Miles to go before I Sleep – Recommended Book List by Nassim Taleb

Milestogobefore i sleepA few weeks back I wrote a post on my reading list for the year. Last week found this book list recommended by Nassim Taleb, the author of the recent book Antifragile.

Out of the 40+ books listed, I have only read 3. Reminds me I have miles to go before I sleep!!

From one of my fav blog, FarnamStreet. Please visit the blog if you need brief summary on the books. links point to amazon.

Models.Behaving.Badly.: Why Confusing Illusion with Reality Can Lead to Disaster, on Wall Street and in Life (4/5 Stars)

Body by Science: A Research Based Program to Get the Results You Want in 12 Minutes a Week (5 Stars)

The Hour Between Dog and Wolf: Risk Taking, Gut Feelings and the Biology of Boom and Bust (5 Stars)

The Opposing Shore (5 Stars)

Bull by the Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself(5 Stars)

Information: The New Language of Science (5 stars)

Free The Animal: Lose Weight & Fat With The Paleo Diet (5 stars)

Why Everyone (Else) Is a Hypocrite: Evolution and the Modular Mind (5 stars)

Explaining Social Behavior: More Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences (5 stars)

The Discovery of France: A Historical Geography from the Revolution to the First World War(5 stars)

Good Calories, Bad Calories: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on Diet, Weight Control, and Disease (5 stars)

Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes (4 stars)

Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger, 3rd Edition (5 Stars)

The Doctrine of Deification in the Greek Patristic Tradition (5 stars)

Statistical Models: Theory and Practice (5 stars)

Happy Accidents: Serendipity in Modern Medical Breakthroughs (5 stars)

Financial Derivatives: Pricing, Applications, and Mathematics (5 stars)

Thinking and Deciding (5 stars)

Critical Phenomena in Natural Sciences: Chaos, Fractals, Selforganization and Disorder: Concepts and Tools (Springer Series in Synergetics) (5 stars)

The Wisdom Paradox: How Your Mind Can Grow Stronger As Your Brain Grows Older (5 stars)

The Sunday Philosophy Club : An Isabel Dalhousie Mystery (5 stars)

How Nature Works: The Science of Self-organized Criticality (5 stars)

Social Cognition: Making Sense of People (5 stars)

The (Mis)behavior of Markets (5 stars)

The Status Syndrome: How Social Standing Affects Our Health and Longevity (5 stars)

The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less (5 stars)

The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance (5 stars)

Intellectuals in the Middle Ages (5 stars)

Kant and the Platypus: Essays on Language and Cognition (5 stars)

Confessions of a Philosopher: A Personal Journey Through Western Philosophy from Plato to Popper (5 stars)

Invariances: The Structure of the Objective World (5 stars)

A History of the Mind: Evolution and the Birth of Consciousness (5 stars)

Bull! : A History of the Boom, 1982-1999: What drove the Breakneck Market–and What Every Investor Needs to Know About Financial Cycles (5 stars)

I Think, Therefore I Laugh (5 stars)

The Making of a Philosopher: My Journey Through Twentieth-Century Philosophy (4 stars)

Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals (4 stars)

Mapping the Mind (5 stars)

The Mind Doesn’t Work That Way (5 stars)

Consciousness: An Introduction (5 stars)

Mean Genes: From Sex to Money to Food: Taming Our Primal Instincts (5 stars)

Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems (5 stars)

The New Financial Order: Risk in the 21st Century (5 stars)

Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious (5 stars)

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature (4 stars)

No Bull: My Life In and Out of Markets (5 stars)

The Statistical Mechanics of Financial Markets (5 stars)

Tartar Steppe (Verba Mundi) (5 stars)

A Guide to Econometrics – 4th Edition (5 stars)

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