- That’s Life – personal essays are not easy to get right, but this one on mental health manages it, although it does make for some tough reading in places.
- In Praise of the Language Police – editing, style, translations and bending the rules.
- The Secret Lives of Stories: Rewriting Our Personal Narratives – humans are storytellers, but how do we construct those stories and why?
- False wins and the machine zone – Las Vegas, capitalism and how we’re more comfortable interacting with screens than with each other.
- Drang nach Osten – excellent stuff on Bowie, Berlin and more.