Favourite Readings 2022 – A Collection of First Academic Books

Author: Silvia Steininger
Published: 31.12.2022
As in previous years, EJIL review team, Gail Lytjgoe and Christian J. Tams, have asked colleagues to offer short reflections on their favourite books of the year. No strict rules apply — the posts are meant to introduce books that left an impression, irrespective of their genre. Today we have selections from Silvia Steininger and Helga Molbæk-Steensig. You can read all the posts in this series here.  In many ways, engaging in academic writing, especially book-writing, is an exercise in emotional self-discipline or self-deception if you tend to lean to the more cynical side. You’ll have to believe that people still read…