OUR READING LIST

Book Title
Author
Genre
The Wisdom of Insecurity
Alan Watts
Philosophy
The World’s Religions
Huston Smith
Religion
Thinking Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman
Psychology
Time Maps
Evyatar Zerubavel
Sociology
To Heal the World
Jonathan Neumann
Judaism
Voices in Exile
Rabbi Marc Angel
Judaism
What Israel Means to Me
Alan Dershowitz
Essays
Why Therapy Works
Louis J. Cozolino
Psychology
Why We Sleep
Matthew Walker
Psychology
William Blake: The Complete Poems
William Blake
Poetry
Winter’s Tale
Mark Helprin
Fiction
Wolf Hall
Hilary Mantel
Fiction
You Are Your Own Gym
Mark Lauren
Health
Rafa
Rafael Nadal, John Carlin
Biographical
Rice’s Architectural Primer
Matthew Rice
Architecture
Sapiens
Yuval Harari
Science
Selected Poems
Derek Walcott
Poetry
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
Carlo Rovelli
Science
Six Easy Pieces
Richard Feynman
Science
Skin in the Game
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Philosophy
Start-Up Nation
Dan Senor
Sociology
The Adams-Jefferson Letters
History
The Art of Loving
Erich Fromm
Psychology
The Black Swan
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Philosophy
The Blessing of a Skinned Knee
Wendy Mogel
Parenting
The Body Keeps the Score
Bessel A Van der Kolk
Mind and Body
The Body of Faith
Michael Wyschogrod
Judaism
The Book of Jewish Food
Claudia Roden
History
The Divine Comedy
Dante Alighieri
Fiction
The Elephant in the Brain
Kevin Simler, Robin Hanson
Psychology
The Elephant in the Room
Evyatar Zerubavel
Sociology
The Epigenetics Revolution
Nessa Carey
Science
The Essential Jung
Carl Jung
Psychology
The Gene: An Intimate History
Siddharta Mukherjee
Science
The Geography of Thought
Richard E. Nisbett
Sociology
The Gift
Hafez
Poetry
The Giver
Lois Lowry
Fiction
The Grand Inquisitor
Fyodor Dostoyevski
Philosophy
The Greatest Show on Earth
Richard Dawkins
Science
The Indespensible Calvin and Hobbes
Bill Watterson
Satire
The Information
James Gleick
History
The Inner Game of Tennis
W Timothy Gallwey
Psychology
The Lives of a Cell
Lewis Thomas
Science
The Mother Tongue
Bill Bryson
Language
The Naked Olympics
Tony Perrottet
History
The Order of Time
Carlo Rovelli
Science
The Pacific and Other Stories
Mark Helprin
Fiction
The Panda’s Thumb
Stephen J Gould
Science
The Passion of the Western Mind
Richard Tarnas
History
The Places that Scare You
Pema Chodron
Psychology
The Quark and the Jaguar
Murray Gel-Mann
Science
The Re-Emergence of Emergence
Phillip Clayton, Paul Davies
Systems
The Reagan Diaries
Ronald Reagan
Biographical
The Righteous Mind
Jonathan Haidt
Sociology
The Road Less Traveled
M. Scott Peck
Psychology
The Selfish Gene
Richard Dawkins
Science
The Sephardim of England
Albert Hyamson
History
The Story of Philosophy
Will Durant
History/Philosophy
The Storytelling Animal
Jonathan Gottschall
Psychology
The Thirteen Petalled Rose
Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz
Judaism
The Undoing Project
Michael Lewis
Biographical
The Voice of Egypt
Virginia Danielson
Biographical
The Way of Zen
Alan Watts
Philosophy
A Brief History of Time
Stephen Hawking
Science
A General Theory of Love
Thomas Lewis, Fari Amini, Richard Lannon
Psychology
A Question of Trust
Onora O’Neill
Sociology
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson
Science
Ancient Greek Athletics
Stephen G Miller, Stephen M Miller
History
Be Here Now
Ram Dass
Philosophy
Behave
Robert Sapolsky
Science
Between the Yeshiva World and Modern Orthodoxy
Marc B. Shapiro
Judaism
Beyond Good and Evil
Friedrich Nietzsche
Philosophy
Biomimicry
Janine M Benyus
Science
Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat
Winston Churchill
Oratory
Daring Greatly
Brene Brown
Sociology
Decoding Reality
Vladko Vedral
Systems
Diplomacy
Henry Kissinger
Geopolitics
Does Santa Exist?
Eric Kaplan
Philosophy
Escape From Freedom
Erich Fromm
Philosophy
Et Cetera, Et Cetera: Notes of a Wordwatcher
Lewis Thomas
Language
Flow
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Psychology
Food Rules
Michael Pollan
Health
Fooled by Randomness
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Numeracy
Full Catastrophe Living
Jon Kabat Zinn
Meditation
God
Reza Aslan
History
Gödel, Escher, Bach
Douglas R. Hofstadter
Philosophy
Hidden in Plain Sight
Evyatar Zerubavel
Sociology
Homosexuality in History
Colin Spencer
Sociology
Horeb
Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch
Judaism
How to Be an Existentialist
Gary Cox
Philosophy
How to Raise Your Self Esteem
Nathaniel Brandon
Psychology
How to Read a Book
Mortimer J Adler, Charles van Doren
Reading
Inner Engineering
Sadhguru
Philosophy
Inside the Nudge Unit
David Halpern
Psychology
Iron John
Robert Bly
Sociology
Isaac Newton
James Gleick
Biographical
Israel
Dan Gordis
History
It Didn’t Start With You
Mark Wolynn
Biological Psychology
It’s All in Your Head
Suzanne O’Sullivan
Psychology
Jewish Meditation
Aryeh Kaplan
Judaism/Meditation
Kane and Abel
Jeffrey Archer
Fiction
Leadership
Rudolph W. Giuliani
Leadership
Lord of the Rings Trilogy
JRR Tolkien
Fantasy
Maimonides
Moshe Halbertal
Judaism
Man’s Search for Meaning
Viktor Frankl
Philosophy
Musicophilia
Oliver Sacks
Psychology
On Writing Well
William Zinsser
Writing
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
Stephen King
Writing
One, Two, Three, Infinity
George Gamow
Numeracy
Peter Pan
Sir J M Barrie
Fiction
Physics for the Rest of Us
Roger S Jones
Science
Prisoners of Geography
Tim Marshall
Geopolitics
Quantum
Manjit Kumar
Science/ history