A (mostly) up-to-date book lists that I read, wanting, am reading, or finished reading. The digital version.

In essence, an antilibrary is a collection of unread books. It represents an ode to self that reminds you about topics that one wants to explore.


  • Nietzsche and Philosophy by Gilles Deleuze
  • The Lily of the Field and the Bird of the Air by Søren Kierkegaard
  • Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Beyond The Pleasure Principle by Sigmund Freud
  • The Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant
  • The Metaphysics of Morals by Immanuel Kant
  • Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • The Triple Helix: Gene, Organism, and Environment by Richard Lewontin
  • Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs by Abelson and Sussman
  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

to read.


  • A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume
  • The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics: Making Sense of Things by A. W. Moore
  • Being and Some Philosophers by Etienne Gilson
  • The Phenomenology of Spirit by G. W. F. Hegel
  • The World as Will and Representation by Arthur Schopenhauer
  • The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
  • Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill
  • Meditations on First Philosophy by René Descartes, French ed.
  • Existentialism in Social Pedagogy by Søren Kierkegaard
  • The Will To Believe by William James
  • The Care of the Self by Michel Foucault
  • Metaphysical myths, mathematical Practice: The Ontology and Epistemology of the Exact Science by Michel Foucault
  • Fear and Trembling by Søren Kierkegaard


  • The Birth of Tragedy
  • The Will to Power
  • The Gay Science
  • Thus Spoke Zarathustra
  • Twilight of the Idols
  • On The Genealogy of Morals
  • Ecce Homo


  • The Critique of Practical Reason
  • Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals


  • The Fall
  • The Stranger
  • The Rebel
  • The First Man
  • Resistance, Rebellion, and Death


  • Deep Work by Cal Newport
  • Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport
  • Playing Software: Homo Ludens in Computational Culture by Miguel Sicart
  • Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire by Rebecca Henderson
  • Principles by Ray Dalio
  • Mindset by Dr. Carol S. Dweck
  • The Pleasure of Finding Things Out by Richard P. Feynman
  • Walden and Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau
  • Deep Sleep by Jade Wu


  • Recursion by Blake Crouch
  • The Trial by Franz Kafka
  • Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
  • Oblivion by David Foster Wallace
  • The Uninhabitable Earth by Wallace-Weels
  • The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Fall On Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald
  • Foundation series by Isaac Asimov
  • The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin
  • Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  • The Overstory by Richard Powers


  • Dog songs by Mary Oliver




  • Why I Write by George Orwell
  • Why I Am So Wise by Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Civilisation and its Discontents by Sigmund Freud
  • Dopamine Nation by Dr. Anna Lembke
  • The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  • Out of Love by Hazel Hayes
  • In Emergency, Break Glass: What Nietzsche Can Teach Us About Joyful Living in a Tech-Saturated World by Nate Anderson
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck by Mark Manson
  • Pretentiousness: Why it Matters by Dan Fox
  • The Republic by Plato
  • Apology by Plato
  • Symposium by Plato
  • Pillow Thoughts IV by Courtney Peppernell
  • Radically Human: How New Technology Is Transforming Business and Shaping Our Future by Paul Daugherty and H. James Wilson


  • Infinite Jest by DFW
  • Dune series by Frank Herbert
  • Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
  • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
  • The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success by Will Thorndike


  • Working in Public: The Making and Maintenance of Open Source Software by Nadia Eghbal
  • The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Tolstoy
  • Godfather and The Scilian by Mario Puzo
  • 1984 by George Orwell