Non-Fiction

History

  • Books
    • Herodotus
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    • Thucydides
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    • Braudel
      • Civilization & Capitalism, 15th-18th Century
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      • The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II
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    • Burckhardt, The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy
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    • Hopkirk, The Great Game
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    • Rhodes, The Making of the Atomic Bomb
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    • E R Dodds, The Greeks and the Irrational
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    • Julius Caesar, Commentarii de Bello Civili
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  • Essays

 

Philosophy

  • Books
    • Nietzsche: Everything
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    • Hume: Everything
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    • Richardson, Nietzsche's New Darwinism
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    • Kaufmann, Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist
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    • Nick Land, A Nick Land Reader
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    • Hobbes, Leviathan
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  • Essays

 

Consciousness/Perception

 

Economics

 

Literary Criticism

  • Books
    • Goddard, The Meaning of Shakespeare
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  • Essays
    • Wilde, The Critic as Artist: With Some Remarks Upon the Importance of Doing Nothing
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    • C S Lewis, Hamlet: The Prince or the Poem?
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    • Houellebecq, H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life
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Social Science/Politics

  • Books
    • Timur Kuran, Private Truths, Public Lies
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    • Bryan Caplan, The Case Against Education
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    • Schumpeter, Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy
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    • Hanson & Simmler, The Elephant in the Brain
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  • Essays

 

Biology/Evolution/Genetics

 

Cultural Evolution/Gene-Culture Co-Evolution/Universal Darwinism

 

Biography/Autobiography/Memoirs/Diaries

  • Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson
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  • Stefan Zweig, The World of Yesterday
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  • Werner Herzog, Conquest of the Useless
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  • Watson, The Double Helix
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Travel

  • Bruce Chatwin, In Patagonia
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  • Henry Miller, The Colossus of Maroussi
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General/Other

  • Books
    • Barzun, From Dawn to Decadence
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    • G K Chesterton, In Defense of Sanity
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    • Rochefoucauld, Collected Maxims
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    • Borges, Selected Non-Fictions
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    • Cioran, A Short History of Decay
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    • Orwell, Inside the Whale and Other Essays
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    • Tetlock & Gardner, Superforecasting
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    • Darwin, The Voyage of the Beagle
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  • Essays
    • Peter Wessel Zapffe, The Last Messiah
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    • De Quincey, The English Mail-Coach
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    • Thomas Browne, Urne-Buriall
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    • Scott Alexander, The Control Group is Out of Control, Meditations on Moloch, Epistemic Learned Helplessness, Who By Very Slow Decay
    • J. B. S. Haldane, Daedalus, or Science and the Future
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Fiction

Prose

  • Roberto Bolano, 2666
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  • Borges, Labyrinths, The Aleph
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  • Calvino, Cosmicomics
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  • G K Chesterton, The Man Who Was Thursday
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  • Gass, The Tunnel
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  • Houellebecq
    • Whatever
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    • The Map and the Territory
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  • Lovecraft, At the Mountains of Madness
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  • Liu, Three-Body Trilogy
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  • Thomas Mann, The Magic Mountain
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  • Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian, or The Evening Redness in the West
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  • Melville
    • Bartleby the Scrivener
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    • Moby-Dick
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  • Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet
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  • Pynchon
    • Gravity's Rainbow
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    • Mason & Dixon
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    • Against the Day
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  • Robert Shea & Robert Anton Wilson, The Illuminatus! Trilogy
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  • Tolstoy, Hadji Murat
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  • Watts, Blindsight
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  • Gene Wolfe, The Book of the New Sun
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  • Virginia Woolf, The Waves
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Poetry

  • Homer
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  • Blake, Marriage of Heaven and Hell, Songs of Innocence and Experience
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  • Khayyam/Fitzgerald, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
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  • Cavafy, Collected Poems
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  • Shakespeare, Sonnets
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Comics

  • Gaiman, Sandman
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  • Carey, Lucifer
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  • Morrison, The Invisibles
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  • Morrison, The Filth
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