Reading List

Non exhaustive list of books I read and liked1.


  • Anéantir, Michel Houellebecq
  • The Man in the High Castle Philip K. Dick




  • La possibilité d’une île, Michel Houellebecq
  • La Musique, Mishima
  • Le Maître du Haut Chateau, Philip K. Dick
  • Francis Plug Writer in residence, Paul Ewen

Non Fiction

(currently reading)

  • The Beginning of Infinity, David Deutsch
  • Hackers and Painters, Paul Graham
  • Permanent Record, Edward Snowden
  • the personal MBA, Josh Kaufman
  • Save the Cat!, Blake Snyder



  • Francis Plug How To Be A Public Author, Paul Ewen
  • Soumission, Michel Houellebecq
  • La Pierre et le Sabre, Eiji Yoshikawa
  • Sérotonine, Michel Houellebecq

Non Fiction

  • Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari



  • A Clergyman’s Daughter, George Orwell
  • Keep the Aspidistra Flying, George Orwell
  • Coming up for Air, George Orwell
  • Men without Women, Haruki Murakami
  • Burmese Days, George Orwell
  • Animal Farm, George Orwell

Non Fiction

  • Homage to Catalonia, George Orwell
  • The Internet Is Not The Answer, Andrew Keen



  • La Carte et le Territoire, Michel Houellebecq
  • The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath, H.P. Lovecraft
  • The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress, Robert A. Heinlein
  • La Connaissance de la douleur, Carlo Emilio Gadda
  • Le Testament de maître Mussard, Patrick Süskind
  • Men in Space, Tom McCarthy

Non Fiction

  • Rester Vivant, Michel Houellebecq
  • The Cinema as a Graphic Art, Vladimir Nilsen
  • Summa Technologiae, Stanisław Lem (cont’d)
  • The Attention Merchands, Tim Wu
  • You Don’t Know JS: Up & Going, Jenn Lukas



  • Le Secret, Jun’ichirō Tanizaki
  • Le Goût des Orties, Jun’ichirō Tanizaki
  • La Clef, Jun’ichirō Tanizaki
  • Le Tatouage, Jun’ichirō Tanizaki
  • We, Yevgeny Zamyatin
  • The Satanic Verses, Salman Rushdie
  • Le Baron Perché, Italo Calvino
  • Pulp, Charles Bukowski
  • Hunger, Knut Hamsung

Non Fiction

  • Summa Technologiae, Stanisław Lem
  • The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century, Steven Pinker
  • HTML5 for Web Designers, by Jeremy Keith & Rachel Andrew
  • H.P. Lovecraft Against the world, against life, Michel Houellebecq


  • Zadig, Voltaire
  • Sculpting In Time, Andrei Tarkovsky
  • L’Usage du Monde, Nicolas Bouvier
  • Chronique Japonaise, Nicolas Bouvier
  • Histoire de Charles XII, Voltaire
  • The Elements of Style, William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White
  • The E-Myth Revisited, Michael E. Gerber


  • In Praise of Shadows, Jun’ichirō Tanizaki
  • Quatre Soeurs, (The Makioka Sisters), Jun’ichirō Tanizaki
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