Reading List

Creativity is developed through exposure to new perspectives, concepts, and stories. If everything is a remix, the more we have to mix with, the more we can create.

Books I'm currently reading

Leviathan Falls

James S. A. Corey

Candide

Voltaire

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Books in bold are highly recommended.

  1. Cibola Burn - James S.A. Corey
  2. Home - Martha Wells
  3. A Woman of No Importance - Sonia Purnell
  4. Girly Drinks - Mallory O'Meara
  5. Nemesis Games - James S.A. Corey
  6. The Five Wounds - Kirstin Valdez Quade
  7. Noor - Nnedi Okorafor
  8. The Churn - James S.A. Corey
  9. Lifelines - Dr. Leana Wen
  10. Clay's Ark - Octavia E. Butler
  11. Drive - James S.A. Corey
  12. Oona Out of Order - Margarita Montimore
  13. Patternmaster - Octavia E. Butler
  14. The Butcher of Anderson Station - James S. A. Corey
  15. Babylon's Ashes - James S.A. Corey
  16. Persepolis Rising - James S.A. Corey
  17. Tiamat's Wrath - James S. A. Corey
  18. Where'd You Go, Bernadette - Maria Semple
  19. Guards! Guards! - Terry Pratchett
  20. Nothing to See Here - Kevin Wilson
  21. Strange Dogs - James S.A. Corey
  22. Gods of Risk - James S. A. Corey
  23. Big Friendship - Aminatou Sow, Ann Friedman
  24. Auberon - James S. A. Corey
  25. Garden of Beasts - Jeffery Deaver
  26. The Butcher of Anderson Station - James S. A. Corey
  1. Humankind - Rutger Bregman
  2. Our Lady of Perpetual Hunger - Lisa Donovan
  3. The New Jim Crow - Michelle Alexander
  4. 11/22/63 - Stephen King
  5. A Woman is No Man - Etaf Rum
  6. Over the Top - Jonathan Van Ness
  7. Why Not Me? - Mindy Kaling
  8. She Come by It Natural - Sarah Smarsh
  9. Binti: Home - Nnedi Okorafor
  10. Never Let Me Go - Kazuo Ishiguro
  11. Notes of A Native Son - James Baldwin
  12. Piranesi - Susanna Clarke
  13. Passing - Nella Larsen
  14. The Prisoner of Heaven - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  15. Disability Visibility - Alice Wong
  16. Marina - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  17. The Fellowship of The Ring - J.R.R. Tolkien
  18. The Two Towers- J.R.R. Tolkien
  19. The Return of the King - J.R.R. Tolkien
  20. Maybe You Should Talk To Someone - Lori Gottlieb
  21. This is How You Lose The Time War - Amal El-Mohtar, Max Gladstone
  22. Crocodile on the Sandbank - Elizabeth Peters
  23. Sarah, Plain and Tall - Patricia MacLachlan
  24. True Grit - Charles Portis
  25. Nomadland - Jessica Bruder
  26. I am the Messenger - Markus Zusak
  27. Zoo Station - Christiane F.
  28. The Giver - Lois Lowry
  29. Mind of My Mind - Octavia E Butler
  30. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - Agatha Christie
  31. Angle of Repose - Wallace Stegner
  32. No One is Talking About This - Patricia Lockwood
  33. Sapiens - Yuval Noah Harari
  34. The Removed - Brandon Hobson
  35. The Silent Patient - Alex Michaelides
  36. The Death of Vivek Oji - Akwaeke Emezi
  37. The Furthest Shore - Ursula K. LeGuin
  38. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
  39. A Promised Land - Barack Obama
  40. The Coincidence of the Coconut Cake - Amy E. Reichert
  41. Homegoing - Yaa Gyasi
  42. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue - V.E. Schwab
  43. Leviathan Wakes - James S. A. Corey
  44. The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet - Becky Chambers
  45. A Closed and Common Orbit - Becky Chambers
  46. The Culture Map - Erin Meyer
  47. Happy Fat - Sofie Hagen
  48. Klara and the Sun - Kazuo Ishiguro
  49. The House in the Cerulean Sea - TJ Klune
  50. Notorious RBG - Irin Cameron, Shana Knizhnik
  51. Dolly Parton, Songteller - Dolly Parton
  52. All Creatures Great and Small - James Herriot
  53. Calaban's War - James S.A. Corey
  54. Record of a Spaceborn Few - Becky Chambers
