Carlos Rodrigo Turner

Non-Fiction

Economics

Wealth of Nations – Adam Smith
The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money – John Maynard Keynes
Global Economic History – Robert C Allen
Economy in one lesson – Hazlitt
Principles of Economics – Alfred Marshall
Ascent of Money – Niall Ferguson

Investing/Business

The Intelligent Investor – Benjamin Graham
Poor Charlie’s Almanack – Charlie Munger
Principles – Ray Dalio
Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street – John Brooks

Science

Cosmos – Carl Sagan
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics – Carlo Rovelli
On the origin of Species – Charles Darwin
An Introduction to Animal Behaviour – Aubrey Manning
The Blind Watchmaker – Richard Dawkins
The Greatest show on earth – Richard Dawkins
The Magic of reality – Richard Dawkins
The Selfish Gene – Richard Dawkins
Astrophysics for people in a hurry – Neil Degrasse Tyson
The Future of Humanity – Michio Kaku
A brief History of Time – Stephen Hawking
A briefer history of Time – Stephen Hawking
Theory of everything – Stephen Hawking
A New Kind Of Science – Stephen Wolfram
How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems – Randall Munroe
Biomimicry – Janine Benyus
Origins – Neil deGrasse Tyson
Philosophiæ naturalis principia mathematica – Isaac Newton
Seis Piezas fáciles – Richard Feynman
Everything You Need to Ace Math in One Big Fat Notebook – Ouida Newton
Thing explainer – XKCD
The Feynman Lectures on Physics – Richard Feynman
Factfulness – Hans Rosling
Gödel, Escher, Bach – Douglas Hofstadter

Design

The Design of Everyday Things – Don Norman
Cradle to cradle – William McDonough

Energy

Energy – Vaclav Smil
Sustainable energy without the hot air – David J C MacKay

Internet and tech

How the Internet Happened: From Netscape to the iPhone – Brian McCullough
Law accelerating returns – Ray Kurzweil
Singularity – Ray Kurzweil
The Code Book: The Secrets Behind Codebreaking – Simon Singh
Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction – Dan Gardner, Philip E. Tetlock

Programming

The Pragmatic Programmer: your journey to mastery – David Thomas, Andrew Hunt

AI

Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans – Melanie Mitchell
Superintelligence – Nick Bostrom
The AI Revolution: The Road to Superintelligence – Tim Urban

Blockchain

Big data

Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live – Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Kenneth Cukier
Big Data Now: 2012 Edition – O’Reilly

History

How the Scots invented the modern world – Arthur L. Herman
Historia de la arquitectura – Bill Risebero
The World: A Brief Introduction – Richas Haas
Homo Deus – Yuval Noah Harari
Sapiens – Yuval Noah Harari
21 Lessons for the 21st Century – Yuval Noah Harari
The Square And The Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power – Niall Ferguson
The Lessons of History – Will Durant
Scotland: A Very Short Introduction – Rab Houston
Origin big history – David Christian
La Increible Historia De La Medicina – Jean-Noël Fabiani, Philippe Bercovici
An Essay on the Principle of Population – Thomas Robert Malthus

Biographies

Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill: A Brief Account of a Long Life – Gretchen Rubin
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin – Benjamin Franklin
Isaac Newton – James Gleick
Autobiography of Theodore Roosevelt – Theodore Roosevelt
Autobiography of Winston Churchill – Winston S. Churchill
My Early Life: The Autobiography – Winston S. Churchill
Benjamin Franklin – Walter Isaacson
Alan M. Turing – Sara Turing
The Innovators – Walter Isaacson
All the Adventures of a Curious Character – Richard Feynman
Surely you must be joking – Richard Feynman
The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith – Dennis C. Rasmussen
The Journal of Sir Walter Scott: From the Original Manuscript at Abbotsford – Sir Walter Scott
The Elon Musk Blog Series: Wait But Why – Tim Urban
The Mind of Napoleon – Bonaparte Napoleon, J. Christopher Herold

Philosophy

The Theory of Moral Sentiments – Adam Smith
Stoicism: A Very Short Introduction – Brad Inwood
Meditations – Marco Aurelio
Letters from a stoic – Seneca
On the Shortness of Life – Seneca
The Great Mental Models: General Thinking Concepts – Shane Parrish, Rhiannon Beaubien
Essays and aphorisms – Shopenhauer
The Republic – Plato
Plutarch: Lives of the noble Grecians and Romans – Plutarch
The Moral Sayings of Publius Syrus – Publius Syrus
The Manual (Enchiridion) – Epictetus
Maximas Capitales – Epicurio
A Treatise of Human Nature – David Hume
An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding – David Hume
Age of Reason – Thomas Paine
The art of war – Sun Tzu
The Prince – Maquiavelo
The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Self-improvement

Think and grow Rich – Napoleon Hill
Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son – George Horace Lorimer
The Richest Man in Babylon – George Samuel Clason
Rich Dad Poor Dad – Robert Kiyosaki
How to Live: Or a Life of Montaigne – Montaigne
Decálogo del buen ciudadano – Víctor Lapuente
Limitless: Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, and Unlock Your Exceptional Life – Jim Kwik
The Sovereign Individual: Mastering the Transition to the Information Age – James Dale Davidson,William Rees-Mogg
The essays Montaigne – Montaigne
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion Collins Business Essentials – Robert B. Cialdini
Familiar Quotations (Illustrated) – John Bartlett

Fiction

Artemis – Andy Weir
The Martian – Andy Weir
A christmas carol – Charles Dickens
The Pillars of the earth (Kingsbridge 1) – Ken Follet
World Without End (Kingsbridge 2) – Ken Follet
A column of fire (Kingsbridge 3) – Ken Follet
Homeland – Cory Doctorow
Little brother – Cory Doctorow
Armada – Ernest Cline
Ready Player One – Ernest Cline
Foundation – Isaac Asimov
The Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger
Snow crash – Neil Stephenson
Neuromancer – William Gibson
Savrola – Winston S. Churchill
David Copperfield – Charles Dickens

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