The past year, I was able to read 50 books. Some of which I read more than once.
Today, I will share with you what I think about all these books.
In general, I try to read books which I can directly apply to the things I am interested in – computer science, presenting, personal finance and personal development.
Apart from them, I read some fiction books as well, as I find some of them interesting. They help me sleep better at night.
But by the end of the year, I realized that there are lessons in some classical fiction books. That is why I tried reading some more uncommon books for me, such as “The Picture of Dorian Grey”.
I realized that you can learn all the things you read in self-help books, but they are hidden in the stories from fiction books.
The information is not so obvious, but if you look closely enough, you can see it.
So my goal for next year is to read some of those books as well.
Books from Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Hemingway. Bad thing is, I’m not very good in analyzing texts, so I can’t see the lessons those books show me. But, hopefully, at one point I will be able to grasp the gems from them as well.
Now, let’s look at the list from 2017.