Jon Tavernier

Books

My goal is to read at least one book a month, which I usually am able to do since I read while on the way to and from work. I use GoodReads.com to track what I'm currently reading, have read, and plan to read. The data below comes from my reviews on their site.

Reviews

I have rated each book on a super technical five star scale.

Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy

Yet to be rated!

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

Stalling for Time: My Life as an FBI Hostage Negotiator

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

Caesar's Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us

Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness

Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages

The Mother Tongue: English and How it Got that Way

Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America's Race to the Moon

The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland

A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

Spam Nation: The Inside Story of Organized Cybercrime-from Global Epidemic to Your Front Door

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries from a Secret World

The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements

Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History