Find ideas on what to read next and read my essays on some notable works.
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.
In his book, Better, Atul Gawande, reflects on what it means to be successful in medicine. This is his reasons on why you should write.
Summer’s the time to try new things, experience new adventures, and explore new worlds. This is my summer reading list. What’s yours?
Between Jerusalem and Athens is a 7-part essay series on worldviews. It’s a response to seeing a siloed world; a quest for integration.
Theoretical analyses can simplify too much and forget the messy reality they come from. Read more about the downfalls of either-or thinking.
As an Eastern living in the West, I see myself as a child of East and West. This is part 2 of my story through the lens of these world cultures.
As an Eastern living in the West, I see myself as a child of East and West. This is my story through the lens of these world cultures.
Excerpts from Hope Jahren’s Lab Girl on the joy of discovery and the mysterious wonder of the smallness and magnitude of a scientific finding.
This is part 2 on how Asian and Western minds differ, summarizing the key findings from Richard Nisbett’s social psychology studies.