Worker & Parasite is a fortnightly podcast on which Stably and I have a conversation about a book we have recently read.

  1. The Formula by Joshua Robinson and Jonathan Clegg — May. 17, 2024
  2. Virtue Hoarders by Catherine Liu — May. 3, 2024
  3. The Collapse of Complex Societies by Joseph A. Tainter — Apr. 19, 2024
  4. Technopoly by Neil Postman — Mar. 21, 2024
  5. How the World Really Works by Vaclav Smil — Mar. 5, 2024
  6. A City on Mars by Kelly and Zach Weinersmith — Feb. 15, 2024
  7. Digital Future in the Rearview Mirror by Andrey Mir — Jan. 30, 2024
  8. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson — Jan. 6, 2024
  9. In Defense of Civilization by Michael RJ Bonner — Nov. 28, 2023
  10. Offside by Andrei Markovits and Steven L. Hellerman — Nov. 7, 2023
  11. The Origins of Woke by Richard Hanania — Oct. 19, 2023
  12. Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman — Oct. 6, 2023
  13. Transformative Experience by L. A. Paul — Sep. 20, 2023
  14. Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl — Sep. 7, 2023
  15. The World Behind the World by Erik Hoel — Aug. 22, 2023
  16. Up From Coservatism by Michael Lind — Aug. 10, 2023
  17. End Times by Peter Turchin — Jul. 21, 2023
  18. The White Album & Miami by Joan Didion — Jul. 7, 2023
  19. The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom — Jun. 20, 2023
  20. After Liberalism by Paul Gottfried — May. 30, 2023
  21. Outlive by Peter Attia — May. 16, 2023
  22. The End of Equality by Mickey Kaus — May. 2, 2023
  23. The Myth of the Eternal Return by Mircea Eliade — Apr. 11, 2023
  24. Beauty: A Very Short Introduction by Roger Scruton — Mar. 21, 2023
  25. The Mind and the Market by Jerry Z. Mueller — Mar. 7, 2023
  26. By the People by Charles Murray — Feb. 14, 2023
  27. Obedience is Freedom by Jacob Phillips — Jan. 31, 2023
  28. The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism by Daniel Bell — Jan. 17, 2023
  29. Western Self-Contempt by Benedict Beckeld — Dec. 19, 2022
  30. The Authenticity Hoax by Andrew Potter — Dec. 4, 2022
  31. Soccernomics by Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski — Nov. 21, 2022
  32. Nostalgia for the Absolute by George Steiner — Nov. 6, 2022
  33. Liberalism and Its Discontents by Francis Fukuyama — Oct. 25, 2022
  34. Red Card by Ken Bensinger — Oct. 9, 2022
  35. Telluria by Vladimir Sorokin — Sep. 24, 2022
  36. The Nineties by Chuck Klosterman — Sep. 11, 2022
  37. The True Believer by Eric Hoffer — Aug. 28, 2022
  38. The United States of Anonymous by Jeff Kosseff — Aug. 16, 2022
  39. The End of the World is Just the Beginning by Peter Zeihan — Jul. 10, 2022
  40. The Machiavellians by James Burnham — Jun. 26, 2022
  41. Bad Religion by Ross Douthat — Jun. 5, 2022
  42. War and the Liberal Conscience — May. 12, 2022
  43. Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche — Apr. 19, 2022
  44. The End of History and the Last Man by Francis Fukuyama — Mar. 27, 2022
  45. This Is Not Propaganda by Peter Pomerantsev — Mar. 6, 2022
  46. Not Born Yesterday by Hugo Mercier — Feb. 20, 2022
  47. Against Everything: Essays by Mark Greif — Feb. 6, 2022
  48. Wanting by Luke Burgis — Jan. 16, 2022
  49. The Sum of Small Things by Elizabeth Currid-Halkett — Dec. 29, 2021
  50. The Uncontrollability of the World by Hartmut Rosa — Dec. 6, 2021
  51. The Evolution of God by Robert Wright — Nov. 22, 2021
  52. The Aristocracy of Talent by Adrian Wooldridge — Nov. 1, 2021
  53. Waking Up by Sam Harris — Oct. 4, 2021
  54. The Benedict Option by Rod Dreher. — Sep. 20, 2021
  55. On Decline by Andrew Potter — Sep. 7, 2021
  56. After Nationalism by Samuel Goldman — Aug. 23, 2021
  57. Isolationism by Charles A. Kupchan — Jul. 26, 2021
  58. Great Founder Theory by Samo Burja — Jul. 12, 2021
  59. Private Truths, Public Lies by Timur Kuran — Jun. 28, 2021
  60. The Revolt of the Masses by José Ortega y Gasset — Jun. 14, 2021
  61. Unsettled by Steven E. Koonin — May. 31, 2021
  62. Why It's OK to Speak Your Mind by Hrishikesh Joshi — May. 17, 2021
  63. The Storm Before the Calm by George Friedman — May. 3, 2021
  64. The Final Pagan Generation by Edward J. Watts — Apr. 19, 2021
  65. On Desire by William B. Irvine — Apr. 5, 2021
  66. Nation of Rebels by Joseph Heath and Andrew Potter — Mar. 22, 2021
  67. Self-Portrait in Black and White by Thomas Chatterton Williams — Mar. 8, 2021
  68. The Culture of Narcissism by Christopher Lasch — Feb. 22, 2021
  69. True Names by Vernor Vinge — Feb. 8, 2021
  70. Whiteshift by Eric Kaufmann — Jan. 15, 2021
  71. Postjournalism by Andrey Mir — Nov. 13, 2020
  72. Enlightenment's Wake by John Gray — Oct. 23, 2020
  73. History Has Begun by Bruno Maçães — Oct. 4, 2020
  74. The Jungle Grows Back by Robert Kagan — Sep. 15, 2020