Before we start, I would like to take this time to encourage you to try out Libby:

It’s a fantastic app you can use to check out library eBooks. Seriously life-changing.

Ok, now into the books. This isn’t a complete list, for an assortment of reasons, the primary one being that I don’t always keep track of everything I read, especially ones I consider to be more like textbooks.


Lone Survivor, Luttrell

Modern Romance, Ansari

Kingpin, Poulsen

Autonomous, Newitz

Halting State, Stross

Dragnet Nation, Angwin

The Worst is Yet to Come, Fleming

Pattern Recognition, Gibson

The Borrowed World, Horton

This book was both free and awful.

Gun Machine, Ellis

Spook Country, Gibson

Company Town, Ashby

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, Perkins

Zero History, Gibson

The Difference Engine, Gibson and Sterling

Distrust that Particular Flavor, Gibson

Class 11, Waters

Random Acts of Senseless Violence, Womack

The City and the Stars, Clarke

Superforecasting, Tetlock and Gardner

Alas, Babylon, Frank

The Caryatids, Sterling

The Three-Body Problem, Liu

Atomic Habits, Clear

American War, El Akkad

Quicksilver, Stephenson

The Sheep Look Up, Brunner

Ultralearning, Young

The Shockwave Rider, Brunner

Deep Work, Newport

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, Manson

Slow Horses, Herron

Red Mars, Robinson

The 4 Hour Body, Ferriss