Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Jeff Rutenbeck's List of Meaningful Books

If you missed Jeff Rutenbeck's Meaningful Books, you really did miss out! Jeff was terrific. And the threads he pulled together during his discussion of these books was interesting, thought provoking, and funny. A great example of why I love this series!

Jeff's books are still on display at the Miller Information Commons. If you can't make it over, here's his list:

The Peleponnesian War by Thucydides
I will Fear No Evil Robert A. Heinlen
The Hypercomplex Society by Lars Qvortrup
Marxism and Literature by Raymond Williams
Communication as culture: essays on media and society by James A. Carey
Dune by Frank Herbert
Understanding Media by Marshall McLuhan
Discovering the news : a social history of American newspapers by Michael Schudson.
The Language of New Media by Lev Manovich
The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch by Phillip K. Dick
The Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov
The Technological Society by Jacques Ellul
Ender’s Game, Card by Orson Scott Card
Germinal by Emile Zola
Cosmic Trigger by Robert Anton Wilson

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