Reading

Simply a listing of books I have read & when, mostly for my own tracking purposes. Slowly cobbling together my reading history before 2016.

List of books I have read, with links to information about them and the year I read them.

Astronomy

Philip C. Plait, Death from the Skies!: These are the Ways the World Will End(2009)

Business

Ben Horowitz, The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers (2020)

Computer Science

Alfred V. Aho; Ravi Sethi; Jeffrey D. Ullman, Compilers: Principles, Techniques and Tools (2010)
Harold Abelson, Gerald Sussman, Julie Sussman, Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (2008)
James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross - Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach (2009)
Joshua Bloch, Effective Java 2.ed (2009)
Joshya Bloch, Java Puzzlers 2.ed (2019)
Raghu Ramakrishnan; Johannes Gehrke, Database Management Systems (2008)
Reto Meier, Professional Android 4 Application Development (2012)
Thomas H Cormen, Charles E Leiserson, Ronald L. Rivest, Clifford Stein, Introduction to Algorithms, third edition (2009)

Economics

George Cooper, The Origin of Financial Crises (2017)
David Stuckler & Sanjay Basu, The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills (2020)

Design

Ruben Pater, The Politics of Design (2017)

Essays

George Orwell, Why I write (2017)

Fantasy

Alex Bell, The Ninth Circle (2016)
J.R.R Tolkien, the Fellowship of the Ring (2002)
J.R.R Tolkien, The Hobbit (2001)
Jim Butcher, Storm Front (2006)
Jim Butcher, Fool Moon (2006)
Jim Butcher, Grave Peril (2007)
Jim Butcher, Summer Knight (2007)
Jim Butcher, Death Masks (2008)
Jim Butcher, Blood Rites (2008)
Jim Butcher, Dead beat (2009)
Jim Butcher, White Night (2009)
Jim Butcher, Proven Guilty (2010)
Jim Butcher, Small Favor (2010)
Jim Butcher, Turn Coat (2010)
Jim Butcher, Ghost Story (2011)
Jim Butcher, Cold Days (2012)
Jim Butcher, Skin Game (2014)
Neil Gaiman, American Gods (2018)
Sergei Lukyanenko, The Night Watch (2007)
Sergei Lukyanenko, The Day Watch (2011)
Terry Pratchet, Small Gods (2016)
James Lowder, The Ring of Winter (2020)

Fiction

Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code (2007)
Dan Brown, Angels & Demons (2007)
Dan Brown, Deception Point (2008)
Dan Brown, Digital Fortress (2008)
G. K. Chesterton, The Man Who Was Thursday (2008)
Ian Caldwell, Dustin Thomason, The Rule of four (2011)
J. D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye (2013)

Gastronomy

James Hoffman, The World Atlas of Coffee (2020)

History

Norman Ohler, Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich (2018)
Mark Kurlansky, Cod: A Biography of the fish that changed the world (2019)

Alt History

Philip K. Dick The Man in the High Castle (2018)

Horror

Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (2003)

Leadership

Patrick Lencioni, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (2020)

Non fiction

Jim Rossignol, This Gaming Life (2009)
William Powell, The Anarchist Cookbook (2014)

Physics

Robert Weinberg, The Science of Superheroes (2012)

Productivity

James Clear, Atomic Habits (2022)
Jason Fried, Rework (2016)
Joel Spolsky, Joel on Software (2013)
Mike Monteiro, Design is a Job (2016)

Social Science

Anand Giridharadas, Winners take all: The Elite Charade of Changing the World (2021)

Science Fiction

Aldous Huxley, Brave New World (2005)
Arthur C. Clarke, Rendezvous with Rama (2001)
Arthur C. Clarke, Rama II (2001)
Arthur C. Clarke, The Garden of Rama (2002)
Blake Crouch, Pines (2020)
Douglas Adams, The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the galaxy (2000)
Dan Simmons, Hyperion (2022)
Dan Simmons, The Fall of Hyperion (2022)
Global Dogan, Rama Revealed (2003)
Harlan Ellison, I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream (2018)
Hjalti Danielsson, Eve: The Burning Life (2010)
Iain M. Banks, Consider Phlebas (2015)
Iain M. Banks, Transition (2017)
Isaac Asimov, Foundation (2021)
John Shirley, Bioshock: Rapture (2021)
Neal Stephenson, Seveneves (2016)
Stephen Baxter, Manifold: Time (2005)
Stephen Baxter, Manifold: Space (2005)
Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game (2005)
Peter F. Hamilton, The Reality Dysfunction (2011)
Peter F. Hamilton, The Neutronium Alchemist (2011)
Peter F. Hamilton, The Naked God (2012)
Philip K. Dick, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep (2005)
Robert Reid, Year Zero (2014)
Tony Gonzales, Eve: The Empyrian Age (2009)
William C. Dietz, Heaven’s Devils (2014)
William Gibson, Neuromancer (2005, 2021)

Saga

Brennu-Njáls saga
Egils Saga
Grettis saga

Technology

Chet Hasse, Androids: The Team That Built the Android Operating System (2021)
Bruce Schneier, Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World (2012)