Books

An ongoing list of books I’ve read.

19th Jun, 2020
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
★★★★★

25th May, 2020
Keep Going by Austin Kleon
★★★★★

24th May, 2020
Fall; or, Dodge in Hell by Neal Stephenson
★★★☆☆

15th Mar, 2020
There There by Tommy Orange
★★★★☆

27th Feb, 2020
Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob
★★★★★

12th Jan, 2020
Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport
★★★★☆

28th Dec, 2019
How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny Odell
★★★★★

12th Oct, 2019
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear
★★★★★

11th Aug, 2019
The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth, #1) by N.K. Jemisin
★★★★☆

24th Jul, 2019
Rework by Jason Fried
★★★★☆

20th Jul, 2019
How to Be Black by Baratunde R. Thurston
★★★★★

2nd Jul, 2019
The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life: Before 8AM by Hal Elrod
★★★☆☆

3rd Mar, 2019
Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment by Robert Wright
★★★★☆

1st Mar, 2019
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
★★★★★

17th Feb, 2019
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing (An Absolutely Remarkable Thing, #1) by Hank Green
★★★☆☆

3rd Nov, 2018
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli
★★★★★

30th Aug, 2018
March: Book One (March, #1) by John Lewis
★★★★★

30th Aug, 2018
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks & Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield
★★★★☆

30th Aug, 2018
The Painted Word by Tom Wolfe
★★★★☆

6th Oct, 2017
Leviathan Wakes (The Expanse, #1) by James S.A. Corey
★★★★☆

16th Sep, 2017
Quicksilver (The Baroque Cycle, #1) by Neal Stephenson
★★★★☆

9th Oct, 2016
Death’s End (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #3) by Liu Cixin
★★★★★

31st Jan, 2016
The Dark Forest (Remembrance of Earth’s Past, #2) by Liu Cixin
★★★★★

17th Jan, 2016
Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch #1) by Ann Leckie
★★★☆☆

31st Dec, 2015
On Being a Photographer by David Hurn
★★★★★

17th Aug, 2015
Ready Player One (Ready Player One, #1) by Ernest Cline
★★★★☆

12th Sep, 2015
The Three-Body Problem (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #1) by Liu Cixin
★★★★☆

10th Aug, 2015
The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck
★★★★☆

2nd Jul, 2015
The Martian by Andy Weir
★★★★★

23rd Jun, 2015
Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
★★★★☆

2nd Apr, 2015
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
★★★★★

16th Mar, 2015
Light, Gesture, and Color by Jay Maisel
★★★★★

19th Dec, 2014
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
★★★★☆

15th May, 2013
Garry Winogrand by Garry Winogrand
★★★★★

15th May, 2013
A Fire Upon the Deep (Zones of Thought, #1) by Vernor Vinge
★★★☆☆

24th Nov, 2012
The Aleph and Other Stories by Jorge Luis Borges
★★★★★

2nd Dec, 2012
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
★★★★★

14th Oct, 2012
Ender’s Game (Ender’s Saga, #1) by Orson Scott Card
★★★★☆

23rd Oct, 2011
Reamde by Neal Stephenson
★★★★☆

6th Sep, 2011
Mindfulness in Plain English by Henepola Gunaratana
★★★★★

15th Sep, 2008
Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle (Modern Critical Interpretations) by Harold Bloom
★★★★☆

1st Aug, 2007
The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker’s Guide, #1-5 + short story) by Douglas Adams
★★★★★

6th Jun, 2010
Absolute Superman: For Tomorrow by Brian Azzarello
★★★★☆

12th Apr, 2010
Siddhartha: An Indian Poem by Hermann Hesse
★★★★☆

14th Mar, 2010
A Deepness in the Sky (Zones of Thought #2) by Vernor Vinge
★★★★☆

11th Feb, 2010
Rendezvous with Rama (Rama, #1) by Arthur C. Clarke
★★★★☆

9th Feb, 2010
Robot Dreams (Robot #0.4) by Isaac Asimov
★★★★☆

17th Jan, 2010
Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual by Michael Pollan
★★★★☆

1st Aug, 2007
On Intelligence by Jeff Hawkins
★★★★☆

1st Aug, 2007
On Art and Life by John Ruskin
★★★☆☆

29th Oct, 2009
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
★★★☆☆

13th Oct, 2009
Zodiac by Neal Stephenson
★★★★★

13th Oct, 2009
The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories by Ernest Hemingway
★★★★☆

9th Sep, 2009
Forward the Foundation (Foundation: Prequel, #2) by Isaac Asimov
★★★★☆

1st Jun, 2009
The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
★★★★★

31st Aug, 2009
Prelude to Foundation by Isaac Asimov
★★★★☆

29th Aug, 2009
The Stranger by Albert Camus
★★★☆☆

23rd Jul, 2009
Foundation and Earth (Foundation #5) by Isaac Asimov
★★★★★

8th Jul, 2009
Foundation’s Edge (Foundation #4) by Isaac Asimov
★★★★★

22nd Jun, 2009
Second Foundation (Foundation #3) by Isaac Asimov
★★★★★

18th Jun, 2009
Foundation and Empire (Foundation #2) by Isaac Asimov
★★★★★

5th Jun, 2009
Foundation (Foundation, #1) by Isaac Asimov
★★★★★

19th Feb, 2009
Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
★★★★☆

3rd Jan, 2009
Anathem by Neal Stephenson
★★★★★

31st Jul, 2008
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
★★★★☆

18th Jul, 2008
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
★★★★☆

12th May, 2008
Thinking with Type by Ellen Lupton
★★★★☆

22nd Sep, 2007
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
★★★★☆

1st Aug, 2007
The Second Coming of Steve Jobs by Alan Deutschman
★★★☆☆

1st Aug, 2007
Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon by Chuck Palahniuk
★★★☆☆

1st Aug, 2007
Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow
★★★★☆

1st Aug, 2007
Pattern Recognition (Blue Ant, #1) by William Gibson
★★★☆☆

1st Aug, 2007
Why I Am So Wise by Friedrich Nietzsche
★★★★☆

1st Aug, 2007
Zen Flesh, Zen Bones: A Collection of Zen and Pre-Zen Writings by Paul Reps
★★★★☆

1st Aug, 2007
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
★★★☆☆

1st Aug, 2007
The Mind’s Eye: Writings on Photography and Photographers by Henri Cartier-Bresson
★★★★☆

1st Aug, 2007
The Camera (Ansel Adams Photography, #1) by Ansel Adams
★★★★☆

1st Aug, 2007
Welcome to the Monkey House by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
★★★★☆

1st Aug, 2007
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt
★★★★☆

1st Aug, 2007
The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture by John Battelle
★★★☆☆

1st Aug, 2007
The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer by Neal Stephenson
★★★★☆

1st Aug, 2007
Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
★★★★☆

1st Aug, 2007
Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
★★★★☆

1st Aug, 2007
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn
★★★★☆

1st Aug, 2007
Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character by Richard P. Feynman
★★★★★

1st Aug, 2007
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
★★★★★

1st Aug, 2007
Winogrand: Figments from the Real World by Garry Winogrand
★★★★★

1st Aug, 2007
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
★★★☆☆

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