Reading List

I like to read. I also like making lists; so I have combined the two below! My current goal is to read (or listen to) one book every week.

Currently Reading

2019

  1. Plot & Structure: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting a Plot That Grips Readers from Start to Finish, by James Scott Bell 📘
  2. High Fidelity, by Nick Hornby 📘
  3. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, by Ken Kesey 📘
  4. The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy, by Thomas J. Stanley, William D. Danko 📓
  5. Freedom™, by Daniel Suarez 🎧
  6. Common Sense on Mutual Funds: New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor, by John C. Bogle 📓
  7. Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation, by Edward Chancellor 📘
  8. Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams, by Matthew Walker 🎧
  9. The Great Depression: A Diary, by Benjamin Roth 📓
  10. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman 🎧
  11. Your Money and Your Brain, by Jason Zweig 📓
  12. How a Second Grader Beats Wall Street: Golden Rules Any Investor Can Learn, by Allan S. Roth 📓
  13. All about Asset Allocation, by Richard A. Ferri 📓
  14. The Design of Everyday Things, by Donald A. Norman 📓
  15. The Last Wish, by Andrzej Sapkowski 📓
  16. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, by Yuval Noah Harari 🎧
  17. Sword of Destiny, by Andrzej Sapkowski 📓
  18. Blood of Elves, by Andrzej Sapkowski 📓
  19. Artemis, by Andy Weir 🎧
  20. The Time of Contempt, by Andrzej Sapkowski 📓
  21. Bossypants, by Tina Fey 🎧
  22. Baptism of Fire, by Andrzej Sapkowski 📓
  23. The Tower of Swallows, by Andrzej Sapkowski 📓
  24. Columbus Day, by Craig Alanson 🎧
  25. Lady of the Lake, by Andrzej Sapkowski 📓
  26. Season of Storms, by Andrzej Sapkowski 📓
  27. Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson 📓
  28. The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts, by Gary Chapman 📓
  29. And Then There Were None, by Agatha Christie 📓
  30. On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction, by William Zinsser 📘
  31. Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, by Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman 🎧
  32. About a Boy, by Nick Hornby 📘
  33. Molly’s Game, by Molly Bloom 📘
  34. The Silver Linings Playbook, by Matthew Quick 📘
  35. The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins 📘
  36. Hyperion, by Dan Simmons 🎧
  37. Big Little Lies, by Liane Moriarty 📘
  38. House of Cards, by Michael Dobbs 📘
  39. To Play the King, by Michael Dobbs 📘
  40. Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold, by Stephen Fry 🎧
  41. The Final Cut, by Michael Dobbs 📘

2018

  1. Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson 📘
  2. Solving the Procrastination Puzzle: A Concise Guide to Strategies for Change, by Timothy A. Pychyl 📘
  3. The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien 📘
  4. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson 📘
  5. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything, by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner 📘
  6. The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles, by Steven Pressfield 📘
  7. Site Reliability Engineering: How Google Runs Production Systems, by by Betsy Beyer, Chris Jones, Jennifer Petoff, Niall Richard Murphy 📘
  8. The Casual Vacancy, by J.K. Rowling 📘
  9. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain 📘
  10. The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde 📘
  11. The Girl Who Played with Fire, by Stieg Larsson 📘
  12. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, by Stieg Larsson 📘

2017

  1. Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, by Cal Newport 🎧
  2. Catch-22, by Joseph Heller 🎧
  3. Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, by Steve Krug 📘
  4. American Gods, by Neil Gaiman 🎧
  5. Man’s Search for Meaning, by Viktor E. Frankl 📘
  6. A Wizard of Earthsea, by Ursula K. Le Guin 🎧
  7. Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman 📘
  8. Farewell, My Lovely, by Raymond Chandler 🎧
  9. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, by Stephen R. Covey 📘
  10. The Princess Diarist, by Carrie Fisher 🎧
  11. The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky 🎧
  12. Northern Lights, by Philip Pullman 📘
  13. How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, by Dale Carnegie 🎧
  14. The Subtle Knife, by Philip Pullman 📘
  15. The Amber Spyglass, by Philip Pullman 📘
  16. A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy, by William B. Irvine 🎧
  17. Thrawn, by Timothy Zahn 🎧
  18. The Barefoot Investor: The Only Money Guide You’ll Ever Need, by Scott Pape 🎧
  19. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn 🎧
  20. Daemon, by Daniel Suarez 🎧

2016

  1. Dune, by Frank Herbert 🎧
  2. A Short History of Nearly Everything, by Bill Bryson 🎧
  3. Vurt, by Jeff Noon 🎧
  4. World War Z, by Max Brooks 🎧
  5. The Master of Whitestorm, by Janny Wurts 🎧
  6. The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win, by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford 🎧
  7. The Shining, by Stephen King 🎧
  8. The Big Sleep, by Raymond Chandler 🎧
  9. Murder on the Orient Express, by Agatha Christie 🎧
  10. You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost), by Felicia Day 🎧
  11. Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions, by Brian Christian, Tom Griffiths 🎧

2015

  1. The Martian, by Andy Weir 🎧
  2. The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives, by Leonard Mlodinow 🎧
  3. Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline 🎧

📘 = physical book 📓 = eBook 🎧 = audio book