World Book Day – What is iSchool@UBC reading?

Interested in any of the books below? Find a copy at a local library by going to, and it’ll find you the closest copy at the closest library to you. What a deal! Thanks to all the patient faculty at UBC’s iSchool who put up with my shenanigans daily.

Julia Bullard recommends: Sorting Things Out, by Geoffrey C. Bowker and Susan Leigh Star

Eric Meyers recommends: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, by Machenzi Lee

Richard Arias-Hernandez recommends Weapons of Math Destruction, by Cathy O’Neil

Heather O’Brien recommends Addiction by Design” Machine Gambling in Las Vegas, by Natasha Dow Schüll

Rick Kopak recommends Born to Bark: My Adventures with an Irrepressible and Unforgettable Dog, by Stanley Coren

Muhammad Abdul Magheed recommends The Talent Code, by Daniel Coyle

Luanne Freund recommends The Inconvenient Indian, by Thomas King

Peter Musser recommends Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson