Find ideas on what to read next and read my essays on some notable works.
Recently, my reading theme has been understanding poverty, particularly poverty in America. This is the first of a series on my reflections and learnings on the topic.
These are the first of my favorite children’s books, the loveliest ones I have sorted through, both in story and illustration.
The second installment of my best books of 2017. Lots of great books this year, but these are the ones I enjoyed the most and what I thought were fantastic books. Enjoy!
Best books of 2017: Part 1. These are my favorite 8 from this year’s list, from entrepreneurship, memoirs, and fiction.
One of the consequences of affluence in modern society is its isolation from other people. How do you find your tribe?
Trevor Noah’s reflections on the power of language to bridge cultural and racial gaps from his book, Born a Crime.
Last July, I highlighted the best books of 2016 from the first half of the year. This post lists my favorites from the rest of 2016.
Check out my picks for the fall reading list! It’s more academic than the summer list, but really exciting to get to.
In Uncle Tungsten, Oliver Sacks recounted stories of his chemical childhood. He ended with profound questions on what happens when we grow up.
Hamilton: The Revolution records the creation story of the breakthrough musical Hamilton. There’s a great story of individuality here.
Lab Girl is Hope Jahren’s love letter to life and science, filled with poetic reflection on her life and the life of a tree.
Abraham Heschel writes that there are two faculties, two ways of seeing the world. One is with questions, the other with silence.