This is a list of books I’ve read recently—some of them are linked with notes and responses. (Thanks Maksim for the inspiration.)


  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
  • Evicted by Matthew Desmond
  • Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
  • Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong
  • Shoe Dog by Phil Knight
  • The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne
  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng



  • Four Loves by C.S. Lewis
  • A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
  • When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • The Expatriates by Janice Y.K. Lee