Readings in 2019

NOVELS:

Non-Fiction:

  1. Inverting the Pyramid, by Jonathan Wilson
  2. How India Became Democratic, by Ornit Shani
  3. The Transformative Constitution: A Radical Biography in Nine Acts, by Gautam Bhatia
  4. Why Are Prices So Damn High?, by Eric Helland and Alex Tabarrok
  5. The Effective Engineer, by Edmond Lau
  6. Digital Minimalism: On Living Better with Less Technology, by Cal Newport

Fantasy Fiction:

  1. Foundryside – Book 1 of the Founder’s Trilogy, by Robert Jackson Bennett
  2. Winter’s Heart – Book 9 of The Wheel of Time Series, by Robert Jordan
  3. Crossroads of Twilight – Book 10 of The Wheel of Time Series, by Robert Jordan
  4. Knife of Dreams – Book 11 of The Wheel of Time Series, by Robert Jordan
  5. The Priory of the Orange Tree, by Samantha Shannon
  6. Black Leopard Red Wolf – Book 1 of The Dark Star Trilogy, by Marlon James
  7. Spinning Silver, by Naomi Novik
  8. The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms – Book 1 of the Inheritance Trilogy, by Nora K. Jemisin
  9. Magic for Liars, by Sarah Gailey
  10.  The Poppy War – Book 1 of The Poppy War Trilogy, by Rebecca F. Kuang
  11.  La Belle Sauvage – Book 1 of the Book of Dust Trilogy, by Philip Pullman

Science Fiction:

  1. The Three Body Problem – Book 1 of the Remembrance of Earth’s Past Trilogy, by Cixian Liu (translated by Ken Liu)
  2. The Dark Forest – Book 2 of the Remembrance of Earth’s Past Trilogy, by Cixian Liu
  3. The Collapsing Empire – Book 1 of the Interdependency Series, by John Scalzi
  4. The Consuming Fire – Book 2 of the Interdependency Series, by John Scalzi
  5. Death’s End – Book 3 of the Remembrance of Earth’s Past Trilogy, by Cixian Liu (translated by Ken Liu)
  6. The Calculating Stars – Book 1 of the The Lady Astronaut Duology, by Mary Robinette Kowal
  7. Ancillary Justice – Book 1 of the Imperial Radch Trilogy, by Ann Leckie
  8. Ancillary Sword – Book 2 of the Imperial Radch Trilogy, by Ann Leckie
  9. Ancillary Mercy – Book 3 of the Imperial Radch Trilogy, by Ann Leckie
  10. Black Dwarves of the Good Little Bay, by Varun Thomas Mathew
  11. Rosewater – Book 1 of The Wormwood Trilogy, by Tade Thompson
  12. The Raven Strategem – Book 2 of the Machineries of the Empire Trilogy, by Yoon Ha Lee
  13.  The Revenant Gun – Book 3 of the Machineries of the Empire Trilogy, by Yoon Ha Lee

Miscellaneous:

  1. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman
  2. Half the Night is Gone, by Amitabha Bagchi
  3. Invisible Cities, by Italo Calvino

NOVELLAS:

  1. The Murders of Molly Southbourne, by Tade Thompson
  2. This is How You Lose the Time War, by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone
  3. Distances, by Vandana Singh
  4. Children of the Nameless, by Brandon Sanderson
  5. The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion, by Margaret Killjoy
  6. The Black Tides of Heaven, by JY Yang

SHORT STORIES:

  1. Beyond the El, by John Chu
  2. The Dragon That Flew Out of the Sun, by Aliette De Bodard
  3. The City Born Great, by Nora K. Jemisin
  4. The Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant, by Nick Bostrom
  5. The Lady with the You Dog, by Anton Chekhov
  6. The Two Year Man, by Kelly Robson
  7. Ambiguity Machines: An Examination, by Vandana Singh
  8. Breaking, by Maya Chhabra
  9. Daughters of Silt and Cedar, by Rebecca Mix
  10. Fare, by Danny Lore
  11. Onyx Woods and the Grains of Deception, by D.A. Xiaolin Spires

ESSAYS:

  1. The Privatization of Hope, by Ronald Aronson
  2. Databodies in Codespace, by Shannon Mattern
  3. Caliban Never Belonged to Shakespeare, by Marcos Gonsalez
  4. The Politics of Housework, by Pat Mainardi
  5. You and Your Research, Richard Hamming
  6. Technologies of Power – From Area Studies to Data Sciences, by Manan Ahmed Asif
  7. An Agenda for Decolonizing Data Science, by Noopur Raval

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