Best Books I Read Last Year — Musing Zebra

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

  • An adequate amount of stress is productive.
  • A controlled, localized forest burning reduces the chance of a full-scale firestorm.
  • Some physical activities such as weight training increase old people’s lifespan.
  • Exposing the body to a deadly virus like Measles can acquire life-long immunity.
  • Allowing big banks to collapse is healthy for the overall financial system.

Range: How Generalists Triumph in a Specialised World

Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong

Alchemy: The Surprising Power of Ideas That Don’t Make Sense

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Seven Patterns of Innovation

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