Chad Mazzola

Books Read (Sep ‘08—present)

Stories of Your Life and Others

Stories of Your Life and Others

Ted Chiang

four stars

The Nature of Order: The Phenomenon of Life

The Nature of Order: The Phenomenon of Life

Christopher Alexander

five stars

Straw Dogs (re-read)

Straw Dogs (re-read)

John Gray

five stars

The Beginning of Infinity

The Beginning of Infinity

David Deutsch

two-half stars

A Brief History of Nearly Everything

A Brief History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson

four-half stars

Sapiens

Sapiens

Yuval Noah Harari

five stars

Superforcasting

Superforcasting

Philip E. Tetlock & Dan Gardner

three-half stars

The Selfish Gene

The Selfish Gene

Richard Dawkins

five stars

Competing Against Luck

Competing Against Luck

Clayton M. Christensen

four stars

The Humbling

The Humbling

Philip Roth

three stars

Managing Oneself (re-reading) Peter F Drucker 4 stars

Managing Oneself (re-read)

Peter F. Drucker

4 stars

Business Adventures

John Brooks

5 stars

Business Adventures

John Brooks

5 stars

The Lessons of History

Will & Ariel Durant

5 stars

The Lessons of History

Will & Ariel Durant

5 stars

How to Lie with Statistics

Darrell Huff

3 stars

How to Lie with Statistics

Darrell Huff

3 stars

Thinking and Deciding

Jonathan Baron

4 stars

Thinking and Deciding

Jonathan Baron

4 stars

How to Read a Book

Mortimer J. Adler & Charles Van Doren

3 stars

How to Read a Book

Mortimer J. Adler & Charles Van Doren

3 stars

Descartes’ Error

Antonio Damasio

5 stars

Descartes’ Error

Antonio Damasio

5 stars

Against Method

Paul Feyerabend

4 stars

Against Method

Paul Feyerabend

4 stars

Antifragile

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

5 stars

Antifragile

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

5 stars

The Drunkard’s Walk

Leonard Mlodinow

4 stars

The Drunkard’s Walk

Leonard Mlodinow

4 stars

Ancient Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction

Julia Annas

4 stars

Ancient Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction

Julia Annas

4 stars

Getting Things Done

David Allen

3 stars

Getting Things Done

David Allen

3 stars

The Meaning of Human Existence

Edward O. Wilson

4 stars

The Meaning of Human Existence

Edward O. Wilson

4 stars

Red Doc>

Anne Carson

5 stars

Red Doc>

Anne Carson

5 stars

How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer

Sarah Bakewell

4 stars

How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer

Sarah Bakewell

4 stars

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

Thomas S. Kuhn

5 stars

Other Voices, Other Rooms

Truman Capote

4 stars

Other Voices, Other Rooms

Truman Capote

4 stars

The Passion of Michel Foucault

The Passion of Michel Foucault

James Miller

5 stars

American Pastoral

Philip Roth

5 stars

American Pastoral

Philip Roth

5 stars

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

Robert B. Cialdini

3 stars

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

Robert B. Cialdini

3 stars

Drawing A Hypothesis

Nikolaus Gansterer

2 stars

Drawing A Hypothesis

Nikolaus Gansterer

2 stars

The Information

The Information

James Gleick

4 stars

Herakleitos and Diogenes

Translated by Guy Davenport

4 stars

Herakleitos and Diogenes

Translated by Guy Davenport

4 stars

Superintelligence

Nick Bostrom

3 stars

Superintelligence

Nick Bostrom

3 stars

Meditations

Marcus Aurelius

3 stars

Meditations

Marcus Aurelius

3 stars

The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You are

Alan Watts

2 stars

The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You are

Alan Watts

2 stars

Sex at Dawn

Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha

5 stars

Sex at Dawn

Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha

5 stars

Monogamy

Adam Phillips

3 stars

Monogamy

Adam Phillips

3 stars

Chronicles: Volume 1

Bob Dylan

5 stars

Chronicles: Volume 1

Bob Dylan

5 stars

The New Topping Book

Dossie Easton & Janet W. Hardy

4 stars

The New Topping Book

Dossie Easton & Janet W. Hardy

4 stars

Against Love

Laura Kipnis

5 stars

Against Love

Laura Kipnis

5 stars

Sonic Alchemy

David N. Howard

3 stars

Sonic Alchemy

David N. Howard

3 stars

Tinkers

Paul Harding

3 stars

Tinkers

Paul Harding

3 stars

The Martian

Andy Weir

4 stars

The Martian

Andy Weir

4 stars

Flowers for Algernon

Daniel Keyes

5 stars

Flowers for Algernon

Daniel Keyes

5 stars

Zero to One

Peter Thiel

5 stars

Zero to One

Peter Thiel

5 stars

Badass: Making Users Awesome

Kathy Sierra

4 stars

Badass: Making Users Awesome

Kathy Sierra

4 stars

Debt: The First 5,000 Years

David Graeber

4 stars

Debt: The First 5,000 Years

David Graeber

4 stars

The Dwarf

Par Lagerkvist

4 stars

The Dwarf

Par Lagerkvist

4 stars

The Age of Cryptocurrency

Paul Vigna & Michael J. Casey

4 stars

The Age of Cryptocurrency

Paul Vigna & Michael J. Casey

4 stars

The Box

Marc Levinson

3 stars

The Box

Marc Levinson

3 stars

Indignation

Philip Roth

5 stars

Indignation

Philip Roth

5 stars

Death by Meeting

Patrick Lencioni

1 star

Death by Meeting

Patrick Lencioni

1 star

Seeking Wisdom

Peter Bevelin

4 stars

Seeking Wisdom

Peter Bevelin

4 stars

The Golden Mean

Nick Bantock

4 stars

The Golden Mean

Nick Bantock

4 stars

Sabine’s Notebook

Nick Bantock

4 stars

Sabine’s Notebook

Nick Bantock

4 stars

Griffin & Sabine

Nick Bantock

4 stars

Griffin & Sabine

Nick Bantock

4 stars

The Saga of Gösta Berling

Selma Lagerlöf

2 stars

The Saga of Gösta Berling

Selma Lagerlöf

2 stars

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jonathan Safran Foer

5 stars

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jonathan Safran Foer

5 stars

The Mezzanine

Nicholson Baker

3 stars

The Mezzanine

Nicholson Baker

3 stars

Doctor Glas

Hjalmar Söderberg

4 stars

Doctor Glas

Hjalmar Söderberg

4 stars

The Sexual Life of Catherine M.

Catherine Millet

4 stars

The Sexual Life of Catherine M.

