Yakov Shklarov – Reading recommendations

A handful of non-technical books and articles that I enjoyed, in no particular order:

Nonfiction books

Brian Hayes – Infrastructure: A Field Guide to the Industrial Landscape (2005)

William W. Cohen – A Computer Scientist's Guide to Cell Biology (2007)

Sergey Alexashenko – Cortical Circuitry (2017)

Francis Spufford – Red Plenty (2010)

Percy Williams Bridgman – The Intelligent Individual and Society (1938)

Barbara O'Brien – Operators and Things: The Inner Life of a Schizophrenic (1958)

Clayton Atreus – Two Arms and a Head: The Death of a Newly Paraplegic Philosopher (2008)

Robert Macfarlane – The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot (2012)

Fiction books

Stanisław Lem – His Master's Voice (1968)

Liu Cixin – The Three-Body Problem (2008)

Анджей Сапковский – Ведьмак: Меч Предназначения (1992) (English translation)

Mervyn Peake – The Illustrated Gormenghast Trilogy (2011; first published 1946–1959)

Aldous Huxley – Brave New World (1932)

Ernest Hemingway – In Our Time (1925)

Gabriel García Márquez – One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967)


Neal Stephenson – Mother Earth Mother Board (1996)


Bit Player (Brian Hayes)

Dan Luu

A Collection of Unmitigated Pedantry (Bret C. Devereaux)

The Scholar's Stage (Tanner Greer)