Find ideas on what to read next and read my essays on some notable works.
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.
A collection of lovely quotes on the magical power of books. Galileo Galilei, Carl Sagan, C. S. Lewis, and more.
These are the best books of 2016 so far; top 10 of what I’ve read. Part 2 of the list will come out in six months.