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This page is to gather reading suggestions in the spirit of HackerSoundScapes and HackerFlicks. It started from the "Reading list for hackers" thread on the discuss mailing list.

The The Library Pattern mentions making bookshelves. This page is about filling them with interesting titles. You may also want to scan some books.


  1. Daniel Quinn: Beyond Civilization, http://www.davidsheen.com/b/
  2. Guy McPhearson http://guymcpherson.com/
  3. Deric Janssen http://www.derrickjensen.org/
  4. Naomi Oreskes: The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future,
  5. Ursula K. LeGuin: The Dispossessed
  6. Heather Marsh: Binding Chaos,
  7. Fredy Perlman: "Against His-Story, Against Leviathan",

http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/perlman-fredy/1977/revolutionary-leaders/index.htm the whole book, chapter by chapter

  1. Karl Falkvinge, Swarmwise

Science Fiction / Philosophy[edit]

  1. Stranger in the strange land
  2. Schroedinger's Cat
  3. Philip K. Dick, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheeps?

Literature / Philosophy[edit]

  1. Walden
  2. The Cloud Atlas
  3. The Willow Tree
  4. The Swarm
  5. Byron Katie: "A Thousand names for Joy" (Tao te Ching)

Further Reading[edit]

Here's a good reading list from the "interference.io" conference, and the Anarchist library.