Books

A reading log with thoughts and highlights from books in my library. I've flagged my favorites in bold.

Currently Reading

Seeing Like a State James C. Scott 1998
Mirrorshades Bruce Sterling 1986
The Open Society and its Enemies Karl Popper 1945
Competing Against Luck Clayton Christensen 2016
From Dawn to Decadence Jacques Barzun 2000

Bookshelf

The Decadent Society ★★★★ October 2020 2020
The Psychology of Money ★★★★★ October 2020 2020
Mythos ★★★ October 2020 2017
Inspired 📝 ★★★★ August 2020 2008
The Remains of the Day ★★★ August 2020 1989
The Gervais Principle ★★★★★ July 2020 2013
The Lean Startup ★★★ July 2020 2011
How Innovation Works 📝 ★★★★★ June 2020 2020
Ra ★★★★ June 2020 2014
Beastie Boys Book ★★★★ May 2020 2018
How to Take Smart Notes 📝 ★★★★ May 2020 2017
A Time to Build ★★★★★ April 2020 2020
Darkness at Noon ★★★★★ April 2020 1940
The Three Languages of Politics ★★★★ April 2020 2013
Ubik ★★★ April 2020 1969
The Revolt of the Public ★★★★★ April 2020 2014
The Dream Machine ★★★★★ March 2020 2001
The Phoenix Project ★★★★ March 2020 2013
Where Wizards Stay Up Late ★★★★ February 2020 1996
Deep Medicine ★★★★ February 2020 2019
Mastering the Market Cycle ★★★★ January 2020 2018
Zero to One ★★★★ January 2020 2014
Alchemy ★★★★★ December 2019 2019
Antifragile ★★★★★ December 2019 2012
Mythology ★★★★★ December 2019 1942
The End is Always Near ★★★★ November 2019 2019
The Quiet American Review ★★★★ November 2019 1955
An Elegant Defense Review ★★★★★ November 2019 2019
Discourses ★★★ November 2019 108
The Madness of Crowds ★★★★ October 2019 2019
Stubborn Attachments ★★★ October 2019 2018
The Soul of a New Machine Review ★★★★★ October 2019 1981
The Federalist Papers ★★★★★ October 2019 1787
On Intelligence ★★★★★ October 2019 2004
The Fatal Conceit ★★★★ September 2019 1988
Other Minds ★★★★ September 2019 2016
The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories ★★★★★ September 2019 2016
Exhalation ★★★★★ September 2019 2019
The Ascent of Money ★★★ September 2019 2007
The Vision of the Anointed ★★★★★ September 2019 1995
Pacific ★★★★★ August 2019 2015
Death's End ★★★★★ August 2019 2010
Abaddon's Gate ★★★ August 2019 2013
Altered Traits ★★★★ July 2019 2017
Range ★★★ July 2019 2019
Measure What Matters ★★★ July 2019 2018
The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories ★★★★★ July 2019 1926
The Dark Forest ★★★★★ July 2019 2008
Wayfinding ★★ June 2019 2019
The Etymologicon ★★★★★ June 2019 2011
America Before ★★★★ June 2019 2019
Labyrinths ★★★★ June 2019 1962
Blueprint ★★★★ June 2019 2019
Crossing the Chasm Review ★★★ June 2019 2006
The Black Swan ★★★★ May 2019 2007
Man's Search for Meaning ★★★★★ May 2019 1946
Why We Sleep ★★★★★ May 2019 2017
Into Thin Air ★★★★★ April 2019 1997
Ego is the Enemy ★★★★ April 2019 2016
Loonshots ★★★ April 2019 2019
The Breakthrough ★★★★★ April 2019 2018
The Happiness Hypothesis ★★★★★ March 2019 2005
The Language Hoax Review ★★★★ March 2019 2014
High Output Management Review ★★★★★ March 2019 1983
A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again ★★★★★ March 2019 1996
1776 ★★★★★ March 2019 2005
Pebble in the Sky ★★★ February 2019 1950
Invisible Cities ★★★★ February 2019 1972
At the Mountains of Madness ★★★★ February 2019 1937
