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My Book list

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A chronological list of books I'm reading or have read, chunked by year.

The rating describes how glad I am to have read the book, which isn't reflective of any metric particular metric like enjoyment or gained knowledge, but rather a mix of many.

I'm always up for exchanging recommendations!

2021

  • Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang ?/10
  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Python at docs.python-guide.org 7/10
  • Python Tricks by Dan Bader 6/10
  • Data Feminism by Catherine D’Ignazio and Lauren Klein 7/10
  • Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker 10/10
  • Dictator's Handbook by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita dropped
  • Educated by Tara Westover 6/10
  • Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 7/10
  • Grit by Angela Duckworth 5/10
  • Into the Wild by John Krakauer 10/10
  • Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman 10/10

2020

  • Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari 9/10
  • Thinking in Systems by Donella H. Meadows 2/10
  • The Art of Happiness by Howard C. Cutler 4/10
  • Whirlwind by James Clavell (dropped)
  • Winners Take All by Anand Giridharadas 8/10
  • King Rat by James Clavell 10/10
  • Atomic Habits by James Clear 6/10
  • The Effective Engineer by Edmond Lau 2/10
  • Dark Age by Pierce Brown 5/10
  • The Pragmatic Programmer by Thomas Hunt 6/10
  • King Rat by James Clavell 10/10
  • Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss 7/10*
  • Noble House by James Clavell 8/10
  • Gai Jin by James Clavell 7/10
  • Tai Pan by James Clavell 10/10
  • Shogun by James Clavell 9/10
  • A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin 7/10

2019 and before

The remaining list is unordered and unsorted, as I do not remember well when I have read these books, and will omit many that I do not think noteworthy.

  • Siddharta by Herman Hesse 10/10
  • Cracking the Coding Interview by Gayle Laakmann McDowell 9/10
  • Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy 6/10
  • Tools of Titans by Tim Ferris 3/10
  • The Wise Mans Fear by Patrick Rothfuss 9/10
  • The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss 9/10
  • The hundred year old man ... by Jonas Jonasson 4/10
  • Three Suns by Cixin Liu 6/10
  • Dark Age by Pierce Brown 4/10
  • Iron Gold by Pierce Brown 5/10
  • Morning Star by Pierce Brown 5/10
  • Golden Son by Pierce Brown 6/10
  • Red Rising by Pierce Brown 7/10
  • Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey 4/10