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Jonathan P.

Jonathan P.The bulk of my reading is in classic literature, philosophy and popular science. Russian literature has always had a special place in my heart, with authors like Gogol, Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Solzhenitsyn, and Nabokov. I like to read philosophy books on ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of mind and philosophy of science. To come back to earth, I also enjoy non-technical science books. I’m drawn to books on neuroscience, Darwinian evolution, theoretical physics, artificial intelligence, and behavioral psychology. My fall back author when looking for an easy and hilarious read is P.G. Wodehouse.

Recent Non-Fiction

Killers of the Flower Moon - David GrannMidnight in Chernobyl by Adam HigginbothamAmerican Prometheus - Kai BirdThe Premonition by Michael LewisThe Future is Now by Bob McDonald 

Recent Science

Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic by Neil Degrasse TysonJust six numbers - Martin ReesStarry Messenger by Neil deGrasse TysonThe Song of the Cell by Siddartha MukherjeeDoughnut Economics by Kate Raworth 

Recent Books About the Mind

The Psychology of Money by Morgan HouselThe Future of the Mind by Michio KakuFour Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals by Oliver BurkemanThe Minds of Billy Milligan by Daniel KeyesRationality: what it is, why it seems scarce, why it matters by Steven Pinker 

Recent Philosophy

Pragmatism by William JamesThe Dream of Reason by Anthony GottliebThe Dream of Enlightenment  by Anthony GottliebA Treatise of Human Nature by David HumeWhat Does It All Mean by Thomas Nagel 

Recent Fiction

Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset MaughamThe Outsider by Richard WrightSuttree by Cormac McCarthyFrankenstein by Mary ShelleyA Good Man Is Hard to Find by Flannery O'Connor