Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Books I read 2019

January
- Timeless Laws of Software Development, Jerry Fitzpatrick
- Writing to Learn, William Zinsser
- The End of the Affair, Graham Greene
- Beyond Legacy Code: Nine Practices to Extend the Life (and Value) of Your Software, David Scott Bernstein

February
- Refactoring Workbook, William C. Wake
- Binti, Nnedi Okorafor

March
- Home, Nnedi Okorafor
- The Night Masquerade, Nnedi Okorafor
- Developer Hegemony, Erik Dietrich
- The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, Arundhati Roy

April
- Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Tennessee Williams
- Closely Watched Trains (Ostře sledované vlaky), Bohumil Hrabal
- The Chalk Giants, Keith Roberts
- Behold the Man, Michael Moorcock
- Cutting It Short (Postřižiny), Bohumil Hrabal
- La bicicleta de Sumji (סומכי : סיפור לבני הנעורים על אהבה והרפתקאות), Amos Oz
- The Sheltering Sky, Paul Bowles

May
- Elsewhere, Perhaps (מקום אחר), Amos Oz
- Liminal Thinking: Create the Change You Want by Changing the Way You Think, Dave Gray

June
- The Turn of the Screw, Henry James
- A Tale of Love and Darkness (סיפור על אהבה וחושך), Amos Oz
- Touch the Water, Touch the Wind (לגעת במים, לגעת ברוח), Amos Oz
- The Third Man, The Fallen Idol, Graham Greene
- The Little Book of Stupidity: How We Lie to Ourselves and Don't Believe Others, Sia Mohajer
- Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death, Kurt Vonnegut
- The Little Town Where Time Stood Still (Městečko, kde se zastavil čas), Bohumil Hrabal

July
- Offshore, Petros Márkaris
- Martian Time-Slip, Philip K. Dick
- Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, Adam Grant
- Object-Oriented Reengineering Patterns, Serge Demeyer, Stéphane Ducasse and Oscar Nierstrasz

August
- The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner (The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner, Uncle Ernest, Mr Raynor the Schoolteacher, The Fishing-boat Picture, Noah's Ark, On Saturday Afternoon, The Match, The Disgrace of Jim Scarfedale, The Decline and Fall of Frankie Buller), Alan Sillitoe
- My Michael (מיכאל שלי), Amos Oz
- The Sirens of Titan, Kurt Vonnegut
- Up the Junction, Nell Dunn
- A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney
- Stumbling on Happiness, Daniel Todd Gilbert
- Surfacing, Margaret Atwood
- Soldados de Salamina, Javier Cercas

September
- Monday Begins on Saturday (Понедельник начинается в субботу), Arkady Strugatsky and Boris Strugatsky
- Warlight, Michael Ondaatje
- Agile Technical Practices Distilled: A Journey Toward Mastering Software Design, Pedro Moreira Santos, Marco Consolaro, and Alessandro Di Gioia
- Capitalist Realism, Mark Fisher
- Black Box Thinking: The Surprising Truth About Success, Matthew Syed
- Otra vida por vivir (Μια ζωή ακόμα), Theodor Kallifatides
- The fine art of small talk, Debra fine

October
- Sally Heathcote. Sufragista (Sally Heathcote: Suffragette), Mary M. Talbot, Kate Charlesworth and Bryan Talbot
- Little Man, What Now? (Kleiner Mann – was nun?), Hans Fallada
- Ser Mujer Negra en España, Desirée Bela-Lobedde
- How to Fight, Thich Nhat Hanh
- Capitalism: A Ghost Story, Arundhati Roy
- The Mask of Dimitrios, Eric Ambler
- On the Shortness of Life (De brevitate vitae), Seneca
- Recordarán tu nombre, Lorenzo Silva

November
- Star Maker, William Stapledon
- The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking, Oliver Burkeman

