Alex Mitcalfe Wilson’s Reading List


    Exploring various ways of living within ecological limits:

    Masanobu Fukuoka (1975) The One Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming. New York: New York Review of Books Classics

    Dan Hancox (2014) The Village Against the World. London: Verso

    Sandor Ellix Katz (2006) The Revolution Will Not be Microwaved: Inside America’s Underground Food Movements. White River Junction: Chelsea Green

    Victor Papanek (1983) Design for the Human Scale. Wokingham: Van Nostrand Reinhold

    E. F. Schumacher (1974) Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics As If People Mattered. London: Abacus

    Johan van Lengen (2008) The Barefoot Architect: A Handbook for Green Building. Bolinas: Shelter

    Exploring possible futures:

    Ursula le Guin (1988) Always Coming Home. London: Grafton Books

    Ursula le Guin (1974) The Dispossessed. St Albans: Panther

    Manuel de Landa (2000) A Thousand Years of Non-Linear History. New York: Zone Books

    William Robinson (2013) ‘Policing the Global Crisis.’ Retrieved From content/uploads/2013/09/Robinson_symposium_vol19_no2.pdf . Accessed 2 February 2015.

    Understanding present realities:

    Mike Davis (2006) Planet of Slums. London: Verso

    Keller Easterling (2014) Extra-statecraft: the Power of Infrastructure Space. London: Verso

    Mark Fisher (2009) Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative? Ropley: Zero Books

    Adrian Parr (2013) Wrath of Capital: Neoliberalism and Climate Change Politics. New York: Columbia University Press

    Arundhati Roy (2014) Capitalism: A Ghost Story. London: Verso

    Saskia Sassen (2014) Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy. Cambridge: the Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press

    Jill Stoner (2012) Toward a Minor Architecture. Cambridge: MIT Press

    Exploring human relations with the more-than-human world:

    Robert Bringhurst (2006) The Tree of Meaning: Language, Mind and Ecology. Berkeley: Counterpoint

    Annie Dillard (1975) The Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. London: Picador

    Emma Marris (2013) Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World. New York: Bloomsbury

    Timothy Morton (2009) Ecology Without Nature: Rethinking Environmental Aesthetics. London: Harvard University Press

    Geoff Park (1995) Nga Uruora: The Groves of Life Ecology and History in a New Zealand Landscape. Wellington: Victoria University Press

    Arran Stibbe (2012) Animals Erased: Discourse, Ecology and Reconnecting with the Natural World. Conneticut: Wesleyan University Press

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