books

OMG, I have 10 books going at the same time!

o Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion (started Feb. 13)
+ The Coming of the Third Reich by Richard Evans (started Feb. 13)
+ Rewire Your Brain by John B. Arden (started Feb. 13)
o How the Mind Works by Steven Pinker (started Feb. 13)
The American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin (started Feb. 13)
+ 7 days in the Art World by Sarah Thornton (started Jan. 13)
Vittorio the Vampire by Anne Rice (started Jan. 13)
+ On China by Henry Kissinger (started Sep. 12)
Drinking with George by George Wendt (started Jul. 12)
Free: The Future of a Radical Price (started Feb. 12, not reading)

Not yet started:

Non-Fictions:

    • Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue by John McWhorter
    • Six Days of War by Michael Oren
    • The Language Instinct by Steven Pinker
    • Endgame by John Mauldin
    • Civilization by Niall Ferguson
    • Attached by Amir Levine, Rachel Heller
    • A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage
    • Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain
    • Money and Power by William D. Cohan
    • Truman by David McCullough
    • The Facebook Effect by David Kirkpatrick
    • The Next 100 Years by George Friedma

Fictions:

    • Replay by Ken Grimwood
    • Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
    • 2666 by roberto Bolano

I’m going to quickly list the books I’ve recently read or listened to in the case of audio books. Later, I will create a separate page for books.

    + means “thumbs up”
    o means “neutral”
    – means “didn’t like it”, though there was hardly any book that I could not find one or two things to learn from.

Non-Fictions:

    + The Element by Ken Robinson (Jan. 13)
    o Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink (Jan. 13)
    + Heaven Cracks, Earth Shakes by James Palmer (Nov. 12)
    + Accidental Genius by Mark Levy (Oct. 12)
    + Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer (Sep. 12)
    o Talent is Overrated by Geoff Colvin (Aug. 12)
    – The True Story of the Bilderberg Group (Jul.12)
    + The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor (May. 12)
    o Emotional Equations by Chip Conley (May. 12)
    + The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg (Apr. 12)
    + The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle (Mar. 12)
    + Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (Mar. 12)
    – The Myth of the Garage and Other Minor Surprises by Dan/Chip Heath (Feb. 12)

Fictions:

    + Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir (Jan. 13)
    o The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Arthur Conan Doyle (Dec. 12)
    o Divergent by Veronica Roth (Dec. 12)
    o Flashforward by Robert J. Sawyer (Aug. 12)
    – A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn Jackson (Aug. 12)
    + The Winds of War by Herman Wouk (Jul. 12)
    + Objects of My Affection by Jill Smolinski (Jun. 12)
    + Roots by Alex Haley (Feb. 12)
    – Doomsday Book by Connie Willis (Feb. 12)
    o The Litigators by John Grisham (Jan. 12)
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