Media diet (1)

My media diet this week. I’m going to be making a new post about my media diet every once in a while. I’m inspired, in this respect, by Luke Muehlhauser.


Recently Read

  • Michael Sandel, Justice.
  • Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson, Why Nations Fail.
  • Tyler Cowen, Stubborn Attachments.
  • Yuval Harari, Homo Deus.

Currently Reading

  • Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, Poor Economics.

Eagerly Anticipating

  • Allison Schrager, An Economist Walks Into a Brothel.

Plan to Read Soon

  • Will MacAskill, Doing Good Better.
  • Julia Serano, Excluded.
  • Charles Wheelan, Naked Statistics.
  • Diane Coffey and Dean Spears, Where India Goes.
  • Atul Gawande, Complications.
  • Annie Lowrey, Give People Money.
  • Juno Mac and Molly Smith, Revolting Prostitutes.


I recently read some really good material:


This video on human population is great:


I’ve been newly introduced to a bunch of songs by a friend. Really like them:

  • “All We Ever Knew” by The Head in the Heart.
  • “Ophelia” by the Lumineers.
  • “Cigarette Daydreams” by Cage the Elephant.
  • “You’re Somebody Else” by Flora Cash.

Apart from that, I rediscovered some old favorites:

  • “Gravity” by John Mayers.
  • “All That We See” by The Black Ryder.
  • “Fade Into You” by Mazzy Star.
  • “Promise” by Ben Howard.