Catherine Millet

4 stars

Anarchists in the Boardroom

Liam Barrington-Bush

2 stars

Anarchists in the Boardroom

Liam Barrington-Bush

2 stars

The Innovator’s DNA

Jeff Dyer

3 stars

The Innovator’s DNA

Jeff Dyer

3 stars

Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy

Barbara Ehrenreich

5 stars

Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy

Barbara Ehrenreich

5 stars

The Harvard Psychedelic Club

Don Lattin

3 stars

The Harvard Psychedelic Club

Don Lattin

3 stars

The Hard Thing About Hard Things

Ben Horowitz

4 stars

The Hard Thing About Hard Things

Ben Horowitz

4 stars

The Innovator’s Solution

Clayton Christensen

5 stars

The Innovator’s Solution

Clayton Christensen

5 stars

The Happiness Hypothesis

Jonathan Haidt

5 stars

The Happiness Hypothesis

Jonathan Haidt

5 stars

Way of the Peaceful Warrior

Dan Millman

4 stars

Way of the Peaceful Warrior

Dan Millman

4 stars

The Personal MBA

Josh Kaufman

3 stars

The Personal MBA

Josh Kaufman

3 stars

Levels of Life

Julian Barnes

3 stars

Levels of Life

Julian Barnes

3 stars

Future Perfect

Steven Johnson

3 stars

Future Perfect

Steven Johnson

3 stars

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Neil Gaiman

4 stars

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Neil Gaiman

4 stars

Rich Dad Poor Dad

Robert T. Kiyosaki

2 stars

Rich Dad Poor Dad

Robert T. Kiyosaki

2 stars

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Patrick M. Lencioni

4 stars

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Patrick M. Lencioni

4 stars

Let My People Go Surfing

Yvon Chouinard

4 stars

Let My People Go Surfing

Yvon Chouinard

4 stars

World War Z

Max Brooks

4 stars

World War Z

Max Brooks

4 stars

The Silence of Animals: On Progress and Other Modern Myths

John Gray

4 stars

The Silence of Animals: On Progress and Other Modern Myths

John Gray

4 stars

Ten Billion

Stephen Emmott

3 stars

Ten Billion

Stephen Emmott

3 stars

The Guardians

Sarah Manguso

3 stars

The Guardians

Sarah Manguso

3 stars

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Stephen Chbosky

3 stars

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Stephen Chbosky

3 stars

Blind

Sophie Calle

4 stars

Blind

Sophie Calle

4 stars

The Stars My Destination

Alfred Bester

3 stars

The Stars My Destination

Alfred Bester

3 stars

The Tao of Wu

The RZA

3 stars

The Tao of Wu

The RZA

3 stars

UX for Lean Startups

Laura Klein

4 stars

UX for Lean Startups

Laura Klein

4 stars

Inspired: How To Create Products Customers Love

Marty Cagan

4 stars

Inspired: How To Create Products Customers Love

Marty Cagan

4 stars

Rules for Radicals

Saul Alinsky

4 stars

Rules for Radicals

Saul Alinsky

4 stars

Creative Collaborations

Marc Downie, Shelley Eshkar, and Paul Kaiser

4 stars

Creative Collaborations

Marc Downie, Shelley Eshkar, and Paul Kaiser

4 stars

Old Masters

Thomas Bernhard

3 stars

Old Masters

Thomas Bernhard

3 stars

The Comfort of Strangers

Ian McEwan

3 stars

The Comfort of Strangers

Ian McEwan

3 stars

Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents

Ellen Ullman

4 stars

Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents

Ellen Ullman

4 stars

Beautiful Evidence

Edward Tufte

5 stars

Beautiful Evidence

