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America's Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live By

Akhil Reed Amar

Notes of a Native Son

James Baldwin

Anarchy, State, and Utopia

Robert Nozick

Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1)

Frank Herbert

The Water Dancer

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager

Michael Lopp

After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory

Alasdair MacIntyre

Girl with Curious Hair

David Foster Wallace

Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

Kim Malone Scott

The Pale King

David Foster Wallace

Infinite Jest

David Foster Wallace

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Piketty

JavaScript: The Good Parts

Douglas Crockford

Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid

Douglas R. Hofstadter

Read in 2020:
The Shadow of Kyoshi (The Kyoshi Novels, #2)

F.C. Yee

America's Constitution: A Biography

Akhil Reed Amar

The Fire Next Time

James Baldwin

So You Want to Talk About Race

Ijeoma Oluo

How to Be an Antiracist

Ibram X. Kendi

The Rise of Kyoshi (The Kyoshi Novels, #1)

F.C. Yee


Alexander Chee

How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: Essays

Alexander Chee

A Little Life

Hanya Yanagihara

The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism

Timothy J. Keller

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Michelle Alexander

Read in 2019:
Flappers and Philosophers

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life

Ali Wong

The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

Michael Lewis

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators

Ronan Farrow

High School

Tegan Quin

Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love

Jonathan Van Ness

There There

Tommy Orange

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know

Malcolm Gladwell

Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber

Mike Isaac

Liar's Poker

Michael Lewis

Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt

Michael Lewis

Call Me By Your Name (Call Me By Your Name, #1)

André Aciman

Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Dear Evan Hansen

Val Emmich

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

James Clear

The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You

Julie Zhuo

Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager

Kory Kogon

The Order of Time

Carlo Rovelli

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

Richard H. Thaler


Tara Westover


Michelle Obama


Claire Morgan

Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Notes from a Dead House

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72

Hunter S. Thompson

My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness

Kabi Nagata

Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity

David Foster Wallace


David Foster Wallace

Fear and Trembling

Søren Kierkegaard

Read in 2018:
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing (The Carls, #1)

Hank Green

The Last Question

Isaac Asimov

Gödel's Proof

Ernest Nagel

I Am a Strange Loop

Douglas R. Hofstadter

Life in Code: A Personal History of Technology

Ellen Ullman

What We're Fighting for Now Is Each Other: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Climate Justice

Wen Stephenson

No One Belongs Here More Than You

Miranda July

Moan: Anonymous Essays on Female Orgasm

Emma Koenig

David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview and Other Conversations

David Foster Wallace

Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise

Ruth Reichl

Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook

Anthony Bourdain

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

Anthony Bourdain

Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick

Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Hope Never Dies (Obama Biden Mysteries, #1)

Andrew Shaffer

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

Barack Obama

How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

Michael Pollan

Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America

Rick Perlstein

Doom Patrol, Volume 1: Brick by Brick

Gerard Way

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

Alison Bechdel

Why I Write

George Orwell

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan B. Peterson

The Screwtape Letters

C.S. Lewis

Fate, Time, and Language: An Essay on Free Will

David Foster Wallace

A Second Shot of Coffee with Jesus

David Wilkie

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

David Foster Wallace


Tina Fey

Cannery Row (Cannery Row #1)

John Steinbeck

A Confession

Leo Tolstoy

A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments

David Foster Wallace

Both Flesh and Not: Essays

David Foster Wallace

On Booze

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Abolition of Man

C.S. Lewis


Marcus Aurelius


Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Jesus of Nazareth, Part Two: Holy Week: From the Entrance into Jerusalem to the Resurrection

Benedict XVI

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Hunter S. Thompson

Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy

Read in 2017:
Mere Christianity

C.S. Lewis

Radical Focus: Achieving Your Most Important Goals with Objectives and Key Results

Christina Wodtke

The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays

Albert Camus

Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen

The Sun and Her Flowers

Rupi Kaur

Ready Player One (Ready Player One, #1)

Ernest Cline

What Happened

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity

James Martin

The Prince

Niccolò Machiavelli

The Sickness unto Death

Søren Kierkegaard

The Manager's Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change

Camille Fournier

Consider the Lobster and Other Essays

David Foster Wallace

The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)

Margaret Atwood

Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari

Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

Jane Mayer

Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)

Elie Wiesel

Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

Brian Christian

Big Mushy Happy Lump (Sarah's Scribbles, #2)

Sarah Andersen

Design of Everyday Things

Donald A. Norman

Crime and Punishment

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Great Partnership: Science, Religion, and the Search for Meaning

Jonathan Sacks

Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character

Richard P. Feynman

Crafting A Compiler

Charles N. Fischer

Love & Misadventure

Lang Leav

Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich

Norman Ohler

Man's Search for Meaning

Viktor E. Frankl

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

Growing Great Employees: Turning Ordinary People into Extraordinary Performers

Erika Andersen

High Output Management

Andrew S. Grove

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Modern Romance

Aziz Ansari

Notes from Underground

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Crime and Punishment

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck

To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee

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Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury

No god but God: The Origins, Evolution and Future of Islam

Reza Aslan

Meditations on First Philosophy

René Descartes

Mind and Machine

Joel Walmsley

The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys

Gerard Way

The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload

Daniel J. Levitin

The Name of God is Mercy

Pope Francis

Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization

Dave Logan

Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck—Why Some Thrive Despite Them All

James C. Collins

All the Light We Cannot See

Anthony Doerr

Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In

Roger Fisher

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High

Kerry Patterson

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Sheryl Sandberg

Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation

Michael Pollan

Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion

Gregory Boyle

When Breath Becomes Air

Paul Kalanithi

The Idiot

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know

Katty Kay

Tender Is the Night

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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