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Book Recommendations

Every week, I publish a newsletter with a book recommendation. Here are the books that made the cut:

June 19, 2024The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom

June 12, 2024Mortality by Christopher Hitchens

June 5, 2024Reader Come Home by Maryanne Wolf

May 29, 2024Unveiled by Yasmine Mohammed

May 22, 2024The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz

May 15, 2024Fluke by Brian Klaas

May 8, 2024King of the Bingo Game by Ralph Ellison

May 1, 2024Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty

April 17, 2024Atomic Habits by James Clear

April 10, 2024Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson

April 3, 2024Time Management for Mortals by Oliver Burkeman

March 27, 2024The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

March 20, 2024Peak by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool

March 13, 2024Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

March 6, 2024Achilles in Vietnam by Jonathan Shaw

February 28, 2024BearTown by Frederik Backman

February 21, 2024Hiking with Nietzsche by John Kaag

February 14, 2024The Denial of Death by Earnest Becker

February 7, 2024The Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt

January 31, 2024On Writing Well by William Zinsser