Niklas reviews

Niklas reviews

Niklas reads books and reviews them here.

Sarah Schulman - 'Let the Record Show, A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993'

Sarah Schulman - 'Let the Record Show, A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993'

A concise book around ACT UP, the HIV and AIDS epidemic, and resistence against annihilation.

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Geoff Dyer - 'See/Saw'

Geoff Dyer - 'See/Saw'

A truly eye-opening book that shows us ways to truly see photographs. A wonderful experience.

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Steven Bach - 'Final Cut'

Steven Bach - 'Final Cut'

A funny and scary ride through the making of one of the biggest monetary film flops.

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Vijay Prashad - 'Washington Bullets'

Vijay Prashad - 'Washington Bullets'

This excellent book on CIA, coups, and assassinations, is weighed, loaded with fact, and is (remarkably so) briefly written.

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Josh Cohen - 'How to Live What to Do'

Josh Cohen - 'How to Live What to Do'

An introspective and mind-broadening book by a psychoanalyst who writes of other books.

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Laurence Rees - 'Hitler's Charisma'

Laurence Rees - 'Hitler's Charisma'

Terrific writing from a masterful historian makes this another great addition to the pantheon of books about World War II and human nature.

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Will McPhail – ‘In - A Graphic Novel’

Will McPhail – ‘In - A Graphic Novel’

This is a masterpiece about the human condition, in graphic-novel form.

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William Zinsser - 'On Writing Well'

William Zinsser - 'On Writing Well'

This style guide has sold over a million copies and is useful for writers of all sorts.

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