Arrived in my pile
Thomas Rid, Rise of the Machines: A Cybernetic History. Lots on Timothy Leary and the Whole Earth Catalog, among other topics, my browse of it was interesting.
Stephen S. Cohen and J. Bradford DeLong, Concrete Economics: The Hamiltonian Approach to Economic Growth and Policy; “And so America needs another redesign — and it needs it right now.” My browse impressions are all positive, although perhaps I see larger roles for spontaneous order, and luck, in any new Hamiltonian redesign.
Aileen M. Kelly, The Discovery of Chance: The Life and Thought of Alexander Herzen. A “fully-rounded” study of a thinker who is not read enough by Anglo-Americans.
Dennis Hale, The Jury in America: Triumph and Decline. Appears to be a quite good survey and overview, from the beginning of the republic up through the present day.
Todd G. Buchholz, The Price of Prosperity: Why Rich Nations Fail and How to Renew Them. This one I haven’t pawed through yet.