Here are some notes on books that changed the way I look at things.

Think Again

Author(s): Adam Grant
Read this if you want to: Understand why it’s important to rethink your beliefs and get tips on how to do this. 

The Coddling of the American Mind

Author(s): Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff 
Read this if you want to: better understand cancel culture, viewpoint diversity, and self-censorship in an era when we're afraid of sounding "unwoke".

Off the clock

Author(s): Laura Vanderkam
Read this if you want to: Get more done without feeling stressed about your accumulating to-do lists.

The Knowledge Illusion

Author(s): Steven Sloman & Philip Fernbach
Read this if you want to: Understand why we often think we know more than we actually know.

Mindset

Author(s): Carol Dweck
Read this if you want to: Understand the differences between a "fixed" and "growth" mindset, why it's important to adopt a growth mindset, and how to acquire a growth mindset.

Bird by Bird

Author(s): Anne Lamott
Read this if you want to: learn what a good writer does, see what writing process is most effective, and get tips on what you should write about when you are running dry of ideas.

So Good They Can't Ignore You

Authors(s): Cal Newport
Read this if you want to: Get tips on how to find a career that is fulfilling and that you are passionate about. (The answer is not following your passion.)

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Authors(s): Shoshana Zuboff
Read this if you want to: Understand the economic and social system that has allowed the likes of Google, Facebook, Amazon to become some of the largest companies in the world today. Should we be afraid of surveillance capitalism?

Range

Authors(s): David Epstein
Read this if you want to: learn how to combine knowledge in different fields to find innovative solutions that "experts" fail to spot.

Moonwalking with Einstein

Author(s): Joshua Foer
Read this if you want to: get tips and tricks on how to improve your memory.

A Promised Land

Authors(s): Barack Obama
Read this if you want to: Get 5 pieces of wisdom from Obama and get a brief summary of the administration's key achievements.

The Righteous Mind

Author(s): Jonathan Haidt
Read this if you want to: Understand why we're so divided over what is "right" and "wrong".

Permanent Record

Author(s): Edward Snowden
Read this if you want to: Understand whether and why you should be scared that someone is surveilling you.

Creativity, Inc.

Author(s): Ed Catmull
Read this if you want to: Get tips on how to unblock creative channels, both at an individual and organizational level.

Give and Take

Author(s): Adam Grant
Read this if you want to: See how it's possible to get ahead without being an a*sshole.

Deep Work

Author(s): Cal Newport
Read this if you want to: Learn why "deep work" is essential for being successful in the modern information-economy. Learn how to increase the number of "deep work" hours in your day.

Between the World and Me

Author(s): Ta-Nehisi Coates
Read this if you want to: Understand race relations in modern day US and marvel at the wonderful way Coates uses words.

Digital Minimalism

Author(s): Cal Newport
Read this if you want to: learn how to use technology to enhance your life and achieve your goals, rather than let technological tools control your life.