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

2018

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

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 πŸ“˜
  4. American Gods, by Neil Gaiman 🎧
  5. Man’s Search for Meaning, by Viktor E. Frankl πŸ“˜
  6. A Wizard of Earthsea, by Ursula K. Le Guin 🎧
  7. Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman πŸ“˜
  8. Farewell, My Lovely, by Raymond Chandler 🎧
  9. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, by Stephen R. Covey πŸ“˜
  10. The Princess Diarist, by Carrie Fisher 🎧
  11. The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky 🎧
  12. Northern Lights, by Philip Pullman πŸ“˜
  13. How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, by Dale Carnegie 🎧
  14. The Subtle Knife, by Philip Pullman πŸ“˜
  15. The Amber Spyglass, by Philip Pullman πŸ“˜
  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 🎧

πŸ“˜ = physical book πŸ““ = eBook 🎧 = audio book