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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

The Unthinkable by Amanda RipleyOn Our Best Behavior by Elise LoehnenThe Wager by David GrannThe Premonition by Michael LewisFear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson  

Recent Science

Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic by Neil Degrasse TysonFoolproof by Sander Van Der LindenStarry Messenger by Neil deGrasse TysonThe Song of the Cell by Siddartha MukherjeeDoughnut Economics by Kate Raworth 

Recent Graphic Novels

Asterios Polyp by David MazzucchelliInvincible, Compendium One by Robert KirkmanEssex County by Jeff LemireDaytripper by Gabriel BaPalestine by Joe Sacco  

Recent Philosophy

Pragmatism by William JamesThe Dream of Reason by Anthony GottliebThe Dream of Enlightenment  by Anthony GottliebA Treatise of Human Nature by David HumeOn Liberty by John Stuart Mill 

Recent Fiction

Different Seasons by Stephen KingH.P. Lovecraft: The Complete Collection by H.P. LovecraftFlowers for Algernon by Daniel KeyesGiovanni's Room by James BaldwinMurder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie