Find ideas on what to read next and read my essays on some notable works.
Tribe: Home in Community
One of the consequences of affluence in modern society is its isolation from other people. How do you find your tribe?
Trevor Noah’s Insights on the Power of Language
Trevor Noah’s reflections on the power of language to bridge cultural and racial gaps from his book, Born a Crime.
Best Books of 2016: Part 2
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.
My Fall Reading List: 2016. What Are You Reading?
Check out my picks for the fall reading list! It’s more academic than the summer list, but really exciting to get to.
Uncle Tungsten: Oliver Sacks on Leaving Childhood Fascination
In Uncle Tungsten, Oliver Sacks recounted stories of his chemical childhood. He ended with profound questions on what happens when we grow up.
Hamilton: How Genius Work Happens
Hamilton: The Revolution records the creation story of the breakthrough musical Hamilton. There’s a great story of individuality here.
Hope Jahren’s Love Letter to Life and Science
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: Two Ways of Seeing the World
Abraham Heschel writes that there are two faculties, two ways of seeing the world. One is with questions, the other with silence.
Quotes on the Magical Power of Books
A collection of lovely quotes on the magical power of books. Galileo Galilei, Carl Sagan, C. S. Lewis, and more.
Best Books of 2016: Part 1
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.
Atul Gawande on Why You Should Write
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.
My Summer Reading List. What Are You Reading?
Summer’s the time to try new things, experience new adventures, and explore new worlds. This is my summer reading list. What’s yours?