Some of my favourite reads throughout the years :-)
A captivating story on the atrocities of the Third Reich, and the lives of a handful few which tried to do the right thing—told from the perspective of Death himself.
Are we humans not akin to slaves, damned to eternally push a boulder up a mountain, only to have it roll back down again? If yes: what follows?
Four novels (The Caves of Steel, The Naked Sun, The Robots of Dawn, Robots and Empire) composing a standalone, unified sci-fi adventure of the highest calibre.
Although once the most powerful man in the world—the Roman emperor—Marcus Aurelius writes humbly in his diary, meditations he tells himself to get through hardship. A very accessible starting point for anyone interested in Stoicism!
Concise, clear, powerful: Epictetus embodies the spirit of Stoicism in just shy of forty pages. A literal 'handbook' for life.
It is always a pleasure to read Goethe. His words flow with the grace of a river. The story is about a young man, infatuated with love.
Hawking brings across complex physical propositions in a language so simple that anyone could understand. If you are interested in space and the universe, this is a must-read!
Flash Boys takes you behind the scenes of Wall Street investment banking and makes vivid what it is exactly that makes these leading corporations what they are.
A collection of 31 robot short stories by Asimov, grouped into two classes: Robot-as-Pathos and Robot-as-Menace. Sophisticated, captivating, and thought-provoking—Asimov doing what he does best.