Books I Read: 2017

** = SUPERSTAR – Recommended For General Reading

All books are linked to Amazon unless noted. I’ll link the free pdfs as I find them.

2017

  1. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
  2. ** Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter by Barbara Leaming
  3. The Making of Donald Trump by David Cay Johnston
  4. The Focused Leader by Daniel Goleman
  5. ** Age of Discovery by Ian Goldin and Chris Kutarna
  6. Emma by Jane Austen
  7. Different Bodies, Different Minds: The Body Specificity of Language and Thought by Daniel Casasanto, Department of Psychology, The New School for Social Research; Neurobiology of Language Department
  8. ** The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky (recommended by friends Max and Sewon)
  9. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Bruce Patton, Roger Fisher, and William Ury
  10. Multi-electrode Array Technologies for Neuroscience and Cardiology by Micha E. Spira and Aviad Hai (link to article)
  11. ** Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal (recommended by friend Milan)
  12. On the Government of the Living: Lectures at the College de France: 1979 – 1980 and Oedipal Knowledge by Michel Foucault
  13. ** Personal Renewal an imploring and inspirational speech by John W. Gardner (free article link)
  14. ** Shoe Dog by Phil Knight **
  15. Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis
  16. The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
  17. What I Know Now: Letters to My Younger Self edited by Ellyn Spragins
  18. Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful BusinessesLean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
  19. The Challenge of the Disciplined Life: Christian Reflections on Money, Sex & Power by Richard J. Foster
  20. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (recommended by friend Genevieve)
  21. Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind by Yuval Noah Harari
  22. The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael Lewis
  23. The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan
  24. ** When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
  25. ** Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle
  26. ** Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance
  27. Nabokov’s Favorite Word is Mauve: What The Numbers Reveal About The Classics, Bestsellers, and Our Own Writing by Ben Blatt
  28. The Boy Who Loved Too Much: A True Story of Pathological Friendliness by Jennifer Latson
  29. Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God’s Work by Timothy Keller