck.
  46. Change of State: Information, Policy, and Power. Sandra Braman.
  47. Indexing It All: The Subject in the Age of Documentation, Information, and Data. Ronald Day.
  48. Against the Smart City. Adam Greenfield.
  49. The Late Age of Print: Everyday Book Culture from Consumerism to Control. Ted Striphas.
  50. Inventing the Internet. Janet Abbate.
  51. Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas. Natasha Dow Schüll.
  52. A Slight Trick of the Mind. Mitch Cullin.
  53. Privacy, Big Data, and the Public Good: Frameworks for Engagement. Julia Lane, Victoria Stodden, Stefan Bender and Helen Nissenbaum (eds).
  54. Tools for Teaching. Barbara Gross Davis.
  55. Taking [A]Part. John McCarthy and Peter Wright.
  56. Thoughtful Interaction Design. Jonas Löwgren and Erik Stolterman.
  57. Collaborative Media: Production, Consumption, and Design Interventions. Jonas Löwgren and Bo Reimer.
  58. Energy Myths and Realities: Bringing Science to the Energy Policy Debate. Vaclav Smil.
  59. The War on Learning: Gaining Ground in the Digital University. Elizabeth Losh.
  60. Liquid Modernity. Zygmunt Bauman.
  61. Values at Play in Digital Games. Mary Flanagan and Helen Nissenbaum.
  62. Techno Feminism. Judy Wajcman.
  63. Low Power to the People: Pirates, Protest, and Politics in FM Radio Activism. Christina Dunbar-Hester.
  64. Making Futures: Marginal Notes on Innovation, Design, and Democracy. Pelle Ehn, Elisabet Nilsson, and Richard Topgaard (eds.)
  65. Risk and Sociocultural Theory. Deborah Lupton (ed.)
  66. Stumped. Rob Kitchin.
  67. Darwin. Tess Lea.
  68. Dataclysm: Who We Are When We Think No One's Looking. Christian Rudder.

Books Read in 2013

  1. An Edge in the Kitchen. Chad Ward.
  2. Love Online. Jean-Claude Kaufmann.
  3. 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1));:GOTO 10. Nick Montford, Patsy Baudoin, John Bell, Ian Bogost, Jeremy Douglas, Mark Marino, Michael Mateas, Casey Reas, Mark Sample, and Noah Vawter.
  4. Working-Class Network Society: Communication Technology and the Information Have-Less in Urban China. Jack Qiu.
  5. Gripes: The Little Quarrels of Couples. Jean-Claude Kaufmann.
  6. Love at First Click. Laurie Davis.
  7. Conversations with Anthony Giddens. Anthony Giddens and Christopher Pierson.
  8. How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis. Katherine Hayes.
  9. The Breakup 2.0: Disconnecting over New Media. Ilana Gershon.
  10. Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center. bell hooks.
  11. The Politics of Climate Change. Anthony Giddens.
  12. The Politics of Large Numbers: A History of Statistical Reasoning. Alan Desrosières.
  13. "Raw Data" is an Oxymoron. Lisa Gitelman (ed.)
  14. Sloterdijk Now. Stuart Elden (ed.)
  15. The Single Woman and the Fairytale Prince. Jean-Claude Kaufmann.
  16. Communication Matters: Materialist Approaches to Media, Mobility, and Networks. Jeremy Packer and Stephen Crofts Wiley (eds.)
  17. Sacred Subdivisions: The Postsuburban Transformation of American Evangelicalism. Justin Wilford.
  18. Everyday Life and Cultural Theory: An Introduction. Ben Highmore.
  19. The Net Delusion. Evgeny Morozov.
  20. Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet. Finn Brunton.
  21. Ambient Commons: Attention in the Age of Embodied Information. Malcolm McCullough.
  22. Cruel Optimism. Lauren Berlant.
  23. Why? What Happens When People Give Reasons... and Why. Charles Tilly.
  24. Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World's Least Sustainable City. Andrew Ross.
  25. The Beach Beneath the Street: The Everyday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International. McKenzie Wark.
  26. Planned Obsolescences: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy. Kathleen Fitzpatrick.
  27. Nice Work If You Can Get It: Life and Labor in Precarious Times. Andrew Ross.
  28. Mutual Life, Limited: Islamic Banking, Alternative Currencies, Lateral Reason. Bill Maurer.
  29. Non-Stop Inertia. Ivor Southwood.
  30. Trade of the Tricks: Inside the Magician's Craft. Graham Jones.
  31. Mobile Interface Theory: Embodied Space and Locative Media. Jason Farman.
  32. Car Crashes Without Cars: Lessons about Simulation Technology and Organizational Change from Automotive Design. Paul Leonardi.
  33. LogiComix: An Epic Search for Truth. Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos Papadimitriou, Alecos Papadatos and Annie Di Donna.
  34. The 18th Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte. Karl Marx.
  35. Vilem Flusser: An Introduction. Anke Finger, Rainer Guildon, and Gustavo Bernardo.
  36. Cultural Citizenship: Cosmopolitanism, Consumerism, and Television in a Neoliberal Age. Toby Miller.
  37. No-Collar: The Humane Workplace and its Hidden Costs. Andrew Ross.
  38. No Medium. Craig Dworkin.
  39. Powerpoint, Communication, and the Knowledge Society. Hubert Knoblauch.
  40. Gramophone, Film, Typewriter. Friedrich Kittler.
  41. Entangled Geographies: Empire and Technopolitics in the Global Cold War Era. Gabrielle Hect (ed.)
  42. The City and the City. China Miéville.
  43. Software Takes Command. Lev Manovich.
  44. Too Much to Know: Managing Scholarly Information in the Modern Age. Ann Blair.
  45. Paradise Lost. John Milton.
  46. 24/7. Jonathan Crary.
  47. Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St Paul's School. Shamus Rahman Khan.
  48. Making: Anthropology, Archeology, Art, and Architecture. Tim Ingold.
  49. Infoglut: How Too Much Information is Changing the Way We Think and Know. Mark Andrejevic.
  50. Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us. S. Lochlann Jain.
  51. The Maintenance of Headway. Magnus Mills.
  52. Edgework: Critical Essays on Knowledge and Politics. Wendy Brown.
  53. Strange Weather: Culture, Science and Technology in the Age of Limits. Andrew Ross.
  54. The Female Complaint: The Unfinished Business of Sentimentality in American Culture. Lauren Berlant.
  55. Fast Boat to China: High-Tech Outsourcing and the Consequences of Free Trade -- Lessons from Shanghai. Andrew Ross.
  56. Southern Theory. Raewyn Connell.
  57. Participation: The New Tyranny? Bill Cooke and Uma Kothari (eds.)
  58. Ecologies of Comparison: An Ethnography of Endangerment in Hong Kong. Tim Choy.
  59. Romance on a Global Stage: Pen Pals, Virtual Ethnography, and "Mail Order" Marriages. Nicole Constable.
  60. Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World. Theodor Bestor.
  61. The Man Who Lied to his Laptop. Clifford Nass and Corina Yen.
  62. The Boy Kings: A Journey into the Heart of the Social Network. Katherine Losse.

Books Read in 2012

  1. Dairies: In Power 1983-1992. Alan Clark.
  2. Thinking, Fast and Slow. Daniel Kahneman.
  3. The One Culture? A Conversation about Science. Jay Labinger and Harry Collins (eds).
  4. Cutting Code: Software and Sociality. Adrian Mackenzie.
  5. Inside Apple. Adam Lashinsky.
  6. Reading the Past: Current Approaches to Interpretation in Archeology. Ian Hodder and Scott Hutson.
  7. Our Biometric Future: Facial Recognition Technology and the Culture of Surveillance. Kelly Gates.
  8. Yuendumu Everyday: Contemporary Life in Remote Aboriginal Australia. Yasmine Musharbash.
  9. Reports from a Wild Country: Ethics for Decolonisation. Deborah Bird Rose.
  10. Whitlam. Brian Carroll.
  11. Postcapitalist Politics. J.K. Gibson-Graham.
  12. Au Pair. Zuzana Búriková and Daniel Miller.
  13. Life as Surplus: Biotechnology and Capitalism in the Neoliberal Era. Malinda Cooper.
  14. Wirelessness: Radical Empiricism in Network Cultures. Adrian Mackenzie.
  15. People of the Bomb: Portraits of America's Nuclear Complex. Hugh Gusterson.
  16. Material Cultures, Material Minds: The Impact of Things on Human Thought, Society, and Evolution. Nicole Boivin.
  17. Burdens of Proof: Cryptographic Culture and Evidence Law in the Age of Electronic Documents. Jean-François Blanchette.
  18. Co-Designers: Cultures of Computer Simulation in Architecture. Yanni Alexander Loukissas.
  19. Sticky Reputations: The Politics of Collective Memory in Midcentury America. Gary Alan Fine.
  20. Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovation Industries. Gina Neff.
  21. Mobile Lives. Anthony Elliott and John Urry.
  22. The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood. James Gleick.
  23. Codename Revolution: The Nintendo Wii Platform. Steven Jones and George Thiruvathukal.
  24. Invisible Users: Youth in the Internet Cafes of Urban Ghana. Jenna Burrell.
  25. Financialization of Daily Life. Randy Martin.
  26. A Hacker Manifesto. McKenzie Wark.
  27. Global Denim. Daniel Miller and Sophie Woodward (eds.)
  28. Why Warriors Lie Down and Die. Richard Trudgen.
  29. Harmony Ideology: Justice and Control in a Zapotec Mountain Village. Laura Nader.
  30. Professing to Learn: Creating Tenured Lives and Careers in the American Research University. Anna Neumann.
  31. Information: A Very Short Introduction. Luciano Floridi.
  32. Government of Paper: The Materiality of Bureaucracy in Urban Pakistan. Matthew Hull.
  33. From Memory to Written Record: England 1066-1307. Michael Clanchy.
  34. Behind Closed Doors: IRBs and the Making of Ethical Research. Laura Stark.
  35. Tiny Publics: A Theory of Group Action and Culture. Gary Alan Fine.
  36. Mao Zedong and China in the Twentieth-Century World: A Concise History. Rebecca Karl.
  37. Neither Cargo Nor Cult: Ritual Politics and the Colonial Imagination in Fiji. Martha Kaplan.
  38. Alien Phenomenology or What It's Like to Be a Thing. Ian Bogost.
  39. The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci. Jonathan Spence.
  40. Privacy in Context: Technology, Policy, and the Integrity of Social Life. Helen Nissenbaum.
  41. Anthropology and the Individual: A Material Culture Perspective. Daniel Miller (ed).
  42. Games and Gaming: An Introduction to New Media. Larissa Hjorth.
  43. Configuring the Networked Self: Law, Code, and the Play of Everyday Practice. Julie Cohen.
  44. The Blaze of Obscurity: The TV Years. Clive James.
  45. The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom. Graham Farmelo.
  46. Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance. Michael Adas.
  47. Hawking Incorporated: Stephen Hawking and the Anthropology of the Knowing Subject. Helene Mailet.
  48. Drugs for Life: How Pharmaceutical Companies Define our Health. Joseph Dumit.
  49. Ferry Tales: Mobility, Place, and Time on Canada's West Coast. Philip Vannani.
  50. Coding Places: Software Practice in a South American City. Yuri Takhteyev.
  51. Ex-foliations: Reading Machines and the Upgrade Path. Terry Harpold.
  52. MP3: The Meaning of a Format. Jonathan Sterne.
  53. Apprenticeship in Critical Ethnographic Practice. Jean Lave.
  54. Digital Anthropology. Heather Horst and Daniel Miller (eds).
  55. Regimes and Repertoires. Charles Tilly.
  56. Two Cheers for Anarchism. James Scott.
  57. Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking. Gabriella Coleman.
  58. The Curious History of Love. Jean-Claude Kaufmann.
  59. The Muse Learns to Write: Reflections on Orality and Literacy from Antiquity to the Present. Eric Havelock.
  60. The Meaning of Cooking. Jean-Claude Kaufmann.
  61. The Transformation of Intimacy: Sexuality, Love and Eroticism in Modern Societies. Anthony Giddens.
  62. Parrot and Olivier in America. Peter Carey.

