Reading Diary

I love learning — it makes me happy. At the same time, it makes me pile up books, reminding me of all the things that I do not know and probably never will. This site keeps track of my humble attempt to fight back.. (I don’t endorse everything I read.)

April 2023

Wolf: The Crisis of Democratic Capitalism

Mill: On Liberty

Ziegler: Rawls in 60 Minuten

Coates: Why the Dutch are different: A Journey into the hidden Heart of the Netherlands

Spiegelman: The Complete MAUS: A Survivor’s Tale

February 2023

Well: Artificial Condition

Hall: Aristotle’s Way

Koga and Kishimi: The Courage to be Disliked

Vonnegut: Mother Night

Januar 2023

Kracht: faserland

December 2022

Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Lehdonvirta: Cloud Empires

November 2022

Ellis: American Psycho

October 2022

Lanier: You Are Not a Gadget

September 2022

Zweig: Verwirrung der Gefühle

August 2022

Tolle: The Power of Now

January 2021 — July 2022

Between January 2021 and July 2022, I unfortunately didn’t keep track of my reading. As a result, my level of reading dropped. It’s curious how incentives and self-logging work.

December 2020

Shadbolt: The Digital Ape

Davis: How Artifacts Afford

November 2020

Downe: Good Services

September 2020

Benkler: The Wealth of Networks

Bryson: A Short History of Nearly Everything

Lessig: Code v2.0

July 2020

Rilke: Briefe an einen jungen Dichter

Huxley: Brave New World

Wu: The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age

Benjamin: Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code

June 2020

Schön & Heilmann: NEUSTAAT: Politik und Staat müssen sich ändern.

May 2020

Feibelman: A PhD is not enough! A Guide to Survival in Science

April 2020

Butterick: Practical Typography

Truong: Professional Web Typography

Newport: Digital Minimalism

Carnegie: How to Win Friends and Influence People

Eisner: A Contract With God

Rowling: Harry Potter et la Chambre des Secrets

Seneca: Zum Vergnügen (Reclam)

March 2020

Goscinny & Sempé: Le Petit Nicholas (Reclam)

February 2020

Greenway and others: Digital transformation at scale

Voss: Never split the difference

January 2020

Zuboff: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

December 2019

Remarque: Im Westen nichts Neues

November 2019

Borgatti and others: Analyzing Social Networks

Mankiw: Principles of Economics

September 2019

Goethe: Fünfzig Gedichte (Reclam)

Ende: Momo

Kafka: Die Verwandlung

Bryson: A Walk in the Woods

Norman: The Design of Everyday Things

August 2019

Goethe: Faust. Der Tragödie Erster Teil.

O’Hara & Shadbolt: The Spy in the Coffee Machine

Hörhan: Investmentpunk

Concept copied from my friend Máté Kovács-Deák.