Someone recently asked me to suggest a list of books on thinking skills; I figured others might be interested in the list, as well, so … I decided to post it here. Further, I’ve added a few books to my “recommended book list” here on rule11; I thought I’d point those out, as well. My first suggestion, of course, is that if you want to improve your thinking skills, read. I don’t just mean technical stuff, I mean all over the place, in the form of books, and a lot.

So, forthwith, some more things to read.

Thinking Books

  1. Algorithms in a Nutshell
  2. The Inquiring Mind
  3. What Tech Calls Thinking
  4. Unintended Features
  5. The Elements of Reasoning
  6. Deep Work
  7. Being Logical

Recently Added Books

  1. From Counterculture to Cyberculture
  2. Escape from Reason
  3. The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self
  4. Death in the City
  5. Rational Cybersecurity
  6. The Age of Access
  7. Curing Mad Truths
  8. Called to Freedom

You can find my list of recommended books here, and my goodreads profile, which lists a lot of the books I’ve read, I’m currently reading, and plan to read, here.