Books Read in 2011

  1. Gaming: Essays on Algorithmic Culture. Alexander Galloway.
  2. Living in a Material World: Economic Sociology Meets Science and Technology Studies. Trevor Pinch and Richard Swedberg (eds).
  3. Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System.Nick Montford and Ian Bogost.
  4. Nuclear Rites: A Weapons Laboratory at the End of the Cold War. Hugh Gusterson.
  5. Simulation and its Discontents. Sherry Turkle.
  6. Reversed Gaze: An African Ethnography of American Anthropology. Mwenda Ntarangwi.
  7. The Enigma of Capital. David Harvey.
  8. Who Owns Academic Work? Battling for Control of Intellectual Property. Corynne McSherry.
  9. The Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity. Ulrich Beck.
  10. Hegemony and Socialist Strategy: Towards a Radical Democratic Politics. Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe.
  11. Convergence Culture: Where Old And New Media Collide. Henry Jenkins.
  12. Information and the Crisis Economy. Herbert Schiller.
  13. Communication Power. Manuel Castells.
  14. Communication and Cultural Domination. Herbert Schiller.
  15. The Computer Boys Take Over: Computers, Programmers, and the Politics of Technical Expertise. Nathan Ensmenger.
  16. Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City. Greg Grandin.
  17. A Thrice-Told Tale: Feminism, Postmodernism, and Ethnographic Responsibility. Margery Wolf.
  18. Information Inequality: The Deepening Social Crisis in America. Herbert Schiller.
  19. Bipolar Expeditions: Mania and Depression in American Culture. Emily Martin.
  20. Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University. Gaye Tuchman.
  21. Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things. Jane Bennett.
  22. A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change. Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown.
  23. Cold Intimacies: The Making of Emotional Capitalism. Eva Illouz.
  24. Stuff. Daniel Miller.
  25. Made by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture: An Ethnography of Design. Albena Yaneva.
  26. Fly Away Peter. David Malouf.
  27. The Secret War Between Uploading and Downloading: Tales of the Computer as Culture Machine. Peter Lunenfeld.
  28. Tales from Facebook. Daniel Miller.
  29. Those Who Work, Those Who Don't: Poverty, Morality, and Family in Rural America. Jennifer Sherman.
  30. Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination. Matthew Kirschenbaum.
  31. A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming. Paul Edwards.
  32. The Serpent and The Rainbow. Wade Davis.
  33. Marshall McLuhan: You Know Nothing Of My Work. Douglas Coupland.
  34. Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town. Nick Reding.
  35. Out Of This World. Graham Swift.
  36. Lines: A Brief History. Tim Ingold.
  37. It's Raining in Mango. Thea Astley.
  38. Why Marx Was Right. Terry Eagleton.
  39. Islands of Privacy. Christena Nippert-Eng.
  40. The Future of the Internet, and How To Stop It. Jonathan Zittrain.
  41. Homo Academicus. Pierre Bourdieu.
  42. Acting in an Uncertain World: An Essay on Technical Democracy. Michel Callon, Pierre Lascoumes, and Yannick Barthe.
  43. The Uses of Literacy. Richard Hoggart.
  44. The Corrections. Jonathan Franzen.
  45. Handling Digital Brains: A Laboratory Study of Multimodel Semiotic Interaction in the Age of Computers. Morana Alač.
  46. Science in the Age of Computer Simulation. Eric Winsberg.
  47. Tyranny of the Moment: Fast and Slow Time in the Information Age. Thomas Hylland Ericksen.
  48. Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food. Paul Greenberg.
  49. The Long History of New Media: Technology, Historiography, and Contextualizing Newness. David Park, Nicholas Jankowski, and Steve Jones (eds).
  50. Moral Ambition: Mobilization and Social Outreach in Evangelical Megachurches. Omri Elisha.
  51. A New Philosophy of Society: Assemblage Theory and Social Complexity. Manuel DeLanda.
  52. The Sublime Object of Ideology. Slavoj Žižek.
  53. Thinking in Circles: An Essay on Ring Composition. Mary Douglas.
  54. Performing Mixed Reality. Steve Benford and Gabriella Giannachi.
  55. Never Work Harder Than Your Students. Robyn Jackson.
  56. My Mother Was a Computer: Digital Subjects and Literary Texts. Katherine Hayles.
  57. Texture: Human Expression in the Age of Communications Overload. Richard Harper.
  58. Tales of the Field: On Writing Ethnography (Second Edition.) John Van Maanen.
  59. Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty and Happiness after the Digital Explosion. Hal Abelson, Ken Ledeen, and Harry Lewis.
  60. Steve Jobs. Walter Isaacson.
  61. Computational Thinking. National Research Council.
  62. Stories, Identities, and Political Change. Charles Tilly.
  63. Work's Intimacy. Melissa Gregg.
  64. The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger. Marc Levinson.
  65. Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende's Chile. Eden Medina.
  66. Extravagant Expectations: New Ways to Find Romantic Love in America. Paul Hollander.
  67. Protocol: How Control Exists after Decentralization. Alexander Galloway.
  68. Code/Space: Software and Everyday Life. Rob Kitchin and Martin Dodge.
  69. Alternative and Activist New Media. Leah Lievrouw.
  70. Back to Work. Bill Clinton.
  71. Programmed Visions: Software and Memory. Wendy Chun.
  72. Noise Channels: Glitch and Error in Digital Culture. Peter Krapp.

Books Read in 2010

  1. The Selling of DSM: The Rhetoric of Science in Psychiatry. Start Kirk and Herb Kutchins.
  2. The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University. Louis Menand.
  3. The Silicon Valley of Dreams: Environmental Justice, Immigrant Workers, and the High-Tech Global Economy. David Naguib Pellow and Lee Sun-Hee Park.
  4. Native to the Nation: Disciplining Landscapes and Bodies in Australia. Allaine Cerwonka.
  5. Markets of Dispossession: NGOs, Economic Development, and the State in Cairo. Julia Elyachar.
  6. Making Social Science Matter. Bent Flyvbjerg.
  7. Policing Space: Territoriality and the Los Angeles Police Department. Steve Herbert.
  8. Renovation Nation: Our Obsession with Home. Fiona Allon.
  9. Race, Nation, Class: Ambiguous Identities. Etienne Balibar and Immanual Wallerstein.
  10. Storms of my Grandchildren. James Hansen.
  11. Imperial Nature: The World Bank and Struggles for Social Justice in the Age of Globalization. Michael Goldman.
  12. Magnificent Desolation. Buzz Aldrin.
  13. Television: Technology and Cultural Form. Raymond Williams.
  14. Time, Consumption and Everyday Life: Practice, Materiality, and Culture. Elizabeth Shove, Frank Trentman, and Richard Wilk (eds).
  15. The Digital Sublime: Myth, Power, and Cyberspace. Vincent Mosco.
  16. The Politics of Suffering: Indigenous Australia and the End of the Liberal Consensus. Peter Sutton.
  17. Chaos of Disciplines. Andrew Abbott.
  18. Other-Worldly: Making Chinese Medicine through Transnational Frames. Mei Zhan.
  19. Greening through IT. Bill Tomlinson.
  20. Rule of Experts: Egypt, Techno-Politics, Modernity. Timothy Mitchell.
  21. Bureaucrats and Bleeding Hearts: Indigenous Health in Northern Australia. Tess Lau.
  22. The Cybernetic Brain: Sketches of Another Future. Andrew Pickering.
  23. My Life as a Night Elf Priest: An Anthropological Account of World of Warcraft. Bonnie Nardi.
  24. Whatever Happened to the Faculty? Drift and Decision in Higher Education. Mary Burgan.
  25. The Cultural Logic of Computation. David Golumbia.
  26. Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software. Christopher Kelty.
  27. Fieldwork is Not What it Used To Be: Learning Anthropology's Method in a Time of Transition. James Faubion and George Marcus (eds).
  28. The Tiwi of North Australia. C.W.M. Hart, Arnold Pilling, and Jane Goodale.
  29. California Crackup: How Reform Broke the Golden State and How We Can Fix It. Joe Mathews and Mark Paul.
  30. Ethnicity, Inc. John Comaroff and Jean Comaroff.
  31. Uncanny Australia: Sacredness and Identity in a Postcolonial Nation. Ken Gelder and Jane Jacobs.
  32. The Country and the City. Raymond Williams.
  33. The End of Capitalism (As We Knew It): A Feminist Critique of Political Economy. J.-K. Gibson-Graham.
  34. French DNA. Paul Rabinow.
  35. The Geography of Thought. Richard Nisbett.
  36. The Perception of the Environment: Essays in Livelihood, Dwelling, and Skill. Tim Ingold.
  37. Labor and Monopoly Capital. Harry Braverman.
  38. The Mystery of Capital. Hernando de Soto.
  39. Jack Maggs. Peter Carey.
  40. Desert People. M.J. Meggitt.
  41. The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia. James Scott.
  42. Modernity and Self-Identity: Self and Society in the Late Modern Age. Anthony Giddens.
  43. The Tools of Empire: Technology and European Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century. Daniel Headrick.
  44. Thinking with Type. Ellen Lupton.
  45. Game Change. John Heilemann and Mark Halperin.
  46. Politics of Nature: How to Bring the Sciences into Democracy. Bruno Latour.
  47. Environmental Anthropology: From Pigs to Policies. Patricia Townsend.
  48. Cultural Ecology. Robert Netting.
  49. Ecology Without Nature: Rethinking Environmental Aesthetics. Timothy Morton.
  50. Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England. William Cronon.
  51. Pigs for the Ancestors: Ritual in the Ecology of a New Guinea People. Roy Rappaport.
  52. Alien Ocean: Anthropological Voyages in Microbial Seas. Stefan Helmreich.
  53. The Network Inside Out. Annelise Riles.
  54. Reason, Faith, and Revolution: Reflections on the God Debate. Terry Eagleton.
  55. Liquidated: An Ethnography of Wall Street. Karen Ho.
  56. Knowing Capitalism. Nigel Thrift.
  57. The Borgias and Their Enemies, 1431-1516. Christopher Hibbert.
  58. The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design and Design Studies. Victor Margolin.
  59. The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein. Peter Ackroyd.
  60. Sorry. Gail Jones.
  61. Material Markets: How Economic Agents are Constructed. Donald MacKenzie.
  62. Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance. Milton Mueller.
  63. The Power and the Glory. Graham Greene.
  64. The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates. Peter T. Leeson.

