Book Reviews

These reviews help you decide if you are likely to enjoy a book by:

I try not to just say whether I liked the book. Most books I would recommend to somebody but not everybody so I try to be clear about conditional recommendations. The books I have reviewed most recently are on top, so if you are returning after an absence you can find new recommendations.

I 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.

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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.