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What We’re Reading

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From an informal survey of Knewton employees.

Classics
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Nineteen Eighty-Four
War and Peace

A Confederacy of Dunces
Love in the Time of Cholera
East of Eden

History
History of Philosophy, Volume 1
The Outline of History
The Essential Marcus Aurelius

Contemporary Fiction
Middlesex: A Novel

Europe Central
Flaubert’s Parrot
Olive Kitteredge
Little Children
The Lazarus Project

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance – Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!
(two people!)
Tree of Smoke: A Novel
Sixty Stories
How We are Hungry
Pirate Lloyd

Contemporary Non-fiction
The Intellectual Devotional: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Roam Confidently with the Cultured Class
The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World
Clean: The Revolutionary Program to Restore the Body’s Natural Ability to Heal Itself

Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means

The Innovator’s Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
The Gun Seller
American Prometheus: The Triumph And Tragedy Of J Robert Oppenheimer


The Ascent of Money
Courage: The Backbone of Leadership
The Adderall Diaries: A Memoir of Moods, Masochism, and Murder
Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity
Einstein: His Life and His Universe
On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
I’m Not Hanging Noodles on Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World
The Mac OS X Command Line: Unix Under the Hood
Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness
The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives
Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything
The Responsibility to Protect: Ending Mass Atrocity Crimes Once and for All

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Written by Knewton

September 2, 2009 at 5:28 PM

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  1. Editor’s note: there has been some heated debate whether Confed of Dunces is a classic. Not budging.

    Knewton

    September 3, 2009 at 4:02 PM


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