A page detailing what I read in 2019. Any must-read recommendations will have a heart ♥ next to them. That means I could see myself reading it again. Other books may be worth reading, but I may not get as much value out of rereads.

Back to the reading index.

  1. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson
  2. Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker
  3. Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
  4. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear
  5. Dream Team: How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever by Jack McCallum
  6. So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  7. Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport
  8. Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
  9. It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson
  10. Mastery: The Keys to Success and Long-Term Fulfillment by George Leonard
  11. Think Like a Freak by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
  12. Accessibility for Everyone by Laura Kalbag
  13. The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
  14. How to Be Well: The 6 Keys to a Happy and Healthy Life by Frank M D Lipman
  15. Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam M. Grant
  16. How to Fight a Hydra: Face Your Fears, Pursue Your Ambitions, and Become the Hero You Are Destined to Be by Josh Kaufman
  17. A Short Guide to a Happy Life by Anna Quindlen
  18. The Courage to Be Disliked: The Japanese Phenomenon That Shows You How to Change Your Life and Achieve Real Happiness by Ichiro Kishimi
  19. The Practicing Mind: Bringing Discipline and Focus into Your Life by Thomas M. Sterner
  20. So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love by Cal Newport
  21. The Little Book of Talent: 52 Tips for Improving Your Skills by Daniel Coyle
  22. Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living by Krista Tippett
  23. The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload by Daniel J. Levitin
  24. Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered by Austin Kleon
  25. Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual by Jocko Willink
  26. The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You by Julie Zhuo
  27. Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness by Scott Jurek with Steve Friedman
  28. Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad by Austin Kleon
  29. The Art of the Good Life: Clear Thinking for Business and a Better Life by Rolf Dobelli
  30. Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein
  31. When the Game Was Ours by Jackie MacMullan
  32. The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski
  33. Sword of Destiny by Andrzej Sapkowski
  34. Blood of Elves by Andrzej Sapkowski
  35. The Time of Contempt by Andrzej Sapkowski