On my shelf waiting to be read:

  • The Black Swan - by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Finance + Probability)
  • Collapse - by Jared Diamond (History + Society)
  • The Age of Spiritual Machines - by Raymond Kurzweil (Computing + Philosophy)
  • The Fabric of Reality - by David Deutsch (Physics + Philosophy)
  • I am a Strange Loop - by Douglas Hofstadter (Philosophy)
  • The Singularity is Near - by Raymond Kurzweil (Computing + Philosophy)
  • The Information - by James Gleick (Computing + History)
  • Chaos - by James Gleick (General science)
  • The Happiness of Pursuit: What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About the Good Life - by Shimon Edelman (Psychology)
  • Struck by Lightning - by Jeffrey S. Rosenthal (Probability)

Further suggestions very welcome :) e-mail me: zoya[at]mit[dot]edu (it is a property of my to-read list that it grows faster than it shrinks - and I have to say I like it that way)