Reading List

When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.

Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus

Reading allows one to learn from the experiences of those who have come before us, to time travel to years long gone by. Below is my list of favourite books, as well as a growing catalogue of book reviews!


The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre DumasBook Review: The Count of Monte Cristo

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho — Book Review: The Alchemist

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy — Book Review: War and Peace

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Candide by Voltaire

1984 by George Orwell

Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

Philosophy & Psychology

Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

A Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. FranklBook Review: A Man’s Search for Meaning

Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday

Laws of Human Nature by Robert Greene

Solitude: A Return to the Self by Anthony Storr

The Undiscovered Self by CG Jung

48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene

The Denial of Death by Ernest Becker

Awareness: The Key to Living in Balance by Osho


Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Sabbath by Abraham Joshua Heschel