The Book of Mormon
- Collection of records compiled and abridged by Mormon
I study this sacred text everyday and it helps me come closer to Jesus Christ and be a better person.
The Courage to be Disliked
- Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga
The world is simple. People can change. All problems are interpersonal relationship problems. Happiness is a feeling of contribution.
Criado-Perez exposes the gender data gap in our world. Our current systems and mindsets are biased in myriad ways.
Who Owns the Future?
Jaron Lanier cares about the sustainability of the internet and the whole technology sector, and he proposes some interesting ideas about how to achieve it.
The Soul of a New Machine
This is a brilliant piece of journalism and Kidder won the Pulitzer prize for it. It's a riveting tale of computer engineers.
Hackers and Painters
Brilliant insights about programming languages and computers in general. PG is great!
An enlightening novel about spirituality and the quest for Nirvana. I don't know how accurately this book portrays Buddhism, but I like the message.
- Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, and Anna Rosling Rönnlund
Rosling helps us see the world as it really is. It highlights underrated problems and updates our world-view to be accurate for the world of today (2018).
A Gentleman in Moscow
This novel is both funny and deeply satisfying, with many nuggets of pure gold throughout.
From Brokenness to Community
Jean Vanier seems to understand love.
The Prosperity Paradox
This book offers a blueprint for making a more prosperous society: local innovation that meets real needs.
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou beautifully tells the story of her shockingly difficult childhood years. Her courage is inspiring.
Stargirl is a beautifully non-comformist, selfless teenager.