Books Read in 2009

  1. Standards and Their Stories. Martha Lampland and Susan Leigh Star (eds.)
  2. Geeks Bearing Gifts. Ted Nelson.
  3. A Place for Strangers: Towards a History of Australian Aboriginal Being. Tony Swain.
  4. Pigeon Feathers (and other stories). John Updike.
  5. Bananas, Beaches, and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics. Cynthia Enloe.
  6. Backlash: The Undeclared War on American Women. Susan Faludi.
  7. The Logic of Writing and the Organization of Society. Jack Goody.
  8. Publics and Counterpublics. Michael Warner.
  9. The Steep Approach to Garbadale. Iain Banks.
  10. Assessing the Impacts of Changes in the Information Technology R&D Ecosystem. National Research Council.
  11. Media Worlds: Anthropology on New Terrain. Faye Ginsburg, Lila Abu-Lughod, and Brian Larkin (eds).
  12. Gramsci, Culture, and Anthropology. Kate Crehan.
  13. Colonialism and Its Forms of Knowledge: The British in India. Bernard Cohn.
  14. Doing Visual Ethnography. Sarah Pink.
  15. The Ethnographic Imagination. Paul Willis.
  16. The Costs of Living: How Market Freedom Erodes the Best Things in Life. Barry Schwartz.
  17. Marxism and Literature. Raymond Williams.
  18. Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It. Geoff Dyer.
  19. Aboriginal Reconciliation and the Dreaming: Warramiri Yolngu and the Quest for Equality. Ian McIntosh.
  20. The Fall of Troy. Peter Ackroyd.
  21. The Imperial Archive: Knowledge and the Fantasy of Empire. Thomas Richards.
  22. The Great World. David Malouf.
  23. The Design of Everyday Life. Elizabeth Shove, Matthew Watson, Martin Hand, and Jack Ingram.
  24. The Colonial Present: Afghanistan, Palestine, Iraq. Derek Gregory.
  25. The End of the Line: How Overfishing is Changing the World and What We Eat. Charles Clover.
  26. Elsewhere, USA. Dalton Conley.
  27. Environmentality: Technologies of Government and the Making of Subjects. Arun Agrawal.
  28. The Yolngu and their Land: A system of land tenure and the fight for its recognition. Nancy Williams.
  29. Shoveling Smoke: Advertising and Globalization in Contemporary India. William Mazzarella.
  30. Confessions of an Habitual Administrator: An Academic Survival Manual. Paul Bryant.
  31. Political Ecology. Paul Robbins.
  32. 30 Days in Sydney: A Wildly Distorted Account. Peter Carey.
  33. Street Science: Community Knowledge and Environmental Health Justice. Jason Corburn.
  34. The Anti-Politics Machine: Development, Depoliticization and Bureaucratic Power in Lesotho. James Ferguson.
  35. Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court. Justin Richland.
  36. Wild Politics. Susan Hawthorne.
  37. Toward the End of Time. John Updike.
  38. Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference. Dipesh Chakrabarty.
  39. The Old Man and Me. Elaine Dundy.
  40. From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism. Fred Turner.
  41. Disciplining the Savages: Savaging the Disciplines. Martin Nakata.
  42. Digital Media and Democracy: Tactics in Hard Times. Megan Boler (ed).
  43. Dangerous Men: The Sociology of Parole. Richard McCleary.
  44. Conversation Pieces: Community and Communication in Modern Art. Grant Kester.
  45. Ecological Thinking: The Politics of Epistemic Location. Lorraine Code.
  46. Methods of Discovery: Heuristic for the Social Sciences. Andrew Abbott.
  47. Designs for an Anthropology of the Contemporary. Paul Rabinow and George Marcus with James Faubion and Tobias Rees.
  48. The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less. Barry Schwartz.
  49. How Professors Think: Inside the Curious World of Academic Judgement. Michele Lamont.
  50. Comfort, Cleanliness, and Convenience: The Social Organization of Normality. Elizabeth Shove.
  51. Aboriginal Business: Alliances in a Remote Australian Town. Kimberly Christen.
  52. Making Virtual Worlds: Linden Lab and Second Life. Thomas Malaby.
  53. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Paulo Friere.
  54. The Year of Magical Thinking. Joan Didion.
  55. Zero Comments: Blogging and Critical Internet Culture. Geert Lovink.
  56. The Sense of Dissonance: Accounts of Worth in Economic Life. David Stark.
  57. Unbuilding Cities: Obduracy in Urban Sociotechnical Change. Anique Hommels.
  58. Literary Theory: An Introduction. Terry Eagleton.
  59. Hedonizing Technologies: Paths to Pleasure in Hobbies and Leisure. Rachel Maines.
  60. Unpopular Culture: The Ritual of Complaint in a British Bank. John Weeks.
  61. An Imaginary Life. David Malouf.
  62. Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in a Digital Age. Viktor Mayer-Schönberger.
  63. Hijacking Sustainability. Adrian Parr.
  64. Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith. Jon Krakauer.
  65. Inclusion: The Politics of Difference in Medical Research. Steven Epstein.

Books Read in 2008

  1. The Wealth of Networks. Yochai Benkler.
  2. Engineering and the Mind's Eye. Eugene Ferguson.
  3. Postcolonial Developments: Agriculture in the Making of Modern India. Akhil Gupta.
  4. Technoscience and Everyday Life. Mike Michael.
  5. Coping with Faculty Stress. Walter Gmelch.
  6. Flexible Citizenship: The Cultural Logics of Transnationality. Aihwa Ong.
  7. Brands: The Logos of the Global Economy. Celia Lury.
  8. Saturday. Ian McEwan.
  9. The True History of the Kelly Gang. Peter Carey.
  10. Civilizing Natures: Race, Resources, and Modernity in Colonial South India. Kavita Philip.
  11. Michel Foucault. Clare O'Farrell.
  12. Encountering Development: The Making and Unmaking of the Third World. Arturo Escobar.
  13. The Internet Imaginaire. Patrice Flichy.
  14. The Light of Day. Graham Swift.
  15. From Warfare to Welfare: Defense Intellectuals and Urban Problems in Cold War America. Jennifer Light.
  16. Sounding Out The City: Personal Stereos and the Management of Everyday Life. Michael Bull.
  17. Travels in the Scriptorium. Paul Auster.
  18. What Things Do: Philosophical Reflections on Technology, Agency, and Design. Peter-Paul Verbeek.
  19. Database Aesthetics: Art in the Age of Information Overflow. Victoria Vesna (ed).
  20. Mothers and Sons. Colm Toibin.
  21. Making Parents: The Ontological Choreography of Reproductive Technologies. Charis Thompson.
  22. The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure. Juliet Schor.
  23. Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples. Linda Tuhiwai Smith.
  24. Introduction to Political Economy. Charles Sackrey and Geoffrey Schneider.
  25. Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member. Sanyika Shakur.
  26. The Consumer Society: Myths and Structures. Jean Beaudrillard.
  27. Therapy Culture: Cultivating Vulnerability in an Uncertain Age. Frank Furedi.
  28. Gertrude and Claudius. John Updike.
  29. Everyday Genius: Self-Taught Art and the Culture of Authenticity. Gary Alan Fine.
  30. Painting Culture: The Making of an Aboriginal High Art. Fred Myers.
  31. A Way of Life, Like Any Other. Darcy O'Brien.
  32. What's the Matter with Kansas? Thomas Frank.
  33. How the University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation. Marc Bousquet.
  34. The Lambs of London. Peter Ackroyd.
  35. Shared Fantasy: Role-Playing Games as Social Worlds. Gary Alan Fine.
  36. How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing. Paul Silvia.
  37. Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour. Kate Fox.
  38. Authors of the Storm: Meteorologists and the Culture of Prediction. Gary Alan Fine.
  39. Out of the Pits: Traders and Technology from Chicago to London. Caitlin Zaloom.
  40. Digitizing Race: Visual Cultures of the Internet. Lisa Nakamura.
  41. The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs. Irvine Welsh.
  42. Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology. David Graeber.
  43. Designerly Ways of Knowing. Nigel Cross.
  44. What They Didn't Teach You In Graduate School: 199 Helpful Hints for Success in your Academic Career. Paul Grauy and David Drew.
  45. The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding. Robert Hughes.
  46. On Chesil Beach. Ian McEwan.
  47. The American Faculty: The Restructuring of Academic Work and Careers. Jack Schuster and Martin Finkelstein.
  48. The Bureaucracy of Beauty: Design in the Age of its Global Reproducibility. Arindam Dutta.
  49. The Gathering. Anne Enright.
  50. Witching Culture: Folklore and Neo-Paganism in America. Sabina Magliocco.
  51. Ethnographic Sorcery. Harry West.
  52. Arthur and George. Julian Barnes.
  53. Cloudstreet. Tim Winton.
  54. Natural Causes: Essays in Ecological Marxism. James O'Connor.
  55. The Bodysurfers. Robert Drewe.
  56. Every Move You Make. David Malouf.
  57. Unmaking the Public University: The Forty Year Assault on the Middle Class. Christopher Newfield.
  58. Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone. Rajiv Chandrasekaran.
  59. Burning Bush: A Fire History of Australia. Stephen Pyne.
  60. Digital Borderlands: Cultural Studies of Identity and Interactivity on the Internet. Johan Fornäs, Kajsa Klein, Martina Ladendoft, Jenny Sundén, and Malin Sveningsson.
  61. The Complete Henry Bech. John Updike.
  62. HCI Remixed: Reflections on Works that have Influenced the HCI Community. Thomas Erickson and David McDonald (eds).
  63. The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap. Stephanie Coontz.
  64. Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States. Kenneth Jackson.
  65. Improving Your Classroom Teaching. Maryellen Weimar.
  66. Analyzing Faculty Workload. Jon Wergin (ed).
  67. The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations. Christopher Lasch.
  68. The Mind and the Market: Capitalism in Western Civilization. Jerry Muller.
  69. Remembering Babylon. David Malouf.
  70. Donald Thomson in Arnhem Land. Donald Thomson.
  71. How To Do Theory. Wolfgang Iser.
  72. Contested Natures. Phil Macnaughten and John Urry.
  73. Blood and Guts: A Short History of Medicine. Roy Porter.
  74. Memories of the Ford Administration. John Updike.
  75. Governing the Soul: The Shaping of the Private Self. Nikolas Rose.
  76. Improvising Theory: Process and Temporality in Ethnographic Fieldwork. Allaine Cerwonka and Liisa Malkki.
  77. A Brief History of Neoliberalism. David Harvey.
  78. The Snowmobile Revolution: Technology and Social Change in the Arctic. Pertti Pelto.
  79. Software Studies: A Lexicon. Matthew Fuller (ed).

