books i’m reading in 2018

i told myself i’d read more in 2018

2017’s reads »


Nonfiction Stuff

100% complete (01/06/2018)

"owning pipelines, people, products, or even intellectual property is no longer the key to success. openness is."

– jeff jarvis

100% complete (08/27/2018)

"we've run out of ways to weaponize sadness, and so it becomes an actual weapon."

– hanif abdurraqib

57% complete

"the only way to win is to learn faster than anyone else."

– eric ries

33% complete

"like an air control system mistaking a flock of birds for a fleet of bombers, software is unable to distinguish between its model of the world and reality – and once conditioned, neither are we."

– james bridle

12% complete

"so early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise."

– malcom x

Becoming Michelle Obama

32% complete

"for me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. i see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. the journey doesn’t end."

– michelle obama

Fiction Stuff

100% complete (03/25/2018)

"the bird that would soar above the plain of tradition and prejudice must have strong wings."

– douglas adams


100% complete (04/01/2018)

"time was a wave, almost cruel in its relentlessness."

– han kang

Kafka on the Shore

100% complete (06/05/2018)

"it's hard to tell the difference between sea and sky, between voyager and sea. between reality and the workings of the heart."

– haruki murakami


100% complete (11/20/2018)

"life might just be an absurd, even crude, chain of events and nothing more."

– haruki murakami