Coming Into the Country ★★★★★ February 2019 1977
How the Internet Happened ★★★★ February 2019 2018
Globalhead Review ★★★ January 2019 1992
All Tomorrow's Parties ★★ January 2019 1999
Meditations Review ★★★★ January 2019 180
Waking Up Review ★★★★ January 2019 2014
The Righteous Mind ★★★★ January 2019 2012
Words on the Move ★★★★ December 2018 2016
The Tangled Tree Review ★★★★★ December 2018 2018
Reality is Not What it Seems Review ★★★★★ December 2018 2016
The Story of Maps Review ★★★★ November 2018 1949
Team of Rivals ★★★★★ November 2018 2005
The Coddling of the American Mind ★★★★★ November 2018 2018
21 Lessons for the 21st Century ★★★ November 2018 2018
The Quest for Cosmic Justice ★★★★★ November 2018 1999
The Map That Changed the World ★★★ October 2018 2001
Basic Economics ★★★★★ October 2018 2000
Energy ★★★★ September 2018 2018
Chaos ★★★★★ September 2018 1987
Suicide of the West ★★★★ September 2018 2018
The Elegant Universe ★★★★★ August 2018 1999
The Order of Time ★★★★★ August 2018 2018
The Hero With a Thousand Faces ★★★★ August 2018 1949
Cosmos ★★★★★ August 2018 1980
A Conflict of Visions ★★★★★ August 2018 1986
Enlightenment Now ★★★★★ August 2018 2018
Jurassic Park ★★★★ July 2018 1990
Factfulness ★★★★ June 2018 2018
Caldé of the Long Sun ★★★ June 2018 1994
Seveneves ★★★★ June 2018 2015
Deep Work ★★★★ May 2018 2016
Leonardo da Vinci ★★★★★ May 2018 2017
Acceptance ★★★★★ May 2018 2014
Skin in the Game ★★★★ May 2018 2018
The Name of the Wind ★★★★★ May 2018 2007
Norse Mythology ★★★★★ May 2018 2017
Who ★★ May 2018 2008
Authority ★★★★ April 2018 2014
The Innovator's Dilemma ★★★★ April 2018 1997
Stranger in a Strange Land ★★ April 2018 1961
Annihilation ★★★★★ March 2018 2014
The Three-Body Problem ★★★★★ March 2018 2007
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry ★★★★ February 2018 2017
Scale ★★★★★ February 2018 2017
Artemis ★★ February 2018 2017
Robot Visions ★★★★ February 2018 1990
The Elements of Eloquence ★★★★★ January 2018 2013
Intercom on Marketing ★★★★ January 2018 2018
The Stone Sky ★★★★★ January 2018 2017
Homo Deus ★★★★★ January 2018 2015
Connectography Review ★★★★ December 2017 2016
The Stranger ★★★★ December 2017 1942
The Obelisk Gate ★★★★★ November 2017 2016
The Fifth Season ★★★★★ October 2017 2015
Idoru ★★★★ October 2017 1996
Political Order and Political Decay ★★★★★ October 2017 2014
Lake of the Long Sun ★★★★★ October 2017 1994
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? ★★★★ October 2017 1968
Extreme Ownership ★★★★ September 2017 2015
Nightside the Long Sun ★★★★ September 2017 1993
Product Leadership ★★★ September 2017 2017
Ready Player One ★★★ September 2017 2011
The Box ★★★★ September 2017 2006
Caliban's War ★★★★ September 2017 2012
The Grid ★★★★ June 2017 2016
Leviathan Wakes ★★★★★ June 2017 2011
The Upstarts ★★★★ June 2017 2017
Pattern Recognition ★★★ June 2017 2003
Sapiens ★★★★★ May 2017 2014
Virtual Light ★★★★★ May 2017 1993
Alexander Hamilton ★★★★★ May 2017 2004
Woken Furies ★★★★ May 2017 2005
From Impossible to Inevitable ★★★ March 2017 2016
The Gene ★★★★★ February 2017 2016
The Game ★★★ January 2017 2015
Mastering the VC Game ★★★★ January 2017 2010
Thinking, Fast and Slow ★★★★★ January 2017 2011
Broken Angels ★★★★★ December 2016 2003
A Deepness in the Sky ★★★ December 2016 1999