Books Read in 2007

  1. Rabbit is Rich. John Updike.
  2. Human-Machine Reconfigurations: Plans and Situated Actions. Lucy Suchman.
  3. Towards a History of Epistemic Things: Synthesizing Proteins in the Test Tube. Hans-Jorg Rheinberger.
  4. Acting with Technology: Activity Theory and Interaction Design. Victor Kaptelenin and Bonnie Nardi.
  5. Rabbit at Rest. John Updike.
  6. Reading Television. John Fiske and John Hartley.
  7. When Nature Goes Public: The Making and Unmaking of Bioprospecting in Mexico. Cori Hayden.
  8. Biocapital: The Constitution of Postgenomic Life. Kaushik Sunder Rajan.
  9. Explorers of the New Century. Magnus Mills.
  10. Economy and Nature in the Fourteenth Century: Money, Market Exchange, and the Emergence of Scientific Thought. Joel Kaye.
  11. The Academic's Handbook. Leigh Deneef and Craufurd Goodwin (eds).
  12. Sociology Beyond Societies: Mobilities for the Twenty-first Century. John Urry.
  13. Network Culture: Politics for the Information Age. Tiziana Terranova.
  14. Anthropology and Social Theory: Culture, Power, and the Acting Subject. Sherry Ortner.
  15. Scoop. Evelyn Waugh.
  16. Routes: Travel and Translation in the Late Twentieth Century. James Clifford.
  17. Fear of Small Numbers: An Essay on the Geography of Anger. Arjun Appadurai.
  18. Breakthrough: Stories and Strategies of Radical Innovation. Mark Stefik and Barbara Stefik.
  19. Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers. Robert Sapolsky.
  20. Everyware: The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing. Adam Greenfield.
  21. Femininity in Flight: A History of Flight Attendants. Kathleen Barry.
  22. Tissue Economies: Blood, Organs, and Cell Lines in Late Capitalism. Catherine Waldby and Robert Mitchell.
  23. Dolly Mixtures: The Remaking of Genealogy. Sarah Franklin.
  24. Planet of the Apes as American Myth: Race, Politics, and Popular Culture. Eric Greene.
  25. Licks of Love. John Updike.
  26. Place: A Short Introduction. Tim Cresswell.
  27. The Practice of Cultural Studies. Richard Johnson, Doborah Chambers, Parvati Raghuram, and Estella Tinknell.
  28. Fieldwork for Design: Theory and Practice. Dave Randall, Richard Harper, and Mark Rouncefield.
  29. Techniques of the Observer: On Vision and Modernity in the Nineteenth Century. Jonathan Crary.
  30. Questions of Method in Cultural Studies. Mimi White and James Schwoch (eds).
  31. In the Bubble: Designing in a Complex World. John Thakara.
  32. Star Trek and Sacred Ground: Explorations of Star Trek, Religion, and American Culture. Jennifer Porter and Darcee McLaren (eds).
  33. The Internet Playground: Children's Access, Entertainment, and Mis-Education. Ellen Seiter.
  34. Deep Space and Sacred Time: Star Trek in the American Mythos. Jon Wagner and Jan Lundeen.
  35. Reflexive Modernization: Politics, Tradition and Aesthetics in the Modern Social Order. Ulrich Beck, Anthony Giddens and Scott Lash.
  36. Theft: A Love Story. Peter Carey.
  37. Bait and Switch: The Futile Pursuit of the Corporate Dream. Barbara Ehrenreich.
  38. Reassembling the Social: An Introduction to Actor-Network Theory. Bruno Latour.
  39. Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain, 1942.
  40. Instructions for American Servicemen in Australia, 1942.
  41. Instructions for British Servicemen in France, 1944.
  42. Neo-liberal Genetics: The Myths and Moral Tales of Evolutionary Psychology. Susan McKinnon.
  43. Couples. John Updike.
  44. Genealogies for the Present in Cultural Anthropology. Bruce Knauft.
  45. Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900-1900. Alfred Crosby.
  46. After Method: Mess in Social Science Research. John Law.
  47. Brazil. John Updike.
  48. Wired Shut: Copyright and the Shape of Digital Culture. Tarleton Gillespie.
  49. The Dying Animal. Philip Roth.
  50. Junk Mail. Will Self.
  51. After Theory. Terry Eagleton.
  52. The Sea. John Banville.
  53. Telling About Society. Howard Becker.
  54. Technology Matters: Questions to Live With. David Nye.
  55. We Need to Talk About Kevin. Lionel Shriver.
  56. Knowing Machines: Essays on Technological Change. Donald MacKenzie.
  57. The Centaur. John Updike.
  58. Virtual Ethnography. Christine Hine.
  59. Unreliable Memoirs. Clive James.
  60. Planet of Slums. Mike Davis.
  61. Uncoupling. Diane Vaughan.
  62. A Month of Sundays. John Updike.
  63. Busier than Ever: Why American Families Can't Slow Down. Charles Darrah, James Freeman, and J.A. English-Lueck.
  64. My Life as a Fake. Peter Carey.
  65. Bloomington Days: Town and Gown in Middle America. Blaise Cronin.
  66. The College Administrator's Survival Guide. C.K. Gunsalus.
  67. Falling Towards England. Clive James.
  68. Reliable Essays. Clive James.
  69. 101 Things I learned in Architecture School. Matthew Frederick.
  70. May Week was in June. Clive James.
  71. Information Please: Culture and Politics in the Age of Digital Machines. Mark Poster.
  72. The Uncommon Reader. Alan Bennett.
  73. Untold Stories. Alan Bennett.
  74. Spaces of Global Capitalism: Towards a Theory of Uneven Geographical Development. David Harvey.
  75. The Return of Martin Guerre. Natalie Zemon Davis.
  76. Marry Me: A Romance. John Updike.
  77. A History of Anthropology. Thomas Hylland Eriksen and Finn Sivery Nielsen.
  78. Never Let Me Go. Kazuo Ishiguro.
  79. North Face of Soho. Clive James.
  80. Free Radical: New Century Essays. Tony Benn.
  81. Orientalism. Edward Said.
  82. Portcolonial Theory: A Critical Introduction. Leela Gandhi.
  83. Terrorist. John Updike.
  84. Science and Other Cultures: Issues in Philosophies of Science and Technology. Robert Figueroa and Sandra Harding (eds).
  85. Science and an African Logic. Helen Verran.
  86. The Seventh Decade: The New Shape of Nuclear Danger. Jonathan Schell.
  87. The Body and the Screen: Theories of Internet Spectatorship. Michele White.

