2018 Book List


Here is the list of books I’ve read during the year 2018.

  1. Hitler’s Hangman: The Life of Heydrich by Robert Gerwarth
  2. The Well-Dressed Ape: A Natural History of Myself by Hannah Holmes
  3. The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us by Christopher Chabris, Daniel Simons
  4. The Syro-Aramaic Reading of the Koran: A Contribution to the Decoding of the Language of the Koran by Christoph Luxenberg
  5. The Most Human Human: What Artificial Intelligence Teaches Us About Being Alive by Brian Christian
  6. Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  7. Why Gender Matters, Second Edition: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know About the Emerging Scienc by Leonard Sax
  8. The Accidental Mind: How Brain Evolution Has Given Us Love, Memory, Dreams, and God by David J. Linden
  9. The Hidden Brain: How Our Unconscious Minds Elect Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save O by Shankar Vedantam
  10. What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton
  11. Epistemology: A Beginner’s Guide by Robert M. Martin
  12. Mythos by Stephen Fry
  13. Artificial Intelligence: What Everyone Needs to Know by Jerry Kaplan
  14. Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance
  15. Horsemen of the Apocalypse: The Men Who Are Destroying Life on Earth―And What It Means for Our Child by Dick Russell
  16. An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India by Shashi Tharoor
  17. The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy by Thomas J. Stanley, William D. Danko
  18. Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
  19. Here Be Dragons: The Scientific Quest for Extraterrestrial Life by David W. Koerner, Simon LeVay
  20. Lenin: A New Biography by Dmitri Volkogonov
  21. SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard
  22. Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
  23. The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates by Frans de Waal
  24. From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds by Daniel C. Dennett
  25. Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life by Steven Johnson
  26. The Panda’s Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould
  27. Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer
  28. The Great Divorce by C. S. Lewis
  29. Canada by Mike Myers
  30. Moscow, December 25, 1991: The Last Day of the Soviet Union by Conor O’Clery
  31. Losing My Religion: How I Lost My Faith Reporting on Religion in America and Found Unexpected Peace by William Lobdell
  32. Origins: Cosmos, Earth, and Mankind by Yves Coppens, Hubert Reeves, Dominique Simonnet, Joel de Rosney
  33. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
  34. A People’s History of the Russian Revolution by Neil Faulkner
  35. Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis
  36. Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Ben Macintyre
  37. State and Revolution by Vladimir Ilich Lenin
  38. We Have A Deal – How to negotiate with intelligence, flexibility by Natalie Reynolds
  39. Autopilot: The Art by Andrew smart
  40. A Revolution Undone: Egypt’s Road Beyond Revolt by H.A. Hellyer
  41. Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal by Ayn Rand, Nathaniel Branden, Alan Greenspan, Robert Hessen
  42. The Abolition of Man by C. S. Lewis
  43. Basic Economics by Thomas Sowell
  44. Theory and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science by Peter Godfrey-Smith
  45. On Liberty by John Stuart Mill
  46. Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre
  47. Slavery in the Arab World by Murray Gordon
  48. Marx: A Beginner’s Guide by Andrew Collier
  49. The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt
  50. The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security by Kevin D. Mitnick
  51. Your Conscious Mind: Unravelling the greatest mystery of the human brain by New Scientist
  52. Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation by Daniel J. Siegel
  53. The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives by Leonard Mlodinow
  54. Common Sense on Mutual Funds: New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor by John C. Bogle
  55. Don’t Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle by Daniel L. Everett
  56. The Middle Sea: A History of the Mediterranean by John Julius Norwich
  57. The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation by Jon Gertner
  58. How Google Works by Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg
  59. Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil by Peter Maass
  60. Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations by David R. Montgomery
  61. 13 Things that Don’t Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time by Michael Brooks

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