Books I've read, in reverse chronological. Titles denoted were either (a) particularly well-written or (b) responsible for inducing some degree of metanoia, and I commend them to you. For those I next intend to consume, please see my reading list.

How to Solve It A new aspect of mathematical method George Pólya Friday 08 December
Slade House David Mitchell Sunday 03 December
Foucault's Pendulum Umberto Eco Saturday 25 November
Stoner John Williams Wednesday 18 October
Chronicles On our troubled times Thomas Piketty Thursday 05 October
The Shallows How the internet is changing the way we think, read and remember Nicholas Carr Monday 02 October
In Search of the Miraculous Fragments of an unknown teaching P.D. Ouspensky Saturday 23 September
Frank Lloyd Wright America's master architect Kathryn Smith Wednesday 20 September
Mr Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore Robin Sloan Thursday 14 September
Code Breakers Inside the shadow world of signals intelligence in Australia's two Bletchley Parks Craig Collie Tuesday 15 August
Anki Essentials The complete guide to remembering anything with Anki Alex Vermeer Friday 04 August
Sapiens A brief history of humankind Yuval Noah Harari Saturday 29 July
A History of Western Philosophy Bertrand Russell Saturday 22 July
Unforbidden Pleasures Adam Phillips Wednesday 12 July
Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder Pronged ants, horned humans, mice on toast, and other marvels of Jurassic technology Lawrence Weschler Wednesday 05 July
Graphic Discovery A trout in the milk and other visual adventures Howard Wainer Wednesday 24 May
Leibniz Ruth Lydia Saw Thursday 18 May
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid A metaphorical fugue on minds and machines in the spirit of Lewis Carroll Douglas R. Hofstadter Thursday 27 April
Breaking Smart Seeking serendipity through technology Venkatesh Rao Sunday 09 April
The Kybalion Three Initiates Friday 31 March
Brave New World Aldous Huxley Tuesday 28 March
The Better Angels of Our Nature Why violence has declined Steven Pinker Sunday 26 March
Interactive Data Visualization for the Web An introduction to designing with d3 Scott Murray Saturday 25 March
Silent Spring Rachel Carson Thursday 23 March
The Dot & the Line A romance in lower mathematics Norton Juster Wednesday 22 March
The Last Messiah Peter Wessel Zapffe Wednesday 22 March
The New Case for Gold James Rickards Wednesday 15 March
The Prince Niccolò Machiavelli Sunday 12 March
Faster The acceleration of just about everything James Gleick Wednesday 08 March
The Economics of Inequality Thomas Piketty Saturday 04 March
The Omnivore's Dilemma A natural history of four meals Michael Pollan Wednesday 01 March
80,000 Hours Find a fulfilling career that does good Benjamin Todd Saturday 25 February
H is for Hawk Helen Macdonald Tuesday 14 February
Decline and Fall Evelyn Waugh Wednesday 08 February
On Bullshit Harry Frankfurt Thursday 02 February
On the Shortness of Life Life is long if you know how to use it Seneca Thursday 02 February
This Is Water Some thoughts, delivered on a significant occasion, about living a compassionate life David Foster Wallace Thursday 05 January
2016
Death of the Liberal Class Chris Hedges Thursday 15 December
The Golden Ticket P, NP, and the search for the impossible Lance Fortnow Monday 05 December
The Four Legendary Kingdoms Matthew Reilly Monday 21 November
The Boy Who Played with Fusion Extreme science, extreme parenting, and how to make a star Tom Clynes Friday 28 October
Making the Modern World Materials and dematerialization Vaclav Smil Saturday 22 October
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions Thomas Kuhn Thursday 29 September
1001 Ideas That changed the way we think Robert Arp (editor) Saturday 03 September
Superintelligence Paths, dangers, strategies Nick Bostrom Friday 19 August
The Shape of Space Jeffrey Weeks Wednesday 10 August
The Ascent of Man Jacob Bronowski Friday 05 August
The Decline of the West, Vol. I Form and actuality Oswald Spengler Saturday 30 July
The Art of Asking or, How I learned to stop worrying and let people help Amanda Palmer Friday 08 July
The Singing Bones Shaun Tan Tuesday 05 July
Big World, Small Planet Abundance within planetary boundaries Johan Rockström, Mattias Klum Friday 01 July
You Are Not A Gadget A manifesto Jaron Lanier Tuesday 28 June
Neural Networks and Deep Learning Michael A. Nielsen Monday 27 June
The Principles of Uncertainty Maira Kalman Saturday 25 June
Chaos Making a new science James Gleick Tuesday 31 May
