Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, And Why (Non-fiction) by Laurence Gonzales

Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking (Non-fiction) by Malcolm Gladwell

Thinking, Fast and Slow (Non-fiction) by Daniel Kahneman 

Shantaram (Fiction) by Gregory David Roberts

Yes or No: The Guide to Better Decisions (Non-fiction) by Spencer Johnson

Crossing to Safety (Fiction) by Wallace Stegner


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