Faithe's Top Picks

example list of Faithe's book recommendations

Updated December 12, 2022
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The anthropocene reviewed essays on a human-centered planet
Green, John
Paper Book
"Masterful. The Anthropocene Reviewed is a beautiful, timely book about the human condition--and a timeless reminder to pay attention to your attention." --Adam Grant, #1 bestselling author of Think Again and host of the podcast Re:Thinking Instant #1...
Astrophysics for people in a hurry
Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Paper Book
Over a year on the New York Times bestseller list and more than a million copies sold. The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit...
The book of joy
Bstan-dzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV
Paper Book
Two spiritual giants. Seven days. One timeless question. 'The ultimate source of happiness is within us.' DALAI LAMA 'We grow in kindness when our kindness is tested.' DESMOND TUTU Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama have been...
Breath : the new science of a lost art
Nestor, James
Paper Book
THE PHENOMENAL INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER AS HEARD ON STEVEN BARTLETT'S 'DIARY OF A CEO' 'Who would have thought something as simple as changing the way we breathe could be so revolutionary for our health, from snoring to allergies to immunity? A...
Can't even : how millennials became the burnout generation
Petersen, Anne Helen
Paper Book
An incendiary personal and cultural investigation of burnout "Meticulously researched... astutely observed... extremely enlightening" Guardian "Urgent and insightful book... Read this and get a much-needed perspective...
The chaos machine : the inside story of how social media rewired our minds and our world
Fisher, Max.
Paper Book
The Chaos Machine is an essential book for our times - Ezra KleinThe Chaos Machine is the story of how the world was driven mad by social media. The election of populists like Trump and Bolsonaro; strife and genocide in countries like Myanmar; the rampant spread of COVID-19 conspiracy...
Cultish : the language of fanaticism
Montell, Amanda
Paper Book
The author of the widely praised Wordslut analyzes the social science of cult influence: how cultish groups from Jonestown and Scientology to SoulCycle and social media gurus use language as the ultimate form of power. What makes "cults" so intriguing and...
Educated
Westover, Tara.
Paper Book
THE MULTI-MILLION COPY BESTSELLER A BETWEEN THE COVERS PICK Selected as a book of the yearby AMAZON, THE TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES, GUARDIAN, NEW YORK TIMES, ECONOMIST,NEW STATESMAN, VOGUE, IRISH TIMES,...
How Stella learned to talk : the groundbreaking story of the world's first talking dog
Hunger, Christina, (Speech-language pathologist)
Paper Book
The groundbreaking story of the world's first talking dog, the indispensable dog book for the new decade.
Invisible women : exposing data bias in a world designed for men
Criado-Perez, Caroline
Paper Book
*THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER* *OVER A MILLION COPIES SOLD* Discover the shocking gender bias that affects our everyday lives. 'HELL YES. This is one of those books that has the potential to change things - a monumental...
Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption
Stevenson, Bryan
Paper Book
#1 New York Timesbestseller, and a widely acclaimed and multi-award-winning book, this is a powerful, true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix America's broken system of justice, as seen in the HBO documentary True Justice. ...
Packing for Mars : the curious science of life in the void
Roach, Mary
Paper Book
The best-selling author of Stiff and Bonk explores the irresistibly strange universe of space travel and life without gravity. Space is a world devoid of the things we need to live and thrive: air, gravity, hot showers, fresh produce, privacy, beer. Space...
Palaces for the people : how social infrastructure can help fight inequality, polarization, and the decline of civic life
Klinenberg, Eric
Paper Book
"A comprehensive, entertaining, and compelling argument for how rebuilding social infrastructure can help heal divisions in our society and move us forward."--Jon Stewart NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR * "Engaging."--Mayor Pete Buttigieg, The New York...
Quit like a woman : the radical choice to not drink in a culture obsessed with alcohol
Whitaker, Holly
Paper Book
*The book that inspired Chrissy Teigen and Sex and The City's Miranda to quit drinking*_____________'An incredible read' - Chrissy Teigen'Has the power to change your relationship with your entire life' - Glennon Doyle'This thoughtful, moving book...
The splendid and the vile : a saga of Churchill, family, and defiance during the blitz
Larson, Erik
Paper Book
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz--an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of...
The stranger beside me
Rule, Ann
Paper Book
THE NEW EDITION OF THE TRUE CRIME CLASSIC The Inside Story of Serial Killer Ted Bundy Ann Rule was a writer working on the biggest story of her life, tracking down a brutal mass-murderer. Little...
The tipping point : how little things can make a big difference
Gladwell, Malcolm
Paper Book
'A wonderful page-turner about a fascinating idea that should affect the way every thinking person thinks about the world around him' Michael Lewis In this brilliant and original book, Malcolm Gladwell explains and analyses the 'tipping point', that magic moment when ideas,...
Underland : a deep time journey
Macfarlane, Robert
Paper Book
A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019 WINNER OF THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020 SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING 2020 'You'd be crazy not to read this book'...
Why fish don't exist : a story of loss, love, and the hidden order of life
Miller, Lulu
Paper Book
A Best Book of 2020: The Washington Post * NPR * Chicago Tribune * Smithsonian A "remarkable" (Los Angeles Times), "seductive" (The Wall Street Journal) debut from the new cohost of Radiolab,...

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