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My weekly book thoughts, books I'm currently reading, books I have finished, books I added to my reading list, books mentioned on podcasts I listened to, and my book stats. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/anotherweekinthebooks/support

    WEEK 7: 05/27/2019 - 06/02/2019

    WEEK 7: 05/27/2019 - 06/02/2019

    𝗪𝐄𝐄𝐊 𝐎𝐅 0𝟓/27 - 06/02

    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤 𝐓𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡𝐭𝐬⁣

    * “The Road to Unfreedom” while reading “The Assault on Intelligence”

    * “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” while reading “Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass”

    * “The One Thing” while reading “A Curious Mind”

    * “Compound Effect” while reading “A Curious Mind”

    * “When I stop Talking, You’ll Know I’m Dead”  while reading “A Curious Mind”

    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐈’𝐦 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠⁣

    * “Crushing” by T.D. Jakes

    * “Infinity” by Jonathan Hickman

    * “Happier” by Tal Ben-Shahar

    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐈 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐝⁣

    * “Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass” by Frederick Douglass

    * “The Assault on Intelligence” Michael Hayden

    * “Show Your Work!” By Austin Kleon

    * “Unlearn” by Humble the Poet

    * “A Curious Mind” by Brian Grazer

    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐚𝐝𝐝𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐑𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐭⁣

    * The Age of Surveillance by Shoshana Zuboff (James Altucher)

    * Frederick Douglass by David Blight (BooksandBeers)

    * The Game of Nations by Miles Copeland (Books of Titans)

    * The siege of Mecca by Yaroslav Trofimov(Books of Titans)

    * Saudi, Inc. by Ellen Wald (Books of Titans)

    * Barracoon by Zora Hurston (B&N)

    * The American Spirit by David McCullough (B&N)

    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐨𝐧 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭⁣

    * EconTalk with David Epstein

    * James Altucher Show with Robert McNamee

    * Making Sense with Adam Grant

    -𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐬⁣

    * Books for month: 2

    * Pages for month: 544

    * Books for year: 99

    * Pages for year: 24,815



    -My 2018 stats: http://bit.ly/2CN571b

    -2019 Reading Challenge: http://bit.ly/2R5PB9h

    -Want To Read List: http://bit.ly/2EJ27RD

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    WEEK 6: 05/20/2019 - 05/26/2019

    WEEK 6: 05/20/2019 - 05/26/2019

    𝗪𝐄𝐄𝐊 𝐎𝐅 𝟓/20-𝟓/26

    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤 𝐓𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡𝐭𝐬⁣

    * “The Filter Bubble” while reading “Zucked” 

    * “The Road to Unfreedom” while reading “Zucked”

    * “Thinking, fast and slow” while reading “Zucked”

    * “Principles” while reading “Trillion Dollar Coach”

    * “Radical Candor” while reading “Trillion Dollar Coach”

    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐈’𝐦 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠⁣

    * “The Assault on Intelligence” Michael Hayden

    * Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass

    * Crushing by T.D. Jakes

    * Infinity by Jonathan Hickman

    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐈 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐝⁣

    * Black Panther Vol.1 by Christopher Priest

    * Zucked by Roger McNamee

    * The Four Horsemen by Christopher Hitchens

    * The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino

    * Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe⁣

    * Trillion Dollar Coach by Eric Schmidt

    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐚𝐝𝐝𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐑𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐭⁣

    * The New Right by Michael Malice (JRE)

    * Move fat and Break Things by Jonathan Taplin (Zucked)

    * World Without Mind (Zucked)

    * The Facebook Effect by David Kirkpatrick (Zucked)

    * Brotopia by Emily Chang (Zucked)

    * The Circle by Dave Eggers (Zucked)

    * After On by Rob Reid (Zucked)

    * Irresistible by Adam Alter (Zucked)

    * Glow Kids by Nicholas Kardaras (Zucked)

    * It’s Complicated by Danah Boyd (Zucked)

    * Twitter and Tear Gas by Zeynep Tufekci (Zucked)

    * Messing with the Enemy by Clint West (Zucked)

    * Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now by Jaron Lanier (Zucked)

    * Mindhunter by John Douglas (JRE)

