The Mushroom at the End of the World - Cover
Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
Published by Princeton University Press, 2015
Pages 331
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The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins

Definitely a new favourite book. This one has a really nice, poetic, personal, engaging style and explores topics in economics through a very interesting lens: the mushroom. It presents lots of interesting conceptual discussions around commercial boundaries, what makes a product into something that can be sold, and has a nice journey into particular mushroom markets and what meaning they have for capitalism and communities in general. I wish more economics books were written in such a style! Certainly well worth reading if you're into challenging thoughts in this space!