Reading has always been an enormous part of my life (perhaps, the biggest part of my life) and if you're looking for something to read, I am maintaining this dynamic list of great books. I highly recommend these and hopefully they will be of some help to you.

If you have any recommendations or comments, don't hesitate to reach out!

[The list lacks any particular order.]

  • Exhalations -- Ted Chiang

  • The Systems Bible -- John Gall

  • The Great Mental Models (multiple volumes) -- Shane Parrish

  • Sustainable Energy - without the hot air -- David MacKay (read/buy it here)

  • Thinking in Systems -- Donella Meadows

  • The Righteous Mind -- Jonathan Haidt

  • The Clock of Long Now -- Stewart Brand

  • A Fuller View -- Steven Sieden

  • The Beginning of Infinity -- David Deutsch

  • Whole Earth Discipline -- Stewart Brand

  • How Buildings Learn -- Stewart Brand

  • How to Solve it -- G. Polya

  • Letters to a Young Contrarian -- Christopher Hitchens

  • On Writing -- Stephen King

  • The Lessons of History -- Will and Ariel Durant

  • The Model Thinker -- Scott E. Page

  • Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger -- Peter Bevelin

  • Human Compatible: Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control -- Stuart Russell

  • How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big -- Scott Adams

  • The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and The Great Age of American Innovation -- Jon Gertner

  • Recursion -- Blake Crouch

  • Zero to One -- Peter Thiel

  • Hackers and Painters -- Paul Graham

  • How Innovation Works -- Matt Ridley

  • To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History -- Lawrence Levy

  • Finite and Infinite Games -- James P. Carse

  • The Princeton Companion to Mathematics -- Timothy Gowers, June Barrow–Green, and Imre Leader

  • Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned: The Myth of the Objective -- Kenneth O. Stanley and Joel Lehman

  • Rationality: From AI to Zombies -- Eliezer Yudkowsky (Read it here)

  • The Outsiders : Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success -- William Thorndike

  • When Breath Becomes Air -- Paul Kalanithi

  • Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts -- Annie Duke

  • Quantum Computing Since Democritus -- Scott Aaronson

  • Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies -- Nick Bostrom

  • Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors -- Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan

  • Flowers for Algernon -- Daniel Keyes

  • Quantum Mechanics and Experience -- David Z Albert

  • A New Kind of Science -- Stephen Wolfram

  • The Demon--Haunted World -- Ann Druyan and Carl Sagan

  • Swipe to Unlock -- Aditya Agashe, Neel Mehta, and Parth Detroja

  • The Gene -- Siddhartha Mukherjee

  • The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (And What We Can Do About Them) -- Dr. Lucy Jones

  • Science(ish) -- Michael Brooks and Rick Edwards

  •  "Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character -- Richard Feynman

  •  Reality is not what it seems -- Carlo Rovelli

  •  Euclid's Window -- Leonard Mlodinow

  •  The Feynman Lectures on Physics

  •  Alex's Adventures in Numberland -- Alex Bellos

  •  Alex Through the Looking Glass -- Alex Bellos

  •  Sapiens -- Yuval Noah Harari

  •  Homo Deus -- Yuval Noah Harari

  •  How to create a mind -- Ray Kurzweil

  •  Things to make and do in the fourth dimension -- Matt Parker

  •  Enlightenment Now -- Stephen Pinker

  •  The Order of Time -- Carlo Rovelli

  •  The Master Algorithm -- Pedro Domingos

  •  Benjamin Franklin -- Walter Isaacson

  •  The Innovators -- Walter Isaacson

  •  Chaos: Making a new science -- James Gleick

  •  The Information -- James Gleick

  •  Structures: or why things don't fall down -- J.E. Gordon

  •  The Zero Marginal Cost Society -- Jeremy Rifkin

  •  Algorithms to live by -- Brian Christian, Tom Griffiths

  •  Hello World: Being human in the age of Artificial Intelligence -- Hannah Fry

  •  A Mind for Numbers -- Barbara Oakley

  •  An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth -- Chris Hadfield

  •  The Inevitable -- Kevin Kelly

  •  Deep Work -- Cal Newport

  •  Profiles of the Future -- Arthur C. Clarke

  •  The Universe in Zero Words -- Dana Mackenzie

  •  The Wisdom of Psychopaths -- Kevin Dutton

  •  The Innovator's Dilemma -- Clayton M. Christensen

  •  Rework -- David Heinemeier Hansson and Jason Fried

  •  Brief Answers to the Big Questions -- Stephen Hawking

  •  In Search of Schrodinger's Cat -- John Gribbins

  •  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance -- Robert M. Pirsig

  •  Hit Refresh -- Satya Nadella

  •  Change by Design -- Tim Brown

  •  Energy: A Beginner's Guide -- Vaclav Smil

  •  Measure what matters -- John Doerr

  •  Capitalism and Freedom -- Milton Friedman

  •  Seven brief lessons on Physics -- Carlo Rovelli

  •  The Physics of Everyday Things -- James Kaklios

  •  Life 3.0 -- Max Tegmark

  •  A Short History of Nearly Everything -- Bill Bryson

  •  Phantoms in the Brain -- V.S. Ramachandran

  •  Shoe Dog -- Phil Knight

  •  We have no idea -- Jorge Cham and Daniel Whiteson

  •  Air -- Dean Spears

  •  The Economic Naturalist -- Robert H. Frank

  •  Thinking, Fast and Slow -- Daniel Kahneman

  •  I do what I do -- Raghuram Rajan

  •  Factfulness -- Anna Rosling Ronnlund, Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling

  •  Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics -- Richard Thaler