    * The Upstarts by Brad Stone (The Everything Store)

    * Automate This by Christopher Steiner (Customer bought)

    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐨𝐧 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭⁣

    * JRE with Michael Malice

    * James Altucher with Rich Karlgaard

    -𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐬⁣

    * Books for month: 20

    * Pages for month: 5,028

    * Books for year: 94

    * Pages for year: 23,505



     -My 2018 stats: http://bit.ly/2CN571b

    -2019 Reading Challenge: http://bit.ly/2R5PB9h

    -Want To Read List: http://bit.ly/2EJ27RD

    -Instagram: bit.ly/2rglmg9

    -Twitter: http://bit.ly/2joINAC

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    WEEK 5: 05/13/2019 - 05/19/2019

    WEEK 5: 05/13/2019 - 05/19/2019

    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤 𝐓𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡𝐭𝐬⁣

    * “Can't Hurt Me” while reading “Crushing”

    * “Antifragile” while reading “Crushing”

    * “Can't Hurt Me” while reading “Existentialism is a Humanism”

    * “Mindset” while reading “Existentialism is a Humanism”

    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐈’𝐦 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠⁣

    * Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe⁣

    * Black Panther by Christopher Priest

    * Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass

    * Zucked by Roger McNamee

    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐈 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐝⁣

    * Adulthood Is a Myth by Sarah Andersen

    * Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon⁣

    * Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conran⁣

    * Existentialism is a Humanism by Jean-Paul Sartre⁣

    * Crushing by T.D. Jakes

    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐚𝐝𝐝𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐑𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐭⁣

    * God in the ICU by Dave Walker

    * Conscious by Annaka 

    * No Sweat by Michelle Segar 

    * The Tools by Phil Stutz

    * Awareness by Anthony de Mello

    * The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman

    * Jaws by Sandra Kahn

    * The assault on Intelligence by Michael Hayden

    * The Spy and the Traitor by Ben Macintyre

    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐨𝐧 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭⁣

    * Aubrey Marcus with Mark Manson

    * Impact Theory with Mark Manson

    * JRE with Annie Jacobsen

    -𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐬⁣

    * Books for month: 14

    * Pages for month: 3,294⁣

    * Books for year: 88

    * Pages for year: 21,771



    -My 2018 stats: http://bit.ly/2CN571b

    -2019 Reading Challenge: http://bit.ly/2R5PB9h

    -Want To Read List: http://bit.ly/2EJ27RD

    -Instagram: bit.ly/2rglmg9

    -Twitter: http://bit.ly/2joINAC

    -Facebook: http://bit.ly/2DfYDZH


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    • 17 min
    WEEK 4: 05/06/2019 - 05/12/2019

    WEEK 4: 05/06/2019 - 05/12/2019

    WEEK OF 5/6-5/12

    -Book Thoughts

    * “Open” by Andre Agassi while reading “The Great Alone”

    * “The Great Gatsby” while reading “The Great Alone”

    * “Sh*t My Dad Says” while reading “Dad Is Fat”

    * “Trust me, I’m Lying” while reading “The Filter Bubble”

    -Books I’m reading

    * Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conran

    * Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon

    * Existentialism is a Humanism by Jean-Paul Sartre

    * Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe 

    -Books I finished

    * The Everything Store by Brad Stone

    * Thanos: Redemption by Jim Starlin

    * The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

    * Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan 

    * The Barbarian Way by Erwin McManus

    * The Filter Bubble by Eli Pariser

    * Start Something That Matters by Blake Mycoskie

    -Books added to Reading List

    * The Remains of the Day

    * Memos from the Chairman by Alan Greenberg

    * The Mythical Man-Month by Frederick Brooks Jr.