December
- Mr. Kafka: And Other Tales from the Time of the Cult (Inzerát na dům, ve kterém už nechci bydlet), Bohumil Hrabal
- A Kind of Loving, Stan Barstow
- If Beale Street Could Talk, James Baldwin
- Atomic Habits, James Clear
- El día que Nietzsche lloró (When Nietzsche Wept), Irvin D. Yalom
- Próxima estación, Atenas (Η Αθήνα της μιας διαδρομής), Petros Márkaris
- La noche de la iguana (The Night of the Iguana), Tennessee Williams
- The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms, Nassim Nicholas Taleb
- Berlín. Ciudad de piedras (Berlin: City of Stones), Jason Lutes
- Animal Farm, George Orwell
- Meditaciones (Ta eis heauton), Marco Aurelio
- The Art of Controversy (Eristische Dialektik: Die Kunst, Recht zu behalten), Arthur Schopenhauer
- Malaherba, Manuel Jabois
- El llano en llamas, Juan Rulfo

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Books I read (January - September 2019)

January
- Timeless Laws of Software Development, Jerry Fitzpatrick
- Writing to Learn, William Zinsser
- The End of the Affair, Graham Greene
- Beyond Legacy Code: Nine Practices to Extend the Life (and Value) of Your Software, David Scott Bernstein

February
- Refactoring Workbook, William C. Wake
- Binti, Nnedi Okorafor

March
- Home, Nnedi Okorafor
- The Night Masquerade, Nnedi Okorafor
- Developer Hegemony, Erik Dietrich
- The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, Arundhati Roy

April
- Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Tennessee Williams
- Closely Watched Trains (Ostře sledované vlaky), Bohumil Hrabal
- The Chalk Giants, Keith Roberts
- Behold the Man, Michael Moorcock
- Cutting It Short (Postřižiny), Bohumil Hrabal
- La bicicleta de Sumji (סומכי : סיפור לבני הנעורים על אהבה והרפתקאות), Amos Oz
- The Sheltering Sky, Paul Bowles

May
- Elsewhere, Perhaps (מקום אחר), Amos Oz
- Liminal Thinking: Create the Change You Want by Changing the Way You Think, Dave Gray

June
- The Turn of the Screw, Henry James
- A Tale of Love and Darkness (סיפור על אהבה וחושך), Amos Oz
- Touch the Water, Touch the Wind (לגעת במים, לגעת ברוח), Amos Oz
- The Third Man, The Fallen Idol, Graham Greene
- The Little Book of Stupidity: How We Lie to Ourselves and Don't Believe Others, Sia Mohajer
- Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death, Kurt Vonnegut
- The Little Town Where Time Stood Still (Městečko, kde se zastavil čas), Bohumil Hrabal

July
- Offshore, Petros Márkaris
- Martian Time-Slip, Philip K. Dick
- Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, Adam Grant
- Object-Oriented Reengineering Patterns, Serge Demeyer, Stéphane Ducasse and Oscar Nierstrasz

August
- The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner (The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner, Uncle Ernest, Mr Raynor the Schoolteacher, The Fishing-boat Picture, Noah's Ark, On Saturday Afternoon, The Match, The Disgrace of Jim Scarfedale, The Decline and Fall of Frankie Buller), Alan Sillitoe
- My Michael (מיכאל שלי), Amos Oz
- The Sirens of Titan, Kurt Vonnegut
- Up the Junction, Nell Dunn
- A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney
- Stumbling on Happiness, Daniel Todd Gilbert
- Surfacing, Margaret Atwood
- Soldados de Salamina, Javier Cercas

September
- Monday Begins on Saturday (Понедельник начинается в субботу), Arkady Strugatsky and Boris Strugatsky
- Warlight, Michael Ondaatje
- Agile Technical Practices Distilled: A Journey Toward Mastering Software Design, Pedro Moreira Santos, Marco Consolaro, and Alessandro Di Gioia
- Capitalist Realism, Mark Fisher
- Black Box Thinking: The Surprising Truth About Success, Matthew Syed
- Otra vida por vivir (Μια ζωή ακόμα), Theodor Kallifatides
- The fine art of small talk, Debra fine