Books Read in 2006

  1. The Cultural Experience: Ethnography in Complex Society. David McCurdy, James Spradley, and Dianna Shandy.
  2. The Cocktail Waitress: Woman's Work in a Man's World. James Spradley and Brenda Mann.
  3. Memory Practices in the Sciences. Geof Bowker.
  4. Knowledge and Money: Research Universities and the Paradox of the Marketplace. Roger Geiger.
  5. Tally's Corner: A Study of Negro Streetcorner Men. Elliot Liebow.
  6. What's the Matter with the Internet? Mark Poster.
  7. The Uses of the University. Clark Kerr.
  8. Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society. Lila Abu-Lughod.
  9. The Nations Within: The Past and Future of American Indian Sovereignty. Vine Deloria, Jr and Clifford Lytle.
  10. Audit Cultures: Anthropological Studies in Accountability, Ethics, and the Academy. Marilyn Strathern (ed).
  11. Doing Critical Ethnography. Jim Thomas.
  12. Commons and Borderlands: Working Papers on Interdisciplinarity, Accountability and the Flow of Knowledge. Marilyn Strathern.
  13. Shaping Things. Bruce Sterling.
  14. What the Best College Teachers Do. Ken Bain.
  15. Discussion as a Way of Teaching: Tools and Techniques for a Democratic Classroom. Stephen Brookfield and Stephen Preskill.
  16. The Craft of Thought: Meditation, Rhetoric, and the Making of Images, 400-1200. Mary Carruthers.
  17. Camp All-American, Hanoi Jane, and the High-and-Tight: Gender, Folklore, and Changing Military Culture. Carol Burke.
  18. Picturing Personhood: Brian Scans and Biomedical Identity. Joseph Dumit.
  19. Peyote Hunt: The Sacred Journey of the Huichol Indians. Barbara Merhoff.
  20. Pintupi Country, Pintupi Self: Sentiment, Place, and Politics amongst Western Desert Aborigines. Fred Myers.
  21. Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World. David Courtwright.
  22. Understanding and Communicating Social Informatics. Rob Kling, Howard Rosenbaum, and Steve Sawyer.
  23. Engaging Anthropology: The Case for a Public Presence. Thomas Hylland Eriksen.
  24. Ethnography and the Historical Imagination. John Comaroff and Jean Comaroff.
  25. Cornucopia Limited: Design and Dissent on the Internet. Richard Coyne.
  26. Postmodern Geographies: The Reassertion of Space in Critical Social Theory. Edward Soja.
  27. Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing. Claire Kerhwald Cook.
  28. How Emotions Work. Jack Katz.
  29. Masons, Tricksters, and Cartographers: Comparative Studies in the Sociology of Scientific and Indigenous Knowledge. David Turnbull.
  30. Design Research. Brenda Laurel (ed).
  31. Global Shadows: Africa in the Neoliberal World Order. James Ferguson.
  32. Else/Where: Mapping New Cartographies of Networks and Territories. Janet Abrams and Peter Hall (eds).
  33. On the Move: Mobility in the Modern Western World. Tim Cresswell.
  34. The Invention of Tradition. Eric Hobsbawm and Terence Ranger (eds).
  35. For Space. Doreen Massey.
  36. Every Other Thursday. Ellen Daniell.
  37. Capitalism: An Ethnographic Approach. Daniel Miller.
  38. Ambient Television: Visual Culture and Public Space. Anna McCarthy.
  39. Textures of Place: Exploring Humantic Geographies. Paul Adams, Steven Hoelscher, and Karen Till (eds).
  40. Play Between Worlds: Exploring Online Game Culture. T.L. Taylor.
  41. Cities: Reimagining the Urban. Ash Amin and Nigel Thrift.
  42. Materiality. Daniel Miller (ed).
  43. Captain Alatriste. Arturo Perez-Reverte.
  44. Teaching as a Subversive Activity. Neil Postman and Charles Weingartner.
  45. Friction: An Ethnography of Global Connection. Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing.
  46. Placing Words: Symbols, Space, and the City. William Mitchell.
  47. Digital Diploma Mills: The Automation of Higher Education. David Noble.
  48. The Knowledge Factory: Dismantling the Corporate University and Creating True Higher Learning. Stanley Aronowitz.
  49. Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance. James Scott.
  50. Digital Capitalism: Networking in the Global Market System. Dan Schiller.
  51. The Machine In Me: An Anthropologist Sits Among Computer Engineers. Gary Lee Downey.
  52. Imperial Bodies: The Physical Experience of the Raj, c. 1800-1947. E.M. Collingham.
  53. Street-Level Bureaucracy: Dilemmas of the Individual in Public Services. Michael Lipsky.
  54. Cultural Geography. Mike Crang.
  55. Spaces of Geographical Thought. Paul Cloke and Ron Johnston (Eds).
  56. Universities in the Marketplace: The Commercialization of Higher Education. Derek Bok.
  57. How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics. Katherine Hayles.
  58. Consuming Interests: The Social Provision of Foods. Terry Marsden, Andrew Flynn, and Michelle Harrison.
  59. Neoliberalism as Exception: Mutations in Citizenship and Sovereignty. Aihwa Ong.
  60. The War of Desire and Technology at the Close of the Mechanical Age. Allucquere Rosanne Stone.
  61. Understanding Henri Lefebrve: Theory and the Possible. Stuart Elden.
  62. Global Assemblages: Technology, Politics, and Ethics as Anthropological Problems. Aihwa Ong and Stephen Collier (Eds).
  63. Metahistory: The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Europe. Hayden White.
  64. Run, Rabbit. John Updike.
  65. Guardians of the Flutes: Idioms of Masculinity. Gilbert Herdt.
  66. 1491: New Revalations of the Americas before Columbus. Charles Mann.
  67. Hertzian Tales: Electronic Products, Aesthetic Experience, and Critical Design. Anthony Dunne.
  68. Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies. Reyner Banham.
  69. Rabbit Redux. John Updike.

Books Read in 2005

  1. The Rites of Passage. Arnold Van Gennep.
  2. Centuries of Childhood: A Social History of Family Life. Philippe Aries.
  3. The Ethnographic Interview. James Spradley.
  4. Car Cultures. Daniel Miller (ed).
  5. World of Fairs: The Century-of-Progress Expositions. Robert Rydell.
  6. The Modern Invention of Information: Discourse, History, and Power. Ronald Day.
  7. The Devil and Commodity Fetishism in South America. Michael Taussig.
  8. Orality and Literacy. Walter Ong.
  9. Subculture: The Meaning of Style. Dick Hebdige.
  10. On Bullshit. Harry Frankfurt.
  11. Mimesis and Alterity: A Particular History of the Senses. Michael Taussig.
  12. Shakespeare, Einstein, and the Bottom Line: The Marketing of Higher Education. David Kirp.
  13. The Way We Never Were. Stephanie Coontz.
  14. The Condition of Postmodernity. David Harvey.
  15. With the Boys: Little League Baseball and Preadolescent Culture. Gary Alan Fine.
  16. The Rise and Fall of Class in Britan. David Cannadine.
  17. Storytelling in Organizations. John Seely Brown, Stephen Denning, Katalina Groh, and Laurence Prusak.
  18. Gaining Access: A practical and Theoretical Guide for Qualitative Researchers. Martha Feldman, Jeannine Bell, and Michele Tracy Berger.
  19. Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache. Keith Basso.
  20. Why America's Top Pundits Are Wrong: Anthropologists Talk Back. Catherine Besteman and Hugh Gusterson (eds).
  21. Scandals and Scoundrels: Seven Cases that Shook the Academy. Ron Robin.
  22. Theories of the Information Society. Frank Webster.
  23. A Year in Van Nuys. Sandra Tsing Loh.
  24. Seeing Like a State. James Scott.
  25. Gurus, Hired Guns and Warm Bodies: Itinerant Experts in a Knowledge Economy. Stephen Barley and Gideon Kunda.
  26. Primitive Classification. Emile Durkheim and Marcel Mauss.
  27. Cosmologies in the Making: A generative approach to cultural variation in Inner New Guinea. Frederik Barth.
  28. Portraits of The Whiteman: Linguistic Play and Cultural Symbols Among The Western Apache. Keith Basso.
  29. Reading National Geographic. Catherine Lutz and Jane Collins.
  30. One Market Under God: Extreme Capitalism, Market Populism, and the End of Eceonomic Democracy. Thomas Frank.
  31. Dramas, Fields, and Metaphors: Symbolic Action in Human Society. Victor Turner.
  32. Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization. Arjun Appadurai.
  33. The Social Life of Thing: Commodities in Cultural Perspective. Arjun Appadurai (ed).
  34. The Public Realm: Exploring the City's Quintessential Social Territory. Lyn Lofland.
  35. Make Room for TV: Television and the Family Ideal in Postwar America. Lynn Spigel.
  36. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West. Dee Brown.
  37. The Shape of Actions: What Humans and Machines Can Do. Harry Collins and Martin Kusch.
  38. The Language of New Media. Lev Manovich.
  39. Nature's Experts: Science, Politics, and the Environment. Stephen Bocking.
  40. Home Truths: Gender, Domestic Objects, and Everyday Life. Sarah Pink.
  41. Naked Science: Anthropological Inquiry into Boundaries, Power, and Knowledge. Laura Nader (ed.)
  42. The Queen of the South. Arturo Perez-Reverte.
  43. A World of Strangers: Order and Action in Urban Public Space. Lyn Lofland.
  44. Hosts and Guests: The Anthropology of Tourism. Valene Smith (ed).
  45. Departments that Work: Building and Sustaining Cultures of Excellence in Academic Programs. Jon Wergin.
  46. Silicon Second Nature: Culturing Artificial Life in a Digital World. Stefan Helmreich.
  47. Pathways of Power: Building an Anthropology of the Modern World. Eric Wolf.
  48. Space, Place, and Gender. Doreen Massey.
  49. Spaces of Hope. David Harvey.
  50. The Anthropology of Time. Alfred Gell.
  51. My Freshman Year: What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student. Rebekah Nathan.
  52. Time Maps: Collective Memory and the Social Shape of the Past. Eviatar Zerubavel.
  53. In Churchill's Shadow: Confronting the Past in Modern Britain. David Cannadine.
  54. Cyborgs and Citadels: Anthropological Interventions in Emerging Sciences and Technologies. Gary Lee Downey and Joseph Dumit (eds).
  55. Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco. Paul Rabinow.
  56. Deflating Information: From Science Studies to Documentation. Bernd Frohmann.
  57. The Troubles in Ballybogoin: Memory and Identity in Northern Ireland. William Kelleher.
  58. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. Benedict Anderson.
  59. You Owe Yourself A Drunk. James Spradley.
  60. Rescuing Prometheus. Thomas Hughes.
  61. Anthropos Today: Reflections on Modern Equipment. Paul Rabinow.
  62. Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature. William Cronon (ed).
  63. Folk Devils and Moral Panics. Stanley Cohen.
  64. Time and Social Theory. Barbara Adam.
  65. Digital Places: Living with Geographic Information Technologies. Michael Curry.
  66. Advocacy After Bhopal: Environmentalism, Disaster, New Global Orders. Kim Fortun.
  67. Introduction to Critical Theory: Horkheimer to Habermas. David Held.
  68. Voyage to the End of the Room. Tibor Fischer.
  69. Feminism and Anthropology. Henrietta Moore.