Edward Tufte

5 stars

The Design of Everyday Things

Donald A. Norman

4 stars

The Design of Everyday Things

Donald A. Norman

4 stars

Designing with the Mind in Mind

Jeff Johnson

2 stars

Designing with the Mind in Mind

Jeff Johnson

2 stars

Why We Buy

Paco Underhill

3 stars

Why We Buy

Paco Underhill

3 stars

Web Form Design

Luke Wroblewski

3 stars

Web Form Design

Luke Wroblewski

3 stars

Designing for People

Henry Dreyfuss

5 stars

Designing for People

Henry Dreyfuss

5 stars

Buddhism Without Beliefs

Stephen Batchelor

4 stars

Buddhism Without Beliefs

Stephen Batchelor

4 stars

Catching the Big Fish

David Lynch

3 stars

Catching the Big Fish

David Lynch

3 stars

Recipes for Systemic Change

Bryan Boyer, Justin W. Cook & Marco Steinberg

4 stars

Recipes for Systemic Change

Bryan Boyer, Justin W. Cook & Marco Steinberg

4 stars

The Unexpected Universe

Loren Eiseley

5 stars

The Unexpected Universe

Loren Eiseley

5 stars

The Sorrows of Young Werther

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

3 stars

The Sorrows of Young Werther

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

3 stars

Designing Design

Kenya Hara

5 stars

Designing Design

Kenya Hara

5 stars

Next Nature: Nature Changes Along with Us

Koert Van Mensvoort and Hendrik-Jan Grievink

4 stars

Next Nature: Nature Changes Along with Us

Koert Van Mensvoort and Hendrik-Jan Grievink

4 stars

A Mathematician’s Lament

Paul Lockhart

5 stars

A Mathematician’s Lament

Paul Lockhart

5 stars

Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art

Scott McCloud

5 stars

Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art

Scott McCloud

5 stars

Universal Methods of Design

Bella Martin and Bruce Hanington

3 stars

Universal Methods of Design

Bella Martin and Bruce Hanington

3 stars

Small Houses

Claudia Hildner

5 stars

Small Houses

Claudia Hildner

5 stars

100 Diagrams That Changed the World

Scott Christianson

4 stars

100 Diagrams That Changed the World

Scott Christianson

4 stars

Shaping Things

Bruce Sterling

4 stars

Shaping Things

Bruce Sterling

4 stars

Thinking in Systems: A Primer

          Donella H. Meadows

          4 stars

Thinking in Systems: A Primer

Donella H. Meadows

4 stars

About Face 3: The Essentials of Interaction Design

          Alan Cooper

          5 stars

About Face 3: The Essentials of Interaction Design

Alan Cooper

5 stars

Sophie Calle: The Address Book

          Sophie Calle

          5 stars

Sophie Calle: The Address Book

Sophie Calle

5 stars

The Inmates Are Running the Asylum

          Alan Cooper

          5 stars

The Inmates Are Running the Asylum

Alan Cooper

5 stars

Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists

          Kay Larson

          4 stars

Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists

Kay Larson

4 stars

A Year With Swollen Appendices: Brian Eno’s Diary

          Brian Eno

          5 stars

A Year With Swollen Appendices: Brian Eno’s Diary

Brian Eno

5 stars

Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age

          Paul Graham

          4 stars

Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age

Paul Graham

4 stars

The Daily You: How the New Advertising Industry Is Defining Your Identity and Your Worth