The Mind's Eye Oliver Sacks Sunday 22 May
Facts from Figures A layman's introduction to statistics M. J. Moroney Wednesday 18 May
Science and the Common Understanding Julius Robert Oppenheimer Friday 13 May
ggplot2 Elegant graphics for data analysis Hadley Wickham Thursday 12 May
In Cold Blood Truman Capote Thursday 05 May
The Island of Knowledge The limits of science and the search for meaning Marcelo Gleiser Wednesday 27 April
The Grammar of Graphics Leland Wilkinson Wednesday 20 April
How to Prove It A structured approach Daniel Velleman Thursday 07 April
The Container Principle How a box changes the way we think Alexander Klose Friday 26 February
The Sense of Style The thinking person's guide to writing in the 21st century Steven Pinker Monday 22 February
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance An inquiry into values Robert Maynard Pirsig Wednesday 17 February
An ABZ of Love Inge & Sten Hegeler Sunday 14 February
The Life You Can Save Acting now to end world poverty Peter Singer Saturday 13 February
The Bed of Procrustes Philosophical and practical aphorisms Nassim Nicholas Taleb Wednesday 10 February
The Black Swan The impact of the highly improbable Nassim Nicholas Taleb Monday 08 February
Fooled by Randomness The hidden role of chance in life and in the markets Nassim Nicholas Taleb Tuesday 02 February
Why Information Grows The evolution of order, from atoms to economies César Hidalgo Wednesday 27 January
Storms of My Grandchildren The truth about the coming climate catastrophe and our last chance to save humanity James Hansen Monday 25 January
Making Sense of Japanese What the textbooks don't tell you Jay Rubin Saturday 23 January
Shogun James Clavell Thursday 21 January
The Elements of Style William Strunk, Elwyn Brooks White Thursday 07 January
Paula Isabel Allende Sunday 03 January
2015
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows Tuesday 22 December
Antifragile Things that gain from disorder Nassim Nicholas Taleb Friday 18 December
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! Adventures of a curious character Richard Feynman, Ralph Leighton Sunday 06 December
Thinking, Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman Friday 04 December
Being Mortal Medicine and what matters in the end Atul Gawande Saturday 28 November
The Reason I Jump The inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism Naoki Higashida Wednesday 18 November
Our Choice A plan to solve the climate crisis Al Gore Tuesday 17 November
An Inconvenient Truth The planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it Al Gore Thursday 12 November
僕らの時代の本 Craig Mod Friday 30 October
Cycles of Life Civilization and the biosphere Vaclav Smil Saturday 24 October
The Opposite of Loneliness Essays and stories Marina Keegan Friday 02 October
The Art of Data Science A guide for anyone who works with data Roger Peng, Elizabeth Matsui Tuesday 29 September
The Sixth Extinction An unnatural history Elizabeth Kolbert Tuesday 29 September
Catch-22 Joseph Heller Friday 25 September
The Signal and the Noise Why so many predictions fail—but some don't Nate Silver Tuesday 08 September
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality Eliezer Yudkowsky Friday 04 September
The Ocean at the End of the Lane Neil Gaiman Friday 07 August
Don't Go Back to School A handbook for learning anything Kio Stark Monday 03 August
Nudge Improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness Richard Thaler, Cass Sunstein Friday 31 July
The Quantum Universe Everything that can happen does happen Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw Saturday 25 July
Paleoclimate Michael Bender Saturday 18 July
How to Lie with Statistics Darrell Huff Wednesday 15 July
M is for Magic Neil Gaiman Friday 10 July
Envisioning Information Edward Tufte Sunday 28 June
Beautiful Evidence Edward Tufte Friday 26 June
Visual Explanations Edward Tufte Thursday 25 June
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information Edward Tufte Sunday 21 June
Prior Notables
Waking Up A guide to spirituality without religion Sam Harris 2015
The Rational Optimist How prosperity evolves Matt Ridley 2014
The Zero Marginal Cost Society The internet of things, the collaborative commons, and the eclipse of capitalism Jeremy Rifkin 2014
Should We Eat Meat? Evolution and consequences of modern carnivory Vaclav Smil 2013
The Conundrum How scientific innovation, increased efficiency, and good intentions can make our energy and climate problems worse David Owen 2012