The best of the best, the best fiction, the best biography, the best science, philosophy and history books and the best art and photography books and the most disappointing books that I read this past year.
A selection of the best books I read this year, including best art and architecture, best book by Ali Smith and most disappointing.
In The Avant-Gardists. The Russian Revolution in Art, 1917-1935 Sjeng Scheijen creates a vivid portrayal of a group of artists who revolutionised art, but who were eventually crushed by the system they initially embraced.
The best books I read this year in various categories, from best aesthetics and philosophy of art to best science fiction, best poetry and most disappointing.
The books of the year in a number of categories: biggest book of the year; best fiction; best book I wish I had read years ago; best book about dinosaurs; best physics; best book about Wittgenstein that is(n't) about Wittgenstein; most useful, most disappointing and more.
Review of Elements of Architecture by Rem Koolhaas and co-authors.
The best books I read in 2017 in various categories: best fiction, best science, best economics, best book about the USA, most useful, most eye-opening.
Some of the best books I read this year including recently published books as well as classics, in a number of categories: best fiction, best science, best book about Claude Lévi-Strauss, best economics and more.
Read this book, even if you're not interested in seashells: you will be after you've read it.
Someone recently asked Tyler Cowen which book he would recommend to a smart person in his thirties who hasn't read much, if he could only recommend one book. Here's my attempt at an answer.
A selection of the best books I read this year in a number of categories: best fiction, best big history, best book I wish I had read years ago, best book by a French academic, best economics and most disappointing.
Second-hand Time is a collection of voices, stories, fragments and witness accounts. They tell of the individual and collective experience of existence in the grinding jaws of history.