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December 11, 2004

How not to be a sad person

If you plan to travel overland to Doors 8, take these on-the-edge-of-design books with you to read on the trip. If you are a sad person, and have decided not to come, give them to a friend and feel better. Put your better suggestions in Comments.

1. Barba, Eugenio .The Paper Canoe: A Guide to Theatre Anthropology. London: Routledge, 1995

2. Benyus, Janine. Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. New York: Morrow, 1997.

3. Fernandez-Galiano, Luis. Fire and Memory: On Architecture and Energy. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press. 2000

4. Calvino, Italo. Six Memos for the Next Millenium. London: Cape, 1992

5. Elbek, Uffe, ed. KaosPilot A–Z. Aarhus, Denmark, 2004

6. Gombrich, E. H. The Sense of Order. London: Phaidon, 1979

7. Gray, John. Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Animals. London: Granta, 2002.

8. Holloway, Richard. Looking in the Distance: The Human Search for Meaning. Edinburgh: Canongate, 2004

9. Hussey, Andrew. The Game of War: The Life and Death of Guy Debord. London: Cape, 2001

10. Levine, Robert. A Geography of Time: The Temporal Misadventures of a Social Psychologist. New York: Basic Books. 1997

Posted by John Thackara at December 11, 2004 09:48 PM


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