          Joseph Turow

          4 stars

The Daily You: How the New Advertising Industry Is Defining Your Identity and Your Worth

Joseph Turow

4 stars

The Men in My Life

          Vivian Gornick

          4 stars

The Men in My Life

Vivian Gornick

4 stars

Antigonick

          Anne Carson

          3 stars

Antigonick

Anne Carson

3 stars

Scientific Advertising

          Claude C Hopkins

          4 stars

Scientific Advertising

Claude C Hopkins

4 stars

How Will You Measure Your Life?

          Clayton M. Christensen

          5 stars

How Will You Measure Your Life?

Clayton M. Christensen

5 stars

Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West

          Cormac McCarthy

          5 stars

Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West

Cormac McCarthy

5 stars

It’s Not How Good You Are, Its How Good You Want to Be
          Paul Arden

          4 stars

It’s Not How Good You Are, Its How Good You Want to Be

Paul Arden

4 stars

Managing Oneself
          Peter Ferdinand Drucker
          4 stars

Managing Oneself

Peter Ferdinand Drucker

4 stars

Breakfast at Tiffany’s: A Short Novel and Three Stories

          Truman Capote

          4 stars

Breakfast at Tiffany’s: A Short Novel and Three Stories

Truman Capote

4 stars

The Sense of an Ending

          Julian Barnes

          4 stars

The Sense of an Ending

Julian Barnes

4 stars

How to Read Wittgenstein

          Ray Monk

          3 stars

How to Read Wittgenstein

Ray Monk

3 stars

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

          Anne Lamott

          5 stars

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

Anne Lamott

5 stars

The 48 Laws of Power

          Robert Greene

          5 stars

The 48 Laws of Power

Robert Greene

5 stars

Designing Interactions

          Bill Moggridge

          5 stars

Designing Interactions

Bill Moggridge

5 stars

Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

          William Styron

          4 stars

Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

William Styron

4 stars

Steve Jobs

          Walter Isaacson

          4 stars

Steve Jobs

Walter Isaacson

4 stars

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Customer Development

          Brant Cooper

          4 stars

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Customer Development

Brant Cooper

4 stars

Thinking, Fast and Slow

          Daniel Kahneman

          5 stars

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman

5 stars

The Human Stain

          Philip Roth

          4 stars

The Human Stain

Philip Roth

4 stars

On the Shortness of Life

          Seneca

          5 stars

On the Shortness of Life

Seneca

5 stars

The Innovator’s Dilemma

          Clayton M. Christensen

          5 stars

The Innovator’s Dilemma

Clayton M. Christensen

5 stars

The Lean Startup

          Eric Ries

          4 stars

The Lean Startup

Eric Ries

4 stars

To the Lighthouse

          Virginia Woolf

          4 stars

To the Lighthouse

Virginia Woolf

4 stars

Understanding Design

          Kees Dorst

          3 stars

Understanding Design

Kees Dorst

3 stars

Function, Restraint, and Subversion in Typography

          J. Namdev Hardisty

          4 stars

Function, Restraint, and Subversion in Typography

J. Namdev Hardisty

4 stars

A Lover’s Discourse: Fragments

          Roland Barthes

          2 stars

A Lover’s Discourse: Fragments

Roland Barthes

2 stars

The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

          Alain De Botton

          4 stars

The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

Alain De Botton

4 stars

101 Things I Learned in Business School

          Michael W. Preis

          2 stars

101 Things I Learned in Business School

Michael W. Preis

2 stars

Dying Inside

          Robert Silverberg

          3 stars

Dying Inside

Robert Silverberg

3 stars

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

          Andrew Bolton

          4 stars

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Andrew Bolton

4 stars

The Timeless Way of Building

          Christopher Alexander

          4 stars

The Timeless Way of Building

Christopher Alexander

4 stars

Thinking Architecture

          Peter Zumthor

          4 stars

Thinking Architecture

Peter Zumthor

4 stars

Venus in Furs

          Leopold von Sacher Masoch

          4 stars

Venus in Furs

Leopold von Sacher Masoch

4 stars

End of the Affair

          Graham Greene

          3 stars

End of the Affair

Graham Greene

3 stars

The Art of Looking Sideways

          Alan Fletcher

          4 stars

The Art of Looking Sideways

Alan Fletcher

4 stars

The Invention of Morel

          Adolfo Bioy Casares

          3 stars

The Invention of Morel

Adolfo Bioy Casares

3 stars

The Art of Travel

          Alain De Botton

          4 stars

The Art of Travel

Alain De Botton

4 stars

Ariel

          Sylvia Plath

          3 stars

Ariel

Sylvia Plath

3 stars

Information Dashboard Design: The Effective Visual Communication of Data

          Stephen Few

          5 stars

Information Dashboard Design: The Effective Visual Communication of Data

Stephen Few

5 stars

A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy

          William B. Irvine

          4 stars

A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy

William B. Irvine

4 stars

Wetlands

          Charlotte Roche

          3 stars

Wetlands

Charlotte Roche

3 stars

Eating the Dinosaur

          Chuck Klosterman

          4 stars

Eating the Dinosaur

Chuck Klosterman

4 stars

Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems

          Steve Krug

          4 stars

Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems

Steve Krug

4 stars

The Medium is the Massage

          Marshall McLuhan

          4 stars

The Medium is the Massage

Marshall McLuhan

4 stars

Metaphors We Live By

          George Lakoff

          4 stars

Metaphors We Live By

George Lakoff

4 stars

Dan Flavin: A Retrospective

          Michael Govan

          3 stars

Dan Flavin: A Retrospective

Michael Govan

3 stars

If One Thing Matters, Everything Matters

          Wolfgang Tillmans

          2 stars

If One Thing Matters, Everything Matters

Wolfgang Tillmans

2 stars

The Voice Imitator

          Thomas Bernhard

          2 stars

The Voice Imitator

Thomas Bernhard

2 stars

Notes on the Synthesis of Form

          Christopher Alexander

          5 stars

Notes on the Synthesis of Form

Christopher Alexander

5 stars

101 Things I Learned in Fashion School

          Alfredo Cabrera

          4 stars

101 Things I Learned in Fashion School

Alfredo Cabrera

4 stars

Unknown Halsman

          Oliver Halsman Rosenberg

          4 stars

Unknown Halsman

Oliver Halsman Rosenberg

4 stars

Design: A Very Short Introduction

          John Heskett

          3 stars

Design: A Very Short Introduction

John Heskett

3 stars

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation

          Steven Johnson

          4 stars

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation

Steven Johnson

4 stars

Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design

          Khoi Vinh

          3 stars

Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design

Khoi Vinh

3 stars

Less and More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams

          Klaus Klemp

          4 stars

Less and More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams

Klaus Klemp

4 stars

Grid Systems in Graphic Design

          Josef Muller-Brockmann

          4 stars

Grid Systems in Graphic Design

Josef Muller-Brockmann

4 stars

I Wonder

          Marian Bantjes

          4 stars

I Wonder

Marian Bantjes

4 stars

The Vignelli Canon

          Massimo Vignelli

          4 stars

The Vignelli Canon

Massimo Vignelli

4 stars

C

          Tom McCarthy

          2 stars

C

Tom McCarthy

2 stars

Unspecial Effects for Graphic Designers

          Bob Gill

          3 stars

Unspecial Effects for Graphic Designers

Bob Gill

3 stars

Typographic Systems of Design

          Kimberly Elam

          4 stars

Typographic Systems of Design

Kimberly Elam

4 stars

Alexander McQueen: Genius of a Generation

          Kristin Knox

          4 stars

Alexander McQueen: Genius of a Generation

Kristin Knox

4 stars

Exquisite Pain

          Sophie Calle

          3 stars

Exquisite Pain

Sophie Calle

3 stars

Looker

          Richard Kern

          4 stars

Looker

Richard Kern

4 stars

Art Direction Explained, At Last!

          Steven Heller

          4 stars

Art Direction Explained, At Last!

