Category Title Author Rating Description
Sci Fi Terenesia Greg Egan
I might call this a genetics thriller, sort if in the same category as Jurasic Park, but not lame.
Business The Art of the Start Guy Kawasaki
A great book covering the most difficult time in starting a business: the beginning.
Gothic The Road to Madness H.P. Lovecraft
A collection of short stories by the grandfather of modern horror.
History Ghenghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World Jack Weatherford
Genghis Khan was the most successful conqueror to ever live.
Altered States Saying Yes Jacob Sullum
An impressive work that manages to turn the "drugs are bad" mindset of modern times completely on its head with clear,...
History Battle Cry of Freedom James McPherson
Top-notch narrative-style writing on what is possibly one of the most intriguing events in modern history, the...
Business Lean Thinking James P. Womack and Daniel T. Jones
"Lean" is an approach to business pioneered by Toyota.
Culture The Wisdom of Crowds James Surowiecki
It is an almost universally held misconception that people are dumber in large numbers.
History Guns, Germs, and Steel Jared Diamond
Why did Europeans come to dominate the world?
Cognition On Intelligence Jeff Hawkins
Examination of the human neocortex in the context in hopes of building a silicon equivalent.
History A Short History of the World J.M. Roberts
A delicate balance is necessary to write about history.
Economics Gifts of Athena Joel Mokyr
Industry was not the fuel of the industrial revolution: it was knowledge.
Mathematics Innumeracy John Allen Paulos
Most people would be embarrassed to state that they were illiterate; why then do most wear innumeracy like a badge of...
Mathematics A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper John Allen Paulos
Paulos uses numeric wisdom to tear apart the myths and distortions that commonly appear in the daily newspaper.
Mathematics A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market John Allen Paulos
If you have any stock market investments, read this book.