I’m providing my reading backlog here because I believe you can learn a lot about a person based on the information they choose to ingest. I welcome your suggestions and feedback.

In a loosely-ranked order.

  • Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari
  • Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams, Matthew Walker
  • Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Rick Hanson
  • The Magicians, Lev Grossman
  • The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York, Robert Caro
  • Bad Blood, John Carreyou
  • The Right Stuff, Tom Wolfe
  • Why Liberalism Failed, Patrick J. Deneen
  • Seeing Like A State, James C. Scott
  • Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, Jane Mayer
  • Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, Patrick Suskind
  • Dark Matter, Blake Crouch
  • Robert Caro’s series on LBJ
  • Winners Take All, Anand Giridharadas
  • Dignity, Chris Arnade
  • Longitude, Dava Sobel