Currently: 

  • Stubborn Attachments, Cowen, Tyler.
  • Economics Rules: The Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science, Rodrik, Dani
  • Kant: A Very Short Introduction, Scruton, Roger
  • The Great Conversation: A Historical Introduction to Philosophy, Melchert, Norman

Upcoming: 

(Key: I'm 90 percent sure I'll read bolded titles before the end of this year)

  • Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most, Johnson, Steven
  • Permissionless Innovation: The Continuing Case for Comprehensive Technological Freedom, Thierer, Adam
  • The Radicalism of the American Revolution, Wood, Gordon S.
  • Nuclear War Survival Skills: Lifesaving Nuclear Facts and Self-Help Instructions, Kearny, Cresson H.
  • Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley, Garcia Martinez, Antonio
  • Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror and Deliverance in the City of Love, Talbot, David
  • The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation, Gertner, Jon
  • Making Silicon Valley: Innovation and the Growth of High Tech, 1930-1970 (Inside Technology), Christophe Lecuyer
  • The Dream Machine: J.C.R. Licklider and the Revolution That Made Computing Personal, Waldrop, M. Mitchell
  • Wealth of Nations (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature), Adam Smith
  • A Treatise of Human Nature, Hume, David
  • The Trial (Oxford World's Classics), Kafka, Franz
  • The Social Contract (Penguin Books for Philosophy), Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
  • Democracy in America: The Complete and Unabridged Volumes I and II (Bantam Classics), Alexis de Tocqueville
  • Critique of Pure Reason (Penguin Classics), Kant, Immanuel
  • The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World, Deutsch, David
  • Inside Facebook: Life, Work and Visions of Greatness, Baloun, Karel M.
  • Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life, Gray, Peter (halfway through)
  • A Sense of Direction: Pilgrimage for the Restless and the Hopeful, Lewis-Kraus, Gideon
  • The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America, Igo, Sarah E.
  • Habeas Data: Privacy vs. the Rise of Surveillance Tech, Farivar, Cyrus
  • The Alienist (TNT Tie-in Edition): A Novel, Carr, Caleb
  • The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves, Ridley, Matt
  • Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away, Goldstein, Rebecca (halfway through)
  • Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower, Paulson, Henry M.
  • World Order, Kissinger, Henry
  • Orwell's Revenge. The 1984 Palimpsest, Huber, Peter
  • Regional Advantage: Culture and Competition in Silicon Valley and Route 128, Saxenian, AnnaLee
  • Going for Broke: The Chrysler Story, Michael Moritz
  • The Master and Margarita: 50th-Anniversary Edition (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition), Bulgakov, Mikhail