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TechTyper’s Favorite Books


Ever Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural History

Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters

Imperial Dreams: Tracking the Imperial Woodpecker Through the Wild Sierra Madre

Silent Spring

The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

The Flamingo’s Smile: Reflections in Natural History

The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Mismeasure of Man (Revised & Expanded)

The Panda’s Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History


A Brief History of Time

First Light: The Search for the Edge of the Universe


A Short History of Nearly Everything

Dark Sun: The Making Of The Hydrogen Bomb

Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman

Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History

Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

Making of the Atomic Bomb

Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World

“Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!”: Adventures of a Curious Character: Adventures of a Curious Character

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions: 50th Anniversary Edition

“What Do You Care What Other People Think?”: Further Adventures of a Curious Character


Chaos: Making a New Science

Fermat’s Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World’s Greatest Mathematical Problem

Freakonomics Rev Ed: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid


New Drugs: An Insider’s Guide to the FDA’s New Drug Approval Process for Scientists, Investors and Patients

The Language of Life: DNA and the Revolution in Personalized Medicine


Mindset: The New Psychology of Success


Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business


American Steel

Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath

The Curve of Binding Energy: A Journey into the Awesome and Alarming World of Theodore B. Taylor

The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed

The Soul of A New Machine