Niklas reviews

Niklas reviews

Niklas reads books and reviews them here.

Noam Chomsky and James Kelman - 'Between Thought and Expression Lies a Lifetime - Why Ideas Matter'

Noam Chomsky and James Kelman - 'Between Thought and Expression Lies a Lifetime - Why Ideas Matter'

A book of letters, biography, and ideas based in correspondence, speeches, and interviews, 1988-2020.

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David S. Wills - 'High White Notes - The Rise and Fall of Gonzo Journalism'

David S. Wills - 'High White Notes - The Rise and Fall of Gonzo Journalism'

A chronological, rhythmically bouncy, critical, statistical, and at-times interesting ride into Hunter S. Thompson's writing.

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Robert Emmet Meagher - 'Albert Camus and the Human Crisis'

Robert Emmet Meagher - 'Albert Camus and the Human Crisis'

A wondrous trip through Camus, covering many of his thoughts of human life while painting a magnificent portrait of a person whose mind is desperately needed in this time.

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Angela Davis - 'An Autobiography'

Angela Davis - 'An Autobiography'

This Black Panther's autobiography is today even more explosive than when it was first released.

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Laurie Woolever - 'Bourdain - The Definitive Oral Biography'

Laurie Woolever - 'Bourdain - The Definitive Oral Biography'

A radiant mesh of voices paint a wondrous, funny, and harrowing image of Anthony Bourdain.

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Marlo Mack - 'How to be a Girl - A Mother's Memoir of Raising her Transgender Daughter'

Marlo Mack - 'How to be a Girl - A Mother's Memoir of Raising her Transgender Daughter'

A podcast first, now a book; a parent's story of a child who decides its own gender.

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Michelle Glazer - 'fretwork'

Michelle Glazer - 'fretwork'

This poetry collection reeks of nature and repetition (in a good way) but is not memorable.

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Robert Matzen - 'Warrior, Audrey Hepburn'

Robert Matzen - 'Warrior, Audrey Hepburn'

My review Matzen's straightforward, stuffy, and interesting book about the later part of Audrey Hepburn's life, focusing on her humanitarian work.

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