Books Read in 2004

  1. Longitudes and Attitudes: The World in the Age of Terrorism. Thomas Friedman.
  2. A Shortcut Through Time: The Path to the Quantum Computer. George Johnson.
  3. The Search for Superstrings, Symmetry, and the Theory of Everything. John Gribben.
  4. Observatory Mansions. Edward Carey.
  5. The Trick of It. Michael Frayn.
  6. Qualitative Research Design. Joseph Maxwell.
  7. Ever After. Graham Swift.
  8. Self-Disclosure. Valerian Derlega, Sandra Metts, Sandra Petronio, and Stephen Margulis.
  9. Spies. Michael Frayn.
  10. Science and Technology in a Multicultural World: The Cultural Politics of Facts and Artifacts. David Hess.
  11. Headlong. Michael Frayn.
  12. Risk and Culture. Mary Douglas and Aaron Wildavsky.
  13. Limits to Medicine: Medical Nemesis. Ivan Illich.
  14. The Protestant Ethic and the "Spirit" of Capitalism. Max Weber.
  15. Operation Shylock. Philip Roth.
  16. Syrup. Maxx Barry.
  17. Anthropology as Cultural Critique: An Experimental Moment in the Human Sciences. George Marcus and Michael Fischer.
  18. More Work for Mother: The Ironies of Household Technology from the Open Hearth to the Microwave. Ruth Schwatz Cowan.
  19. The Ritual Process. Victor Turner.
  20. Imaginary Cartographies: Possession and Identity in Late Medieval Marseille. Daniel Lord Smail.
  21. The Meaning of Things: Domestic Symbols and the Self. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Eugene Rochberg-Halton.
  22. A Social History of American Technology. Ruth Schwartz Cowan.
  23. At Home: An Anthropology of Domestic Space. Irene Cieraad (ed).
  24. Essays on the Anthropology of Reason. Paul Rabinow.
  25. Purity and Danger. Mary Douglas.
  26. Non-places: Introduction to the Anthropology of Supermodernity. Marc Auge.
  27. Waiting for the Barbarians. J.M. Coetzee.
  28. The Anxiety of Everyday Objecs. Aurelie Sheehan.
  29. Activity-Centered Computing: An Ecological Approach to Designing Smart Tools and Usable Systems. Geri Gay and Helene Hembrooke.
  30. Daughters of the Dreaming. Diane Bell.
  31. The Use and Abuse of Biology. Marshall Sahlins.
  32. Learning to Labor: How Working Class Kids get Working Class Jobs. Paul Willis.
  33. The World of Goods: Towards an Anthropology of Consumption. Mary Douglas and Baron Isherwood.
  34. Theological Incorrectness: Why Religious People Believe Things They Shouldn't. D. Jason Slone.
  35. Screening the Body: Tracing Medicine's Visual Culture. Lisa Cartwright.
  36. Digital Ground: Architecture, Pervasive Computing, and Envrionmental Knowing. Malcolm McCullough.
  37. The Domestication of the Savage Mind. Jack Goody.
  38. Our Modern Times: The New Nature of Capitalism in the Information Age. Daniel Cohen.
  39. Waiting for Foucault, Still. Marshall Sahlins.
  40. Implicit Meanings: Selected Essays in Anthropology. Mary Douglas.
  41. Culture and Practical Reason. Marhsall Sahlins.
  42. A Moment's Notice: Time Politics across Cultures. Carol Greenhouse.
  43. Ask the Pilot. Patrick Smith.
  44. Research Methods in Anthropology. H. Russell Bernard.
  45. Interpreting Qualitative Data. David Silverman.
  46. The Locales Framework: Understanding and Designing for Wicked Problems. Geraldine Fitzpatrick.
  47. Symbols, Selves, and Social Reality. Kent Sandstrom, Daniel Martin, and Gary Alan Fine.
  48. Negara: The Theatre State in Nineteenth-Century Bali. Clifford Geertz.
  49. Invisible Cities. Italo Calvino.
  50. The Whole Story. Ali Smith.
  51. The Pasteurization of France. Bruno Latour.
  52. The Cutting Room. Louise Welch.
  53. Flexible Bodies: The Role of Immunity in American Culture from the Days of Polio to the Age of AIDS. Emily Martin.
  54. Symbolic Interactionism. Herbert Blumer.
  55. Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. Michel Foucault.
  56. The Internet: An Ethnographic Approach. Daniel Miller and Don Slater.
  57. Morel Tales: The Culture of Mushrooming. Gary Alan Fine.
  58. History and Theory in Anthropology. Alan Bernard.
  59. The McDonaldization of Society. George Ritzer.
  60. The Practice of Everyday Life. Michel de Certeau.
  61. The Book of Illusions. Paul Auster.
  62. In the Metro. Marc Auge.
  63. Community and Privacy: Toward a New Architecture of Humanism. Serge Chermayeff and Christopher Alexander.
  64. Unnatural Emotions. Catherine Lutz.
  65. Spaces of Capital: Towards a Critical Geography. David Harvey.
  66. Capitalism and Modern Social Theory. Anthony Giddens.
  67. Anti-Intellectualism in American Life. Richard Hofstadter.
  68. The Mangle of Practice: Time, Agency, and Science. Andrew Pickering.
  69. Colossus: The Price of America's Empire. Niall Ferguson.
  70. Old School. Tobias Wolff.
  71. Reproducing the Future: Essays on Anthropology, Kinship, and the New Reproductive Technologies. Marilyn Strathern.

Books Read in 2003

  1. Developing Critical Thinkers. Stephen Brookfield.
  2. The Culture of Fear. Barry Glassner.
  3. The Railway Journey: The Industrialization of Time and Space in the 19th Century. Wolfgang Schivelbusch.
  4. cultures@siliconvalley. J.A. English-Lueck.
  5. After Henry. Joan Didion.
  6. Toxic Sludge is Good for You. John Stauber and Sheldon Rampton.
  7. Paris to the Moon. Adam Gopnik.
  8. Software Design and Usability. Klaus Kaasgaard.
  9. Cognitive Dimensions of Social Science. Mark Turner.
  10. Social Thinking -- Software Practice. Yvonne Dittrich, Christiane Floyd, and Ralf Klischewski (eds).
  11. All Quiet on the Orient Express. Magnus Mills.
  12. Studying Those Who Study Us: An Anthropologist in the World of Artificial Intelligence. Diana Forsythe.
  13. The Gift of Stones. Jim Crace.
  14. Don't Read This Book If You're Stupid. Tibor Fischer.
  15. Atonement. Ian McEwan.
  16. How Cities Work: Suburbs, Sprawl, and the Roads Not Taken. Alex Marshall.
  17. Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author. Clifford Geertz.
  18. The Way We Think: Concpetual Blending and the Mind's Hidden Complexities. Gilles Fauconnier and Mark Turner.
  19. Learning from Strangers: The Art and Method of Qualitative Interview Studies. Robert Weiss.
  20. Understanding Silicon Valley: The Anatomy of an Entrepreneurial Region. Martin Kenney (ed.)
  21. The Ethnomethodological Foundations of Mathematics. Eric Livingston.
  22. Slouching Towards Bethlehem. Joan Didion.
  23. The Laws of the Web: Patterns in the Ecology of Information. Bernardo Huberman.
  24. Witchcraft, Oracles, and Magic Among the Azande. E.E. Evans-Pritchard.
  25. Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain. Antonio Damasio.
  26. Feynman Lectures on Computation. Tony Hey and Robin Allen (eds).
  27. Natural Symbols: Explorations in Cosmology. Mary Douglas.
  28. The Gift: The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archiac Societies. Marcel Mauss.
  29. Shaping Written Knowledge: The Genre and Activity of the Experimental Article in Science. Charles Bazerman.
  30. The Craft of Research. Wayne Booth, Gregory Colomb, and Joseph Williams.
  31. Regional Advantage: Culture and Competition in Silicon Valley and Route 128. Annalee Saxenian.
  32. The Procedure. Harry Mulisch.
  33. Suspect Identities: A History of Fingerprinting and Criminal Identification. Simon Cole.
  34. Through the Interface: A Human Activity Approach to User Interface Design. Susanne Bodker.
  35. Knowledge and Social Imagery. David Bloor.
  36. The Sweet-Shop Owner. Graham Swift.
  37. Play It As It Lays. Joan Didion.
  38. Institutions and Organizations. W. Richard Scott.
  39. Getting What You Came For. Robert Peters.
  40. Kitchens: The Culture of Restaurant Work. Gary Fine.
  41. The Field of Cultural Production. Pierre Bourdieu.
  42. Three To See The King. Magnus Mills.
  43. Home and Work: Negotiating Boundaries Through Everyday Life. Christena Nippert-Eng.
  44. The Shattered Self: The End of Natural Evolution. Pierre Baldi.
  45. Ethnography Through Thick and Thin. George Marcus.
  46. Genesis and Development of a Scientific Fact. Ludwik Fleck.
  47. Disenchanted Night: The Industrialization of Light in the Nineteenth Century. Wolfgang Wschivelbusch.
  48. Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences. Edward Tenner.
  49. Dead Air. Iain Banks.
  50. Kissing in Manhatten. David Schickler.
  51. Social Consequences of Internet Use: Access, Involvement, and Interaction. James Katz and Ronald Rice.
  52. Perpetual Contact: Mobile Communication, Private Talk, Public Performance. James Katz and Mark Aakhus (eds).
  53. Boundaries of Privacy: Dialectics of Disclosure. Sandra Petronio.
  54. Designing with Web Standards. Jeffrey Zeldman.
  55. The Impact of Academic Research on Industrial Performance. National Academy of Engineering.
  56. Science Studies: An Advanced Introduction. David Hess.
  57. Science as Practice and Culture. Andrew Pickering (ed).
  58. Laboratory Life: The Construction of Scientific Facts. Bruno Latour and Steve Woolgar.
  59. Handbook of Science and Technology Studies. Sheila Jasanoff, Gerald Markle, James Petersen, and Trevor Pinch (eds).
  60. Things You Should Know. A.M. Homes.
  61. Road Belong Cargo: A Study of the Cargo Movement in Southern Madang District, New Guinea. Peter Lawrence.
  62. Artifacts: An Archeologist's Year in Silicon Valley. Christine Finn.
  63. The Revolution of Everyday Life. Raoul Vaneigem.
  64. The Scheme for Full Employment. Magnus Mills.
  65. Up In The Air. Walter Kirn.
  66. The War on our Freedoms: Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism. Richard Leone and Greg Anrig (eds.)
  67. A Landing on the Sun. Michael Frayn.
  68. Deschooling Soceity. Ivan Illich.
  69. Heligoland. Shena Mackay.
  70. Teaching Tips for College and University Instructors. David Royse.
  71. Kingdom of Fear. Hunter S. Thompson.
  72. Ethnography: Step by Step. David Fetterman.
  73. Strategies for Interpreting Qualitative Data. Martha Feldman.
  74. Blue Angel. Francine Prose.
  75. Doing Exemplary Research. Peter Frost and Ralph Stablein (eds).
  76. Cultural Boundaries of Science: Credibility on the Line. Thomas Gieryn.
  77. Our Fathers. Andrew O'Hagan.
  78. Shuttlecock. Graham Swift.
  79. Information Ages: Literacy, Numeracy, and the Computer Revolution. Michael Hobart and Zachary Schiffman.
  80. Big Science: The Growth of Large-Scale Research. Peter Galison and Burce Hevly (eds).
  81. The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements. Eric Hoffer.
  82. The Long Interview. Grant McCracken.
  83. Clueless in Academe: How Schooling Obscures the Life of the Mind. Gerald Graff.
  84. Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences. John Allen Paulos.

