2014 Reading

December 2014

Showa 1944-1953 : A History of Japan by Shigeru Mizuki

November 2014

The Rise and Fall of English : Reconstructing English as a Discipline by Robert Scholes

October 2014

Stat-Spotting : A Field Guide to Identifying Dubious Data by Joel Best

e : The Story of a Number by Eli Maor

September 2014

From Hieroglyphics to Isotype : A Visual Autobiography by Otto Neurath

When Cultures Collide : Leading Across Cultures by Richard D. Lewis

The Other by Ryszard Kapuściński

August 2014

Ignore Everybody : And 39 Other Keys to Creativity by Hugh MacLeod

Paper Machines : About Cards & Catalogs, 1548-1929 by Markus Krajewski

The Discovery of France : A Historical Geography from the Revolution to the First World War by Graham Robb

Collision of Empires : The War on the Eastern Front in 1914 by Prit Buttar

July 2014

Showa 1939-1944 : A History of Japan by Shigeru Mizuki

Showa 1926-1939 : A History of Japan by Shigeru Mizuki

The Secrets of Italy by Corrado Augias

The Best of Impossible Worlds by Abel Quezada

9 Things Successful People Do Differently by Heidi Grant Halvorson

June 2014

Any Given Number by Sports Illustrated

Falling Upwards : Essays in Defense of the Imagination by Lee Siegel

In Pursuit of Elegance by Matthew E. May

May 2014

Tiny Beautiful Things : Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed

The Authority of Everyday Objects : A Cultural History of West German Industrial Design by Paul Betts

Here is Where by Andrew Carroll

Blood Royal by Eric Jager

Detroit City is the Place to Be by Mark Binelli

April 2014

The Works by Kate Ascher

The Checklist Manifesto : How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande

March 2014

Archduke Franz Ferdinand Lives! : A World Without World War I by Richard Ned Lebow

The Berlin-Baghdad Express by Sean McMeekin

1913 : The Year Before the Storm by Florian Illies

The Best American Infographics, 2013 edited by Gareth Cook

A Great and Monstrous Thing : London in the Eighteenth Century by Jerry White

February 2014

Masscult and Midcult : Essays Against the American Grain by Dwight Macdonald

1913 : In Search of the World before the Great War by Charles Emmerson

The Ford Foundation : The Men and the Millions by Dwight Macdonald

Rewire : Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection by Ethan Zuckerman

January 2014

How Music Works by David Byrne

The Dip by Seth Godin