My Favorite Books on Scientific Writing

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“The point is whether or not I improved over yesterday. In long-distance running the only opponent you have to beat is yourself, the way you used to be.”
– What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Haruki Murakami

I am a runner. I started running as an exercise in 2017 and have been running regularly since 2019. Now I’m hooked on it. I have attended or expect to attend the following races:

Follow my activities in Strava.

Some photos:

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Reading is another hobby of mine. My goodreads profile. Here, I keep track of the (nontechnical) books that I read from 2022, together with my rating for them.

Books of 2022:

  1. **** Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen (Christopher McDougall)
  2. **** The Elephant Vanishes (Haruki Murakami)
  3. *** Peace in Every Step (Thich Nhat Hanh)
  4. ***** What is Real? The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics (Adam Becker)
  5. **** Inferno (Dan Brown)
  6. Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions (Brian Christian and Thomas L. Griffiths)