Thoughts about books
Steelheart, by Brandon Sanderson
Foundation, by Isaac Asimov
Beasts Of No Nation, by Uzodinma Iweala
Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen
Perhaps The Stars, by Ada Palmer
Project Hail Mary, by Andy Weir [brief]
The Thursday Murder Club, by Richard Osman
The Three Body Trilogy, by Cixin Liu
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Other George Smiley Stories, by John Le Carre
The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Greenlanders, by Jane Smiley
Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift
Giovanni's Room, by James Baldwin
Borderlines, by Michela Wrong [brief]
The Twenty-Seventh City, by Jonathan Franzen
Body Language, by A.K. Turner
Pereira Maintains, by Antonio Tabucchi
Normal People and Conversations with Friends, by Sally Rooney
Persuasion, by Jane Austen
Charmed Life, by Dianne Wynne Jones
Love, by Roddy Doyle
Piranesi, by Susanna Clarke
Motherhood, by Sheila Heti
The Hating Game, by Sally Thorne
Thank You For Smoking, by Christopher Buckley
A History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, by Henry Fielding
Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain
A Canticle For Leibowitz, by Walter Miller Jr.
Amelia Peabody Novels, by Elizabeth Peters
Last And First Men, by Olaf Stapledon
How Not To Fall, by Emily Foster
Crash, by J.G. Ballard
Golden Hill, by Francis Spufford
Stories Of Your Life And Others, by Ted Chiang
Exhalation, by Ted Chiang
The Mysterious Affair At Styles, by Agatha Christie
Red Plenty, by Francis Spufford
Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston
Pietr The Latvian, by Georges Simenon
Coming Out, by Danielle Steel
The Golden Notebook, by Doris Lessing
The Great Divorce, by C.S. Lewis
Crome Yellow, by Aldous Huxley
IQ, by Joe Ide
Trust, by Domenico Starnone
Trust Exercise, by Susan Choi
(The) Eight(h) Detectives, by Alex Pavesi
When We Cease To Understand The World, by Benjamín Labatut
The Tim Tebow Chronicles, by Jon Bois
The Connosieur, by Evan S. Connell
Rivers of London, by Ben Aaronovitch
Excellent Women, by Barbara Pym
Dream of the Red Chamber, by Cao Xueqin
Are We Smart Enough To Know How Smart Animals Are, by Frans De Waal
Rules for Radicals, by Saul Alinksy
A Primate's Memoir, by Robert Sapolsky
Monopolized, by David Dayen
Survival of the Richest, by Douglas Rushkoff
Wittgenstein's Poker, by John Eidinow and David Edmonds
The Science of Enlightenment, by Shinzen Young
Judas, by Astrid Holleeder
Free, by Lea Ypi
Why Information Grows, by Cesar Hidalgo
The Situation And The Story, by Vivian Gornick
Somatic Descent, by Reginald Ray [brief]
McMafia, by Misha Glenny
The Craft, by John Dickie [brief]
Bird by Bird, by Anne Lamott [brief]
Parallel Lives, by Plutarch
Butler To The World, by Oliver Bullough [brief]
Liftoff by, Eric Berger
Super-Infinite, by Katherine Rundell
Power, Sex, Suicide, by Nick Lane
Starting Strength, by Mark Rippetoe
You Just Don't Understand, by Deborah Tannen
The Theory That Would Not Die, by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
Blood and Oil, by Bradley Hope
Achieving Our Country, by Richard Rorty
But What If We’re Wrong? by Chuck Klosterman
Stasiland, by Anna Funder
How Asia Works, by Joe Studwell
Down and Out in Paris and London, by George Orwell
The Box, by Marc Levinson
Alchemy, by Rory Sutherland
The Elements of Eloquence, by Mark Forsyth
nominally I and Thou by Martin Buber, actually just the prologue by Walter Kaufmann
Missing Out, by Adam Phillips
The Man From The Future, by Ananyo Bhattacharya
After Virtue, by Alasdair MacIntyre
The Doomsday Machine, by Daniel Ellsberg
The Tao of Pooh, by Benjamin Hoff
The Evolving Self, by Robert Kegan
How To Live, by Derek Sivers
Wired for Love, by Stan Tatkin
Come As You Are, by Emily Nagoski
Nigeria and West Africa, by Wendy McElroy
Notes on Grief, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Sea State, by Tabitha Lasley
The Year Of Magical Thinking, by Joan Didion
When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, by Samin Nosrat
Brief Account Of The Rise And Progress Of The People Called Quakers, by William Penn
The Worst Journey In The World, by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Red Plenty, by Francis Spufford
Is This Anything?, by Jerry Seinfeld
On Dialogue, by David Bohm
The Body Keeps The Score, by Bessel van der Kolk
Attachment Disturbances in Adults, by Daniel Brown and David Elliott
Trauma-Proofing Your Kids, by Peter Levine and Maggie Kline
Elite Capture, by Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò
Thinking In Systems, by Donella Meadows
The Encyclopedia of Mental Imagery, by Colette Aboulker-Muscat et al
The Four Agreements, by Don Miguel Ruiz
Life At The Bottom, by Theodore Dalrymple
Watching The English, by Kate Fox
Against The Grain, by James C. Scott [abandoned]