Reading

These are the books that I have read in recent memory. Format is: Book title – Author last name (month/year finished)

For a personal review, feel free to send me an email at zcj at udel.edu! 


Currently Reading: Wait, What? – Ryan

Euphoria – King (11/17)

Made to Stick – Heath and Heath (10/17)

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot – Shafer (9/17)

The Art of Possibility (8/17)

Blink – Gladwell (7/17)

The Happy Body – Gregorek & Gregorek (7/17)

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim – Sedaris (7/17)

Sapiens – Harari (5/17)

Be Here Now – Ram Dass (3/17)

Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! – Feynman (3/17)

The Habit of Mindfulness – O’Connor (3/17)

Bhagavad Gita (3/17)

On Writing – King (2/17)

Zero to One – Peter Thiel (2/17)

Your First 1000 Copies – Grahl (2/17)

Barbarian Days – Finnegan (1/17)

You Must Write a Book – Corder (1/17)

Show Your Work – Austin Kleon (12/16)

Search Inside Yourself -Tan (12/16)

Into the Wild – Krakauer (11/16)

Man’s Search for Meaning – Frankl (notes) (11/16)

Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges – Cuddy

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance – Duckworth (10/16)

The Book on the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are – Watts (10/16)

Poke the Box – Godin (10/16)

The Wisdom of Insecurity – Watts (9/16)

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? – Godin (8/16)

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich – Ferriss (8/16)

The Power of Now – Tolle (7/16)

A Short History of Nearly Everything – Bryson (review) (7/16)

Change by Design – Brown (notes) (6/16)

Conceptual Blockbusting – Adams (notes) (post) (5/16)

The Opposable Mind – Martin (post) (5/16)

The Laws of Simplicity – Maeda (5/16)

The Checklist Manifesto – Gawande (post) (4/16)

Steal Like an Artist – Kleon (notes) (4/16)

E-Myth Revisited – Gerber (notes) (3/16)

The Innovator’s Dilemma – Christensen (3/16)

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness– Thaler and Sunstein (post) (2/16)

Predictably Irrational – Ariely (1/16)

Let My People Go Surfing – Chouinard (post) (1/16)

The Hard Thing about Hard Things – Horowitz (2015)

The Age of the Cryptocurrency – Casey and Vigna (2015)

The Boys in the Boat – Brown (2015)

Like a Virgin – Branson (2015)

The Kite Runner – Hosseini (2014)

Think Like a Freak – Levitt and Dubner (2014)

David and Goliath – Gladwell (2014)

The Outliers – Gladwell (2014)

Walk in their Shoes – Ziolkowski (2014)

Flash Boys – Lewis (2013)

The Screwtape Letters – Lewis (2013)

The Poisonwood Bible – Kingsolver (2013)

Cloud Atlas – Mitchell (2013)

A Clockwork Orange – Burgess (2013)

The Great Gatsby – Fitzgerald (2013)

How to Win Friends and Influence People – Carnegie (2011 & 2013) 

Rich Dad Poor Dad – Kiyosaki (2012)

Superfreakonomics – Levitt and Dubner (2012)

Freakonomics – Levitt and Dubner (2010)


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