Random Badassery

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Recommended Reading List

A list of recommended books for listeners to further their understanding of our rambling conversations. These are books that have shown up many times in the podcast over the years, and will probably come up again and again in the future.

  1. Dune | Frank Herbert
  2. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism | Shoshana Zuboff
  3. The Catcher in the Rye | J.D. Salinger
  4. The Coddling of the American Mind | Greg Lukianoff & Jonathan Haidt
  5. The New York Trilogy | Paul Auster
  6. Fully Present | Susan L. Smalley & Diana Winston
  7. Digital Minimalism | Cal Newport
  8. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle | Haruki Murakami
  9. Start with Why | Simon Sinek
  10. Tiny Beautiful Things | Cheryl Strayed
  11. Slaughterhouse-Five | Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
  12. The Tipping Point | Malcolm Gladwell
  13. A Field Guide to Getting Lost | Rebecca Solnit
  14. SuperBetter | Jane McGonigal
  15. The Naked Sun | Isaac Asimov
  16. So, You've Been Publicly Shamed | Jon Ronson
  17. Hip: The History | John Leland
  18. In Search of Lost TIme (Swann's Way) | Marcel Proust
  19. Freakonomics | Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
  20. As a Man Thinketh | James Allen
  21. Crime & Punishment | Fyodor Dostoevsky
  22. The Shallows | Nicholas Carr
  23. Working Days | John Steinbeck
  24. Steve Jobs | Walter Isaascson