The Ascent of Jacob Bronowski: The Life and Ideas of a Popular Science Icon by Timothy Sandefur
Sandefur’s well-trained and wide-ranging mind, brought to bear on a subject of deep personal interest, has delivered prose that is both graceful and direct. What emerges from his biographical portrait is the closest any of us now can get to one of the great humanistic minds of the previous century.
Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport
We can all benefit from being selective when it comes to using technology.
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown
If you’re interested in optimizing your life for peak flourishing, check out this invaluable resource.
John Adams and the Spirit of Liberty by C. Bradley Thompson
At a time when politicians are unwilling to admit and unable to defend the fact that America is not a democracy, John Adams and the Spirit of Liberty provides much needed clarity.
A Saturnalia of Bunk: Selections from The Free Lance 1911–1915 by H. L. Mencken
Pro-reason, pro-liberty readers likely will find A Saturnalia of Bunk enlightening and entertaining.
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear
After reading Clear’s blog for years, I expected Atomic Habits to be quite useful. But, I was astonished by how useful it is.