Book List.

some books I've read, some books I hope to read

Books Read in 2020:

(updated to 1/12/2020)

Politics

Noam Chomsky – Understanding Power
Scott Horton – Lords of Secrecy
Nancy MacLean – Democracy in Chains
Marx and Engels – The Communist Manifesto
James McCartney – America’s War Machine
Noam Chomsky – On Anarchism
Noam Chomsky – On Palestine
Naomi Klein – On Fire
Edward Bernays – Propaganda
Noam Chomsky – Propaganda and the Public Mind
Michael E. Mann – Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars
Michael Parenti – Inventing Reality
Vincent Levins – The Jakarta Method
Frantz Fanon – Wretched of the Earth
Edward S. Herman and David Peterson – The Politics of Genocide
 

self-help

Brian Tracy – Science of Motivation
Steven Covey – 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Neil Strauss – The Game
Robert Greene – 48 Laws of Power
Tony Robbins – Unlimited Power
Neil Strauss – The Truth
Robert Greene – The Art of Seduction
Helen Fisher – Why Him? Why Her?
James Clear – Atomic Habits
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi – Flow
Eckhart Tolle – Power of Now
Brian Tracy – Maximum Achievement
Richard Koch – The 80/20 Principle
Gary Chapman – The 5 Love Languages
Mark Manson – Models

economics

Joseph Stiglitz – Price of Inequality
Richard D. Wolff – Democracy at Work
Yanis Varoufakis – And the Weak Suffer What They Must?
Yanis Varoufakis – Adults in the Room
Richard Denniss – Dead Right
Richard Denniss – Econobabble
Stephanie Kelton – The Deficit Myth
Yanis Varoufakis – Talking to My Daughter
Richard Dennis – Curing Affluenza

other

Jamie Metzl – Hacking Darwin
Isaac Asimov – Foundation
Irwin Stelzer – The Murdoch Method
Ross Garnaut – Superpower
Yuval Noah Harari – Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari – Homo Deus
Yuval Noah Harari – 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Jared Diamond – Guns, Germs and Steel
Charles Massy – Call of the Reed Warbler
Gabe Brown – Dirt to Soil

Books Read in 2019:

Self-help

Paul Kalanithi – When Breath Becomes Air
Tim Spector – The Diet Myth
Gary Vaynerchuk – Crushing it
Tim Ferriss – 4 Hour Workweek
Jordan Peterson – 12 Rules For Life
Tony Robbins – Unlimited Power
Tony Robbins – Awaken The Giant Within
Dale Carnegie – How to Win Friends and Influence People
Rolf Potts – Vagabonding
Mark Manson – Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck
Mike George – The 7 AHA’s of Highly Enlightened Souls
Simon Sinek – Start With Why
Tony Robbins – Unshakeable

Other

Jared Diamond – Collapse
Yuval Noah Harari – Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari – Homo Deus
George Orwell – 1984
Noam Chomsky and Edward S. Herman – Manufacturing Consent
George Orwell – Animal Farm
Neil DeGrasse Tyson – Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Max Tegmark – Life 3.0
Yanis Varoufakis – Talking to my Daughter
Aldous Huxley – Brave New World
Jane Mayer – Dark Money
Sam Harris – The End of Faith
Noam Chomsky – How the World Works

Books Read in 2018:

Martin Ford – Rise of the Robots
Johann Hari – Chasing the Scream
Johann Hari – Lost Connections
James Barrat – Our Final Invention
Mark Manson – Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck

Books To Read:

self-help

Art of War
Jonathan Haidt – Coddling of the American Mind
Brian Tracy – Eat That Frog
Greg McKeown – Essentialism
Robert Firestone – Fantasy Bond
Michael Pollan – How to Change Your Mind
Benjamin Graham – Intelligent Investor
Jordan Peterson – Maps of Meaning
John Gray – Men are from Mars
Tony Robbins – Money
Joshua Foer – Moonwalking with Einstein
Julie Morgenstern – Never Check Email in the Morning
Charles Duhigg – Power of Habit
Susan Cain – Quiet
Kenneth Adams – Silently Seduced
Donald Robertson – Stoicism and the Art of Happiness
Seneca – Tao of Seneca
Lao Tzu – Tao Te Ching
Daniel Kahneman – Thinking Fast and Slow
Sam Harris – Waking Up
Steven Pressfield – War of Art
Matthew Walker – Why We Sleep
Jed McKenna – Spiritual Enlightenment
Eckhart Tolle – A New Earth
Dalai Lama and Daniel Goleman – Destructive Emotions
Jeff Olson – The Slight Edge
Albert J. Bernstein – Emotional Vampires

agriculture/environment

Paul Hawken – Drawdown
Eric Toensmeier – The Carbon Farming Solution
Bill Gammage – The Biggest Estate on Earth
Bruce Pascoe – Dark Emu
Joel Salatin – Folks, This Ain’t Normal
Alan Savory – Holistic Management Handbook
David Holmgren – Retrosuburbia

Politics

Noam Chomsky – Necessary Illusions
Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway – Merchants of Doubt
Richard Wolff et al – Contending Economic Theories
Anatol Lieven – Climate Change and the Nation State
Samuel P. Huntington – Who Are We?
Naomi Klein – The Shock Doctrine
Yanis Varoufakis – Another Now
Walter Lippman – Public Opinion
Donald Horne – The Lucky Country

Political (auto)biography

Jack Lang – The Turbulent Years
Jack Lang – I Remember
Jack Lang – The Great Bust
Jenny Hocking – Gough Whitlam
Blanche D’Alpuget – Bob Hawke
Kerry O’Brien – Keating
John Howard – Lazarus Rising
Kevin Rudd – Not for the Faint-hearted
Kevin Rudd – The PM Years
Julia Gillard – My Story
Malcolm Turnbull – A Bigger Picture

other

Jared Diamond – Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee
Isaac Asimov – Second Foundation
Isaac Asimov – Foundation and Empire
Sigmund Freud – Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious