Sunday, September 30, 2018

Books I read (January - September 2018)

- The Plateau Effect: Getting from Stuck to Success, Bob Sullivan & Hugh Thompson
- The Thirty-Nine Steps, John Buchan
- Memento Mori, Muriel Spark
- Cosmonauta, Pep Brocal
- The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare, G. K. Chesterton
- Ébano, Alberto Vázquez-Figueroa
- The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life, Mark Manson
- The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde

- The Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett
- This Is Water, David Foster Wallace
- Judas, Amos OZ
- Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro.
- Microservice Architecture: Aligning Principles, Practices, and Culture, Mike Amundsen, Matt McLarty, Ronnie Mitra, Irakli Nadareishvili

- On Anarchism, Noam Chomsky
- The Fire Next Time, James Baldwin
- Esperanza en la oscuridad, La historia jamás contada del poder de la gente (Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities), Rebecca Solnit
- The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia, Ursula K. Leguin
- Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software, Michael T. Nygard

- Sin blanca en Paris y Londres (Down and Out in Paris and London), George Orwell
- The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (Il giardino dei Finzi-Contini), Giorgio Bassani
- Test Driven Development: By Example, Kent Beck (2nd time)
- Just Enough: Tools for Creating Success in Your Work and Life, Laura Nash and Howard Stevenson
- The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Leguin
- The Heat of the Day, Elizabeth Bowen

- Radetzky March (Radetzkymarsch), Joseph Roth
- Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller
- A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry
- Improve Your People Skills: Build and Manage Relationships, Communicate Effectively, Understand Others, and Become the Ultimate People Person, Patrick King
- Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, Edwin Abbott
- The Hard Truth About Soft Skills: Workplace Lessons Smart People Wish They'd Learned Sooner, Peggy Klaus

- The Little Guide to Empathetic Technical Leadership, Alex Harms
- Patria, Fernando Aramburu
- How to Be an Imperfectionist: The New Way to Fearlessness, Confidence, and Freedom from Perfectionism, Stephen Guise
- Dragon's Egg, Robert L. Forward

- Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, Cal Newport
- Essay and report writing skills, The Open University
- El candelabro enterrado (Der begrabene Leuchter), Stefan Zweig
- To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design, Henry Petroski
- La evolución de Calpurnia Tate (The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate), Jacqueline Kelly
- The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale, Joseph Conrad
- Men Explain Things to Me, Rebecca Solnit
- Facts And Fallacies Of Software Engineering, Robert L. Glass

- The Lonely Londoners, Samuel Selvon
- El poder y la palabra: 10 ensayos sobre lenguaje, política y verdad, (Spilling the Spanish Beans, New Words, Literature and Totalitarianism, Pamphlet Literature, Propaganda and Demotic Speech, The Prevention of Literature, Politics and the English Language, In Front of Your Nose, Writers and the Leviathan, The Principles of Newspeak), George Orwell
- Comportarse como adultos: mi batalla contra el establishment europeo, (Adults in the Room: My Battle With Europe's Deep Establishment), Yanis Varoufakis
- Patterns of Software: Tales from the Software Community, Richard P. Gabriel
- Passing, Nella Larsen
- Why Information Grows: The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies, César A. Hidalgo
- The Martians of Science: Five Physicists Who Changed the Twentieth Century, István Hargittai

- On Dialogue, David Bohm
- The Alteration, Kingsley Amis
- Pavane, Keith Roberts
- The Logic of Failure: Recognizing and Avoiding Error in Complex Situations, Dietrich Dörner
- Extending and developing your thinking skills, The Open University

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