My year in books: October 2020-October 2021

Every year since 2018, I've kept a list of every book I read. Read previous versions of this theme here and here. I've fallen behind on my average of one book per week this year, mainly because I wrote a 35,000-word master's thesis in the meantime, which took most of my attention away from pleasure-reading … Continue reading My year in books: October 2020-October 2021


Five great books about…Norway

What do you think of when you think of Norway? A land of fjords slicing into its frayed coastline, one of the longest in the world; cosy fires, endless summers, and snow beneath the northern lights. Norway is a country of just five million people, but it is huge, and diverse in dialects and industries. … Continue reading Five great books about…Norway

Atomic bombs and 500-year-old sharks…

Some research I worked on for months came to fruition at last this summer! This mysterious deep-sea shark is built to live for centuries. Will it survive to tell the tale of the Anthropocene? I consider the Greenland shark, nuclear waste, and ocean plastics, showing how their scales of time and space converge. Please read … Continue reading Atomic bombs and 500-year-old sharks…

Environmental Humanities: books, podcasts, films, etc.

This list will be updated the more I come across, and the more time I can find... 🎬 Films Anthropocene: the Human Epoch Into Eternity Sea of Shadows Whales Weep Not Werner Herzog documentaries Donna Haraway: Storytelling for Earthly Survival Vive la baleine! (Three Cheers for the Whale) 🎧 Podcasts Mothers of Invention National Geographic, … Continue reading Environmental Humanities: books, podcasts, films, etc.