The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami

I think I’ve just found my new favorite Murakami book: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle. I’d been holding off on reading it for a while now because (1) I tend to feel overwhelmed whenever I read Murakami’s books; and (2) the book is 607 pages. But due to a self-imposed deadline (see Until Next Time, BooksContinue reading “The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami”

Rebel Cities by David Harvey

David Harvey’s Rebel Cities challenges the capitalist norm in which owners of capital are the only ones thriving in cities and poses that we can find a socially just solution to allow the majority to reclaim the cities. This book made me think: yes, that’s true; our cities are flawed. Rebel Cities doesn’t dictate theContinue reading “Rebel Cities by David Harvey”

Radicalized by Cory Doctorow

Wow, never has science fiction felt so real to me. Cory Doctorow’s Radicalized is a collection of four stories—all “what if?” scenarios people have probably thought to themselves at some point: What if we take the internet of things too far? What if our favorite superhero clashes with our justice system? What if regular peopleContinue reading “Radicalized by Cory Doctorow”