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Any (light) book recommendations to read- non fictional, not self-help. Psychology, abstract, biography, science, human evolution, how our mind works, etc..

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Anything by Michae Lewis: write the Big Short, and Moneyball.

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Shantaram.

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I love Freakonomics.

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Anything by Sam Kean- all stuff on the history of scientific discovery, and FASCINATING. Dead Wake is also excellent non-fiction.

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So many of the Malcolm Gladwell ones. You maybe have already checked those out. Also I heard an NPR thing about this French scientist who studies the emotions of chimps, and he had a book that sounded amazing but forgot the title - you could find by googling.

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In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations that Changed the World The Signal and The Noise by Nate Silver

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Biography/Memoir - Show Dog by Phil Knight (founder of Nike). It’s truly one of my favorite reads and the way he turned his passion for shoes into a reality is infectious!

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How not to be wrong

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Just finished this! Great book.

The daily stoic. Short reads dissecting Marcus Aurelius and other stoics. Just a different way of thinking

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Thinking Fast and Slow by Dan Kahneman. One of the best I’ve read. And Gene by Sidhartha Mukherjee

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