Below is a collection of notes on some books I’ve read and a list of my favorites. I began to heavily annotate books sometime during summer of 2017.
I have a strong preference for reading fiction. I see myself in a creative, generative, and artistic light, and therefore see more value in reading creative, generative, and artistic stories. Having said this, I rarely take notes on fiction.
Short summary but detailed notes for each. Think of this as an online commonplace book. This page will constantly update as I read more.
Currently, no notes are posted. Stay tuned :)
Criteria for non-fiction to be a favorite: must be incredibly thought provoking and perhaps change how I view a core belief. For fiction: must cover non-fiction criteria and provoke significant emotion. My favorites, under this criteria, are as follows:
Many other books I’ve read are quite good. My rating for them can be found on my Goodreads profile.
A few, broader favorites from the past few years: