Let me offer a preliminary list of books and essays which have proved quite intriguing and useful to me; not only gratifying immediate curiosity, but becoming increasingly profitable on repeated reading.

  • Taleb, Antifragile (Incerto)
  • Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow
  • Feynman, Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!
  • Haidt, The Righteous Mind
  • Harari, Sapiens
  • Hofstadter, Gödel, Escher, Bach
  • Bostrom, Superintelligence
  • Franklin, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
  • Graham, Essays
  • Thiel, Zero to One
  • Urban, Elon Musk: The World’s Raddest Man