2018 Books

A running log of the books I read over the course of 2018. Where I published notes I’ve linked to those as well.

  • The Snowball by Alice Schroeder.
  • Autonomous by Annalee Newitz.
  • Thinking in Bets by Annie Duke.
  • The Silo Effect by Gillian Tett.
  • Lost and Founder by Rand Fishkin.
  • Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
  • Atomic Habits by James Clear.
  • Ball Lightning by Cixin Liu.
  • Freedom From Command & Control by John Seddon.
  • Team of Teams by Stanley McChrystal.
  • Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic by Leonard Berry and Kent Seltman.
  • The Greatest Empire by Emily Wilson.
  • Titan by Ron Chernow.
  • The Obstacle Is the Way by Ryan Holiday.
  • The Fall of Hyperion by Dan Simmons.
  • The Roman Mind by M.L. Clarke.
  • The Life and Times of Niccolo Machiavelli Vol. 1 by Pasquale Villari.
  • Hyperion by Dan Simmons.
  • Captains of Fortune by Joseph Jay Deiss.
  • South of the Border, West of the Sun by Haruki Murakami.
  • The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K. Le Guin.
  • Artemis by Andy Weir.
  • Machiavelli in Hell by Sebastian De Grazia.
  • The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen.
  • The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior by Paul Strathern.
  • The Borgias and Their Enemies by Christopher Hibbert.
  • Pachinko by Min Jin Lee.
  • The Borgias by G.J. Meyer.
  • Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World by Jack A. Goldstone.
  • In the Distance by Hernan Diaz.
  • Anathem by Neal Stephenson.
  • A Guide to the Good Life by William B. Irvine.
  • The End of Average by Todd Rose.
  • Museums: A Visual Anthropology by Mary Bouquet.
  • Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson.
  • Grand Hotel Abyss by Stuart Jeffries.
  • The Fear of Freedom by Erich Fromm.
  • Inventing the Individualby Larry Siedentop.
  • River of Shadows by Rebecca Solnit.
  • The Story Factor by Annette Simmons.
  • Memories, Dreams, Reflections by Carl Jung.
  • Rapt by Winifred Gallagher.
  • The 4 Disciplines of Execution by Chris McChesney, Sean Covey, and Jim Huling.
  • The Sources of Social Power: Volume 2 by Michael Mann.
  • Punished By Rewards by Alfie Kohn.
  • Deep Work by Cal Newport.
  • A Higher Standard by Ann Dunwoody.
  • Against the Grain by James Scott.