Here are a few books I’m looking forward to reading this spring:
William B. Irvine
I’ve read a few of the seminal works on Stoicism (Meditations by Aurelius, Letters from a Stoic and On the Shortness of Life by Seneca). But after listening to an interview with William Irvine, I was curious how he’d synthesize these and other materials into methods for practicing Stoicism day-to-day.
I listened to Oliver Burkeman on Sam Harris’ podcast, and felt that this book had a refreshing perspective. From what I gathered, this is not a book about time management. Instead, Burkeman’s goal is to help us come to terms with the fact that we will never be able to get everything done.
A lot of attention is on macroeconomic forces these days, such as interest rates or employment. Ray Dalio is likely to have a great perspective on what this means for the future. For an introduction to Ray, I’d recommend checking out his video, “How the Economic Machine Works”.