Reading List 2018

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.”
Oscar Wilde

2018


december

The Nature of Technology by W. Brian Arthur
Tyrant by Stephen Greenblatt
One-way street by Walter Benjamin
Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino
Churchill by Paul Johnson
Delirious New York by Rem Koolhaas
The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa


november

Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
Conquest of the Useless by Werner Herzog
The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
Invisible Influence by Jonah Berger
Satantango by László Krasznahorkai
Ego Is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday


october

In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick
The Writings Of Marcel Duchamp by Marcel Duchamp
Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad


September

Autobiographie by Helmut Newton
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
American Witness by RJ Smith
The Obstacle Is the Way by Ryan Holiday
My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov


august

The Experimenters by Eva Diaz
A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
Kafka Was the Rage by Anatole Broyard
Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari
Susan Sontag: Complete Rolling Stone Interview by Jonathan Cott
Dancing Barefoot by Dave Thompson
The Coral Sea by Patti Smith


JULY

Thirteen Days by Robert F. Kennedy
The Trip to Echo Spring by Olivia Laing
Where the Heart Beats by Kay Larson
Close to the Knives by David Wojnarowicz
Figuring Jasper Johns by Fred Orton
Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice by Janet Malcolm


JUNE

The Cloven Viscount by Italo Calvino
Show Your Work by Austin Kleon
The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino
Cognitive Surplus by Clay Shirky
The Motivation Myth by Jeff Haden
The Lonely City by Olivia Laing


MAY

Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse
The Responsible Company by Yvon Chouinard
The Upcycle by Michael Braungart and William McDonough
The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea by Yukio Mishima
A noite e a madrugada by Fernando Namora


APRIL

A hermit in Paris by Italo Calvino
The Wisdom of Insecurity by Alan Watts
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell
Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan
Journey to the East by Hermann Hesse


MARCH

Pattern Recognition by William Gibson
Silence: In the Age of Noise by Erling Kagge
Conspiracy by Ryan Holiday
Streampunks by Robert Kyncl
The Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway
The General in His Labyrinth by Gabriel García Márquez


FEBRuary

Antifragile by Nassim Taleb
Gala by Dominique Bona
The art of immersion by Frank Rose
Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
Strength in Stillness by Bob Roth
Catching the Big Fish by David Lynch
The Path by Michael Puett


January

The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
The Castle of Crossed Destinies by Italo Calvino
The Mind's Eye by Henri Cartier-Bresson
The Club of Angels by Luis Fernando Verissimo