Books I Want to Read

Uncanny Valley: A Memoir by Anna Wiener

PURE by Rose Cartwright

The Singing Neanderthals: The Origins of Music, Language, Mind and Body by Steven Mithen (Cited by Oliver Sacks)

(on hold – in a pretty busy season and I’m not present enough in mind to get the value) The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Two Versions: V.1: The Sorrows of Young Werther V.2: The Sorrows of Young Werther

Gratitude by Oliver Sacks (recommended by new peer Stefano da Fre)

All short stories by Kurt Vonnegut. I want to know his sharp wit.

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz (recommended by friend Whitney Chen) – couple chapters in, but paused atm

Janesville: An American Story by Amy Goldstein

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters In The End by Atul Gawande

Small Fry: A Memoir by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller by Ron Chernow

The Cottagers: A Novel by Marshall N. Klimasewiski

The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir

Getting Things Done by David Allen (recommended by friend Goncalo Pimental)

Boys in the Boat: 9 Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

Visual Intelligence by Amy Herman (recommended by friend Hilary Hamlet)

21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari (recommended by father)

LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media by P.W. Singer (recommended by friend Christopher Hume)

The Feeling of What Happens by Antonio Damasio

The Great Believers by Rebecca Mekkai

Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchel, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art by Mary Gabriel (found on IG stories of @ronaldroz)

Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society by Nicholas A. Christakis (recommended by Bill gates)

Honeybee Democracy by Thomas D. Seeley (enjoyed by Carina’s boyfriend, Neil)

Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World by Paul Stamets

How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World by Paul Stamets

Altered States of Consciousness Edited by Charles T. Tart

Heretics by G.K. Chesterton

The Thing by G.K. Chesterton