Steven Heller

4 stars

101 Things I Learned in Architecture School

          Matthew Frederick

          5 stars

101 Things I Learned in Architecture School

Matthew Frederick

5 stars

Designers Don’t Read

          Austin Howe

          4 stars

Designers Don’t Read

Austin Howe

4 stars

Humble Masterpieces: Everyday Marvels of Design

          Paola Antonelli

          4 stars

Humble Masterpieces: Everyday Marvels of Design

Paola Antonelli

4 stars

A General Theory of Love

          Thomas Lewis, Fari Amini, Richard Lannon

          3 stars

A General Theory of Love

Thomas Lewis, Fari Amini, Richard Lannon

3 stars

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

          Edward R. Tufte

          5 stars

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

Edward R. Tufte

5 stars

Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works

          Erik Spiekermann

          3 stars

Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works

Erik Spiekermann

3 stars

Designed by Peter Saville

          Peter Saville

          5 stars

Designed by Peter Saville

Peter Saville

5 stars

White

          Kenya Hara

          3 stars

White

Kenya Hara

3 stars

Appointment with Sigmund Freud

          Sophie Calle

          4 stars

Appointment with Sigmund Freud

Sophie Calle

4 stars

Detail In Typography

          Jost Hochuli

          4 stars

Detail In Typography

Jost Hochuli

4 stars

The Design of Design

          Frederick P. Brooks Jr.

          4 stars

The Design of Design

Frederick P. Brooks Jr.

4 stars

Rework

          Jason Fried

          4 stars

Rework

Jason Fried

4 stars

Geometry of Design

          Kimberly Elam

          4 stars

Geometry of Design

Kimberly Elam

4 stars

Visual Grammar

          Christian Leborg

          3 stars

Visual Grammar

Christian Leborg

3 stars

Economy of the Unlost

          Anne Carson

          3 stars

Economy of the Unlost

Anne Carson

3 stars

Graphic Design: The New Basics

          Ellen Lupton

          3 stars

Graphic Design: The New Basics

Ellen Lupton

3 stars

Grid Systems: Principles of Organizing Type

          Kimberly Elam

          4 stars

Grid Systems: Principles of Organizing Type

Kimberly Elam

4 stars

Civilization and Its Discontents

          Sigmund Freud

          4 stars

Civilization and Its Discontents

Sigmund Freud

4 stars

The Laws of Simplicity

          John Maeda

          2 stars

The Laws of Simplicity

John Maeda

2 stars

Everyman

          Philip Roth

          4 stars

Everyman

Philip Roth

4 stars

The Eye

          Vladimir Nabokov

          3 stars

The Eye

Vladimir Nabokov

3 stars

Eros the Bittersweet

          Anne Carson

          4 stars

Eros the Bittersweet

Anne Carson

4 stars

Getting Real

          Jason Fried

          4 stars

Getting Real

Jason Fried

4 stars

Take Care of Yourself

          Sophie Calle

          5 stars

Take Care of Yourself

Sophie Calle

5 stars

The Unquiet Grave: A Word Cycle by Palinurus

          Cyril Connolly

          2 stars

The Unquiet Grave: A Word Cycle by Palinurus

Cyril Connolly

2 stars

Short Talks

          Anne Carson

          3 stars

Short Talks

Anne Carson

3 stars

If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho

          Anne Carson

          5 stars

If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho

Anne Carson

5 stars

The Black Swan

          Nassim Nicholas Taleb

          3 stars

The Black Swan

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

3 stars

Shop Class as Soulcraft

          Matthew B. Crawford

          5 stars

Shop Class as Soulcraft

Matthew B. Crawford

5 stars

The Consolations of Philosophy

          Alain De Botton

          4 stars

The Consolations of Philosophy

Alain De Botton

4 stars

What Are Intellectuals Good For?

          George Scialabba

          3 stars

What Are Intellectuals Good For?

