Books I Read in 2016

December 30, 2016

I started 2016 having read The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu. That book triggered a reading frenzy. Almost all of these books were absolutely great. My favorite books are in bold.

The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu

The Dark Forest by Cixin Liu

I’m Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen

In the Bamboo Grove

The Martian

Flash Boys

The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food by Dan Barber

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul


Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

The Art of Subtext

Debt: The First 5000 Years

Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The Shawshank Redemption

The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation

Book of Longing by Leonard Cohen

Death’s End by Cixin Liu

Midnight’s Children

Moth Smoke by Mohsin Hamid

The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America by Thomas King

If our wealth is criminal then let’s live with the criminal joy of pirates by Jacob Wren

Nutshell by Ian McEwan

The End of Power