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Just a list of books I have read and/or listened to.

(AB) == Audio Book.

2023 - 25 Books

Title Author(s) Date Finished
Out of the Forest (AB)

The true story of a recluse.

Gregory Smith 2023-08-13
The Escape Artist (AB)

The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World.

Jonathan Freedland 2023-07-30
Titanium Noir (AB)

A detective investigates the death of a Titan - one of this dystopian, near-future society's genetically altered elites.

Nick Harkaway 2023-07-20
The Real Anthony Fauci (AB)

Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr 2023-07-16
Control Freak (AB)

My Epic Adventure Making Video Games.

Cliff Bleszinski 2023-06-14
Not All Fairy Tales Have Happy Endings (AB)

The Rise and Fall of Sierra On-Line.

Ken Williams 2023-06-02
Blood, Sweat, and Pixels (AB)

The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made.

Jason Schreier 2023-05-24
Outlive (AB)

The Science and Art of Longevity.

Peter Attia with Bill Gifford 2023-05-20
Kokoda (AB)

Austrilia's iconic battle of World War II.

Peter FitzSimons 2023-05-06
I, Woz (AB)

Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-Founded Apple, and Had Fun Doing It.

Steve Wozniak and Gina Smith 2023-04-28
The Rape of Nanking (AB)

The forgotten holocaust of World War II.

Iris Chang 2023-04-15
The Hybrid Cloud Handbook for AWS

AWS Cloud Networking for Traditional Network Engineers.

Timothy McConnaughy 2023-04-05
The Creative Act (AB)

A Way of Being.

Rick Rubin 2023-04-02
Outland (AB)

Quantum Earth, Book 1.

Ray Porter 2023-03-30
Leviathan Falls (AB)

The Expanse Series Series, Book 9.

James S. A. Corey 2023-03-18
Tiamat's Wrath (AB)

The Expanse Series Series, Book 8.

James S. A. Corey 2023-03-06
Sid Meier's Memoir! (AB)

A Life in Computer Games.

Sid Meier, Jennifer Lee Noonan (contributor) 2023-02-23
Apprenticeship Patterns

Guidance for the Aspiring Software Craftsman.

Dave Hoover and Adewale Oshineye 2023-02-21
Persepolis Rising (AB)

The Expanse Series Series, Book 7.

James S. A. Corey 2023-02-16
Babylon's Ashes (AB)

The Expanse Series Series, Book 6.

James S. A. Corey 2023-02-07
Nemesis Games (AB)

The Expanse Series Series, Book 5.

James S. A. Corey 2023-01-29
Shoe Dog (AB)

A Memoir by the Creator of Nike.

Phil Knight 2023-01-24
Agency (AB)

The Jackpot Trilogy, Book 2.

William Gibson 2023-01-14
Breathe (AB)

A Life in Flow.

Rickson Gracie 2023-01-08
The Peripheral (AB)

The Jackpot Trilogy, Book 1.

William Gibson 2023-01-07

2022 - 24 Books

Title Author(s) Date Finished
Masters of Doom (AB)

How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture.

David Kushner 2022-12-27
Rust Web Development

With warp, tokio and reqwest.

Bastian Gruber 2022-12-23
Missing, Presumed Dead

The double murder case that shocked Australia.

Mark Tedeschi 2022-12-19
Never Finished (AB)

Unshackle Your Mind and Win the War Within.

David Goggins 2022-12-17
Cibola Burn (AB)

The Expanse Series, Book 4.

James S. A. Corey 2022-12-06
Abaddon's Gate (AB)

The Expanse Series, Book 3.

James S. A. Corey 2022-11-14
Build (AB)

An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making.

Tony Fadell 2022-10-30
Caliban's War (AB)

The Expanse Series, Book 2.

James S. A. Corey 2022-10-16
Red Rising (AB)

Red Rising Series 1.

Pierce Brown 2022-10-03
Modern CSS with Tailwind, Second Edition

Flexible Styling Without the Fuss.

Noel Rappin 2022-10-01
The Man in the High Castle (AB)

America, fifteen years after the end of the Second World War. The winning Axis powers have divided their spoils.