Books Read in 2002

  1. Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life. Daniel Dennett.
  2. Computing the Future: A Broader Agenda for Computer Science and Engineering. National Research Council.
  3. Science: The Very Idea. Steve Woolgar.
  4. Peddling Prosperity: Economic Sense and Nonsense in the Age of Diminished Expectations. Paul Krugman.
  5. The Professional Thief. Edwin Sutherland.
  6. Moral Mazes: The World of Corporate Managers. Robert Jackall.
  7. Revolutionary Road: Richard Yates.
  8. The Way We Talk Now. Geoff Nunberg.
  9. The Dream Machine: J.C.R. Licklider and the Revolution that Made Computing Personal. Mitchell Waldrop.
  10. Ethnography in Organizations: Helen Schwartzman.
  11. Straight Man. Richard Russo.
  12. The Ethnographer's Method. Alex Stewart.
  13. Ethnomethodology. Alain Coulon.
  14. Conversation Analysis: The Study of Talk-in-Interaction. George Psathas.
  15. Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women in Computing. Jane Margolis and Allan Fisher.
  16. The Last Days of Haute Cuisine. Patric Kuh.
  17. Organiations. James March and Herb Simon.
  18. The Lecturer's Tale. James Hynes.
  19. Hotel World. Ali Smith.
  20. The Risk Pool. Richard Russo.
  21. The Fine Line: Making Distinctions in Everyday Life. Eviatar Zerubavel.
  22. The Diagnosis. Alan Lightman.
  23. Lying Awake. Mark Salzman.
  24. Aiding and Abetting. Muriel Spark.
  25. When We Were Orphans. Kazuo Ishiguro.
  26. Stupid White Men. Michael Moore.
  27. The Portable MBA. Robert Bruner, Mark Eaker, Edward Freeman, Robert Spekman, and Elizabeth Olmsted Tiesberg.
  28. Hidden Rhythms: Schedules and Calendars in Social Life. Eviatar Zerubavel.
  29. In a Sunburned Country. Bill Bryson.
  30. The Theory of the Leisure Class. Thorstein Veblen.
  31. Between Craft and Science: Technical Work in U.S. Settings. Stephen Barley and Julian Orr (eds).
  32. Glue. Irvine Welsh.
  33. 9-11. Noam Chomsky.
  34. Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula. Robert Diamond.
  35. Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By In America. Barbara Ehrenreich.
  36. On the Internet. Hubert Dreyfus.
  37. Declarations of Independence: Cross-Examining American Ideology. Howard Zinn.
  38. Winners, Losers & Microsoft: Competition and Antitrust in High Technology. Stan Liebowitz and Stephen Margolis.
  39. Information Visualization. Bob Spence.
  40. Mouse Tales: A Behind-the-ears Look at Disneyland. David Koenig.
  41. Invention and the Rise of Technocapitalism. Luis Suarez-Villa.
  42. The Scottish Enlightenment: How the Scots Invented the Modern World. Arthur Herman.
  43. Edge City: Life on the New Frontier. Joel Garreau.
  44. 21 Dog Years: Doing Time at Amazon.com. Mike Daisey.
  45. Designing from Both Sides of the Screen. Ellen Isaacs and Alen Walendowski.
  46. Fast Food, Fast Talk: Service Work and the Routinizaion of Everyday Life. Robin Leidner.
  47. Information Visualization: Perception for Design. Colin Ware.
  48. Data Mining. Ian Witten and Eibe Frank.
  49. Mappings in Thought and Language. Gilles Faucounier.
  50. The Little Sister. Raymond Chandler.
  51. Microsoft Secrets. Michael Cusumano and Richard Selby.
  52. The Lady in the Lake. Raymond Chandler.
  53. How The Left Can Win Arguments and Influence People. John Wilson.
  54. Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes. Robert Emerson, Rachel Fretz, and Linda Shaw.
  55. Computationalism: New Directions. Matthias Scheutz (ed).
  56. Social Network Analysis: A Handbook. John Scott.
  57. Being Dead. Jim Crace.
  58. The Myth of the Paperless Office. Abigail Sellen and Richard Harper.
  59. Engand's Dreaming: Anarchy, Sex Pistols, Punk Rock, and Beyond. Jon Savage.
  60. Meaning in Technology. Arnold Pacey.
  61. Organization Theory: From Chester Barnard to the Present and Beyond. Oliver Williamson (ed).
  62. The Kandy-Colored Tangerine-Flake Streamline baby. Tom Wolfe.
  63. Changing Order: Replication and Inducation in Scientific Practice. Harry Collins.
  64. Postsuburban California: The Transformation of Orange County since World War II. Rob Kling, Spencer Olin, and Mark Poster (eds).
  65. Challenges to Research Universities. Roger Noll (ed).
  66. In Pursuit of Prestige: Strategy and Competition in U.S. Higher Education. Dominic Brewer, Susan Gates, and Charles Goldman.
  67. Contemporary Philosophy of Social Science. Brian Fay.
  68. Where Mathematics Comes From: How the Embodied Mind brings Mathematics into Being. George Lakoff and Rafael Nunex.
  69. Communicating Effectively. Lani Arredondo.
  70. Skills for New Managers. Morey Stettner.
  71. Leonardo's Laptop: Human Needs and the New Computing Technologies. Ben Schneiderman.
  72. Available Light: Anthropological Reflections on Philosophical Topics. Clifford Geertz.
  73. Academic Capitalism: Politics, Policies, and the Entrepreneurial University. Sheila Slaughter and Larry Leslie.
  74. How To Be Good. Nick Hornby.
  75. Myths That Cause Crime. Harold Pepinsky and Paul Jesilow.

Books Read in 2001

  1. Engineering Culture: Control and Commitment in a High-Tech Corporation. Gideon Kunda.
  2. Complex Organizations: A Critical Essay. Charles Perrow.
  3. The Mind Doesn't Work That Way. Jerry Fodor.
  4. The Social Construction of Technological Systems. Wiebe Bijker, Thomas Hughes and Trevor Pinch (eds).
  5. The Seville Communion. Arturo Perez-Reverte.
  6. The Snows of Kilimanjaro. Ernest Hemingway.
  7. America by Design: Science, Technology and the Rise of Corporate Capitalism. David Noble.
  8. Kitchen Confidential. Anthony Bourdain.
  9. My Tiny Life: Crime and Passion in a Virtual World. Julian Dibbell.
  10. Hand to Mouth: A Chronicle of Early Failure. Paul Auster.
  11. Language and Solitude: Wittgenstein, Malinowski and the Hapsburg Dilemma. Ernest Gellner.
  12. Pieces of the Frame. John McPhee.
  13. The Social Construction of What? Ian Hacking.
  14. Philosophy and Social Hope. Rochard Rorty.
  15. Acts of Resistence. Pierre Bourdieu.
  16. The Plato Papers. Peter Ackroyd.
  17. The Age of Missing Information. Bill McKibben.
  18. William Mulholland and the Rise of Los Angeles. Catherine Mulholland.
  19. The Eternal Footman. James Morrow.
  20. How Institutions Think. Mary Douglas.
  21. An Introduction to Theory in Anthropology. Robert Layton.
  22. Embedded Linux. John Lombardo.
  23. Questining Technology. Andrew Feenberg.
  24. D'Alembert's Principle. Andrew Crumey.
  25. Authority, Liberty and Automatic Machinery in Early Modern Europe. Otto Mayr.
  26. Copenhagen: A Play. Michael Frayn.
  27. The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith. Peter Carey.
  28. The Book on the Bookshelf. Henry Petroski.
  29. Love and Peace with Melody Paradise. Martin Miller.
  30. Neither Here nor There. Bill Bryson.
  31. The Origins of Freemasonry: Scotland's Century 1590-1710. David Stevenson.
  32. Moo. Jane Smiley.
  33. Love, etc. Julian Barnes.
  34. Sciences of the Artificial. Herb Simon.
  35. Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World. Bruce Schneier.
  36. When Old Technologies Were New: Thinking about Electric Communication in the Late Nineteenth Century. Carolyn Marvin.
  37. The Stillest Day. Josephine Hart.
  38. Shaping Technology/Building Society: Studies in Sociotechnical Change. Wiebe Bijker and John Law (eds).
  39. Basics of Qualitative Research: Techniques and Procedures for Developing Grounded Theory. Anselm Strauss and Juliet Corbin.
  40. Eclipse. John Banville.
  41. Voltaire's Bastards: The Dictatorship of Reason in the West. John Ralston Saul.
  42. The Business. Iain Banks.
  43. Learning from Las Vegas: The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form. Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown and Steven Izenour.
  44. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Thomas Kuhn.
  45. Automated Alice. Jeff Noon.
  46. Oranges are Not the Only Fruit. Jeanette Winterson.
  47. Scrolling Forward: Making Sense of Documents in the Digital Age. David Levy.
  48. Becoming a Manager: How New Managers Master the Challenges of Leadership. Linda Hill.
  49. Everyday Conversation. Robert Nofsinger.
  50. The History of Forgetting: Los Angeles and the Erasure of Memory. Norman Klein.
  51. The Nautical Chart. Arturo Peres-Reverte.
  52. Intimacy/Midnight All Day. Hanif Kureishi.
  53. Shopgirl. Steve Martin.
  54. Night Train. Martin Amis.
  55. Where I'm Calling From. Raymond Carver.
  56. Social Organization of Medical Work. Anselm Strauss, Shizuko Fagerhaugh, Barbara Suczek, and Carolyn Wiener.

