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== Books I am fine with never reading again ==
 
== Books I am fine with never reading again ==
 
=== Those that I have read once ===
 
=== Those that I have read once ===
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* ''[[Wikipedia:Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy|Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy]]'', by [[Wikipedia: David D. Burns|David D. Burns]]
 
* ''[http://lib.freescienceengineering.org/view.php?id=771245 Influence]'', by [[Wikipedia:Robert Cialdini|Robert Cialdini]]
 
* ''[http://lib.freescienceengineering.org/view.php?id=771245 Influence]'', by [[Wikipedia:Robert Cialdini|Robert Cialdini]]
 
** Felt very smarmy and deceptive. The research was sorely lacking. I only don't regret reading this because so many people reference it, and it was an acceptable introduction to the field. Chapter 3 was good, though.
 
** Felt very smarmy and deceptive. The research was sorely lacking. I only don't regret reading this because so many people reference it, and it was an acceptable introduction to the field. Chapter 3 was good, though.

Revision as of 15:33, 28 November 2013

A (currently unfinished) list of all the books I've read, by category, then in alphabetical order, so I can keep track of them. You may find it useful if you think I have good taste, owing to how it is categorized. You will also find occasional mini-reviews. See also my Reading list.

Books I want to read again

Books I am fine with never reading again

Those that I have read once

Books I regret reading

Nota bene: only those books I managed to get all the way through made this list.

  • The Art of Learning, by Josh Waitzkin
    • Faff. It's about how great it is to be Josh Waitzkin and the phenomenology of competition, not about how to learn. Read Playing to Win instead.
  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, by Philip K. Dick
  • How to Read Faster and Recall More: Learn the Art of Speed Reading with Maximum Recall, by Gordon R. Wainwright
  • The Lucifer Effect, by Philip Zimbardo
  • Speed Reading for Dummies
    • The scant good in this is in Wainwright's much shorter book, which is also bad.