What I’m Reading

Here’s a list of the books I’ve read recently:


Bangkok: May 2010 by Michael Montesan (Ed.), Pavin Chachavalpongpun (Ed.), and Aekapol Chongvilaivan (Ed.) (2012)

A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell (1950)

The Face of Resistance by Aung Zaw (2013)

Cambodia’s Curse by Joel Brinkley (2011)

Voices from S-21: Terror and History in Pol Pot’s Secret Prison by David Chandler (1999)

English as a Lingua Franca in ASEAN by Andy Kirkpatrick (2011)

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations by Gerald Fry (2008)

Hitch 22: A Memoir by Christopher Hitchens (2010)

The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker (2011)

David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell (2013)

Finite and Infinite Games by James Carse (2011)

A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry by Czeslaw Mislosz (ed.) (1996)

The Honor Code by Kwame Anthony Appiah (2010)

December 2013:

Letters to a Young Contrarian by Christopher Hitchens (2009)

Strings Attached: Untangling the Ethics of Incentives by Ruth Grant (2011)

#Thaistory by Andrew Macgreger Marshall (2013)

Antigone by Sophocles

Political Philosophy by Steven Smith (2012)

November 2013:

The Case Against Perfection by Michael Sandel (2007)

I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai (2013)

Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace (2005)

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg (2013)

October 2013:

Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke (1934)

Finnish Lessons by Pasi Sahlberg (2011)

Brain Rules by John Medina (2010)

Getting Teacher Evaluation Right by Linda Darling-Hammond (2013)

September 2013:

The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments by George Johnson (2008)

The Theoretical Minimum by Leonard Susskind (2013)

The Tale of Khun Chang and Khun Phaen by Muangsing Janchai, Christ Baker, and Pasuk Phongpaichit (2012)

The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost (1916)

Drive by Daniel Pink (2012)

August 2013:

Square Peg by Todd Rose (2013)

The Lady and the Peacock by Peter Popham (2013)

Education in South-East Asia, by Lorraine Pe Symaco (ed.) (2013)

July 2013:

Healing the Heart of Democracy by Parker Palmer (2011)

We Didn’t Start the Fire: My Struggle for Democracy in Cambodia by Sam Rainsy (2013)

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson (2012)

Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson (2008)

June 2013:

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell (2008)

New Seeds of Contemplation by Thomas Merton (1961)

Simply Jesus by N.T. Wright (2011)

Night by Ellie Weisel (1972)

May 2013:

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl (1946)

Naked Statistics by Charles Wheelan (2013)

The Good and Beautiful Life by James Bryan Smith (2010)

How Children Succeed by Paul Tough (2012)

What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets by Michael Sandel (2012)

Call Me By My True Names: Collected Poems by Thich Nhat Hanh (1999)

April 2013:

Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson (2011)

Naked Economics by Charles Wheelan (2010)

Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed by Howard Gardner (2012)

Thirst: Poems by Mary Oliver (2007)

March 2013:

Here’s the Deal by David Leonhardt (2013)

America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren’t by Stephen Colbert (2012)

Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach by Martha Nussbaum (2011)

A Hidden Wholeness by Parker Palmer (2009)

February 2013:

Leadership Can Be Taught by Sharon Daloz Parks (2005)

Leading People from the Middle by Bill Robinson (2010)

The Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt (2006)

January 2013:

Justice by Michael Sandel (2009)

A Grace Revealed by Jerry Sittser (2012)

God is Not One by Stephen Prothero (2010)

Big Questions, Worthy Dreams by Sharon Daloz Parks (2011)


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