Book Recommendations for Thanksgiving Break

Here at the LIT-SIS blog, we’re always looking for a good read, especially around an upcoming break. In no particular order, here are some non-fiction books we recommend you read during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday – many of them will provide fodder for interesting coversation at the dinner table! If you read any of them, let us know what you think!Screenshot of the cover of the book Invisible Women

  1. Ways of Being: Animals, Plants, Machines: The Search for a Planetary Intelligence
  2. Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
  3. Rest is Resistance: A Manifesto
  4. The Persuaders: At the Front Lines of the Fight for Hearts, Minds, and Democracy
  5. Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know
  6. Legal Protection for Traditional Knowledge: Towards a New Law for Indigenous Intellectual Property
  7. Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools, Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor
  8. Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism

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