Other Russias by Victoria Lomasko
The interesting form factor of graphic journalism combines with sparse, immediate narrative to make Other Russias a quick and interesting read.
Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel
A thorough if abstract primer on the give and take of intimacy and desire in committed relationships.
The Ethical Slut by Janet W. Hardy and Dossie Easton
An introductory manual to consensual nonmonogamy that would have benefited from more specificity and depth.
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
This was easily my least favorite book of the 53 I read in 2021. It is possibly my least favorite book that I have read by choice in my adult life.
Uncanny Valley by Anna Wiener
The tech industry is pretty garbage for a lot of reasons. Anna Wiener walks readers through some of those reasons.