2020 Book List


Here is the list of books I’ve read during the year 2020.

  1. Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World’s Strangest Brains by Helen Thomson
  2. Simplexity: Why Simple Things Become Complex (and How Complex Things Can Be Made Simple) by Jeffrey Kluger
  3. Future Noir by Paul M. Sammon
  4. Everything Is Going to Kill Everybody: The Terrifyingly Real Ways the World Wants You Dead by Robert Brockway
  5. The Lost Chalice: The Epic Hunt for a Priceless Masterpiece by Vernon Silver
  6. How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems by Randall Munroe
  7. Super Thinking: The Big Book of Mental Models by Gabriel Weinberg, Lauren McCann
  8. The Spy Who Changed History: The Untold Story of How the Soviet Union Won the Race for America’s To by Svetlana Lokhova
  9. Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics by Henry Hazlitt
  10. Deep Writing: 7 Principles That Bring Ideas to Life by Eric Maisel
  11. Vidas Secas by Graciliano Ramos
  12. Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder by Richard Dawkins
  13. 100 Essential Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know about Math and the Arts by John D. Barrow
  14. How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life by Scott Adams
  15. Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott Anderson
  16. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou
  17. Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World–and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund, Ola Rosling
  18. Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  19. The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  20. Contagious: Why Things Catch On by Jonah Berger
  21. The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of Their Lost World by Steve Brusatte
  22. Annals of the Former World by John McPhee
  23. The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century by Steven Pinker
  24. Fred Hoyle: A Life in Science by Simon Mitton
  25. Strange New Worlds: The Search for Alien Planets and Life beyond Our Solar System by Ray Jayawardhana
  26. Do Humankind’s Best Days Lie Ahead?: The Munk Debates by Steven Pinker, Matt Ridley, Alain de Botton, Malcom Gladwell

 Leave a Reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>


(required, not public)


QR Code Business Card