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message 1: by Andrew (last edited Jun 20, 2018 07:29AM) (new)

Andrew Nierenhausen (nierenhausena) | 17 comments Possible titles to read next (this is just a place for me to keep track of ideas):

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
In Memoriam
A Wizard of Earthsea - Ursula K Le Guin
Hesse: Siddartha/Steppenwolf/Demian
J. M. Coetzee
The Stranger - Camus
Ayn Rand - Anthem
Roméo Dallaire - Shake Hands With the Devil
Timothy Findlay - Not Wanted on the Voyage
Hans Rosling - Facfulness
Waking Up - Sam Harris
Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Paul Bloom - Against Empathy
Michael Hayden - Playing to the Edge
Zeynep Tufecki - Twitter and Tear Gas
Fareed Zakaria - In Defense of a Liberal Education
Grame Wood - The Way of the Strangers
David Brooks - The Road to Character

message 2: by Jonathan (last edited Jan 19, 2019 03:32AM) (new)

Jonathan Jedrasik | 13 comments 1. Derek Parfit - Reasons and Persons
2. The Poetic Edda
3. John Lindow: Norse Mythology - A guide to the Gods, Heros, Rituals, and Beliefs
4. David Foster Wallace - Infinite Jest
5. Leo Tolstoy - War and Peace
6. Simon Schama - Citizens
7. Joseph Boyden - Three Day Road
8. Daniel C. Dennet - From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of minds
9. Lo Kuan-Chung - Romance of the Three Kingdoms
10. Erik Brynjolgfsson & Andrew McAfee - The Second Machine Age
11. R. Scott Bakker - The Darkness that Comes Before
12. Sam Harris - The End of Faith
13. Geraldine Pinch - Egyptian Mythology
14. Mary Beard -SPQR
15. Victor Hugo - Les Miserables
16. Eric Foner - Fiery Trial
17. Isaac Asimov - Foundation
18. Daniel C. Dennet - Darwin's Dangerous Idea
19. William Gibson - Neuromancer

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