  55. Do Nothing - Celeste Headleee
  56. Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury
  57. Medicare for All - Abdul El-Sayed, Micah Johnson
  58. Broken - Jenny Lawson
  59. The Galaxy, and the Ground Within - Becky Chambers
  60. Quiet - Susan Cain
  61. Network Effect - Martha Wells
  62. Abaddon's Gate - James S.A. Corey
  63. Fugitive Telemetry - Martha Wells
  64. A Passage North - Anuk Arudpragasam
  65. From Scratch - Tembi Locke
  66. The Family That Couldn't Sleep - D.T. Max
  67. Music - Ted Gioia
  68. The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle - Stuart Turton
  69. Project Hail Mary - Andy Weir
  1. The Great Believers - Rebecca Makkai
  2. All Systems Red - Martha Wells
  3. Artificial Condition - Martha Wells
  4. Rogue Protocol - Martha Wells
  5. Exit Strategy - Martha Wells
  6. The Stranger in the Woods - Michael Finkel
  7. Annihilation - Jeff VanderMeer
  8. The Hot Zone - Richard Preston
  9. How To Be An Antiracist - Ibram X. Kendi
  10. A Memory Called Empire - Arkady Martine
  11. Children of Virtue and Vengeance - Tomi Adeyemi
  12. The Remains of The Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
  13. American Kingpin - Nick Bilton
  14. The Tombs of Atuan - Ursula K. LeGuin
  15. The Summer Book - Tove Jansson
  16. Dark Matter - Blake Crouch
  17. So You Want To Talk About Race - Ijeoma Oluo
  18. Binti - Nnedi Okorafor
  19. The Overstory - Richard Powers
  20. American Gods - Neil Gaiman
  21. Unorthodox - Deborah Feldman
  22. Little Women - Louisa May Alcott
  23. Switch - Chip and Dan Heath
  24. Freshwater - Akwaeke Emezi
  25. The Girl with All the Gifts - M. R. Carey
  26. The City We Became - NK Jemisin
  27. The Angel’s Game - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  28. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine - Gail Honeyman
  29. Parable of the Sower - Octavia E. Butler
  30. A Curse So Dark And Lonely - Brigid Kemmerer
  31. I Want My Hat Back - Jon Klassen
  32. The Hidden Life of Trees - Peter Wohlleben
  33. The Making of a Manager - Julie Zhuo
  34. The Vanishing Half - Brit Bennett
  35. The Water Dancer - Ta-Nehisi Coates
  36. Maid - Stephanie Land
  37. Parable of the Talents - Octavia E Butler
  38. The Nickel Boys - Colson Whitehead
  39. The Vagina Bible - Jen Gunter
  40. Mexican Gothic - Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  41. Brain on Fire - Susannah Cahalan
  42. Braiding Sweetgrass - Robin Wall Kimmerer
  43. Wild Seed - Octavia E. Butler
  44. Playing Big - Tara Mohr
  45. Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered - Georgia Hardstark & Karen Kilgariff
  46. Born Standing Up - Steve Martin
  47. The Good Lord Bird - James McBride
  48. The Education of an Idealist - Samantha Power
  49. Endurance - Alfred Lansing
  50. My Sister, the Serial Killer - Oyinkan Braithwaite
  51. Circe - Madeline Miller
  52. Where the Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens
  1. A Game of Thrones - George R. R. Martin
  2. A Clash of Kings - George R. R. Martin
  3. A Storm of Swords - George R. R. Martin
  4. I’ll Be Gone In The Dark - Michelle McNamara
  5. Mercies in Disguise - Gina Kolata
  6. Lovecraft Country - Matt Ruff
  7. Vacationland - John Hodgeman
  8. Becoming - Michelle Obama
  9. Stiff - Mary Roach
  10. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Caitlin Doughty
  11. Washington Black - Esi Edugyan
  12. Wonder - R. J. Palacio
  13. Furiously Happy - Jenny Lawson
  14. Let’s Pretend This Never Happened - Jenny Lawson
  15. Man’s Search for Meaning - Viktor E. Frankl
  16. Code Girls - Liza Mundy
  17. Outlander - Diana Gabaldon
  18. Born a Crime - Trevor Noah
  19. Conversational Design - Erika Hall
  20. Lincoln in the Bardo - George Saunders
