My Reading List

I have decided to keep track of the books I am reading here.

Year 2023

  1. Why Nations Fail – The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and PovertyDaron AcemogluJames A. Robinson
  2. Brain Bugs: How the Brain’s Flaws Shape Our LivesDean Buonomano
  3. The Brain from Inside OutGyorgy Buzsaki
  4. Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost GenomesSvante Pääbo
  5. How an Economy Grows and Why It CrashesPeter D SchiffAndrew J Schiff
  6. GreenlightsMatthew McConaughey
  7. The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded EditionDon Norman
  8. Pandora’s Lab: Seven Stories of Science Gone WrongPaul A. Offit MD
  9. The Forgetting Machine: Memory, Perception, and the “Jennifer Aniston Neuron”Rodrigo Quian Quiroga
  10. Pleased to Meet Me: Genes, Germs, and the Curious Forces That Make Us Who We AreBill Sullivan
  11. The Memory Illusion: Why You May Not Be Who You Think You AreJulia Shaw
  12. You and Me: The Neuroscience of IdentitySusan Greenfield
  13. The Memory Thief: And the Secrets Behind How We Remember; A Medical MysteryLauren Aguirre
  14. The Wisdom of PsychopathsKevin Dutton
  15. Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of HumanityDavid Christian
  16. The Gene: An Intimate HistorySiddhartha Mukherjee
  17. Innate: How the Wiring of Our Brains Shapes Who We AreKevin J. Mitchell
  18. Ten Drugs: How Plants, Powders, and Pills Have Shaped the History of MedicineThomas Hager
  19. The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and DiseaseDaniel Lieberman
  20. Almost Human: The Astonishing Tale of Homo Naledi and the Discovery That Changed Our Human StoryLee BergerJohn Hawks
  21. Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?Frans de Waal
  22. Human Errors: A Panorama of Our Glitches, From Pointless Bones to Broken GenesNathan Lents
  23. The Selfish GeneRichard Dawkins
  24. Human UniverseProfessor Brian CoxAndrew Cohen

Year 2022

  1. A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever LivedAdam Rutherford
  2. Neuroscience of Everyday LifeProfessor Sam Wang
  3. A Short History of Nearly EverythingBill Bryson
  4. The Brain: The Story of YouDavid Eagleman
  5. Incognito: The Secret Lives of The BrainDavid Eagleman
  6. The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates LanguageSteven Pinker
  7. Spacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and BeyondChristopher Wanjek
  8. Who We Are and How We Got HereDavid Reich
  9. Third ThoughtsSteven Weinberg
  10. Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, StrategiesNick Bostrom
  11. The Art of WarSun Tzu
  12. Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic EvolutionDonald Goldsmith Neil deGrasse Tyson
  13. Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic QuandariesNeil deGrasse Tyson
  14. The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe ItselfSean Carroll
  15. Being You: A New Science of ConsciousnessProfessor Anil Seth
  16. Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing BrainDavid Eagleman