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The Science of Liberty

The Science of Liberty

Timothy Ferris

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The Rise And Fall Of American Growth

The Rise And Fall Of American Growth

Robert J. Gordon

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The Gallic Wars

The Gallic Wars

Julius Caesar

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The Death and Life of Great American Cities

The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Jane Jacobs

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How We Got To Now

How We Got To Now

Steven Johnson

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The Extension of Man

The Extension of Man

J.D. Bernal

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Mao: The Unknown Story

Mao: The Unknown Story

Jung Chang

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The Story of Civilization: Rousseau and Revolution

The Story of Civilization: Rousseau and Revolution

Will & Ariel Durant

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In Patagonia

In Patagonia

Bruce Chatwin

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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant

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Intellectual Life in the Middle Ages

Intellectual Life in the Middle Ages

Lesley M. Smith

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Nassim Taleb: "Excellent book"

My Forty Years with Ford

My Forty Years with Ford

Charles E Sorensen

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The Constitutional Convention

The Constitutional Convention

James Madison

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The Lives of the Artists

The Lives of the Artists

Giorgio Vasari

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Clocks and Culture

Clocks and Culture

Carlo M. Cipolla

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Lost in Shangri-La

Lost in Shangri-La

Mitchell Zuckoff

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The Fourth Turning

The Fourth Turning

William Strauss

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The Information

The Information

James Gleick

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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

Jung Chang

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Road to Wigan Pier

Road to Wigan Pier

George Orwell

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Kelly

Kelly

Clarence L. Johnson

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The City In History

The City In History

Lewis Mumford

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Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege

Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege

Antony Beevor

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Between The World And Me

Between The World And Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates

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Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

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Flu

Flu

Gina Kolata

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The Story of Civilization: The Age of Reason Begins

The Story of Civilization: The Age of Reason Begins

Will & Ariel Durant

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Generations

Generations

William Strauss

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The Story of Civilization: The Age of Faith

The Story of Civilization: The Age of Faith

Will Durant

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The Great Crash of 1929

The Great Crash of 1929

John Kenneth Galbraith

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Life in the English Country House

Life in the English Country House

Mark Girouard

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Guns, Sails, and Empires

Guns, Sails, and Empires

Carlo M. Cipolla

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Paul Graham: "Amazing"

Sam Altman: "It was excellent!"

Moorish Spain

Moorish Spain

Richard Fletcher

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The Spectator

The Spectator

Joseph Addison

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Science and Method

Science and Method

Henri Poincaré

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The Story of Civilization: The Age of Napoleon

The Story of Civilization: The Age of Napoleon

Will & Ariel Durant

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The Story of Civilization: The Age of Voltaire

The Story of Civilization: The Age of Voltaire

Will & Ariel Durant

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Dancing In The Glory Of Monsters

Dancing In The Glory Of Monsters

Jason K. Stearns

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Modern Times

Modern Times

Paul Johnson

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The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

Steven Pinker

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Pandaemonium

Pandaemonium

Humphrey Jennings

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The Story of Civilization: The Life of Greece

The Story of Civilization: The Life of Greece

Will Durant

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Fate Is The Hunter

Fate Is The Hunter

Ernest Gann

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Plants of the Gods

Plants of the Gods

Richard Evans Schultes

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Tim Ferriss: "A fantastic book"

The Wealth and Poverty of Nations

The Wealth and Poverty of Nations

David Landes

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A History of Knowledge: Past, Present, and Future

A History of Knowledge: Past, Present, and Future

Charles Van Doren

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How The West Grew Rich

How The West Grew Rich

Nathan Rosenberg

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All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

Erich Maria Remarque

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The Story of Civilization: Caesar and Christ

The Story of Civilization: Caesar and Christ

Will Durant

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Memoirs or Chronicle of the Fourth Crusade and the Conquest of Constantinople

Memoirs or Chronicle of the Fourth Crusade and the Conquest of Constantinople

Geoffrey de Villehardouin

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The Story of Philosophy

The Story of Philosophy

Will Durant

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The Meaning of the 21st Century

The Meaning of the 21st Century

James Martin

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The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads

Peter Frankopan

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Fermat's Enigma

Fermat's Enigma

Simon Singh

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One of three books Chamath Palihapitiya tells new graduates to read.

The Upright Thinkers

The Upright Thinkers

Leonard Mlodinow

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The New Penguin Atlas of Ancient History

The New Penguin Atlas of Ancient History

Colin McEvedy

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The House of Rothschild

The House of Rothschild

Niall Ferguson

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A History of Rome

A History of Rome

Moses Hadas

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Food of the Gods

Food of the Gods

Terence McKenna

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On Trails

On Trails

Robert Moor

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From Third World to First

From Third World to First

Lee Kuan Yew

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Endurance

Endurance

Alfred Lansing

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The Golden Trade of the Moors

The Golden Trade of the Moors

E. W. Bovill

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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

Nathaniel Philbrick

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One of Richard Branson's top books to read in a lifetime.

America's War for the Greater Middle East

America's War for the Greater Middle East

Andrew Bacevich

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Yuval Noah Harari

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Ignition!

Ignition!

John Drury Clark

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One of Elon Musk's favorite books about space.

Washington: The Indispensable Man

Washington: The Indispensable Man

James Thomas Flexner

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