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Computer Lib/Dream Machines

By Theodor H. Nelson


How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy

By Jenny Odell


The Life and Adventures of Trobadora Beatrice as Chronicled by Her Minstrel Laura: A Novel in Thirteen Books and Seven Intermezzos

By Irmtraud Morgner


Dictionary Stories: Short Fictions and Other Findings

By Jez Burrows


Gaudy Bauble

By Isabel Waidner


Barley Patch

By Gerald Murnane


Cræft: An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts

By Alexander Langlands


The Nature and Art of Workmanship

By David Pye


The Writer’s Portable Mentor: A Guide to Art, Craft, and the Writing Life

By Priscilla Long



By George Daniels


The Unknown Craftsman: A Japanese Insight into Beauty

By Sōetsu Yanagi


No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters

By Ursula K. Le Guin


Tao Te Ching: A Book About the Way and the Power of the Way

By Lao Tzu


Structure of the Visual Book

By Keith A. Smith


An Anecdoted Topography of Chance

By Daniel Spoerri


The Conference of the Birds

By Farid ud-Din Attar


I Am A Cat

By Soseki Natsume


A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History

By Manuel De Landa


Time’s Arrow, Time’s Cycle: Myth and Metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time

By Stephen Jay Gould


Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities

By Rebecca Solnit


The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration

By Isabel Wilkerson


Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style

By Virginia Tufte


The Elements of Typographic Style

By Robert Bringhurst


The Complete Walker IV

By Colin Fletcher and Chip Rawlins


The Power of Maps

By Denis Wood


In Search of the Virtual Class: Education in an Information Society

By Lalita Rajasingham and John Tiffin


The Politics of Education

By Paulo Freire


Cronopios and Famas

By Julio Cortázar


The House of the Spirits: A Novel

By Isabel Allende


Composing A Life

By Mary Catherine Bateson


The Golden Notebook: A Novel

By Doris Lessing



By Virginia Gaburo


Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity

By David Foster Wallace


Adversarial Design

By Carl DiSalvo


The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses

By Jesse Schell


The Argonauts

By Maggie Nelson


Song of Solomon

By Toni Morrison


Supple Science: A Robert Kocik Primer

By Robert Kocik


Pataphysics: A Useless Guide

By Andrew Hugill


On Dialogue: An Essay in Free Thought

By Robert Grudin


Language Acquisition Made Practical: Field Methods for Language Learners

By E. Thomas Brewster and Elizabeth S. Brewster


Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone

By Eduardo Galeano


The Golden Bough

By James George Frazer


Cities and the Wealth of Nations: Principles of Economic Life

By Jane Jacobs


Notes on Nursing

By Florence Nightingale


March (Trilogy)

By John Lewis and Andrew Aydin



By Joe Sacco


How to Solve It

By George Polya


The Fourth Dimension: A Guided Tour of the Higher Universes

By Rudy Rucker


House of Leaves

By Mark Z. Danielewski


Pale Fire

By Vladimir Nabokov


Computers as Theater

By Brenda Laurel


Evocative Objects: Things We Think With

Edited by Sherry Turkle


Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape

By Lauret Savoy


The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

By Michelle Alexander


The Teenage Liberation Handbook: How to Quit School and Get a Real Life and Education

