Recommended readings

"You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you." — Ray Bradbury

I like read, it shows you visions of the world and life and knowledge useful, not for nothing writing is the oldest means of communication. Here you will find books in their majority, also some mangas and comics.

Will Cuppy - The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody

"Nero was the son of Agripina la Menor and Cnaeo Domicio Aenobarbo, and he had in his person the worst characteristics of both. His father was fond of running over small children with his car and tearing people's eyes out, and there were rumours that I prefer not to mention. Agripina was Caligula's sister. A thing like that cannot be surpassed".

A book that compiles curious anecdotes of various celebrities of history as Alexander the Great or Henry VIII told with irony

Erich Fromm - The Art of Loving

Love is more than a sexual act or being with a partner, it is something human, even an ideology. Here Erich Fromm makes an in-depth analysis, from paternal and maternal love, tribes, and social criticism.

Carl Sagan - The Dragons of Eden

It talks about the possible origin of the universe, our ancestors, our brain, experiments with chimpanzees and their resemblance to our species, in short, a very good scientific book.

George Orwell - 1984

"War is peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is strength"

This dystopian novel about massive surveillance, loss of humanity and most importantly, the importance of privacy.

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World

A utopia/distopy where here people love their chains, there is no moral, everything is controlled scientifically and with technical processes. Nothing is immoral, everyone gets pleasure, no more family commitments, welcome to the great utopia.

Ray Bradbury - The Martian Chronicles

What if we colonized Mars? Well, this charming novel tells you what could happen, as its name says are chronic, each chapter is a different story, from the comic to the tragic.

Ray Bradbury - Fahrenheit 451

A dystopia that gives more importance to the social aspect, here people are used to being afraid of books because they make you unhappy, so firefighters instead of putting out fires, they create them by burning books.

Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray

Dorian Grey a young man who has the curse of having eternal youth as his portrait ages, realizing this, takes advantage of this to come to commit acts such as... better read it

Hirohiko Araki - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

Unique in its kind, a shonen that although you are not a fan of the genre you may like.

In the beginning the drawing is not very good, but later parts its quality goes up to be beautiful.

Note: don't go to fan groups, you'll see a lot of spoilers.

Alan Moore & David Lloyd - V FOR VENDETTA

A story that criticizes various social and political issues, but how it fails to develop most of these. Unlike the movie, this one is calmer and less spectacular. Still an enjoyable story with one of my favorite phrases "ideas are bulletproof".

Isaac Asimov - The Last Question

A story short with a simple theme "How does the end of everything stop?"

William B. Irvine - A guide to the good life

This book is for those who want to get serenity, which is what the Stoics pursue, you could say that is a book of self-help, but of the good, tells you the life of the most famous Stoics and shares all the techniques they used. From appreciating what you have, to managing anger and dealing with insults.