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These are some books I’ve read.

Title Author Finished Rating
The Paradox of Choice Barry Schwartz ★★★
The Shape of Design Frank Chimero ★★★★★
Terraform Propaganda ★★★★★
The Burnout Society Byung-Chul Han ★★★
The Meditations Marcus Aurelius ★★★★★
The Manual Epictetus ★★★★★
Good Entertainment Byung-Chul Han ★★★★
Tribe of Mentors Tim Ferriss ★★★★
The Once and Future Liberal Mark Lilla ★★★
Stillness Is the Key Ryan Holiday ★★★★
Richest Man in Babylon George S. Clason ★★★
Getting Results the Agile Way J.D. Meier ★★★
Finish Jon Acuff ★★★
The Phoenix Project Gene Kim ★★★★
Why We Sleep Matthew Walker ★★★★★
The Tiny MBA Alex Hillman ★★★
Sacred Fire Ronald Rolheiser ★★★★
Hell Yeah or No Derek Sivers ★★★
Three Mile an Hour God Kosuke Koyama ★★★★★
Thinking with Type Ellen Lupton ★★★★
The Everlasting Man G.K. Chesterton ★★
Debt David Graeber ★★★★★
The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry John Mark Comer ★★★★
Super Thinking Gabriel Weinberg ★★★★
Principles Ray Dalio ★★★★★
How People Change Paul Tripp ★★★
The War of Art Steven Pressfield ★★★★★
Atomic Habits James Clear ★★★★
The Second Mountain David Brooks ★★★★
Life Together Dietrich Bonhoeffer ★★★
The Obstacle Is the Way Ryan Holiday ★★★★★
Shape Up Ryan Singer ★★★★★
Man's Search for Meaning Viktor E. Frankl ★★★★★
Perennial Seller Ryan Holiday ★★★★
Courage and Calling Gordon T. Smith ★★★★★
The Tech-Wise Family Andy Crouch ★★★
The 3-Day Effect NOT A BOOK ★★★
Competing Against Luck Clayton M. Christensen ★★★★
The Call Os Guinness ★★★★★
Let Your Life Speak Parker J. Palmer ★★★★
Digital Minimalism Cal Newport ★★★★★
The Road Back to You Ian Morgan Cron ★★★
Irresistible Andy Stanley ★★★★★
Notes on the Synthesis of Form Christopher W. Alexander ★★★
Getting Things Done David Allen ★★★★★
Ego is the Enemy Ryan Holiday ★★★★★
Pale Blue Dot Carl Sagan ★★★
A Praying Life Paul E. Miller ★★★★
The Righteous Mind Jonathan Haidt ★★★★★
Animal Farm George Orwell ★★★★★
Seeing Like a State James C. Scott ★★★★★
The Road to Jonestown Jeff Guinn ★★★★
It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work Jason Fried ★★★★
How to Win Friends and Influence People Dale Carnegie ★★★★
The Attributes of God Volume 1 A.W. Tozer ★★★
24/6 Matthew Sleeth ★★★★
The Meaning of Marriage Timothy Keller ★★★★
The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind Julian Jaynes ★★★★★
Mastering Stand-Up Stephen Rosenfield ★★★★★
Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Peter Scazzero ★★★
The Story of Philosophy Will Durant ★★★★★
Tribes Seth Godin
The Pixar Touch David A. Price ★★★
Atheist Delusions David Bentley Hart ★★★★★
Essentialism Greg McKeown ★★★
The Common Good Robert B. Reich ★★★★★
Supernatural Michael S. Heiser ★★★
The Wisdom of Finance Mihir Desai ★★★★★
Intercom on Starting Up Des Traynor ★★★
The Rails 5 Way Obie Fernandez ★★
Everything That Rises Must Converge Flannery O'Connor ★★★★
How Democracies Die Steven Levitsky ★★★★
Confessions Augustine of Hippo ★★★★
Long Story Short Margot Leitman ★★★★
The Republic of Plato Plato ★★★
White Trash Nancy Isenberg ★★★★
Make Your Bed William H. McRaven ★★★
The Abolition of Man C.S. Lewis ★★★★★
The Great Divorce C.S. Lewis ★★★★
Sapiens Yuval Noah Harari ★★★★
Invisible Ink Brian McDonald ★★★★
Rich Kids Thomas C. Corley ★★★
Silence Shūsaku Endō ★★★★
Singular Zack Hubert ★★★★
iGen Jean M. Twenge ★★★
The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind Mark A. Noll ★★★★
Principia Amoris John Gottman ★★★
Columbine Dave Cullen ★★★★
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk Adele Faber ★★★★★
To Save Everything, Click Here Evgeny Morozov ★★★★★
Rework Jason Fried ★★★★
Mindset Carol S. Dweck ★★★★★
Tribe Sebastian Junger ★★★★★
Deep Work Cal Newport ★★★★
99 Bottles of OOP Sandi Metz ★★★★
Quiet Susan Cain ★★★★
Thinking, Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman ★★★★★
The Power of Habit Charles Duhigg ★★★
The True Believer Eric Hoffer ★★★★
Economics in One Lesson Henry Hazlitt ★★★★★
The Manual 3 Various ★★★★
Leaders Eat Last Simon Sinek ★★★
A Technique for Producing Ideas James Webb Young ★★★★
The Back of the Napkin Dan Roam ★★★★
Read This Before Our Next Meeting Al Pittampalli ★★★★
Better Tim Chaddick ★★★
Flatland Edwin A. Abbott ★★★★★
Clean Ruby Jim Gay ★★★
Practical Object Oriented Design in Ruby Sandi Metz ★★★★★
Effective JavaScript David Herman ★★★★★
Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut ★★★★★
Principles of Two-Dimensional Design Wucius Wong ★★★★
Building a Discipling Culture Mike Breen ★★
The Mythical Man-Month Frederick P. Brooks Jr. ★★★★★
Steve Jobs Walter Isaacson ★★★
Remote Jason Fried ★★★★
Developing the Leader Within You John C. Maxwell ★★★★
Wisdom and Wonder Abraham Kuyper ★★
Foundation Isaac Asimov ★★★★★
Steal Like an Artist Austin Kleon ★★★★
Let Go François Fénelon ★★★★★
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams ★★★★
Dune Frank Herbert ★★★★★
Ready Player One Ernest Cline ★★★★
Do the Work Steven Pressfield ★★★★