By Grace Llewellyn


Black Mountain: An Exploration in Community

By Martin Duberman



By Anne Carson


Everything That Rises: A Book of Convergences

By Lawrence Weschler


Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism

By Temple Grandin


An American Childhood

By Annie Dillard


The Tale of Genji

By Shikibu Murasaki


Chinese Rhyme Prose

Translated by Burton Watson



By Timothy Morton


The Arcades Project

By Walter Benjamin


Third Person: Authoring and Exploring Vast Narratives

Edited by Pat Harrigan and Noah Wardrip-Fruin


Space and Place: The Perspective of Experience

By Yi-Fu Tuan


The Change Handbook

Edited by Peggy Holman, Tom Devane, and Steven Cady


Adhocism: The Case for Improvisation

By Charles Jencks and Nathan Silver


Midnight Robber

By Nalo Hopkinson


Light: A Novel

By M. John Harrison


James Baldwin: Collected Essays

By James Baldwin


Known and Strange Things: Essays

By Teju Cole


The Storm of Creativity

By Kyna Leski


Always Coming Home

By Ursula K. Le Guin


The Real World of Technology

By Ursula Franklin


Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and Pattern

By Douglas Hofstadter


Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor

By Lynda Barry


Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger

By Peter Bevelin


Designing Design

By Kenya Hara


Apprenticeship Patterns: Guidance for the Aspiring Software Craftsman

By Dave Hoover and Adewale Oshineye


The Book of Trees: Visualizing Branches of Knowledge

By Manuel Lima


A Muse and a Maze: Writing as Puzzle, Mystery, and Magic

By Peter Turchi


The Systems View of the World

By Ervin Laszlo


Spontaneous Particulars: The Telepathy of Archives

By Susan Howe


Diffusion of Innovations

By Everett M. Rogers


The Tacit Dimension

By Michael Polanyi


After Babel: Aspects of Language and Translation

By George Steiner



By Friedrich Hölderlin


The Timeless Way of Building

By Christopher Alexander


The Image of the City

By Kevin Lynch


Playing at the World

By Jon Peterson


Gravity’s Rainbow

By Thomas Pynchon


Networkologies: A Philosophy of Networks for a Hyperconnected Age — A Manifesto

By Christopher Vitale


The Beach Beneath the Street: The Everyday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International

By Mckenzie Wark


Perceptrons: An Introduction to Computational Geometry

By Marvin Minsky and Seymour A. Papert


Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization

By Vaclav Smil


Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art

By Stephen Nachmanovitch


An Experiment with Time (Studies in Consciousness)

By J. W. Dunne


The I Ching, or, Book of Changes

Translated by Richard Wilhelm and Cary F. Baynes


Hopscotch: A Novel

By Julio Cortázar


Cache: Creating Natural Economies

By Spencer Beebe


Precious Nonsense: The Gettysburg Address, Ben Jonson’s Epitaphs on His Children, and Twelfth Night

By Stephen Booth


Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

By Harold Abelson and Gerald Jay Sussman


Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities

By Kevin Kelly


The Quantum Dice

By L.I Ponomarev


On Dialogue

By David Bohm


The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

By Robert A. Caro


Sanatorium Operations Manual

By Pedro Reyes


Distant Reading

By Franco Moretti


Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

By Nick Bostrom


The Gormenghast Novels

By Mervyn Peake


Critical Path

By R. Buckminster Fuller


Behind Bars: The Definitive Guide to Music Notation

By Elaine Gould


Surfaces and Essences: Analogy as the Fuel and Fire of Thinking

By Douglas Hofstadter and Emmanuel Sander


The Universal Traveler: A Soft-Systems Guide to: Creativity, Problem-Solving, and the Process of Reaching Goals

By Don Koberg and Jim Bagnall


Beyond Culture

By Edward T. Hall


The Control of Nature

By John McPhee



By William Carlos Williams


Letters to a Young Scientist

By E. O. Wilson


Nurtured by Love: The Classic Approach to Talent Education

By Shinichi Suzuki


Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature

By Espen J. Aarseth


Evolution in Four Dimensions: Genetic, Epigenetic, Behavioral, and Symbolic Variation in the History of Life

By Eva Jablonka and Marion J. Lamb


The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World

By Trevor Cox


Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society

Edited by Evans, Galbraith, and Law


Reasons and Persons

By Derek Parfit


The Oldest Living Things in the World

By Rachel Sussman


A Geology of Media

By Jussi Parikka


Flight: A Quantum Fiction Novel

By Vanna Bonta


Design for the Real World: Human Ecology and Social Change

By Victor Papanek


Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History

By David Christian


Infinite Jest

By David Foster Wallace


Cataloging the World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Age

By Alex Wright


Landscape Futures: Instruments, Devices and Architectural Inventions

Edited by Geoff Manaugh


Rhythmanalysis: Space, Time, and Everyday Life

By Henri Lefebvre


From the Tree to the Labyrinth: Historical Studies on the Sign and Interpretation

By Umberto Eco