George Scialabba

3 stars

Decreation

          Anne Carson

          4 stars

Decreation

Anne Carson

4 stars

Glass, Irony and God

          Anne Carson

          3 stars

Glass, Irony and God

Anne Carson

3 stars

Nox

          Anne Carson

          5 stars

Nox

Anne Carson

5 stars

Men in the Off Hours

          Anne Carson

          5 stars

Men in the Off Hours

Anne Carson

5 stars

Double Game

          Sophie Calle

          4 stars

Double Game

Sophie Calle

4 stars

Maxims

          La Rochefoucauld

          5 stars

Maxims

La Rochefoucauld

5 stars

Graphic Design Theory: Readings from the Field

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          3 stars

Graphic Design Theory: Readings from the Field

Helen Armstrong

3 stars

The Architecture of Happiness

          Alain De Botton

          4 stars

The Architecture of Happiness

Alain De Botton

4 stars

Interaction of Color

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          3 stars

Interaction of Color

Josef Albers

3 stars

Thinking with Type

          Ellen Lupton

          4 stars

Thinking with Type

Ellen Lupton

4 stars

Designing Visual Interfaces

          Kevin Mullet

          3 stars

Designing Visual Interfaces

Kevin Mullet

3 stars

Life and Times of Michael K: A Novel

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          2 stars

Life and Times of Michael K: A Novel

J. M. Coetzee

2 stars

The Basketball Diaries

          Jim Carroll

          3 stars

The Basketball Diaries

Jim Carroll

3 stars

Angels

          Denis Johnson

          4 stars

Angels

Denis Johnson

4 stars

Laughable Loves

          Milan Kundera

          2 stars

Laughable Loves

Milan Kundera

2 stars

Consider the Lobster and Other Essays

          David Foster Wallace

          4 stars

Consider the Lobster and Other Essays

David Foster Wallace

4 stars

A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again

          David Foster Wallace

          4 stars

A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again

David Foster Wallace

4 stars

Infinite Jest

          David Foster Wallace

          5 stars

Infinite Jest

David Foster Wallace

5 stars

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

          David Foster Wallace

          5 stars

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

David Foster Wallace

5 stars

Oblivion

          David Foster Wallace

          4 stars

Oblivion

David Foster Wallace

4 stars

Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!

          Richard P. Feynman

          4 stars

Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!

Richard P. Feynman

4 stars

The Game

          Neil Strauss

          3 stars

The Game

Neil Strauss

3 stars

The Coming Insurrection

          The Invisible Committee

          1 star

The Coming Insurrection

The Invisible Committee

1 star

Stoner

          John Williams

          5 stars

Stoner

John Williams

5 stars

Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees

          Lawrence Weschler

          5 stars

Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees

Lawrence Weschler

5 stars

Hatred of Democracy

          Jacques Rancière

          4 stars

Hatred of Democracy

Jacques Rancière

4 stars

The Beauty of the Husband

          Anne Carson

          3 stars

The Beauty of the Husband

Anne Carson

3 stars

The Thing About Life Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead

          David Shields

          4 stars

The Thing About Life Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead

David Shields

4 stars

Self-Made Man

          Norah Vincent

          4 stars

Self-Made Man

Norah Vincent

4 stars

On Love

          Alain de Botton

          3 stars

On Love

Alain de Botton

3 stars

Status Anxiety

          Alain De Botton

          5 stars

Status Anxiety

Alain De Botton

5 stars

Biology as Ideology: The Doctrine of DNA

          Richard C. Lewontin

          3 stars

Biology as Ideology: The Doctrine of DNA

Richard C. Lewontin

3 stars

Plainwater

          Anne Carson

          4 stars

Plainwater

Anne Carson

4 stars

Autobiography of Red

          Anne Carson

          5 stars

Autobiography of Red

Anne Carson

5 stars

The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century

          Alex Ross

          4 stars

The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century

Alex Ross

4 stars

White Teeth

          Zadie Smith

          4 stars

White Teeth

Zadie Smith

4 stars

The Dying Animal

          Philip Roth

          4 stars

The Dying Animal

Philip Roth

4 stars

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

          Junot Diaz

          5 stars

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Junot Diaz

5 stars

Can Love Last?: The Fate of Romance over Time

          Stephen A. Mitchell

          4 stars

Can Love Last?: The Fate of Romance over Time

Stephen A. Mitchell

4 stars

On Beauty

          Zadie Smith

          4 stars

On Beauty

Zadie Smith

4 stars

Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature

          Richard Rorty

          4 stars

Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature

Richard Rorty

4 stars

The Moviegoer

          Walker Percy

          1 star

The Moviegoer

Walker Percy

1 star

Mating

          Norman Rush

          3 stars

Mating

Norman Rush

3 stars

God Is Dead

          Ron Currie Jr.

          2 stars

God Is Dead

Ron Currie Jr.

2 stars

Violence

          Slavoj Zizek

          4 stars

Violence

Slavoj Zizek

4 stars