Ramez Naam's Nexus trilogy
has concluded with a huge, thrilling, globe-spanning book called Apex
that nailed it
2012's Giants Beware
introduced Claudette and her adventuring pals in one of the strongest, funniest YA graphic novels I've ever enjoyed; the followup, Dragons Beware
keeps all the charm and excitement while advancing the story. Read the rest
Phil Lapsley's Exploding the Phone
does for the phone phreaks what Steven Levy's Hackers
did for computer pioneers, capturing the anarchic move-fast-break-stuff pioneers who went to war against Ma Bell.
There’s a new smartwatch that lets you make phone calls right from your wrist. No, not that one.
Lastman, the revolutionary, bestselling French comic created by Bastien Vivès, Michaël Sanlaville and Balak, arrives in the Anglosphere today
, thanks to Firstsecond's English language edition of volume 1: The Stranger
James Kochalka's The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza
was the funniest kids' graphic novel of 2014; now, with today's release of The Glorkian Warrior Eats Adventure Pie
, the adventure continues.
David Nickle's horror novel Eutopia
confronts the racial overtones of Lovecraftian fiction head on, revealing a terrifying story of the American eugenics movement and the brutality underbelly of utopianism.
Photographer David Hlynsky took more than 8,000 street photos in the Eastern Bloc, documenting the last days of ideological anti-consumer shopping before the end of the USSR
The Reagan era kicked off a project to dismantle social mobility and equitable justice began. This trenchant, angry, gorgeous graphic zine launched in response.
David K Randall's Dreamland
is a review of the best scientific thinking that illuminates and important subject: namely, why do we spend a third of our lives paralyzed, eyes closed, having vivid hallucinations?
Anarchist anthropologist David Graeber follows up his magesterial Debt: The First 5000 Years
with a slim, sprightly, acerbic attack on capitalism's love affair with bureaucracy
, asking why the post-Soviet world has more paperwork, phone-trees and red-tape than ever, and why the Right are the only people who seem to notice or care.
Phoebe and Her Unicorn
is the first collection of Dana Simpson's syndicated Heavenly Nostrils
cartoons -- it's a book that I insisted on reading to my kid, because I didn't want to miss a single strip.
Over the past decade, pharma-fighting Dr Ben Goldacre has written more than 500,000 words of fearlessly combative science journalism.
, a book about gender, war, identity, strategy and tactics, can be enjoyed without reading any of the other marvellous books in the Discworld series.
is an absolutely brilliant kids' book about computer science, and it never mentions computer science—it's a series of witty, charming, and educational parables about the fundamentals that underpin the discipline.