  21. The Goldfinch - Donna Tartt
  22. Behind the Beautiful Forevers - Katherine Boo
  23. What Color is Your Parachute - Richard N. Bolles
  24. Inspired: How to Create Tech Products Customers Love - Marty Cagan
  25. Talking to my Daughter about the Economy or How Capitalism Works - And How It Fails - Yanis Varoufakis
  26. Educated - Tara Westover
  27. User Story Mapping - Jeff Patton & Peter Economy
  28. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI - David Grann
  29. The Second Mountain - David Brooks
  30. Under the Banner of Heaven - Jon Krakauer
  31. The Captured - Scott Zesch
  32. Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto - Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya, and Nancy Fraser
  33. News of The World - Paulette Jiles
  34. The Color of Water - James McBride
  35. The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms - N. K. Jemisin
  36. Akata Witch - Nnedi Okorafor
  37. Akata Warrior - Nnedi Okorafor
  38. Hooked - Nyr Eyal
  39. Broken Places & Outer Spaces - Nnedi Okorafor
  40. Free Cyntoia - Cyntoia Brown-Long
  41. A Wizard of Earthsea - Ursula K. Le Guin
  42. From a Certain Point of View - Renée Ahdieh
  43. The Color of Water - James McBride
  44. The Left Hand of Darkness - Ursula k. Le Guin
  45. The Broken Kingdoms - NK Jemsin
  46. Sharp Objects - Gillian Flynn
  47. Children of Blood and Bone - Tomi Adeyem
  48. You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me - Sherman Alexi
  49. The Kingdom of Gods - NK Jemsin
  1. Men Explain Things To Me - Rebecca Solnit
  2. Dune - Frank Herbert
  3. The Fifth Season - N. K. Jemisin
  4. The Stone Sky - N. K. Jemisin
  5. The Obelisk Gate - N. K. Jemisin
  6. The Power - Naomi Alderman
  7. A Gentleman in Moscow - Amor Towles
  8. Sing, Unburied, Sing - Jesmyn Ward
  9. Black Panther: A Nation Under our Feet, Book One - Ta-Nehisi Coates
  10. Alice Adams - Booth Tarkington
  11. Broadband - Claire L. Evans
  12. Pachinko - Min Jin Lee
  13. The Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton
  14. The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care - T.R. Reid
  15. Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone - J. K. Rowling
  16. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - J. K. Rowling
  17. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - J. K. Rowling
  18. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - J. K. Rowling
  19. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - J. K. Rowling
  20. Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick - Maya Dusenbery
  21. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - J. K. Rowling
  22. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - J. K. Rowling
  23. The Magnificent Ambersons - Booth Tarkington
  24. His Family - Ernest Poole
  25. A Wrinkle In Time - Madeleine L'Engle
  26. The Girl Who Smiled Beads - Clemantine Wamariya
  27. Who Fears Death - Nnedi Okorafor
  28. Natural Causes - Barbara Ehrenreich
  29. Bad Feminist - Roxane Gay
  30. Four and Twenty Blackbirds - Cherie Priest
  31. Bored and Brilliant - Manoush Zomorodi
  32. First, Break all the Rules - Gallup
  33. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck - Mark Manson
  34. Watership Down - Richard Adams
  35. Creativity Inc. - Ed Catmull
  36. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup - John Carreyrou
  37. Black Klansman - Ron Stallworth
  38. Factfulness - Hans Rosling
  39. How to Change your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence - Michael Pollan
  40. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Leadership for Healthcare - HBR
  41. The First 90 Days - Michael Watkins
  42. Sketching User Experiences - Bill Buxton
  43. Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women’s Anger - Soraya L. Chemaly