32 People Reveal The One Book That Blew Their Minds
There are probably a handful of books out there that have changed the way you see everything — fiction and non-fiction. Some of them you read in high school or earlier, and others you discovered or rediscovered in your adult life. I went to AskReddit to learn what books have changed people’s lives. Consider this your Spring reading list. 1. One full of intellectual surprises Thinking Fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman 2. Flowers for Algernon absolutely hit me hard.It really made me think about intelligence and knowledge as a blessing and a curse. 3. The Psychopath Test. 4. If you give a mouse a cookie Basically taught me appeasement before first grade. 5. 100 years of solitude. 6. “A brief history of time” time dilation made me put the book down and consider it for a week until my peasant brain accepted/understood it. 7. “Cryptonomicon”Where fiction becomes reality: Describes cryptocurrency, 7 years before BitCoin was created. 8. 9. 10. Not a book, but a short story. 11. 13. House of Leaves.