**Books I’ve Recently Read, and do Recommend**

*I’ve awarded a ♠ to the books that I highly recommend.*

### History + Culture

♠ Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond

♠ Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

The Beginning of Infinity by David Deutsch

### History + Biography

♠ Alexander the Great by Philip Freeman

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford

### Human Psychology + Behavior

♠ Barking up the Wrong Tree by Eric Barker

Subliminal by Leonard Mlodinow

♠ 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

♠ Never Split the Difference by Chriss Voss

### Success + Productivity

♠ Mastery by Robert Greene

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

♠ 8 to be Great by Malcolm Gladwell

Smarter Faster Better by Charles Duhigg

### Entrepreneurship

The 7 Day Startup by Dan Norris

### Computer Science + Mathematics

*I love these books.*

*The Princeton Companion to Mathematics* edited by Tim Gowers

*Computational Complexity: A Modern Approach* by Sanjeev Arora and Boaz Barak

*The Probabilistic Method* by Noga Alon and Joel Spencer

*Abstract Algebra* by John Beachy and William Blair

*Lecture Notes on Discrete Geometry* by Jiří Matoušek

*Proofs from the Book* by Martin Aigner and Günter M. Ziegler

*Coding and Information Theory* by Steven Roman