2023 Book Reading List

Here is my list for 2023 in no particular order, it includes books from various backgrounds ranging from Austrain economics, politics, history, and so much more! Hope you enjoy it!

The 52 book list

  1. Philosophy, Politics, and Economics: An Introduction - Gerald F. Gaus, John Thrasher
  2. Anatomy of the State - Murray N. Rothbard
  3. The Theory of Money and Credit - Ludwig von Mises
  4. Liberalism: The Classical Tradition - Ludwig von Mises
  5. The Anti-capitalistic Mentality - Ludwig von Mises
  6. Human Action: A Treatise on Economics - Ludwig von Mises
  7. The Inner Citadel: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius - Pierre Hadot
  8. The Blocksize War: The battle for control over Bitcoin’s protocol rules - Jonathan Bier
  9. The Emperor's New Road: China and the Project of the Century - Jonathan E. Hillman
  10. Why Information Grows: The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies - Cesar A. Hidalgo
  11. The Order of Time - Carlo Rovelli
  12. "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character - Richard P. Feynman
  13. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism - Shoshana Zuboff
  14. The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind - Julian Jaynes
  15. Perilous Interventions: The Security Council and the Politics of Chaos - Hardeep Singh Puri
  16. The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor - William Easterly
  17. The Status Syndrome: How Social Standing Affects Our Health and Longevity - Michael G. Marmot
  18. Scale: The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Sustainability, and the Pace of Life in Organisms, Cities, Economies, and Companies - Geoffrey B. West
  19. The Last Lecture - Randy Pausch
  20. Human Compatible: Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control - Stuart Russell
  21. The Ethics of Money Production - Jörg Guido Hülsmann
  22. Bitcoin: Sovereignty through mathematics - Knut Svanholm
  23. The Price of Tomorrow: Why Deflation is the Key to an Abundant Future - Jeff Booth
  24. More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite - Sebastian Mallaby
  25. Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World - Jack Weatherford
  26. Civilized to Death: What Was Lost on the Way to Modernity - Christopher Ryan
  27. The Gray Lady Winked: How the New York Times's Misreporting, Distortions and Fabrications Radically Alter History - Ashley Rindsberg
  28. Stalin's War: A New History of World War II - Sean McMeekin
  29. The Future Is Asian - Parag Khanna
  30. From Third World to First: The Singapore Story: 1965-2000 - Lee Kuan Yew
  31. End the Fed - Ron Paul
  32. Why Nations Fail - Daron Acemoglu
  33. How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence - Michael Pollan
  34. The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company - Robert Iger
  35. How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life - Scott Adams
  36. Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies - Nick Bostrom
  37. Democracy: The God That Failed - Hans-Hermann Hoppe
  38. Free Speech: A History from Socrates to Social Media - Jacob Mchangama
  39. The Long Game: China's Grand Strategy to Displace American Order - Rush Doshi
  40. The Millionaire Fast Lane: Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime - M.J. DeMarco
  41. Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East - Nader Hashemi
  42. Islamic Empires: Fifteen Cities that Define a Civilization - Justin Marozzi
  43. The Euro: And its Threat to the Future of Europe - Joseph E. Stiglitz
  44. Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany - Norman Ohler
  45. Lenin on the Train - Catherine Merridale
  46. Building Jerusalem - Tristram Hunt
  47. A Line in the Sand - James Barr
  48. Trouble in Paradise - Slavoj Zizek
  49. Prisoners of Geography - Tim Marshall
  50. False Dawn - Steven A. Cook
  51. Stone Men The Palestinians Who Built Israel - Andrew Ross
  52. Losing the Long Game - Philip H. Gordon