The Everything Store ★★★★★ December 2016 2013
The Pine Barrens ★★★★★ November 2016 1967
Altered Carbon ★★★★★ November 2016 2002
Elon Musk ★★★★★ October 2016 2015
Stories of Your Life and Others ★★★★★ September 2016 2002
Reamde ★★★★★ August 2016 2011
Smarter Faster Better ★★★★ June 2016 2016
Countdown to Zero Day ★★★★★ May 2016 2014
The Second World ★★★★ May 2016 2008
The Signal and the Noise ★★★★ April 2016 2012
The Exile Kiss ★★★★★ April 2016 1991
Predictable Revenue ★★★★ March 2016 2011
The Origins of Political Order ★★★★★ March 2016 2011
Nicely Said ★★★★ March 2016 2014
A Fire Upon the Deep ★★★★ February 2016 1992
Annals of the Former World Review ★★★★★ January 2016 1998
Pricing With Confidence ★★★★ November 2015 2008
The Now Habit ★★★ November 2015 1988
The Long Goodbye ★★★★ November 2015 1953
The Ball is Round ★★★★ October 2015 2006
American Assassin ★★★ October 2015 2010
The Currents of Space ★★★★★ September 2015 1952
The Summer Game ★★★★★ August 2015 1972
The Water Knife ★★★★ August 2015 2015
The Way of the Knife ★★★ June 2015 2013
The Extra 2% ★★★★ May 2015 2011
Men at Work Review ★★★★★ May 2015 1990
Moneyball ★★★★ May 2015 2003
The Hard Thing About Hard Things ★★★★ May 2015 2014
A Nice Little Place on the North Side ★★★★★ April 2015 2014
Creativity, Inc. ★★★★★ April 2015 2009
Scrum ★★★ April 2015 2014
A Fire in the Sun ★★★★ April 2015 1990
The Martian ★★★★★ January 2015 2012
The Stars, Like Dust ★★★★ January 2015 1983
The Control of Nature ★★★★★ November 2014 1990
The Citadel of the Autarch ★★★★★ October 2014 1983
The Caves of Steel Review ★★★★★ January 2014 1954
The Last Refuge ★★★★ December 2013 2012
The End of Eternity Review ★★★★★ November 2013 1955
Steve Jobs ★★★ November 2011 2011
A Dance with Dragons ★★★★ October 2011 2011
How Soccer Explains the World ★★★ September 2011 2004
Snow Crash ★★★★★ July 2011 1992
Connected ★★★★ July 2011 2008
In the Plex ★★★★ June 2011 2011
The Wise Man's Fear ★★★★ May 2011 2011
Debt of Honor ★★★★ March 2011 1994
Count Zero ★★★★★ March 2011 1986
Soccernomics ★★★★ January 2011 2009
HTML5 for Web Designers ★★★ December 2010 2010
The Hunger Games ★★★★ December 2010 2008
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ★★★★★ November 2010 2005
Ghost Wars ★★★★★ November 2010 2004
Inbound Marketing ★★★★ November 2010 2009
Operation Mincemeat ★★★★ October 2010 2010
Outer Dark ★★★★★ September 2010 1968
See No Evil ★★★★ August 2010 2002
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ★★★ July 2010 1998
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone ★★★★ July 2010 1997
Spying With Maps ★★ July 2010 2002
War ★★★★★ July 2010 2010
American Gods ★★★★ June 2010 2001
In Defense of Food ★★★★★ June 2010 2007
The Big Short ★★★ June 2010 2009
A Feast for Crows ★★★★★ June 2010 2005
The Man Who Was Thursday ★★★★★ May 2010 1908
Purple Cow ★★★ May 2010 2003
Rework ★★★★★ April 2010 2010
A Storm of Swords ★★★★★ April 2010 2000
The Botany of Desire ★★★ December 2009 2001
The Omnivore's Dilemma ★★★★ December 2009 2006
A Clash of Kings ★★★★★ October 2009 1998
A Game of Thrones ★★★★★ September 2009 1996
The Forever War ★★★★★ September 2009 1974
The Lost Symbol ★★ September 2009 2009
The Man in the High Castle ★★★★ August 2009 1962
Red Harvest ★★★★ June 2009 1929