Philip K. Dick 2022-09-12
Magicians of the Gods (AB)

The forgotten wisdom of earth's lost civilization.

Graham Hancock 2022-08-13
Slaughterhouse-Five (AB)

Parable of Billy Pilgrim, a World War II veteran and POW who has, in the later stage of his life, become unstuck in time.

Kurt Vonnegut 2022-07-21
Fingerprints of the Gods (AB)

The Quest Continues.

Graham Hancock 2022-07-17
The Madness of Crowds (AB)

Gender, Race and Identity.

Douglas Murray 2022-07-11
Endure (AB)

How to Work Hard, Outlast and Keep Hammering.

Cameron Hanes 2022-07-09
12 Rules for Life (AB)

An Antidote to Chaos.

Jordan B. Peterson 2022-06-19
The Wise Man's Fear (AB)

The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day Two.

Patrick Rothfuss 2022-06-19
The Name of the Wind (AB)

The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day One.

Patrick Rothfuss 2022-05-08
Hands-on Rust

Effective learning through 2D game development and play.

Herbert Wolverson 2022-04-30
Network Programming with Rust

Build fast and resilient network servers and clients by leveraging Rust's memory-safety and concurrency features.

Abhishek Chanda 2022-04-20
Zero to Production

An opinionated introduction to backend development.

Luca Palmieri 2022-04-14
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

Nevermoor Book 1.

Jessica Townsend 2022-02-16
Rust in Action

Systems programming concepts and techniques.

Tim McNamara 2022-01-28

2021 - 25 Books

Title Author(s) Date Finished
The Hobbit (AB)

There and back again.

J. R. R. Tolkien 2021-09-12
Chaos Monkeys

Inside the Silicon Valley Money Machine.

Antonio Garcia Martinez 2021-08-23
Programming Crystal

Create High-Performance, Safe, Concurrent Apps.

Ivo Balbaert, Simon St. Laurent 2021-08-18
The Greatest (AB)

My Own Story.

Muhammad Ali, Richard Durham 2021-08-11
Never Split the Difference (AB)

Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It.

Chris Voss 2021-08-09
Heavens River (AB)

Bobiverse, Book 4.

Dennis E. Taylor 2021-08-08
All These Worlds (AB)

Bobiverse, Book 3.

Dennis E. Taylor 2021-07-22
For We Are Many (AB)

Bobiverse, Book 2.

Dennis E. Taylor 2021-07-20
We Are Legion (We Are Bob) (AB)

Bobiverse, Book 1.

Dennis E. Taylor 2021-07-08
Can't Hurt Me (AB)

Master your mind and defy the odds.

David Goggins 2021-06-23
Electric Blue (AB)

When your parents are cops, story time gets a little loose.

Paul F. Verhoeven 2021-05-26
Limitless (AB)

Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, and Unlock Your Exceptional Life.

Jim Kwik 2021-05-15
The Richest Man In Babylon

Original Edition.

George S Clason 2021-05-15
Leviathan Wakes (AB)

The Expanse Series, Book 1.

James S. A. Corey 2021-05-02
Concurrency in Go

Golang Concurrency Bible.

Katherine Cox-Buday 2021-04-14
Hackers (AB)

Heroes of the Computer Revolution.

Steven Levy 2021-04-02
For the Love of Go

Book 1 Fundamentals.

John Arundel 2021-03-24
Learning Go

An idiomatic approach to real-world Go programming.

Jon Bodner 2021-03-21
Brave New World (AB)

Classic dystopian prediction of the future.

Aldous Huxley 2021-03-03
The Barefoot Investor

The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need.

Scott Pape 2021-02-21
Cult of the Dead Cow (AB)

How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World.

Joseph Menn 2021-02-21
Brilliance of the Moon (AB)

Tales of the Otori Book 3.

Lian Hearn 2021-02-14
The Redemption of Time

A Three-Body Problem Novel.

Baoshu 2021-02-06
No Filter (AB)

The Inside Story of Instagram.

