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Currently Reading

  1. How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching by Susan A. Ambrose, Michael W. Bridges, Michele DiPietro, Marsha C. Lovett, Marie K. Norman, Richard E. Mayer (e-book, library – blog post with the principles)
  2. From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
  3. Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  4. Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown
  5. Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

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Up Next

  1. Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism by Safia Noble
  2. The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred by Chanda Prescod-Weinstein
  3. A Quiet Revolution: The Veil’s Resurgence, from the Middle East to America by Leila Ahmed

Someday

  1. Smoketown: The Untold Story of the Other Great Black Renaissance by Mark Whitaker
  2. Category Theory for Programmers by Bartoz Milewski
  3. Radical Candor by Kim Scott
  4. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankel
  5. The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
  6. Book One: The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
  7. Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Oulo
  8. Ninth Street Women by Mary Gabriel
  9. Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn by David Hajdu
  10. American Indians and National Parks by Michael F. Turek, Robert H. Keller
  11. How Long ’til Black Future Month?: Stories by N.K. Jemisin (paused)
  12. Short Stories in Spanish for Beginners by Olly Richards (paused)
  13. How Not To Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg (paused)

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2021

  1. Women, Race, and Class by Angela Davis
  2. Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  3. Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation by Rev. angel Kyodo Williams, Lama Rod Owens, Jasmine Syedullah (audio)
  4. Beyond the Valley: How Innovators around the World Are Overcoming Inequality and Creating the Technologies of Tomorrow by Ramesh Srinivasan (audio)
  5. Keep Going by Austin Kleon
  6. Redefining Realness by Janet Mock (audio)
  7. How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics by Eugenia Cheng
  8. Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler (audio)
  9. How We Learn by Benedict Carey (audio, library)
  10. Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler (audio, library)

2020

  1. Stamped From The Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
  2. The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee by David Treuer (audio)
  3. Deep Work by Cal Newport (audio)
  4. Wow, No Thank You: Essays by Samantha Irby
  5. So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oulo
  6. Fooled By Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  7. Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon
  8. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  9. The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante
  10. My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
  11. Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brené Brown
  12. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong (SO GOOOD!!!)

2019

  1. Go Ahead In The Rain: Notes To A Tribe Called Quest by Hanif Abdurraqib
  2. Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women in Computing by Jane Margolis and Alan Fisher
  3. Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy #1) by Marlon James
  4. Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World by Penelope Bagieu
  5. How to Be An Antiracist by Ibram Kendi
  6. Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Ann Tatum
  7. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  8. Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language by Gretchen McCulloh
  9. Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino
  10. Becoming by Michelle Obama
  11. All About Love by bell hooks
  12. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil De Grasse Tyson
  13. Show Your Work by Austin Kleon

2018

  1. Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport
  2. Educated by Tara Westover
  3. Team Human by Douglas …
  4. Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon Brando
  5. Creative Quest by Questlove
  6. Where’d You Go Bernadette …
  7. A Gentleman in Moscow
  8. Killing Commentadore by Murakami

Memorable Books Pre-2018

  1. How the Gringos Stole Tequila by Chantal ….
  2. When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron
  3. Technically Wrong by Sara Wachter-Boettcher
  4. Imbibe by David something
  5. Murakami books (Kafka on the Shore, Norwegian Wood, Sputnik Sweetheart, Cuckoo’s, IQ89)