Thursday, April 2, 2009

Read a book and change the world

Here's a small selection of books we've "enjoyed" lately:

'The Family: The Secret fundamentalism at the heart of American Power' Jeff Sharlet
'Media Mayhem: Playing with the Big Boys' John D'Arcy
'The Media We Deserve: Underachievement in the Fourth Estate' David Salter
'Boned' Anonymous
'The Shock Doctrine: The rise of disaster capitalism' Naomi Klein
'Princesses & Pornstars' Emily Maguire
'1984' George Orwell
'Gone for a Song: A death in custody on Palm Island' Jeff Waters
'The Murdoch Archipelago' Bruce Page
'The Man who owns the News: Inside the secret world of Rupert Murdoch' Michael Wolff
'Bad Money: Reckless finance, failed politics, and the global crisis of American capitalism' Kevin Philips
'The Long Emergency: Surviving the end of oil, climate change, and other converging catastrophes of the twenty-first century' James Kunstler
'Your call is important to us: The truth about bullshit' Laura Penny
'Working for Rupert' Hugh Lunn
'Imperial Ambitions: Conversations with Noam Chomsky on the Post- 9/11 World' Interviews with David Barsamian
'The Orange Trees of Baghdad: In search of a vanishing life' Leilah Nadir
'The Quiet American' Graham Greene
'My Story: The tale of a terrorist who wasn't' Mamdouh Habib
'Human Rights Overboard: Seeking Asylum in Australia' Linda Briskman, Susie Latham, Chris Goddard
'In Government We Trust: Market Failure and the Delusions of Privatisation' Warwick Funnell, Robert Jupe and Jane Andrew
'The Statute of Liberty: How Australians can take back their rights' Geoffrey Robertson
'Scorcher: The dirty politics of climate change' Clive Hamilton
'Fugitive Days: Memoirs of an antiwar activist' Bill Ayers
'Tell me no lies: Investigative journalism and its triumphs' John Pilger
'The Big Fix: Radical solutions for Australia's environmental crisis' Ian Lowe
'Silent Spring' Rachel Carson
'Blind Faith' Ben Elton

Let us know if you recommend any others!

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