Creativity, Inc. Ed Catmull.
Interaction of Color. Josef Albers.
The Alchemist. Paulo Coelho.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Betty Smith.
A Little Book of Love: Buddhist Wisdom on Bringing Happiness to Ourselves and Our World. Moh Hardin.
This is the kind of book that changes my life by talking about being gentle and open. It’s better than any textbooks.
Learn Python the Hard Way. Zed A. Shaw.
The Selfish Gene. Richard Dawkins.
I’d like to know the connection between the biological sensation of the genes and the corresponding action on reproduction by the sensation. I want to know the nitty-gritty technical details that how the genes sense then make a decision..
What I Have Lived For. Bertrand Rusell.
Hackers and Painters. Paul Graham.
I strongly agree with Paul’s point about open source project – that’s the most efficient way to develop powerful products because there’s no limit of adding features and fixing bugs for the product.
A Brief History of Humankind. Yuval Harari.
Learned a lot about culture, policy, economics, etc – most things developed with human evolution. Thank Yuval!
Orphan Train. Christina Baker Kline.
The Shortest History of Europe. John Hirst.
The Ph.D. Grind. Philip J. Guo.
The Lady of the Gamellias. Alexandre Dumas, fils.
How the Steel Was Tempered. Alexander Ostrovsky.