At the end of each year I’ve posted a list of academic books I liked (2013,2014,2015,2016,2017,2018, 2019, 2020). The criteria was simply that they were published in that year (or late the previous year), and that I read and appreciated them. Some of these are books I reviewed or endorsed, and some are by friends and colleagues. It’s of course biased by my interests and prejudices. I’m sure I’ve missed loads of other great books, and haven’t yet read all the ones I’ve bought or been sent, butI can at least say that these are all worth reading.
Rowland Atkinson, Alpha City: How London was Captured by the Super-Rich (Verso)
Huw Beynon and Ray Hudson, The Shadow of the Mine: Coal and the End of Industrial Britain (Verso)
Alain Brossat and Daniele Lorenzini (eds.) Foucault et……
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