Books

booksBooks are pure magic.

They exist to transport you to another dimension…

A literary release from the hard lines of reality.

Not to mention providing the wisdom gleaned from humanity’s greatest minds.

After all, books can pretty potent, reminding me of this splendid quote:

“Whenever you read a good book, it’s like the author is right there, in the room, talking to you, which is why I don’t like to read good books.” Jack Handey

So, this page is all about the best bookage around. Let’s start by checking out my summaries.

Book Summaries

First off, I’ve included some notes from my various readings, for your intellectual pleasure.

Enter the book mega-brain and check out the full list of summaries here.

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Book Recommendations

I love reading and although I consume a lot of personal development and non-fiction, one of my biggest pleasures is sci-fi.

Check out the following suggestions, and feel free to drop me a line you can recommend any else I might like.

In no particular order:

  1. The Culture Series (Iain Banks)
  2. The Foundation Series (Isaac Asimov)
  3. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
  4. We (Yevgeny Zamyatin)
  5. Stranger in a Strange Land (Robert A. Heinlein)
  6. The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress (Robert A. Heinlein)
  7. Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
  8. 1984 (George Orwell)
  9. The Day of the Triffids (John Wyndham)
  10. The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
  11. White Fang (Jack London)
  12. Martin Eden (Jack London)
  13. Catch 22 (Joseph Heller)
  14. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (Robert M. Pirsig)
  15. The Catcher in the Rye (J. D. Salinger)

What I’m Reading Now

  • Psycho-Cybernetics (Maxwell Maltz)

Reading List

I currently have the following books on my reading list:

  1. The Five Love Languages (Gary Chapman)
  2. Waking Up (Sam Harris)
  3. The ONE Thing (Gary Keller)
  4. The Road Less Traveled (M. Scott Peck)
  5. The Magic of Thinking Big (David J. Schwartz)

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