Things I've been reading

This page is a kind of digital bookshelf for myself, to remind myself at a glance of what I've been reading.


This is a list of reading subscriptions I currently have, mostly email newsletters. I'm going through a gradual process of adding all of my subscriptions here.


This is a list of some of the books I've read since I started trying to keep track of this.


  • Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister
  • Stubborn Attachments


  • Where's My Flying Car? (J Storrs Hall)
  • The Great Successor (Anna Fifield)
  • Atlas Shrugged
  • Conversations with Friends
  • Drink (Professor David Nutt)
  • How Fascism Works
  • If This is a Man · The Truce (Primo Levi)
  • My Brilliant Friend
  • One Hundreds Years of Solitude
  • The Almanack of Naval Ravikant
  • The Chinese Language: Fact and Fantasy
  • The Paper Menagerie
  • Upheaval
  • Utopia for Realists
  • 丰乳肥臀


  • Song of Solomon (Morrison, TOni)
  • A Concise Guide to SSL/TLS for DevOps (Gilchrist, Alasdair)
  • Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder (Taleb, Nassim Nicholas)
  • Children of God
  • Don Quixote (Cervantes (De), Miguel)
  • Exploring CQRS and Event Sourcing (Dominguez; Melnik; Simonazzi; Subramanian; Betts; Young)
  • History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos Book 1) (Simmons, Dan)
  • Jane Eyre
  • Origin Story: A Big History of Everything (Christian, David)
  • Systemantics: The Systems Bible (Gall, John)
  • The Confidence Game
  • The Most Human Human
  • The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World (Frankopan, Peter)
  • The Silk Roads: A New History of the World (Frankopan, Peter)
  • The Three Body Problem
  • Why We Sleep (Walker, Matthew)


  • Bloodchild (Butler, Octavia)
  • Dawn (Butler, Octavia)
  • Dune (Herbert, Frank)
  • How to Destroy a Tech Startup (Krubner, Lawrence)
  • Rationality: From AI to Zombies (Yudkowsky, Eliezer)
  • The Big Short (Lewis, Michael)
  • The Daily Stoic (Holiday, Ryan)
  • The Gervais Principle (Rao, Venkatesh)
  • The Heart to Start (Kadavy, David)
  • The Inner Game of Tennis (Gailwey, Timothy)
  • The Spy Who Came In from the Cold (le Carre, John)
  • War is a Racket (Butler, Smedley)


  • Python Tricks
  • Fluent Python
  • Managing Humans (Michael Lopp)
  • On the Trail of Genghis Kahn
  • The Dispossessed (Ursula K. Le Guin)
  • Doughnut Economics
  • Superforecasting
  • The Corrections (Franzen, Jonathan)
  • The Every Computer Performance Book
  • The Remains of the Day (Ishiguro, Kazuo)
  • Station Eleven (Emily St John Mandel)
  • Deep Survival (Gonzales, Laurence)
  • Algorithms to Live By
  • A History of Modern Britain


  • Trigger Warning
  • The Handmaid's Tale (Atwood, Margaret Eleanor)
  • Never Let Me Go (Ishiguro, Kazuo)
  • Stranger in a Strange Land (Heinlein, Robert A.)
  • 23 Things They Dont Tell You About Capitalism (Ha-Joon Chang)
  • 59 Seconds (Richard Wiseman)
  • A Bitter Revolution (Rana Mitter)
  • Budding Prospects (T C Boyle)
  • Fluent Forever (Wyner, Gabriel)
  • Fooled by Randomness (Nassim Nicholas Taleb)
  • Haunted (Chuck Palahniuk)
  • Look to Windward (Iain Banks)
  • Survivor (Chuck Palahniuk)
  • The Art of Thinking Clearly (Peter Ivy)
  • The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
  • The Colour of Magic (Terry Pratchett)
  • The Left Hand of Darkness (Ursula K Leguin)
  • The Light Fantastic (Pratchett, Terry)
  • The Trial (Franz Kafka)


  • Alexs Adventures in Numberland (Alex Bellos)
  • Bash Cookbook (Carl Albing)
  • Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (Malcolm Gladwell)
  • Consider Phlebas (Iain Banks)
  • David and Goliath (Malcolm Gladwell)
  • Dead Air (Iain Banks)
  • Distrust That Particular Flavour
  • Effective Programming: More Than Writing Code (Jeff Atwood)
  • Everything I Know (Paul Jarvis)
  • Excession (Iain M Banks)
  • Head First Design Patterns (Eric Freeman)
  • High Performance MySql (Derek J. Balling)
  • How to Stop Sucking and Be Awesome Instead (Jeff Atwood)
  • Inviting Disaster (James R. Chiles)
  • Learning PHP Design Patterns (William Sanders)
  • Matter (Iain M Banks)
  • Never Let Me Go (Kazuo Ishiguro)
  • Predictably Irrational (Dan Ariely)
  • The Algebraist (Iain Banks)
  • The Emperor Far Away (Valery Garret)
  • The Establishment, and How They Get Away With It (Owen Jones)
  • The Hydrogen Sonata (Iain Banks)
  • The Player of Games (Iain Banks)
  • The Pragmatic Programmer (Andrew Hunt)
  • The State of the Art (Iain M Banks)
  • The Undercover Economist (Tim Harford)
  • The Way to Go (Ivo Balbaert)
  • Thinking Statistically (Uri Bram)
  • 三分鍾小說
  • 遊戲玩家
  • 駱駝祥子


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