    * Lean Thinking by James Womack

    * The Elephant in the Room by Tommy Tomlinson

    * The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

    * The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker

    * The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

    * Ghosts in the Schoolyard by Eve Ewing

    * Eating Animals by Jonathan Foer

    * Trillion Dollar Coach by Eric Schmidt

    -Books on Podcast

    * School of Greatness with Mark Manson

    * The James Altucher Show with Eric Schmidt

    * Tim Ferriss with Derek Sivers

    -Stats

    * Books for month: 8

    * Pages for month: 2,160

    * Books for year: 82

    * Pages for year: 20,637



    -My 2018 stats: http://bit.ly/2CN571b

    -2019 Reading Challenge: http://bit.ly/2R5PB9h

    -Want To Read List: http://bit.ly/2EJ27RD

    -Instagram: bit.ly/2rglmg9

    -Twitter: http://bit.ly/2joINAC

    -Facebook: http://bit.ly/2DfYDZH


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    • 22 min
    WEEK 3: 04/29/2019-05/05/2019

    WEEK 3: 04/29/2019-05/05/2019

    𝗪𝐄𝐄𝐊 𝐎𝐅 𝟒/𝟐𝟗-𝟓/𝟓⁣



    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤 𝐓𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡𝐭𝐬⁣

    * “Fight Club” while reading “Thanos: Infinity Abyss”⁣

    * “The Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch while reading “The Unwinding of the Miracle”⁣

    * “Educated,” “A Child Called It,” & “Glass House” while reading “The Great Alone” & “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas”⁣



    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐈’𝐦 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠⁣

    * Thanos: Redemption by Jim Starlin⁣

    * The Everything Store by Brad Stone⁣

    * Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad ⁣

    * The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah⁣



    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐈 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐝⁣

    * The Unwinding of the Miracle by Julie Yip-Williams⁣

    * Thanos: Infinity Abyss by Jim Starlin⁣

    * The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne⁣



    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐚𝐝𝐝𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐑𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐭⁣

    * Comedy Sex God by Pete Holmes⁣

    * A Brief History of Everything by Ken Wilber⁣



    -𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐨𝐧 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭⁣

    * 3 Books Podcast with Mark Manson⁣



    -𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐬⁣

    * Books for month: 2⁣

    * Pages for month: 400⁣

    * Books for year: 76⁣

    * Pages for year: 18,877



    -My 2018 stats: http://bit.ly/2CN571b

    -2019 Reading Challenge: http://bit.ly/2R5PB9h

    -Want To Read List: http://bit.ly/2EJ27RD

    -Instagram: bit.ly/2rglmg9

    -Twitter: http://bit.ly/2joINAC

    -Facebook: http://bit.ly/2DfYDZH


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    • 16 min
    WEEK 2: 04/22/2019-04/28/2019

    WEEK 2: 04/22/2019-04/28/2019

    WEEK OF 4/22-4/28

    -Book Thoughts

    * While Reading “The Everything Store” by Brad Stone I taught about “Elon Musk” by Ashlee Vance, “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson, and “Bad Blood” by John Carreyrou

    -Books I’m reading

    * The Unwinding of the Miracle by Julie Yip-Williams

    * The Everything Store by Brad Stone

    * Thanos: Infinity Abyss by Jim Starlin

    -Books I finished

    * How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky

    * S**t my dad says by Justin Halpern

    * Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk

    -Books added to Reading List

    * The Emperor Wears No Clothes by Jack Herer

    * Small Giants by Bo Burlington

    * Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan

    * What If? by Randall Munroe

    * Ghost Soldiers by Hampton Sides

    * The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

    * Dropping Ashes on the Buddha by Stephen Mitchell

    * Hard time by Shaun Attwood

    * Grandma Gatewood’s Walk by Ben Montgomery

    * The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

    * Everyday by David Levithan

    * A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines

    * The Four Horsemen by Christopher Hitchens

    -Books on Podcast

    * Joe Rogan with Graham Hancock

    * Tim Ferris with Amanda Palmer

    * Tim Ferris with Kevin Systrom 

    * Valuetainment with Shaun Attwood

    -Stats

    * Books for month: 18

    * Pages for month: 4,431

    * Books for year: 73

    * Pages for year: 18,112

    -My 2018 stats: http://bit.ly/2CN571b

    -2019 Reading Challenge: http://bit.ly/2R5PB9h

    -Want To Read List: http://bit.ly/2EJ27RD

    -Instagram: bit.ly/2rglmg9

    -Twitter: http://bit.ly/2joINAC

    -Facebook: http://bit.ly/2DfYDZH


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