Civic Tech Book Club Reading List

By Civic Tech Book Club

By Civic Tech Book Club

Civic Tech Book Club Reading List

On Property

Rinaldo Walcott


The City We Became

N. K. Jemisin


Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

Anand Giridharadas


The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Jane Jacobs


Joyful Militancy: Building Thriving Resistance in Toxic Times

Carla Bergman and Nick Montgomery


Thinking in Systems: International Bestseller

Donella Meadows


Inequality: What Can Be Done?

Anthony B. Atkinson


The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement Is Overcoming...

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove and William J. Rev Dr Barber


The Moynihan Report: The Negro Family - The Case for National...

U. S. Department of Labor and Daniel Patrick Moynihan


A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

Christopher Alexander


Black Software: The Internet & Racial Justice, from the...

Charlton D. McIlwain


Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Piketty


The City Reader


Cyberwar and Revolution: Digital Subterfuge in Global Capitalism

Svitlana Matviyenko and Nick Dyer-Witheford


Debt, Updated and Expanded: The First 5,000 Years

David Graeber


Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China

Ezra F. Vogel


Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

Michel Foucault


The Essential William H. Whyte

Albert LaFarge


The Gardens of Democracy: A New American Story of...

Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer


Ghost Work: How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New...

Mary L. Gray and Siddharth Suri


Glitch Feminism: A Manifesto

Legacy Russell


The Image of the City

Kevin Lynch


Imagined Democracies

Yaron Ezrahi


It's about Damn Time: How to Turn Being Underestimated Into...

Rachel L. Nelson and Arlan Hamilton


The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

James Gleick


Jstor: A History

Roger C. Schonfeld


Labor's Story in the United States

Philip Nicholson


The Phantom Public

Walter Lippmann


Public Relations

Edward L. Bernays


Reset: Reclaiming the Internet for Civil Society

Ronald J. Deibert



Ling Ma


The Smart Growth Manual

Andres Duany, Jeff Speck, et al.


Sorting Things Out: Classification and Its Consequences

Susan Leigh Star and Geoffrey C. Bowker


Tactical Urbanism: Short-Term Action for Long-Term Change

Mike Lydon and Anthony Garcia