Robert Grazioli


Carlo Rovelli

My Private Property

Mary Ruefle


Jeff Vandermeer

The Hard-Boild Wonderland and the End of the World

Haruki Murakami

Project Hail Mary

Andy Weir

Candide, or Optimism

Francois Voltaire

The Demon-Haunted World

Carl Sagan

Mistborn: The Hero of Ages

Brandon Sanderson

Mistborn: The Well of Ascension

Brandon Sanderson

Mistborn: The Final Empire

Brandon Sanderson


Marcus Aurelius

Earth Abides

George R. Stewart

Magic for Beginners

Kelly Link

The Fountain Head

Ayn Rand

The Innovation Delusion

Lee Vinsel & Andrew L. Russell

Dragons of Eden

Carl Sagan


Andy Weir

The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks


Ben Lerner

A Room of One's Own

Virginia Wolf

Snow Crash

Neal Stephenson

A Fine Mess

T.R. Reid

Death's End

Cixin Liu

The Dark Forest

Cixin Liu

The Three Body Problem

Cixin Liu

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Carlo Rovelli

The Order of Time

Carlo Rovelli

All the Light We Cannot See

Anthony Doerr

The Magus

John Fowles

The Grid

Gretchen Bakke Ph.D.

What If?

Randall Munroe

Makers and Takers

Rana Forhoohar

The Notorious Benedict Arnold

Steve Sheinkin

The Accidental Super Power

Peter Zeihan

Creativity Inc.

Ed Catmull

Guns, Germs, and Steel

Jared Diamond

The Prince

Nicolo Machiavelli


David Heinemeir Hansson

The Communist Manifesto

Karl Marx

The Circle

Dave Eggers

The Woman Upstairs

Claire Messud


Frank Herbert

White Teeth

Zadie Smith

We Are Legion

Dennis E. Taylor


Yuval Noah Harari

The Grand Design

Stephen Hawking


Peter Diamandis

String Theory

David Foster Wallace

Homo Deus

Yuval Noah Harari


Gregory David Roberts

Invisible Cities

Italo Calvino

Design as Art

Bruno Munari

Design is a Job

Mike Monteiro

Catcher in the Rye

J.D. Salinger


Kurt Vonnegut

The Design of Everyday Things

Donald A. Norman


George Orwell

The Invisible Man & The Time Machine

H.G. Wells