Reading

Books I ❤

  • Circe, Madeline Miller

  • The Laws of Human Nature, Robert Greene

  • The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries from a Secret World, Peter Wohlleben

  • Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World, Jack Weatherford

  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Yuval Noah Harari

  • Einstein: His Life and Universe, Walter Isaacson

  • Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think, Rosling Hans

  • Educated: A Memoir, Tara Westover

  • The Last Lecture, Randy Pausch

  • Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden

  • The Universe in a Nutshell, Stephen Hawking

  • Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman

  • Girl, Wash Your Face, Rachel Hollis

  • 1984, George Orwell

  • The Red and the Black (Roșu și negru), Stendhal

  • Crime and Punishment (Crimă și pedeapsă), Fyodor Dostoyevsky

  • Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Friederch Nietzche

  • The Plague (La peste), Albert Camus

  • Lumea Sofiei, Jostein Gaarder

  • Arta conversației, Ileana Vulpescu


Easy Reads & Fun

  • Dodge & Twist, Tony Lee

  • Făuritoarea de vise, @PhoenixMihaela

  • Killer by Nature, Jan Smith

  • Zero G, Dan Wells

  • Christmas Eve, 1914, Charles Olivier

  • Wishes and Wellingtons, Julie Berry

  • Queen of Thieves, Toxic_Wonderland

  • Murder on the Orient Express, and every book I could get my hands on from Agatha Christie

  • The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel: Books 1 - 5, Scott, Michael

  • Grimpow: The Invisible Road, Rafael Ábalos

  • Riley Mack and the Other Known Troublemakers, Chris Grabenstein

Past, Future, (Auto)Biographies, Human Nature

  • Einstein: His Life and Universe, Walter Isaacson

  • Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World, Jack Weatherford

  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Yuval Noah Harari

  • The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution, Walter Isaacson

  • Breve historia de la medicina, Pedro Gargantilla

  • A Mind of Her Own, Paula McLain

  • Elizabeth II: Life of a Monarch, Ruth Cowen

  • Becoming, Michelle Obama

  • The Perfectionists How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World, Simon Winchester

  • The Art of Gathering, Priya Parker

  • The Evolution of Everything, Matt Ridley

  • Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates

  • Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

  • Homo Singularis, Néstor Márquez

  • The Industries of the Future, Alec Ross

  • The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies, Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson

  • The Innovators, Walter Isaacson

  • Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell

  • Enlightenment Now, Steven Pinker

  • Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert T. Kiyosaki

  • Quiet, Susan Cain

  • Descartes's Error, Antonio Damasio

  • The Social Leap, William von Hippel

  • The World, Richard Haass

  • A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson

  • The Art of War, Sun Tzu

  • Life 3.0, Max Tegmark

  • The Paradox of Choice, Barry Schartz

  • The Wordly Philosophers, Robert L. Heilbroner

  • Abundance, Peter Diamandis

  • Elon Musk, Ashlee Vance

  • Mistakes Were Made, Elliot Aronson

  • The Right Side of History, Ben Shapiro

  • The Moment of Lift, Melinda Gates

Help books

  • Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life (Nir Eyral)

  • Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones (James Clear)

  • Digital Minimalism, Cal Newport

  • Measure What Matters, John Doerr

  • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, Yuval Noah Harari

  • The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo

  • A Whole New Mind, Daniel H. Pink

  • Ikigai, Francesc Miralles

  • Mini Habits, Stephen Guise

  • The Magic of Thinking Big, David J. Schwartz

  • Mindset, Carl S. Dweck

  • The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown

Science, Nature, Engineering

  • The Universe in a Nutshell, Stephen Hawking

  • The Order of Time, Carlo Rovelli

  • In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction, Gabor Maté

  • The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries from a Secret World, Peter Wohlleben

  • The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing, Richard Dawkins

  • The Telomere Effect, Elizabeth Blackburn and Elissa Epel

  • Bad Science, Ben Goldacre

  • Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman

  • Why We Sleep, Matthew Walker

Interesting & weird

  • The Happiness Hypothesis, Jonathan Haidt

  • The Man Wo Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks

  • Way of the Peaceful Warrior, Dan Millman

  • Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

  • Waking Up, Sam Harris

  • Girl Logic: The Genius and the Absurdity, Iliza Shlesinger

  • A New Earth, Eckhart Tolle

  • Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships, Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha

  • The Complete Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue: Books I, II & III, Neale Donald Walsch

Reading

  • El Cerebro del Niño, Daniel J. Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson

  • Cosmos, Carl Sagan

  • Energy and Civilization: A History, Smil, Vaclav

  • The Witcher Saga, Andrzej Sapkowsk

  • The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing, Dawkins, Richard

Wishlist

  • Sacrul şi profanul (Mircea Eliade)

  • The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)

  • Liquid Rules: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives (Mark Miodownik)

  • Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature (Janine M. Benyus)

  • The Three-Body Problem (Liu Cixin)

  • Divine Comedy (Dante Alighieri)

  • Every Tool's a Hammer: Lessons from a Lifetime of Making (Adam Savage)

  • The Selfish Gene (Richard Dawkins )

  • The Man on the Mountaintop (Susan Trott)

  • The Theory of Everything: The Quest to Explain All Reality (Don Lincoln)

  • Where the Crawdads Sing (Delia Owens)

  • Thermodynamics: Four Laws That Move the Universe (Jeffrey C. Grossman)

  • The Doomsday Machine (Daniel Ellsberg)

  • Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life (Max Lugavere, Paul Grewal)

  • Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder - A Journey into the Wild World of Nuclear Science (James Mahaffey)

  • The Wizards of Once (Cressida Cowell)