These Are the 5 Most Wished for Books of 2017

These Are the 5 Most Wished for Books of 2017

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In addition to announcing the most read books of 2017, Amazon has satisfied our literary curiosities by announcing which books customers frequently added on their ‘Wish List’ this past year. From what we’ve gathered, 2017 has been a year of scientific and cultural curiosity, as (by the titles listed below) readers have shown a particular interest in books that dive into both nonfictional and fictional discussions of identity.   Who are we? Where have we come from? Where the fuck is our future headed? While these questions are certainly nothing new, I can’t help but wonder to what extent the political, social, and …

The 8 Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read, According to Neil deGrasse Tyson

The 8 Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read, According to Neil deGrasse Tyson

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In a reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) a few years ago, arch nemesis of Pluto, Neil deGrasse Tyson answered the question, “Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on planet?” Thank you, ElCracker, for question.   Tyson’s answer ambitiously tries to track the development of Western thought. He describes his list as follows: “If you read all of the above works, you will glean profound insight into most of what has driven the history of the Western world.” Are you ready to glean profound insight into most of what has driven the history of the Western world? Or …