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Books I've Read#

Here's an incomplete table of books I've read. Titles are listed in alphabetical order by the last names of the first author. Dates are estimated. The table is sortable. * means I read over 50% but did not complete the book, and ** means I read less than 50%, which usually happens when only part of the book is assigned for a class and I don't finish it on my own.

TitleAuthor / EditorLast ReadPublished
How to Study as a Mathematics MajorLaura Alcock2017-082013-01-10
The New Jim CrowMichelle Alexander2020-112010-02
The Handmaid's TaleMargaret Atwood2018-041985
Three Dialogues Between Hylas and PhilonousGeorge Berkeley2018-041713
Anthropology and Contemporary Human Problems, 6eJohn H. Bodley2017-122012-04-12
Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless CompassionGregory Boyle2018-042011-02-22
Running with Scissors*Augusten Burroughs2017-082002
Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social ConnectionJohn T. Cacioppo and William Patrick2017-082008-08-17
The StrangerAlbert Camus2016-101942
Metamorphosis: The Butterfly ExperienceAlicia Cass 2018-022016-10-26
The YąnomamöNapoleon A. Chagnon2017-102012-01-01
The AwakeningKate Chopin2016-101899-04-22
Meditations on First PhilosophyRené Descartes2017-031641
Grit: The Power of Passion and PerseveranceAngela Duckworth2017-082016-05-03
Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and DoJennifer L. Eberhardt2019-102019-03-26
Complex Variables, 2e**Stephen D. Fisher2017-051999-02-16
The Great GatsbyF. Scott Fitzgerald2016-091925-02-10
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering EverythingJoshua Foer2017-082012-02-28
The Foundations of ArithmeticGottlob Frege2018-031884
Better: A Surgeon's Notes on PerformanceAtul Gawande2019-052007-04-03
The Checklist Manifesto: How to get Things RightAtul Gawande2019-04-142009-12-22
Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect ScienceAtul Gawande2019-052003-04-01
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the EndAtul Gawande2019-022014-07-10
The ImmoralistAndré Gide2016-111902
Eat, Pray, LoveElizabeth Gilbert2017-062006-02-16
Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't KnowMalcolm Gladwell2020-032019-09-10
Bullshit Jobs: A TheoryDavid Graeber2021-062018-05-15
Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our SuccessAdam Grant2017-082013-04-09
Just Like Compton: Finally a real hood novel Kevon L. Gulley2018-032010-11-07
Gangs in America III*C. Ronald Huff 2018-052011-11-06
An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding*David Hume2018-031748
Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?Mark Hyman2018-082018-02-27
When Breath Becomes AirPaul Kalanithi2019-022016-01-12
Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics**Immanuel Kant2018-051783
One the RoadJack Kerouac2016-091957-09-05
Flowers for AlgernonDaniel Keyes2016-051966-03
On Writing: A Memoir of the CraftStephen King2017-072010-07-06
Introduction to a Philosophy of MusicPeter Kivy2017-092002-08
Naming and Necessity*Saul Kripke2018-041980
The Dobe Ju/'hoansi, 4eRichard B. Lee2017-092012-02-27
Discourse on Metaphysics*Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz2017-031986
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding**John Locke2018-031690
Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Help Others, Do Work that Matters, and Make Smarter Choices about Giving BackWilliam MacAskill2017-122015-07-28
Lais of Marie de FranceMarie de France2016-1011??
Philosophy of LawAndrei Marmor2017-122011-01-17
Meditations on ViolenceRory Miller2017-072008-06-01
The Bluest EyeToni Morrison2016-091970
A Severed Head**Iris Murdoch2016-091961
The Emperor of all Maladies: A Biography of CancerSiddhartha Mukherjee2019-072010-11-16
Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted WorldCal Newport2017-072016-01-05
How To Become a Straight-A Student: The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying LessCal Newport2017-072006-12-26
So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You LoveCal Newport2017-072012-09-18
Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New MasculinityPeggy Orenstein2020-022019-01-07
Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human ViolenceDale Peterson and Richard Wrangham2018-031997-11-14
Elementary Differential Geometry**Andrew Pressley2018-032010-03-18
What is this Thing Called Knowledge?, 2eDuncan Pritchard2016-122009-10-25
Real Mathematical Analysis, 2e*Charles Pugh2018-052015
1984George Orwell2020-021949-06-08
Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the FewRobert Reich2019-082019-09-29
Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.Luis J. Rodriguez2018-021993
An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back Elisabeth Rosenthal2020-052017-04-11
The Problems of PhilosophyBertrand Russell2018-041912
The Catcher in the RyeJ. D. Salinger2016-091951-07-16
Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do? Michael Sandel2017-062009-09-15
Noncognitivism in Ethics**Mark Schroeder2017-112010-04-16
Ethics in the Real World: 82 Brief Essays on Things That MatterPeter Singer2020-122017-09-05
The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World PovertyPeter Singer2017-102009-03-10
The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism Is Changing Ideas About Living EthicallyPeter Singer2017-102016-07-05
Utilitarianism: For and AgainstJ.J.C. Smart and Bernard Williams2019-061973-01-01
Permanent RecordEdward Snowden2019-112019-09-17
The Analytic Tradition in Philosophy, Volume 1: The Founding Giants**Scott Soames2018-022014-03-23
The Analytic Tradition in Philosophy, Volume 2: A New Vision**Scott Soames2018-032017-11-28
Philosophy of Language**Scott Soames2018-042010-08-15
Concepts of Modern Mathematics*Ian Stewart2017-081995-02-01
Essential CalculusJames Stewart2018-082012-03-02
Methods in Medical EthicsJeremy Sugarman and Daniel Sulmasy2019-082010-10-19
Beneath a Scarlet SkyMark Sullivan2018-122017-05-01
Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes EverythingDon Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams2019-092010-09-28
80,000 Hours: Find a fulfilling career that does goodBenjamin Todd2017-122016-12-10
The Hobbit: Or, There and Back AgainJ.R.R. Tolkein2019-07-101937-09-21
Metaphysics, 4ePeter van Inwagen2017-072014-08-12
The Color PurpleAlice Walker2017-041982
Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and DreamsMatthew Walker2018-082017-10-03
Gangsters Without Borders: An Ethnography of a Salvadoran Street GangThomas W. Ward2018-052012-06-01
Writing Philosophy: A Student's Guide to Writing Philosophy EssaysLewis Vaughn2018-042005-11-10
On Desire: Why We Want What We WantIrivine B. William2017-072005-11-01
A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic JoyIrivine B. William2017-072008-11-04
A Slap in the Face: Why Insults Hurt--And Why They Shouldn'tIrivine B. William2017-072013-03-01