Want to read

  • Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Lord and Peasant in the Making of the Modern World
  • Reinventing the sacred, Stuart Kauffman
  • On having no head, Douglas Harding
  • The Psychedelic Explorer’s guide, Jamed Fadiman

Recommendations from Malice

  • The Righteous mind, Jonathan Haidt
  • The Machiavellians, Defenders of freedom. James Burnham (politics)
  • Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead (psychology and ethics)


  • Free Will, Sam Harris. June-July 2021



  • Yeonmi Park, In Order to live. July 2021 (ebook)
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow. Daniel Kahneman. January 2021 (audio)
  • Man’s Search for Meaning. Viktor E. Frankl. October 2020 (audio)

Science fiction

  • Dune Chronicles, Frank Herbert. May 2021 (audio)
  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams. March 2021 (ebook, audio)

    • Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
    • Life, the Universe and Everything
    • Mostly harmless
    • Restaurant at the end of the universe
    • So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish
  • Animal farm, George Orwell. February 2021 (ebook)
  • Children of Ruin, Adrian Tchaikovsky. December 2021 (audio)
  • Memoirs of a Space Traveler: Further Reminiscences of Ijon Tichy, Stanisław Lem. December 2020 (ebook)
  • Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut Jr. 2020 December (ebook)
  • Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes. 2020 November (ebook)
  • Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury. 2020 November (audio)
  • Dark Matter, Crouch Blake. 2020 November (audio)
  • Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. 2020 October
  • Ray Bradbury, The Martian Chronicles. 2020 October (audio)

    Best stories The Earth Men (The second Expedition), The Third Expedition, Night Meeting, Usher II, The Martian (a martian trapped in people's mind to becomes someone they have lost)
  • Isaac Asimov, The best of Isaac Asimov. 2020 September - December

    Best stories
    • The Martian Way
    • Nightfall, A fantastic novel, with deep meaning, substance and science, my take on it here.
    • Marooned of Vesta, Short intriguing story about a crew surviving an asteroid crash into their spaceship, interesting and light read.
    • The last question
  • Orson Scott Card, Ender’s game. 2020 September (audio)
  • Blake Crouch, Recursion. 2020 September (audio)
  • Stanislav Lem, Solaris. 2020 September (ebook)
  • Arkady & Boris Strugatsky, Hard to be a god. 2020 July (book)
  • A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson. 2020 November (audio)
  • Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen, The planets. 2020 October (audio)
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. 2020 September (audio)


  • The Illustrated Man by Bradbury, Ray
  • Dune, Frank Herbert. (audio)
  • The Martian, by Andy Weir. (audio, ebook) October-November 2020
  • Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky. (audio)
  • Jim Al-Khalili, Quantum - A Guide for the Perplexed
  • Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #1) Simmons, Dan
  • The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality, Brian Greene (audio)
  • Dear Reader: The Unauthorized Autobiography of Kim Jong Il, Michael Malice
  • Ordinary Men