Things I’ve been reading…

I’m always interested in the reading material of others, Alan does this often on GeographyJazz, so I thought I would start to blog my reading material and encourage a bit of literacy.

Finished last week the Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein, much here for Geographers to consider, the development of disaster capitalism and its impact on nations. Very depressing, as well as very enlightening.

I’ve just finished a Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, in fact I got around two hours sleep last night, because I couldn’t put it down. It follows the fortunes of two women across several decades of modern Afghan history.

Just started Affluenza by Oliver James, which explores the links between capitalism and happiness, is there a theme developing…

 

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