Reading List pt.2

In the first part of this reading list I detailed a few books from disciplines I was interested in, here I intend to add in a few more categories.

Edit – the links won’t be up yet as I’m currentLu using an iPad to hammer this out (damn this windows 10 update).
Medicine and Biological Sciences 

  • Confessions of a GP – Benjamin Daniels 
  • In stitches – Nick Edwards
  • The Selfish Gene – Richard Dawkins
  • Evolutionary Psychology – the new science of the mind – David Buss
  • Do no harm – Henry Marsh 
  • Complication – Atul Gwande (and all his other books)
  • Gut – Giulia Enders
  • The epigenetics  revolution – Nessa Carey

History and Philosophy (almost all the authors in this section merit having deeper reading)

  • The lessons of history – Will and Ariel Durant 
  • Civilisation and its discontents – Sigmund Freud
  • 1984 – George Orwell
  • Thus spoke Zarathustra – Friedrich Nietzche
  • The problems with stoicism – Bertrand Russell
  • Meditations – Marcus Aurelius
  • The art of war – Sun Tzu
  • The Republic – Plato 
  • The communist manifesto – Karl Marx
  • The critique of pure reason – Immanuel Kant 

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