I would like to keep a list of resources for my own use as much as for yours. These are the works that are getting my cogs spinning, and which will be updated constantly, no doubt:


Clarke, Alison, ed. Design Anthropology: Object Culture in the 21st Century. New York: SpringerWein, 2011.

Cross, Robert, and Andrew Parker. The Hidden Power of Social Networks: Understanding How Work Really Gets Done in Organizations. Harvard Business Review Press, 2004.

Gleick, James. The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood. Pantheon, 2011.

Lakoff, George, and Mark Johnson. Metaphors We Live By. Chicago: The Chicago University Press, 1980.

Linde, Charlotte. Life Stories: The Creation of Coherence. New York, Oxford University Press, 1993.

—. Working the Past: Narrative and Institutional Memory. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Sunderland, Patricia, and Rita Denny. Doing Anthropology in Consumer Research. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press, 2007.