20 Books Recommended by Steven Pinker


Canadian psychologist

Steven Arthur Pinker is a Canadian-born American cognitive psychologist, linguist, and popular science author. He is Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University, and is known for his advocacy of evolutionary psychology and the computational theory of mind.

  1. 1984 by George Orwell
  2. The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe without Design by Richard Dawkins
  3. Enduring Love by Ian McEwan
  4. Enemies, A Love Story by Isaac Singer
  5. Professor Romeo by Ann Bernays
  6. The Family Tree by Carole Cadwalladr
  7. Problems in Philosophy by Colin McGinn
  8. Thinks … by David Lodge
  9. One, Two, Three … Infinity by George Gamow
  10. A History of Force by James Payne
  11. The Nurture Assumption by Judith Rich Harris
  12. Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  13. The Tin Men by Michael Frayn
  14. The Mind-Body Problem by Rebecca Goldstein
  15. The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
  16. Brain Storm by Richard Dooling
  17. The Careful Writer by Theodore Bernstein
  18. The Last Word by Thomas Nagel
  19. The Strategy of Conflict by Thomas Schelling
  20. Brazzaville Beach by William Boyd

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