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I love reading books at a slow pace, small bits at a time. I mostly read non-fiction. I started maintaining a list of books that I read. Although, of late, the toddler at home has been leaving little time for anything else—hence, the lack of any new entries here!

  1. John Brockman , editor, The New Humanists: Science at the Edge Barnes & Noble Books, 2003.
    summary (May 2005)
  2. Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran Power to the People Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003.
    summary (April 2004)
  3. Will McCarthy. Hacking Matter: Levitating Chairs, Quantum Mirages, and the Infinite Weirdness of Programmable Atoms. Basic Books, 2003.
    summary (January 2004)
  4. Paul Berman. Terror and Liberalism. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2003.
    summary (June 2003)
  5. Stuart Kauffman. At Home in the Universe. Oxford University Press, 1995.
    summary (April 2003)
  6. Douglas Hofstadter. Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought. Basic Books, 1995.
    (October 2002)
Arun Chauhan / Computer Science / Indiana University