Books tagged 'nonfiction'


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Skimmed, sampled from, or abandoned

  • Adler & Van Doren, How to Read a Book (1972)
  • Applebaum, Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism (2020)
  • Barabási, The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success (2018)
  • Bloom, How Pleasure Works (2010)
  • Bostrom, Superintelligence (2014)
  • Briggs, This Little Art (2017)
  • Browder, Red Notice (2014)
  • Burkeman, Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals (2021)
  • Callard, Aspiration: The Agency of Becoming (2018)
  • Campbell, A Joseph Campbell Companion (1991)
  • Capote, In Cold Blood (1966)
  • Carlson, A Wealth of Common Sense (2015)
  • Carse, Finite and Infinite Games (1986)
  • Carson, Silent Spring (1962)
  • Catmull, Creativity, Inc. (2009)
  • Chernow, Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. (1998)
  • Confucius, The Analects (429 BC)
  • Cowen, The Complacent Class (2017)
  • Cowen & Gross, Talent: How to Identify Energizers, Creatives, and Winners Around the World (2022)
  • Dalio, Principles: Life & Work (2017)
  • Dillard, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek (1974)
  • Duckworth, Grit (2016)
  • Ellenberg, How Not to Be Wrong (2014)
  • Ellis, Winning the Loser’s Game (8th edition) (2021)
  • Emerson, Self-Reliance and Other Essays (1844)
  • Finnegan, Barbarian Days (2015)
  • Freeman, Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World (2018)
  • Graeber & Wengrow, The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity (2021)
  • Harari, Sapiens (2011)
  • Hofstadter, Le Ton beau de Marot (1997)
  • Housel, The Psychology of Money (2020)
  • Hubbard, How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business (3rd edition) (2014)
  • Huston, Teaching What You Don’t Know (2009)
  • Isaacson, Einstein: His Life and Universe (2007)
  • Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961)
  • Johnstone, Impro (1979)
  • Kabat-Zinn, Full Catastrophe Living (1990)
  • Kagan, Death (2012)
  • Lang, Small Teaching (2016)
  • López-Alt, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science (2015)
  • Malkiel, A Random Walk Down Wall Street (12th edition) (2019)
  • Meadows, Thinking In Systems (2008)
  • Moss, The Rookie (2016)
  • Nosrat, Salt Fat Acid Heat (2017)
  • Odell, How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy (2019)
  • Olson, Houston, We Have a Narrative (2015)
  • Pinker, The Village Effect: Why Face-to-Face Contact Is Good for Our Health, Happiness, Learning, and Longevity (2013)
  • Podany, Ancient Mesopotamia (2018)
  • Prum, The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World—And Us (2017)
  • Rhodes, The Making of the Atomic Bomb (1986)
  • Schneier, Secrets and Lies (2004)
  • Stanovich et al., The Rationality Quotient (2016)
  • Strunk & White, The Elements of Style (1918)
  • Suits, The Grasshopper: Games, Life and Utopia (1978)
  • Thomas & Turner, Clear and Simple as the Truth (1994)
  • Tsatsouline, Kettlebell Simple & Sinister (2019)
  • Tzu, Tao Te Ching (~600 BC)
  • Tzu, The Art of War (~500 BC)
  • Wallace, Both Flesh and Not: Essays (2012)
  • Wilson, Teaching Tech Together (2018)

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