Book List

A selection of books I am reading or have read recently, in no particular order.

Placement on this list indicates only an endorsement of the book itself, not necessarily all of its ideas

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Scarcity The New Science of Having Less and How It Defines Our Lives

Sendhil Mullainathan & Eldar Shafir November 2014

ISBN-10 125005611X

ISBN-13 978-1250056115


A Thousand Small Sanities The Moral Adventure of Liberalism

Adam Gopnik May 2019

ISBN-10 154169936X

ISBN-13 978-1541699366


The Second Mountain The Quest for a Moral Life

David Brooks April 2019

ISBN-10 0812993268

ISBN-13 978-0812993264


The Algebra of Happiness Notes on the Pursuit of Success, Love, and Meaning

Scott Galloway May 2019

ISBN-10 0593084195

ISBN-13 978-0593084199


The Socialist Manifesto The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality

Bhaskar Sunkara April 2019

ISBN-10 1541617398

ISBN-13 978-1541617391


The Age of Surveillance Capitalism The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of PoweR

Shoshana Zuboff January 2019

ISBN-10 1610395697

ISBN-13 978-1610395694


Dear America Notes of an Undocumented Citizen

Jose Antonio Vargas September 2018

ISBN-10 0062851357

ISBN-13 978-0062851352


Identity Crisis The 2016 Presidential Campaign and the Battle for the Meaning of America

John Sides, Michael Tesler, Lynn Vaverick October 2018

ISBN-10 0691174199

ISBN-13 978-0691174198


Sapiens A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari May 2014

ISBN-10 0062316095

ISBN-13 978-0062316110


Fear Trump in the White House

Bob Woodward September 2018

ISBN-10 1501175513

ISBN-13 978-9526532998


We Were Eight Years In Power An American Tragedy

Ta-Nehisi Coates October 2017

ISBN-10 0241325234

ISBN-13 978-0-399-59056-6


Bad Blood Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou May 2018

ISBN-10 152473165X

ISBN-13 978-1524731656


Becoming Steve Jobs The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader

Brent Schlender, Rick Tetzeli, Marc Andreessen June 2016

ISBN-10 0385347421

ISBN-13 978-0385347426


The World Is Flat 3.0 A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

Thomas L. Friedman July 2007

ISBN-10 0312425074

ISBN-13 978-0312425074