Naomi Klein is Professor of Climate Justice at the University of British Columbia. Her book The Shock Doctrine has been recommended many times on Five Books.
Books by Naomi Klein
As Nathaniel Rich reports in Losing Earth, we – the pre-eminent destabilizers – had a moment in the 1970s and 1980s when we could have turned that tide politically, and failed to. Rich’s trenchant study stands with David Wallace-Wells’s The Uninhabitable Earth and Naomi Klein’s On Fire as the year’s big wake-up calls on climate.
Interviews where books by Naomi Klein were recommended
Writer and investigative journalist George Monbiot recommends books that have shaped him, and that are crucial reading for those wishing to navigate the current economic and environmental crises.
The young film director of Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (about the troubled but brilliant British rock star Ian Dury) talks about the books that inspire his films.
The author and activist talks about medical ethics and selects her five top books on the subject. She raises questions as to whether we own our bodies, and the ethics behind selling human organs.
We’re richer and freer as a society than we used to be but it’s now clear there are downsides too. The MP for Tottenham, where the riots began, says we’ve created a hyper-individualistic culture and explains how we must change it