Here’s what I’ve read this year:

The Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal: The Political Economy of Saving the Planet, Noam Chomsky

If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future, Jill Lepore

How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States, Daniel Immerwahr

Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History, Kurt Andersen

The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age, Tim Wu

Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right, Cynthia Miller-Idriss

The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths, Mariana Mazzucato

Minor Feelings, Cathy Park Hong

The Anthropocene Reviewed, John Green

After The Fall, Ben Rhodes

An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook’s Battle for Domination, Sheera Frenkel and  Cecilia Kang

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together, Heather McGhee

The Death Of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters, Thomas Nichols

Oakland, the Story of a City, Beth Bagwell


How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America, Clint Smith


Why We’re Polarized, Ezra Klein


Ready Player One, Ernest Kline