Books

Find ideas on what to read next and read my essays on some notable works.

The Joy of Discovery

The Joy of Discovery

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.

How My Reading Habits Change

How My Reading Habits Change

How my reading habits change as a result of reading more slowly, aiming to gain understanding and wisdom instead of speed.

Excellence: Why It Matters

Excellence: Why It Matters

Not only excellence makes good business sense, it also enhances people’s experiences and fulfills our lives.

Mortimer Adler: The Art of Reading

Mortimer Adler: The Art of Reading

Mortimer Adler defines the art of reading in his classic work, How to Read a Book. A book that challenges our understanding deserves highly skilled reading.

Best Reads of 2015: Part 2

Best Reads of 2015: Part 2

This post is a continuation of the Best Reads of 2015 list. See Part 1 here.   6. Lelaki Harimau (Man Tiger) by Eka Kurniawan Eka Kurniawan is an Indonesian author whose two works, Man Tiger and Beauty is a Wound, have been recently translated and published in...

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