Book Recommendations

I like book recommendations more than book reviews, although I think that most book recommendations are actually just reports of how much the recommender enjoyed the book. In these recommendations, I try to give you the tools to decide if you are likely to enjoy the book by:

I use a bit of a mix of paper, e-books, and audiobooks. Mostly I don’t think this matters. If something is only available in audio format, or if the audio presentation is particularly good, I mention it.

The books I have written up most recently are on top, so if you are returning after an absence you can find new recommendations.


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I was inspired to write these by Nick Beckstead’s outstanding audiobook recommendations. I’ve also liked recommendations from Matt Clifford and Noah Smith.