I listen to a lot of podcasts. These are some of my favourite lately.


Here are some email newsletters I like.

Currently reading:

I’m working on reading more books that have nothing to do with work — here’s the running list. If you want to read something on the second list together, let me know.

  • Migration Songs, Anna Quon
  • Underground Airlines, Ben H. Winters (via PB)
  • Conflict is Not Abuse, Sarah Schulman
  • Milk and Honey, Rupi Kaur
  • The Poetry Chains of Dominic Luxford, Dominic Luxford
  • The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin (via TI)
  • Hard‑Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Haruki Murakami
  • Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, Jenny Lawson (via DB)
  • The Fox Was Ever the Hunter, Herta Müller
  • Resistance, Rebellion, and Death, Albert Camus
  • Do Not Say We Have Nothing, Madeleine Thien
  • Exit West, Mohsin Hamid
  • Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Being Mortal, Atul Gawande (via HG)
  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo
  • Dear Cyborgs, Eugene Lim
  • Stories of Your Life and Others, Ted Chiang
  • The Answers, Catherine Lacey
  • Deep Work, Cal Newport
  • Salt, Nayyirah Waheed
  • Satellites in the High Country, Jason Mark
  • The Diamond Age, Neal Stephenson (thanks TI!)
  • Inventing the Future, Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams (thanks JM!)

Up next + looking to borrow:

  • Bone, Yrsa Daly-Ward
  • When the World Wounds, Kiini Ibura Salaam
  • Men Without Women, Haruki Murakami
  • Welcome Thieves, Sean Beaudoin
  • Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist, Sunil Yapa
  • The Idiot, Elif Batuman
  • Our Bodies & Other Fine Machines, Natalie Wee
  • The Future is Now (Vol. 1 & 2), Josan Gonzalez
  • Salt Houses, Hala Alyan
  • Kindred, Octavia Butler
  • We Are All Just Animals & Plants, Alex Manley
  • Free Radicals, Michael Brooks
  • Daily Rituals: How Artists Work, Mason Currey
  • On Looking, Alexandra Horowitz
  • Everything Flows, Vasily Grossman
  • The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning, Wendy Trusler and Carol Devin
  • What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky, Lesley Nneka Arimah
  • The Summer Book, Tove Jansson
  • Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice, Martha Nussbaum
  • How the Universe Got its Spots, Janna Levin
  • Cities I’ve Never Lived In: Stories, Sara Majka
  • Slouching Toward Bathlehem, Joan Didion
  • NK3, Michael Tolkin

Shelved for now:

  • The Four Dimensional Human, Laurence Scott