These are books I have read (in reverse-chronological order). They are not recommendations.

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Book Name Author
Transit Rachel Cusk
Mountains Beyond Mountains Tracy Kidder
Manna Marshall Brain
Outline Rachel Cusk
Project Hail Mary Andy Weir
Who Gets What, and Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Design Alvin E. Roth
The Revelations Erik Hoel
Fallen Leaves: Last Words on Life, Love, War, and God Will Durant
Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason Michel Foucault
The Billion Dollar Molecule: One Company's Quest for the Perfect Drug Barry Werth
The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity David Graeber
The Art of Seduction Robert Greene
The Experience Machine: How Our Minds Predict and Shape Reality Andy Clark
Iron Flame Rebecca Yarros
Fourth Wing Rebecca Yarros
Birds of a Feather Jacqueline Winspear
Mating Norman Rush
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, Part 1) J.R.R. Tolkien
Running Out of Time Margaret Peterson Haddix
The Billion Dollar Molecule: One Company's Quest for the Perfect Drug Barry Werth
The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety Alan Watts
One Summer: America, 1927 Bill Bryson
Improve your Backgammon Paul Lamford
The Courtier and the Heretic: Leibniz, Spinoza, and the Fate of God in the Modern World Matthew Stewart
Never Let Me Go Kazuo Ishiguro
The Turing Exception William Hertling
The Last Firewall William Hertling
A.I. Apocalpyse William Hertling
Avogadro Corp William Hertling
Men, Machines, and Modern Times Elting E. Morison
Demian Herman Hesse
From Wave Theory to Quantum Computing. Understanding How Everything Works Carl J. Pratt
The Fountainhead Ayn Rand
Working Robert Caro
Hard Drive: Bill Gates and the Making of the Microsoft Empire James Wallace, Jim Erickson
When We Cease to Understand the World Benjamin Labatut
Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Help Others William MacAskill
Black Rednecks and White Liberals Thomas Sowell
The Communist Manifesto Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
The Rise of Christianity: How the Obscure, Marginal Jesus Movement Became the Dominant Religious Force in the Western World in a Few Centuries Rodney Stark
The Death of Ivan Ilyich Leo Tolstoy
Medieval Technology and Social Change Lynn White Jr.
The High Frontier: Human Colonies in Space Gerard K. O'Neill
The Meaning of It All: Thoughts of a Citizen-Scientist Richard Feynman
The Extension of Man: A History of Physics before the Quantum (1900) J.D. Bernal
The Long Game: China's Grand Strategy to Displace American Order Rush Doshi
The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future Gretchen Bakke
The Night Circus Erin Morgenstern
Kafka on the Shore Haruki Murakami
The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running: A Memoir Haruki Murakami
The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History Jonathan Frazen
A Wild Sheep Chase Haruki Murakami
Civilisation Kenneth Clark
Man's Search for Meaning Viktor E. Frankl
Einstein: His Life and Universe Walter Isaacson
Snow Crash Neal Stephenson
Gate of Trust Rabbeinu Bachya Ibn Pakudah
The Story of You Steve Chandler
When the Heavens Went on Sale: The Misfits and Geniuses Racing to Put Space Within Reach Ashlee Vance
Toward a Meaningful Life Simon Jacobson
I Am a Strange Loop Douglas R. Hofstadter
Exile and the Kingdom Albert Camus
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World Haruki Murakami
Health in Body, Mind, and Spirit Various Authors
The Way of Zen Alan W. Watts
I Hate You, Don't Leave Me Jerold J. Kreisman and Hal Straus
Making Movies Sidney Lumet
Can't Hurt Me David Goggins
The Twist of a Knife Anthony Horowitz
A Line to Kill Anthony Horowitz
Talking to Strangers Malcolm Gladwell
Born to Run Christopher McDougall
Altered Carbon Richard K. Morgan
The Sentence is Death Anthony Horowitz
The Seep Chana Porter
The Tatooist of Auschwitz Heather Morris
Stop Overthinking Nathanial R. Himmel
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty Patrick Radden Keefe
Siddhartha Hermann Hesse
Conscious Business Fred Kofman
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Patrick Lencioni
Morning Star Pierce Brown
Golden Son Pierce Brown
Red Rising Pierce Brown
Games People Play: The Psychology of Human Relationships Eric Berne
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz L. Frank Baum
The Shadow of the Wind Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness Peter Godfrey-Smith
The Art of War Sun Tzu
How Full is Your Bucket? Tom Rath
Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Margin of Safety: Risk-Averse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor Seth A. Klarman
Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture David Kushner
I Will Teach You to be Rich Ramit Sethi
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows J.K. Rowling
What Makes Sammy Run Budd Schulberg
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban J.K. Rowling
Legal Systems Very Different from Ours David D. Friedman
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone J.K. Rowling
GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History Diane Coyle
Three Women Lisa Taddeo
The Elephant in the Brain: Hidden Motives in Everyday Life Kevin Simler and Robin Hanson
The Redemption of Time Baoshu
Permutation City Greg Egan
Death's End Cixin Liu
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick
The Dark Forest Cixin Liu
The First Five Pages: A Writer's Guide To Staying Out of the Rejection Pile Noah Lukeman
The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns John C. Bogle
The Three-Body Problem Cixin Liu
The Lessons of History Will Durant and Ariel Durant
The Great CEO Within: The Tactical Guide to Company Building Matt Mochary Get Big Fast (2002) Robert Spector
Brave New World Revisited Aldous Huxley
Unconventional Success: A Fundamental Approach to Personal Investment David F. Swensen
King of Capital: The Remarkable Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of Steve Schwarzman and Blackstone David Carey and John E. Morris
Charles Schwab: How One Company Beat Wall Street and Reinvented the Brokerage Industry John Kador
The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko
Malign Velocities: Accelerationism and Capitalism Benjamin Noys
The Family Office Book: Investing Capital for the Ultra-Affluent Richard C. Wilson
The Wobbling Pivot, China since 1800: An Interpretive History Paul A. Cohen
The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream Paulo Coelho
The Curse of the Mogul: What's Wrong with the World's Leading Media Companies Jonathan A. Knee, Bruce C. Greenwald, and Ava Seave
Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think Hans Rosling
City of Thieves: A Novel David Benioff
A Daughter of Han: The Autobiography of a Chinese Working Woman Ida Pruitt
Lord of the Flies William Golding
Wealth Management Unwrapped, Revised and Expanded: Unwrap What You Need to Know and Enjoy the Present Charlotte Beyer
The Wizard of Menlo Park: How Thomas Alva Edison Invented the Modern World Randall E. Stross
The Travels of Lao Can Lao She
Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era Tony Wagner and Ted Dintersmith
Command in War Martin van Creveld
Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw Mark Bowden
Taxes Made Simple: Income Taxes Explained Mike Piper
Raising the Floor: How a Universal Basic Income Can Renew Our Economy and Rebuild the American Dream Andy Stern
Consider Your Options: Get the Most from Your Equity Compensation Kaye A. Thomas
Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon Jeffrey Kluger
Unbanking of America Lisa Servon
God's Chinese Son: The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan Jonathan D. Spence
The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects Lewis Mumford
Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built Duncan Clark
Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt Michael Lewis
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams Matthew Walker
Through the Yang-Tse Gorges: Or Trade and Travel in Western China Archibald John Little
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine Michael Lewis
Liar's Poker Michael Lewis
Zen and the Art of Happiness Chris Prentiss
The Score Takes Care of Itself: My Philosophy of Leadership Bill Walsh
Travels in Tartary Thibet and China, Volume Two: 1844-1846 Heinrich August Ludwig von Schlagintweit
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time Dava Sobel
Dealers of Lightning: Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age Michael A. Hiltzik
Beyond Good & Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future Friedrich Nietzsche
Six Records of a Life Adrift Shen Fu
The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It Kelly McGonigal
Meditations Marcus Aurelius
Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future Peter Thiel with Blake Masters
Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle Dan Senor and Saul Singer
Ready Player One: A Novel Ernest Cline
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Yuval Noah Harari
How to Win Friends & Influence People Dale Carnegie
The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-first Century Ryan Avent
Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success Adam Grant
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World Jack Weatherford
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis J.D. Vance