My Reading List

Books I’ve read over the past few years and my starred rating for each:


2020

Reset: Reclaiming the Internet for Civil Society
Ronald J. Deibert
★★★★★

Missing in the Village: The Story of Serial Killer Bruce McArthur, the Search for Justice, and the System That Failed Toronto’s Queer Community
Justin Ling
★★★★★

Culture Warlords: My Journey Into the Dark Web of White Supremacy
Talia Lavin
★★★☆☆

Stories of Your Life and Others
Ted Chiang
★★★★☆

Last Night in Nuuk
Niviaq Korneliussen
★★★☆☆

The Glass Hotel
Emily St. John Mandel
★★★★★

The Only Good Indians
Stephen Graham Jones
★★★★★

Between the World and Me
Ta-Nahesi Coates
★★★★★

The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What’s Possible in the Age of Warming
Eric Holthaus
★★☆☆☆

Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance State
Barton Gellman
★★★☆☆

The Tradition
Jericho Brown
★★★★☆

Buddhism for Beginners:
Learn the Way of the Buddha & Take Your First Steps on the Noble Path

Luna Sidana
★★★★☆

Silk Road
Eileen Ormsby
★★★☆☆

Blitzed: Drugs In Nazi Germany
Norman Ohler
★★★★☆

Advice for Taxidermists & Amateur Beekeepers
Erin Emily Ann Vance
★★★★☆

Greenwood
Michael Christie
★★★★★

Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now
Jaron Lanier
★★★☆☆

Consider This:
Moments in My Writing Life After Which Everything Was Different
Chuck Palahniuk
★★★★☆

Infinite Detail
Tim Maughan
★★★★☆

The Memory Police
Yōko Ogawa
★★★★★

2019

The Need
Helen Phillips
★★☆☆☆

Mindf*ck:
Cambridge Analytica and the Plot to Break America

Christopher Wylie
★★★★★

The Mosquito:
A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator

Timothy C. Winegard
★★★★☆

It’s What I Do:
A Photographer’s Life of Love and War

Lynsey Addario
★★★★☆

Catch & Kill:
Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators

Ronan Farrow
★★★★★

Permanent Record
Edward Snowden
★★★★★

The Testaments
Margaret Atwood
★★☆☆☆

Exhalations: Stories
Ted Chiang
★★★★☆

Inside Black Mirror
Charlie Brooker, Annabel Jones, Jason Arnopp
★★★☆☆

Checkpoint
Nicholson Baker
★☆☆☆☆

The Parade
Dave Eggers
★★☆☆☆

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism:
The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

Shoshana Zuboff
★★★★☆

Falter:
Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Bill McKibben
★★★☆☆

Radicalized
Cory Doctorow
★★★★☆

Team Human
Douglas Rushkoff
★★★☆☆

A People’s Future of the United States
OneWorldLit
★★★☆☆

Homo Deus:
A History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari
★★★☆☆

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed
Jon Ronson
★★★★★

Hard Work Cheering Up Sad Machines
Jason Heroux
★★☆☆☆

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark:
One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

Michelle McNamara
★★★★☆

2018

Moon of the Crusted Snow
Waubgeshig Rice
★★★☆☆

Who We Are:
Reflections on My Life and Canada

Elizabeth May
★★★☆☆

Split Tooth
Tanya Tagaq
★★★★★

Foe
Iain Reid
★★★★☆

The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood
★★★★★

I’m Thinking of Ending Things
Iain Reid
★★★★★

Animal Farm
George Orwell
★★★★★

Reporter: A Memoir
Seymour Hersh
★★★★☆

The Hellfire Club
Jake Tapper
★★☆☆☆

Annihilation
Jeff VanderMeer
★★★☆☆

American War
Omar El Akkad
★★★☆☆

Notes From Underground
Fyodor Dostoevsky
★☆☆☆☆

The Stranger in the Woods:
The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit
Michael Finkel
★★★★☆

Death With Interruptions
José Saramago
★★★★☆

Mapping The Interior
Stephen Graham Jones
★★★★★

The Doll’s Alphabet
Camilla Grudova
★★★★★

Future Home of the Living God
Louise Erdrich
★★☆☆☆

Player One:
What Is to Become of Us
Douglas Coupland
★★★☆☆

Player Piano
Kurt Vonnegut
★★★☆☆