Books Worth Reading Beyond Coffee: A Sustainable Guide to Nootropics, Adaptogens, and Mushrooms by James Beshara Circe by Madeline Miller Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! Adventures of a Curious Character by Richard P. Feynman A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution by Jennifer A. Doudna Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work by Steven Kotler The Joy of Craft: A Paradoxical Approach for Learning to Do Things Well by Zane Claes The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss The Light of All That Falls by James Islington Dune by Frank Herbert A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy by William B. Irvine The Body Builders: Inside the Science of the Engineered Human by Adam Piore The Ego Is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease by Michael Greger Hounded by Kevin Hearne Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou Delta-v by Daniel Suarez The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker Lifespan: Why We Age—and Why We Don’t Have To by David A. Sinclair The Shadow of What Was Lost by James Islington Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success by Adam M. Grant Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger Contagious: Why Things Catch On by Jonah Berger Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind by Annaka Harris Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior by Jonah Berger Starsight by Brandon Sanderson Eradication: Ridding the World of Diseases Forever? by Nancy Leys Stepan The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg Thief’s Magic by Trudi Canavan The Gate Thief by Orson Scott Card Angel of Storms by Trudi Canavan How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems by Randall Munroe The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload by Daniel J. Levitin Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion by Sam Harris Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies by Nick Bostrom Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie Trapped by Kevin Hearne The Road to Character by David Brooks The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers Tricked by Kevin Hearne The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson The Raven Tower by Ann Leckie Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons by Michael Witwer Of Sea and Shadow by Will Wight Hexed by Kevin Hearne The Prodigy’s Cousin: The Family Link Between Autism and Extraordinary Talent by Joanne Ruthsatz We Have the Technology: How Biohackers, Foodies, Physicians, and Scientists Are Transforming Human Perception, One Sense at a Time by Kara Platoni Hammered by Kevin Hearne Skyward by Brandon Sanderson Skysworn by Will Wight La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman What You Do Is Who You Are: How to Create Your Business Culture by Ben Horowitz Successor’s Promise by Trudi Canavan Uncrowned by Will Wight The Queen’s Poisoner by Jeff Wheeler The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin Nomad by Matthew Mather Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War by Mary Roach Explore/Create: My Life in Pursuit of New Frontiers, Hidden Worlds, and the Creative Spark by Richard Garriott Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future by Kevin Kelly Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work by Chip Heath Free the Darkness by Kel Kade The Male Brain by Louann Brizendine The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine The Doors of Perception/Heaven and Hell by Aldous Huxley What Doesn’t Kill Us: How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude, and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength by Scott Carney Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath The Kingdom of Copper by S.A. Chakraborty The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carré Snapshot by Brandon Sanderson When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink A Goblin’s Tale by Scott Straughan Looking Glass by Andrew Mayne Insight: Why We’re Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life by Tasha Eurich Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers by Timothy Ferriss We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis E. Taylor Influence: Science and Practice by Robert B. Cialdini The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty All Systems Red by Martha Wells Edgedancer by Brandon Sanderson For We Are Many by Dennis E. Taylor Artemis by Andy Weir Artificial Condition by Martha Wells Blackflame by Will Wight In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind by Eric R. Kandel Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror by Michael V. Hayden The Genius Plague by David Walton Teach and Grow Rich: Share Your Knowledge to Create Global Impact, Freedom and Wealth by Danny Iny Share book reviews and ratings with Zane, and even join a book club on Goodreads.