Sarah Frier 2021-01-26
Grass For His Pillow (AB)

Tales of the Otori Book 2.

Lian Hearn 2021-01-07

2020 - 17 Books

Title Author(s) Date Finished
Across the Nightingale Floor (AB)

Tales of the Otori Book 1.

Lian Hearn 2020-12-24
How to Win Friends & Influence People (AB)

The only book you need to lead you to success.

Dale Carnegie 2020-12-17
Finding Ultra

Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World's Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself.

Rich Roll 2020-12-13
Hatching Twitter (AB)

A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal.

Nick Bilton 2020-12-07
The Myth of Male Power (AB)

Why Men Are the Disposable Sex.

Warren Farrell 2020-12-02
The Unicorn Project (AB)

A Novel about Developers, Digital Disruption, and Thriving in the Age of Data.

Gene Kim 2020-12-01
Death's End (AB)

Remembrance of Earth's Past (Book 3).

Cixin Liu 2020-11-14
It's Not About the Bike

My Journey Back to Life.

Lance Armstrong 2020-10-28
The Dark Forest (AB)

Remembrance of Earth's Past (Book 2).

Cixin Liu 2020-10-25
The Three Body Problem (AB)

Remembrance of Earth's Past (Book 1).

Cixin Liu 2020-09-29
Solaris (AB)

The Definitive Edition.

Stanislaw Lem 2020-08-18
Fluent Forever (AB)

How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It.

Gabriel Wyner 2020-07-07
That Will Never Work (AB)

The birth of Netfix and the amazing life of an idea.

Marc Randolph 2020-06-24
Altered Carbon, Book 3 (AB)

Woken Furies.

Richard Morgan 2020-06-08
Altered Carbon, Book 2 (AB)

Broken Angels.

Richard Morgan 2020-03-03
Book 1 of A Song of Ice and Fire (AB)

A Game of Thrones.

George R. R. Martin 2020-02-03
Catch Me If You Can (AB)

The true story of a real life fake.

Frank W. Abagnale, Stan Redding 2020-01-03

2019 - 48 Books

Title Author(s) Date Finished
Steve Jobs (AB)

The life and times of Steve Jobs.

Walter Isaacson 2019-11-28
I Can't Make This Up (AB)

Life Lessons.

Kevin Hart & Neil Strauss 2019-11-05
Deep Work (AB)

Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World.

Cal Newport 2019-10-28
Sell With A Story (AB)

How to Capture Attention, Build Trust, and Close the Sale.

Paul Smith 2019-10-23
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Book 2 of the 5 part trilogy.

Douglas Adams 2019-10-20
The Dichotomy of Leadership (AB)

Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership to Lead and Win.

Jocko Willink & Leif Babin 2019-10-18
The Hard Thing About Hard Things (AB)

Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers.

Ben Horowitz 2019-10-08
Permanent Record

I did a dangerous thing for a man in my position. I decided to tell the truth.

Edward Snowden 2019-10-07
The Checklist Manifesto (AB)

How to Get Things Right.

Atul Gawande 2019-10-06
Atomic Habits (AB)

Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results.

James Clear 2019-09-30
Extreme Ownership (AB)

How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win.

Jocko Willink & Leif Babin 2019-09-27
Eat That Frog!

Get More of the Important Things Done - Today!

Brian Tracy 2019-09-25
Team of Teams (AB)

New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World.

General Stanley McChrystal 2019-09-18
Ultra Learning (AB)

Accelerate Your Career, Master Hard Skills and Outsmart the Competition.

Scott H. Young 2019-09-14
No (AB)

The Only Negotiating System You Need for Work and Home.

Jim Camp 2019-09-02
Get Programming with Go

Introduction to the Go programming language.

Nathan Youngman & Roger Peppé 2019-08-29
Never Split the Difference (AB)

Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It.

Chris Voss 2019-08-26
Shogun (AB)

The first novel of the Asian saga.

James Clavell 2019-08-20
Can't Hurt Me (AB)

Master your mind and defy the odds.

David Goggins 2019-07-09
The Fall of Hyperion (AB)

Book 2 of the Hyperion Cantos.

Dan Simmons 2019-07-01
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Book 1 of the 5 part trilogy.

Douglas Adams 2019-06-22
Fight Club (AB)

The first rule about fight club is you don't talk about fight club.

Chuck Palahniuk 2019-06-20
Hyperion (AB)

Interstellar travelers embark on a pilgrimage to the time tombs of Hyperion.

Dan Simmons 2019-06-19
The Godfather (AB)

A story about the New York Mob.

Mario Puzo 2019-06-09
The Ascent of Money (AB)

A Financial History of the World: 10th Anniversary Edition

Niall Ferguson 2019-05-28
Chef Cookbook - 3rd Edition

Master over 80 incredibly effective recipes to manage the day-to-day complications in your infrastructure

Matthias Marschall 2019-05-23
The Iceman (AB)

The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer

Anthony Bruno 2019-05-23
American Gods (AB)

Do you believe in gods?

Neil Gaiman 2019-05-19
The Martian (AB)

An astronaut gets stranded on Mars.

Andy Weir 2019-04-30

Book one of the inheritance cycle series.

Christopher Paolini 2019-04-25
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (AB)

Powerful lessons in personal change.

Stephen R. Covey 2019-04-25
Bruce Lee (AB)

A Life.

Matthew Polly 2019-04-18
The Goal (AB)

A Process of Ongoing Improvement.

Eliyahu M. Goldratt 2019-04-08
Altered Carbon (AB)

No body lives forever.

Richard Morgan 2019-04-04
Scrum (AB)

The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time.

Jeff Sutherland & J.J. Sutherland 2019-03-26
Fahrenheit 451 (AB)

Dystopian future where books are outlawed.

Ray Bradbury 2019-03-24
Undisputed Truth (AB)

Mike Tyson autobiography.

Mike Tyson & Larry Sloman 2019-03-21
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (AB)

A Leadership Fable.

Patrick Lencioni 2019-03-12
Bad Blood (AB)

Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup.

John Carreyrou 2019-03-10
American Kingpin (AB)

The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road.

Nick Bilton 2019-03-04
Marching Powder (AB)

An English drug smuggler a Bolivia prison and enough cocaine to cover the Andes.

Rusty Young 2019-02-26
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep (AB)

I think therefore I am android.

Philip K. Dick 2019-02-18
1984 (AB)

Big brother is watching.

George Orwell 2019-02-13
The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games, Book 1.

Suzanne Collins 2019-02-07
Neuromancer (AB)

A glimpse of humankind’s digital future.

William Gibson 2019-02-07
Unlimited Memory

How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive.

Kevin Horsley 2019-02-03
Fire & Blood (AB)

300 Years Before A Song of Ice and Fire (A Targaryen History).

George R.R. Martin 2019-01-28
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Griphook Must Be Pissed.

J.K Rowling 2019-01-14

2018 - 12 Books

Title Author(s) Date Finished
BGP in the Data Center

Data Centre Networking With BGP.

Dinesh G. Dutt 2018-02-14
Network Programmability and Automation

Skills for the Next-Generation Network Engineer.

Jason Edelman, Scott S. Lowe and Matt Oswalt 2018-03-14
Moonwalking with Einstein

The Art and Science of Remembering Everything.

Joshua Foer 2018-04-14
The Phoenix Project

A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win.

Gene Kim 2018-05-14
Elon Musk

Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future.

Ashlee Vance 2018-06-14
Practical Object-Oriented Design

An Agile Primer Using Ruby (2nd Edition).

Sandi Metz 2018-07-14
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

The Boy Who Lived.

J.K Rowling 2018-08-14
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

The Diary and the Basilisk.

J.K Rowling 2018-09-01
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

The Marauders Map.

J.K Rowling 2018-09-14
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

The Dark Lord Returns.

J.K Rowling 2018-10-01
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Use The Mirror Numb Nuts.

J.K Rowling 2018-11-01
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

It Was Snape All Along.

J.K Rowling 2018-12-01