Reading List

Though I’m not a voracious reader by any means, once stuck into a book, I’m always glad for it and it definitely has helped me develop my thinking. I’m hoping that by tracking my books read and posting my progress publicly that I can get myself to read more…

Title Author
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test T. Wolfe
Bleak House C. Dickens
Gulliver’s Travels J. Swift
The Idiot F. Dostoevsky
A Scanner Darkly P.K. Dick
Treasure Island R.L. Stevenson
The Metamorphosis F. Kafka
The Silk Roads P. Frankopan
Jude the Obscure T. Hardy
Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers R. Sapolsky
Post-Soviet Armenia I. Ghaplanyan
Inherent Vice T. Pynchon
Slouching Towards Utopia J.B. DeLong
The Crying of Lot 49 T. Pynchon
The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch P.K. Dick
Siddhartha H. Hesse
The Name of the Rose U. Eco
Ivan’s Misadventure L. Leonov
Fellow-Countrymen V. Kataev
The Child V. Ivanov
The Letter I. Babel
The Man You Couldn’t Kill S. Sergeyev-Tsensky
A Werewolf of the Steppe M. Prishvin
On the Day of the Crucifixion L. Andreyev
The Gentleman from San Francisco I. Bunin
A Slav Soul A. Kurpin
The Hoop F. Sologub
My Life A. Chekov
Twenty-Six Men and a Girl M. Gorky
Four Days V. Garshin
The Sentry N. Lysekov
The Death of Ivan Ilych L. Tolstoy
Bobok F. Dostoevsky
A Quiet Backwater I. Turgenev
Taman M. Lermontov
The Overcoat N. Gogol
The Queen of Spades A. Pushkin
Berlin, Alexanderplatz Alfred Doeblin
The Martian Time-Slip P.K. Dick
Lifespan David Sinclair, Matthew D. LaPlante
In the First Circle Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Thus Spoke Zarathustra Friedrich Nietzsche
I am a Strange Loop Douglas Hofstadter
The Sound of Waves Yukio Mishima
Notes from the Underground Fyodor Dostoevsky
Red Plenty Francis Spufford
Forward the Foundation I. Asimov
Foundation I. Asimov
Prelude to Foundation I. Asimov
The Stars, Like Dust I. Asimov
The Currents of Space I. Asimov
The Beginning of Infinity D. Deutsch
The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighbourhood D. Simon
Under the Wave at Waimea Paul Theroux
Lords of Finance Liaquat Ahamed
The Smartest Guys in the Room B. McLean
A Random Walk Down Wall Street B. Malkiel
Bailout Nation B. Ritholtz
Stay the Course J. Bogle
Little Book of Common Sense Investing J. Bogle
Algebra of Happiness S. Galloway
In a Free State V.S. Naipaul
On the Shortness of Life Seneca
The Prince N. Machiavelli
Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoevsky
Heart of a Dog Mikhail Bulgakov
Class: A Guide Through the American Status System P. Fussell
Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Robert Pirsig
Meditations Marcus Aurelius
A Bend in the River V.S. Naipaul
The Snows of Kilimanjaro Ernest Hemingway
A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway
Green Hills of Africa Ernest Hemingway
A Moveable Feast Ernest Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway
Unterwegs Jack Keroauc
The Brothers Karamazov F. Dostoevsky
Der Archipel GULAG Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The War with Hannibal Livy
Wem die Stunde Schlägt Ernest Hemingway
Der Prozess F. Kafka
Ubik P.K. Dick
The Man in the High Castle P.K. Dick
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? P.K. Dick
Unlimited Horizons: Design and Development of the U-2 P. Merlin
NASA’s Contributions to Aeronautics R. Hallion
Ask The Dust J. Fante
Women H. Bukowski
Post Office H. Bukowski

… and any further back, I haven’t tracked or can’t remember!