Thomas Gassmann


Currently in progress
Name Author
Wild Swans Jung Chang
Tauben fliegen auf Melinda Nadj Abonji
An Inspector Calls John Boynton Priestley
The Book Thief Markus Zusak
Brave New World Aldous Huxley
Understanding the Linux Kernel Daniel P. Bovet
Grokking Deep Learning Andrew W. Trask
Finished reading
Name Author Year read Rating (0-10)
Nice Work David Lodge 2020 8
Hiob Joseph Roth 2020 9
From Emperor to Citizen: The Autobiography of Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi 2020 7
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Yuval Noah Harari 2020 10
Stalin: New Biography of a Dictator Oleg Khlevniuk 2020 7
The Wealth of Nations: Of the Different Progress of Opulence in Different Nations Adam Smith 2020 10
Deng Xiaoping - A Revolutionary Life Alexander V. Pantsov, Steven I. Levine 2020 9
Bend It Like Beckham Narinder Dhami 2020 5
The Wealth of Nations: Of the Nature, Accumulation, and Employment of Stock Adam Smith 2020 10
Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson 2020 7
Mao: The Unknown Story Jung Chang 2020 8
AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order Kai-Fu Lee 2020 6
The Master Algorithm Pedro Domingos 2020 6
The Future is History: How Totalitarianism reclaimed Russia Masha Gessen 2020 4
Zero to One Peter Thiel, Blake Masters 2020 6
21 Lessons for the 21st Century Yuval Noah Harari 2020 8
Empress Dowager Cixi - The Concubine Who Launched Modern China Jung Chang 2019 8
Permanent Record Edward Snowden 2019 10
Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell 2019 10
The Wealth of Nations: Of the Causes of Improvement in the Productive Powers of Labour, and of the Order according to which its Produce is Naturally Distributed Among the Different Ranks of People Adam Smith 2019 10
Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War Stephen R. Platt 2019 10
Imperial Twilight - The Opium War and the End of China's Last Golden Age Stephen R. Platt 2019 10
Homo Faber Max Frisch 2019 7
Emilia Galotti Gotthold Ephraim Lessing 2018 6
Die Vermessung der Welt Daniel Kehlmann 2018 7
Das Parfüm Patrick Süskind 2018 5
Herr Lehmann Sven Regener 2018 4
Im Westen nichts Neues Erich Maria Remarque 2018 7
Der zerbrochne Krug Heinrich von Kleist 2017 6
Jakob der Lügner Jurek Becker 2017 6
Tschick Wolfgang Herrndorf 2016 5
Lord of the Flies William Golding 2015 7
Der Graben Kôji Suzuki 2014 3
Next up (maybe sorted by priority)
Name Author
Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung Arthur Schopenhauer
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow Yuval Noah Harari
A Promised Land Barack Obama
A History of the Soviet Union from the Beginning to Its Legacy Peter Kenez
Social Acceleration: A New Theory of Modernity Hartmut Rosa
How Democracies Die Daniel Ziblatt, Steven Levitsky
Existentialism Is a Humanism Jean-Paul Sartre
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World David Epstein
The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Erik Larson
Faust. Eine Tragödie. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A History of the Roman Republic Klaus Bringmann
Heart of Europe: A History of the Holy Roman Empire Peter H. Wilson
Breath from Salt: A Deadly Genetic Disease, a New Era in Science, and the Patients and Families Who Changed Medicine Forever Bijal P. Trivedi
Das Kapital Karl Marx
Die drei Kritiken - Kritik der reinen Vernunft. Kritik der praktischen Vernunft. Kritik der Urteilskraft Immanuel Kant
Money Changes Everything: How Finance Made Civilization Possible William N. Goetzmann
Programming Boot Sector Games Oscar Toledo Gutierrez
UNIX: A History and a Memoir Brian W Kernighan
The Art of Computer Programming Donald Knuth
Introduction to Algorithms Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson, Ronald L. Rivest, Clifford Stein
Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus Max Weber
The Algorithm Design Manual Steven S Skiena
Passage to India E. M. Forster
The Great Influenza John M. Barry
Company of One: Why Staying Small Is the Next Big Thing for Business Paul Jarvis
The Theory of Moral Sentiments Adam Smith
Modern Processor Design John Paul Shen, Mikko H. Lipasti
How Many Socks Make a Pair?: Surprisingly Interesting Everyday Maths Rob Eastaway
Security Engineering - Third Edition Ross Anderson
Hands on Hacking Matthew Hickey, Jennifer Arcuri
Land of Big Numbers Te-Ping Chen
Practical Malware Analysis: The Hands-On Guide to Dissecting Malicious Software Michael Sikorski, Andrew Honig
Macbeth William Shakespeare
Die Achse: Berlin, Rom, Tokio Daniel Hedinger
Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe
The Demon-Haunted World Carl Sagan
Art of Doing Science and Engineering: Learning to Learn Richard W. Hamming
Container Security Liz Rice
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World Jack Weatherford
The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder Mr. Peter Zeihan
The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Donald Trump Corey Robin
CLR via C# Jeffrey Richter
The Transpacific Experiment: How China and California Collaborate and Compete for Our Future Matt Sheehan
24 Deadly Sins of Software Security: Programming Flaws and How to Fix Them Michael Howard, David LeBlanc, John Viega
Engineering: A Compiler Keith Cooper, Linda Torczon
Modern Compiler Design Dick Grune, Kees van Reeuwijk, Henri E. Bal, Ceriel J.H. Jacobs, Koen Langendoen
Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles William Stallings
Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury
Ecce homo: Wie man wird, was man ist. Friedrich Nietzsche
Also sprach Zarathustra Friedrich Nietzsche
Reactionary Democracy: How Racism and the Populist Far Right Became Mainstream Aurelien Mondon, Aaron Winter
State Capitalism Joshua Kurlantzick
Journey to the West Wu Cheng'en
Atomic Habits James Clear
Animal Farm George Orwell
The Origins of the Boxer Uprising Joseph W. Esherick
The Romance of the Three Kingdoms Luo Guanzhong
Provincial Patriots: The Hunanese and Modern China Stephen R. Platt
Cryptography and Network Security: Principles and Practice William Stallings
Les Misérables Victor Hugo
Mastering Bitcoin: Programming the Open Blockchain Andreas M. Antonopoulos
The State Strikes Back Nicholas R. Lardy
The First Dynasty of Islam: The Umayyad Caliphate G. R Hawting
How China Escaped the Poverty Trap Yuen Yuen Ang
My Country and My People Yutang Lin
Measurement Paul Lockhart
Journey through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics William Dunham
Foundations of Quantum Mechanics Travis Norsen
Advanced .NET Debugging Mario Hewardt, Patrick Dessud
Hands-On Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn and TensorFlow Aurélien Géron
Understanding Cryptography: A Textbook for Students and Practitioners Jan Pelzl, Bart Preneel
The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires Tim Wu
China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs To Know Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom
Twilight in the Forbidden City Reginald Fleming Johnston
How to Win Friends & Influence People Dale Carnegie
Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action Simon Sinek
Hard Times Charles Dickens
Tao Te Ching Laozi
Jane Eyre Charlotte Brontë
Demystifying the Caliphate Madawi al-Rasheed, Carool Kersten, Marat Shterin

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