Some Books I Read

John Samuel

Following are some of the books (as part of an attempt to have different viewpoints on various topics) that I have read given in random order:

English

  1. Perspective Made Easy, Ernest R. Norling
  2. The Language Instinct, Steven Pinker
  3. The Grand Design, Stephen Hawking
  4. Programming the Universe, Seth Lloyd
  5. The Unfolding of Language, Guy Deutscher
  6. The Holographic Universe, Michael Talbot
  7. A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking
  8. A Geography of Time, Robert Levine
  9. The Geography of Bliss, Eric Weiner
  10. Through the Language Glass, Guy Deutscher
  11. The World as I See It, Albert Einstein
  12. A Universe from Nothing, Lawrence M. Krauss
  13. The Half-Life of Facts, Samuel Arbesman
  14. The Singularity is Near, Ray Kurzweil
  15. The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy
  16. The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
  17. The Time Machine, H.G. Wells
  18. How to Create a Mind, Ray Kurzweil
  19. The Elements of Style, William Strunk Jr.
  20. Hands of My Father, Myron Uhlberg
  21. Relativity: The Special and The General Theory, Albert Einstein
  22. The Lights in the Tunnel, Martin Ford
  23. An Appetite for Wonder, Richard Dawkins
  24. Point of Vuth, VuThéara Kham
  25. The Fifth Mountain, Paulo Coelho
  26. The Long Tail, Chris Anderson
  27. Digital Fortress, Dan Brown
  28. Gitanjali, Rabindranath Tagore
  29. The Zahir, Paulo Coelho
  30. Angels and Demons, Dan Brown
  31. Who Moved My Cheese? Spencer Johnson
  32. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
  33. Five Point Something, Chetan Bhagat
  34. The Cosmic Serpent, Jeremy Narby
  35. Stories from Tagore, Rabindranath Tagore
  36. The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown
  37. Just So Stories, Rudyard Kipling
  38. The Gardener, Rabindranath Tagore
  39. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, J. K. Rowling
  40. The Hungry Stones and other stories, Rabindranath Tagore
  41. Apology, Plato
  42. Ion, Plato
  43. Color, Betty Edwards
  44. A Guide to Stoicism, St. George William Joseph Stock
  45. The Right to Read, Richard M. Stallman
  46. One Night @ the Call Center, Chetan Bhagat
  47. The Lean Startup, Eric Ries
  48. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini
  49. Everything Forever, Gevin Giorbran
  50. Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell
  51. Wings of Fire, A P J Abdul Kalam
  52. The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare
  53. The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini
  54. The Fire Gospel, Michel Faber
  55. Zero to One, Peter Thiel
  56. A Kingdom for the Brave, Tamara McKinley
  57. Indomitable Spirit, A P J Abdul Kalam
  58. A Modest Proposal, Jonathan Swift
  59. The Upanishads
  60. Dhammapada
  61. The Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling
  62. Songs of Kabir, Kabir
  63. Songs of Innocence, and Songs of Experience, William Blake
  64. Third class in Indian Railways, Mahatma Gandhi
  65. No House To Call My Home, Ryan Berg
  66. The Obstacle is The Way, Ryan Holiday
  67. Enchiridion, Epictetus (Translated by Georg Long)
  68. We are all weird, Seth Godin
  69. All Marketers are Liars Tell Stories, Seth Godin
  70. Dataclysm, Christian Rudder
  71. Rise of the Robots, Martin Ford
  72. Our Final Invention, James Barrat
  73. World Heritage Sites in Sweden, Swedish National Heritage Board
  74. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, Arundhati Roy
  75. Creativity, Inc., Ed Catmull
  76. ...

French

  1. Le Petit Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  2. Henri Cartier-Bresson, Photo Poche
  3. Les Vacances du Petit Nicolas, Jean-Jacques Sempé, René Goscinny
  4. L'étranger, Albert Camus
  5. Ma confession, Léon Tolstoï
  6. Carnets de Thèse, Tiphaine Rivière
  7. Ma Mère et Moi, Brahim Metiba
  8. Le Trop Grand Vide d’Alphonse Tabouret, Sibylline, Capucine et Jérôme d’Aviau
  9. Le Maître de Peinture, Tome 1,2,3, Frédéric Richaud, Pierre Makyo, Michel Faure
  10. L'Ancien Temps (Tome 1 - Le roi n'embrasse pas) , Joann Sfar
  11. La Rubrique Scientifique #1, Boulet
  12. L'Alchimiste, Paulo Coelho
  13. Paysans, Raymond Depardon
  14. Le Château dans le ciel, Hayao Miyazaki
  15. La chambre claire, Roland Barthes
  16. Alice au pays des Merveilles, Lewis Carroll
  17. ...

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