Books Read in 2000

  1. On the Contrary: Critical Essays, 1987-1997. Paul Churchland and Patricia Churchland.
  2. The Elements of Typographic Style. Robert Bringhurst.
  3. The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience. Francisco Valera, Evan Thompson and Eleanor Rosch.
  4. The Big Con: The Story of the Confidence Man. David Maurer.
  5. The Hard Life. Flann O'Brien.
  6. The Whale and the Reactor: A Search for Limits in an Age of High Technology. Langdon Winner.
  7. Music, In a Foreign Language. Andrew Crumey.
  8. The Manifesto of the Communist Party. Karl Marx and Friederich Engels.
  9. The Social Life of Information. John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid.
  10. A Theory of Shopping. Daniel Miller.
  11. Art Worlds. Howard Becker.
  12. Gossip, Grooming and the Evolution of Language. Robin Dunbar.
  13. The Spectacle of History: Speech, Text and Memory at the Iran-Contra Hearings. Michael Lynch and David Bogen.
  14. Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning and Identity. Etienne Wenger.
  15. When Things Start to Think. Neil Gershenfeld.
  16. Style: Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace. Joseph Williams.
  17. Original Bliss. A.L. Kennedy.
  18. Almost No Memory. Lydia Davis.
  19. Invention by Design: How Engineers get from Thought to Think. Henry Petroski.
  20. Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media. Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky.
  21. Bunker Man. Duncan McLean.
  22. The Jehovah Contract. Victor Korman.
  23. Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. Jared Diamond.
  24. The Restraint of Beasts. Magnus Mills.
  25. Perspectives on Embodiment: The Intersections of Nature and Culture. Gail Weiss and Honi Fern Haber (eds).
  26. Mr Commitment. Mike Gayle.
  27. Timbuktu. Paul Auster.
  28. The Fencing Master. Arturo Perez-Reverte.
  29. A Moveable Feast. Ernest Hemimgway.
  30. Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research and Theory for College and University Teachers. Wilbert McKeachie.
  31. Drink: A Social History of America. Andrew Barr.
  32. The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High-Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How To Restore the Sanity. Alan Cooper.
  33. The Cambridge Companion to Heidegger. Charles Guignon (ed).
  34. Pasteur's Quadrant: Basic Science and Technological Innovation. Donald Stokes.
  35. Computers, Minds and Conduct. Graham Button, Jeff Coulter, John Lee and Wes Sharrock.
  36. England, England. Julian Barnes.
  37. A History of Modern Computing. Paul Ceruzzi.
  38. Cambrian Intelligence: The Early History of the New AI. Rodney Brooks.
  39. Tough Call. Mike Loew.
  40. Advice for New Faculty Members. Robert Boice.
  41. Sex and Rockets: The Occult World of Jack Parsons. John Carter.
  42. Barrel Fever. David Sedaris.
  43. Driving Mr Albert: A Trip Across America with Einstein's Brain. Michael Paterniti.
  44. Wittgensteinian Themes: Essays 1978-1989. Norman Malcolm.
  45. Catapult: Harry and I Build a Siege Weapon. Jim Paul.
  46. A Behavioral Theory of the Firm. Richard Cyert and James March.
  47. Me Talk Pretty One Day. David Sedaris.
  48. Information Systems: A Management Perspective. Stephen Alter.
  49. The Flanders Panel. Arturo Perez-Reverte.
  50. Images of Organization. Gareth Morgan.
  51. Analyzing Social Settings. John Lofland and Lyn Lofland.
  52. Notes from a Small Island. Bill Bryson.
  53. Depth Takes a Holiday: Essays from Lesser Los Angeles. Sandra Tsing Loh.
  54. I'm a Stranger Here Myself. Bill Bryson.
  55. Reinventing Comics. Scott McCloud.
  56. The Measure of Reality: Quantification and Western Society 1250-1600. Alfred Crosby.
  57. The Sun Also Rises. Ernest Hemingway.
  58. Sensemaking in Organizations. Karl Weick.
  59. Paris Trance. Geoff Dyer.
  60. Workplace Studies: Recovering Work Practice and Information System Design. Paul Luff, Jon Hindmarsh and Christian Heath (eds).
  61. The Nature of Managerial Work. Henry Mintzberg.
  62. The Grants World Inside Out. Robert A. Lucas.
  63. Organizations: Rational, Natural and Open Systems. W. Richard Scott.

Books Read in 1999

  1. The walls around us. David Owen.
  2. This is how the world ends. James Morrow.
  3. John Dee: The politics of reading and writing in the English Renaissance. John Sherman.
  4. Girlfriend in a Coma. Douglas Copeland.
  5. The Rum Diaries. Hunter S. Thompson.
  6. Java Swing. David Flanagan.
  7. Virtual Private Networks. Charlie Scott, Paul Wolfe and Mike Erwin.
  8. Philosophical Investigations. Ludwig Wittgenstein.
  9. Database Programming with JDBC and Java. George Reese.
  10. Writing Solid Code. Steve MacGuire.
  11. Dealers of Lightning. Michael Hiltzig.
  12. Gourmet Cooking for Dummies. Charlie Trotter.
  13. Introducing Semiotics. Paul Cobley.
  14. The Old Man & The Sea. Ernest Hemmingway.
  15. Fashionable Nonsense. Alan Sokal.
  16. Control Through Communication. Joanne Yates.
  17. The Collector Collector. Tibor Fischer.
  18. Enduring Love. Ian McEwan.
  19. Stigma. Erving Goffman.
  20. Wittenstein: The duty of genius. Ray Monk.
  21. The Untouchable. John Banville.
  22. Central Problems in Social Theory. Anthony Giddens.
  23. These Demented Lands. Alan Warner.
  24. Sold Separately: Parents and children in consumer culture. Ellen Seiter.
  25. Information Ecologies: Using technology with heart. Bonnie Nardi and Vicki O'Day.
  26. The Information. Martin Amis.
  27. Tune in Tomorrow. Tom Tomorrow.
  28. The Golem: What you should know about science. Harry Collins and Trevor Pinch.
  29. Investing for Dummies. Eric Tyson.
  30. Learning to See Creatively: How to compose great photographs. Bryan Petersen.
  31. The Maltese Falcon. Dashiell Hammett.
  32. Flatland. Edwin Abbott.
  33. The Dream Mistress. Jenni Diski.
  34. Making the Grade: The academic side of college life. Howard Becker, Blanche Geer and Everett Hughes.
  35. Conversation and Community Chat in a virtual world. Lynn Cherny.
  36. Inside Windows NT. David Solomon.
  37. Argonauts of the Western Pacific. Bronislaw Malinowski.
  38. Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping. Paco Underhill.
  39. Acid Plaid: New Scottish Writing.
  40. America Calling: A social history of the telephone to 1940. Claude Fischer.
  41. Insanely Great: The life and times of Macintosh, the computer that changed everything. Steven Levy.
  42. The Knowledge Web. James Burke.
  43. Instrumental Realism. Don Ihde.
  44. Java 2D Graphics. Jonathan Knudsen.
  45. Tricks of the Trade. Howard Becker.
  46. Postphenomenology: Essays in the postmodern context. Don Ihde.
  47. Amsterdam. Ian McEwan.
  48. Behavior in Public Places: Notes on the social organization of gatherings. Erving Goffman.
  49. The Invisible Computer: Why good products can fail, the personal computer is so complex, and information appliances are the solution. Don Norman.
  50. Visions of Culture: An introduction to anthropological theories and theorists. Jerry Moore.
  51. Amnesiascope. Steve Erickson.
  52. The End of Alice. A.M. Homes.
  53. First Light. Peter Ackroyd.
  54. Great Apes. Will Self.
  55. V. Thomas Pynchon.
  56. MySQL and mSQL. Randy Yarger, George Reese and Tim King.
  57. The Empty Mirror. Janwillem van de Wetering.
  58. Information Rules. Carl Shapiro and Hal Varian.
  59. City of Quartz. Mike Davis.
  60. The Club Dumas. Arturo Perez-Reverte.
  61. Beamtimes and Lifetimes: The world of high energy physicists. Sharon Traweek.
  62. On Line and On Paper: Visual Representations, Visual Culture and Computer Graphics in Design Engineering. Kathryn Henderson.
  63. Palimpsest: A Memoir. Gore Vidal.
  64. Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change. Kent Beck.
  65. Sorting Things Out: Classification and its Consequences. Geoff Bowker and Leigh Star.
  66. Jocks and Burnouts: Social Categories and Identity in the High School. Penny Eckert.
  67. The Glass Key. Dashiell Hammett.
  68. Using Samba. Robert Eckstein, David Collier-Brown and Peter Kelly.
  69. Tough, Tough Toys for Tough, Tough Boys. Will Self.
  70. Wittgenstein and the Philosophical Investigations. Marie McGinn.
  71. Tomorrow's Professor: Preparing for Academic Careers in Science and Engineering. Richard Reis.
  72. Publish and Perish: Three Tales of Tenure and Terror. James Hynes.
  73. Pfitz: A Novel. Andrew Crumey.
  74. Future Perfect: How Star Trek Conquered Planet Earth. Jeff Greenwald.
  75. Camp Concentration. Thomas Disch.
  76. Net Slaves: True Tales of Working the Web. Bill Lessard and Steve Baldwin.
  77. Afterzen: Experiences of a Zen Student Out on his Ear. Janwillem van de Wetering.
  78. Talking Heads. Alan Bennett.