Reading

A very short list of very good readings
not in any particular order
Life:

  • The Most Good You Can Do
  • Animal Liberation
  • How Are We To Live
  • The Life You Can Save
  • World Poverty and Human Rights
  • The Expanding Circle
  • Ethics for the New Millennium
  • Living High and Letting Die
  • The Elements of Moral Philosophy
  • Problems from Philosophy
  • Change of Heart Nick Cooney
  • Poor Economics
  • Happy Money
  • Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives
  • Lying Sam Harris

Personal:

  • How to Win Friends and Influence People
  • Difficult Conversations
  • The How of Happiness
  • Rapt
  • The Charisma Myth
  • Give and Take

Productivity:

  • Getting Things Done
  • Eat That Frog!

General:

  • Everything is Obvious
  • The Righteous Mind
  • A People’s History of the United States
  • Better Angels of our Nature
  • Guns, Germs, and Steel
  • A Short History of Nearly Everything
  • The Selfish Gene
  • A History of Western Philosophy
  • The Spirit Level
  • The Information
  • Freakonomics
  • Outliers
  • Blink
  • The Tipping Point
  • Home: A Short History of Private Life

Psychology:

  • Thinking, Fast and Slow
  • Strangers to Ourselves
  • Stumbling on Happiness
  • The Paradox of Choice
  • The Luck Factor
  • The Power of Habit
  • Making Habits, Breaking Habits
  • Predictably Irrational
  • Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
  • Kluge
  • Nudge
  • Switch
  • The Open-Focus Brain
  • Positivity
  • The Happiness Hypothesis
  • Culture of Honor
  • The Brighter Side of Human Nature
  • The Person and the Situation
  • Redirect

Math:

  • Flatland
  • How to Lie with Statistics
  • The Men of Mathematics
  • How to Solve It
  • Gödel, Escher, Bach

School:

  • The Homework Myth
  • No Contest
  • Punished by Rewards
  • Mindset
  • Intelligence and How to Get It
  • What Intelligence Tests Miss
  • Why Don’t Students Like School

Science Fiction:

  • Accelerando
  • Manna: Two Visions of Humanity’s Future
  • Daemon & FreedomTM

Fiction:

  • The Rosie Project
  • One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • Memoirs of a Geisha
  • 1984
  • Animal Farm
  • Walden Two
  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • Catch-22

Wikipedia:

Blogs:

Articles:

TED.com:

Other: