- Honest Signals: How They Shape Our World, by Alex Pentland
- Rock, Paper, Scissors: Game Theory in Everyday Life, by Len Fisher
- 13 Things That Don't Make Sense, by Michael Brooks
- Outliers: The Story Of Success, by Malcolm Gladwell
- Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson
It's times like this I wish I'd spent the extra dollars to live somewhere that had a fireplace.