Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age by Cory Doctorow is, as one would expect, an incisive and lively exploration of the issues surrounding copyright and enforcement in the Internet Age.
I honestly don't know what to think about Data, A Love Story by Amy Webb. I'm a geek; I love math and data and statistics. The idea of tackling online dating using statistical analysis and profile optimization is intriguing.
In the years following World War I, much of the literature on both sides of the Atlantic was strongly anti-war in sentiment. The enthusiasm and idealism that people felt when war was declared soon soured in the trenches.