A curated list of creatives and their work. Works that have percolated to the top of the many articles, reports, essays, scholarly papers, books, videos, films I absorb each week. People with noteworthy ideas, perspective,  and works that I need to remember and comprehend, all posted here, on the off chance another kindred spirit may discover and also find this useful.


Creating Things That Matter (Kindle/Audible/Berkeley Public Library)
The Art and Science of Innovations That Last
By David Edwards

The Myth of Mirror Neurons (Kindle/Audible)
The Real Neuroscience of Communication and Cognition
By Gregory Hickok

The Senses: Design Beyond Vision (Kindle)
By Ellen Lupton, Andrea Lipps

Born With Enchanting Hands: Three Silhouette Sequels (Hardcover)
By Animator Lotte Reiniger, Editors Evamarie Blattner and Karlheinz Wiegmann

The Adventures of Prince Achmed (Fandor)
By Lotte Reiniger, Karl Koch

Lotte Reiniger: Pioneer of Film Animation (Kindle)
By Whitney Grace

Lotte Reiniger | Fairytales Shadow Show
Vol. 1 DVD (1922)Vol. 2 DVD (1954)

Superior: The Return of Race Science (Kindle/Audible)
By Angela Saini

Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations (Kindle/Audible)
By: Amy Chua (蔡美兒)

The Demon-Haunted World, Science as a Candle in the Dark (Kindle/Audible)
By Carl Sagan (My Previous readings 2015-03-30, 2012-05-06)

Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness (Kindle/Audible)
By Peter Godfrey-Smith

Injustices: The Supreme Court’s History of Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting the Afflicted (Kindle/Audible)
By Ian Millhiser

Locavesting: The Revolution in Local Investing and How to Profit From It (Kindle/Audible)
By Amy Cortese

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World (Kindle/Audible)
By Anand Giridharadas

How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain (Kindle/Audible)
By Lisa Feldman Barrett

Humanizing the Economy: Co-operatives in the Age of Capital (Kindle/Audible)
By John Restakis

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Kindle/Audible)
By Yuval Noah Harari

The Non-Profit Narrative: How Telling Stories Can Change the World (Kindle/Audible)
By Dan Portnoy

The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution (Kindle/Audible)
By Francis Fukuyama

Guaranteed Pure: The Moody Bible Institute, Business, and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism (Kindle/Audible)
By Timothy E. W. Gloege

Sense and Goodness Without God: A Defense of Metaphysical Naturalism (Kindle/Audible)
By Richard Carrier

We the People: Consenting to a Deeper Democracy 
A Handbook for Understanding and Implementing Sociocratic Principles and Practices (Kindle/Print)
By John Buck & Sharon Villines (About Sociocratic Democracy)

Environmental Psychology: An Introduction (Kindle/Audible)
By Linda Steg, Agnes E. Van Den Berg

A History of Future Cities (Kindle/Audible)
By Daniel Brook