Books I own or have read (and am not embarrased I have read,) in no particular order. Similar to Patrick Colison’s bookshelf and Bret Victor’s bookshelf.

Predictably Irrational - Dan Ariely

Pragmatic Programmer - Hunt and Thomas

The Signal and the Noise- Nate Silver

Deep Work - Cal Newport
Digital Minimalism - Cal Newport

On Intelligence - Jeff Hawkins

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck - Mark Manson

Silence in the Age of Noise - Erling Kagge

Godel Escher Bach - Doug Hofstadter

Salt Acid Fat Heat - Samin Nosrat

An introduction to information theory; symbols, signals, and noise - Pierce

MIT Strang’s Introduction to Linear Algebra (and associated lectures 2005)

Chaos - James Gleick The Information - James Gleick

Arithmetic - Paul Lockhart

Metaphors We Live By - Lakoff and Johnson