Books I read in 2016

Finished

  • Michael Chabon, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (2000)
  • David Chilton, The Wealthy Barber Returns (2011)
  • Robert B. Cialdini, Influence (1984)
  • Richard P. Feynman, Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! (1985)
  • James Gleick, Isaac Newton (2003)
  • James Gleick, The Information (2011)
  • Rebecca Goldstein, The Mind-Body Problem (1983)
  • Jonathan Haidt, The Righteous Mind (2012)
  • Sam Harris, Free Will (2012)
  • Sam Harris, Waking Up (2014)
  • Douglas Hofstadter, Gödel, Escher, Bach (1979)
  • John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany (1989)
  • Paul Kalanithi, When Breath Becomes Air (2016)
  • Sharon Bertsch McGrayne, The Theory That Would Not Die (2011)
  • Steven Pinker, How the Mind Works (1997)
  • Bruce Schneier, Data and Goliath (2015)
  • Nate Silver, The Signal and the Noise (2012)
  • Ashlee Vance, Elon Musk (2015)

Skimmed, sampled from, or abandoned

  • Nick Bostrom, Superintelligence (2014)
  • James P. Carse, Finite and Infinite Games (1986)
  • Ted Chiang, Stories of Your Life and Others (2010)
  • Jordan Ellenberg, How Not to Be Wrong (2014)
  • Yuval Noah Harari, Sapiens (2011)
  • Bruce Schneier, Secrets and Lies (2004)

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