Today I had a wonderful opportunity to chat with Bob Sprankle over a FaceTime videoconference. As generally happens when I have chances to visit with Bob, he shared a number of outstanding books which I’ve added to my Amazon wish list and hope to read soon. (I may listen to some of these on Audible instead.) Here’s today’s list. I also added these to my “To Read” shelf on GoodReads, though it is far less comprehensive. These are all linked to the Kindle version if one is available.

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr (author site)

Net Smart: How to Thrive Online by Howard Rheingold (author site)

Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World by Jane McGonigal (author site)

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle (book siteauthor website)

Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury (this is the link to an audio version, a Kindle version isn’t available)

Bob also mentioned a couple of his posts from the past few months that are well worth checking out, related to topics we discussed:

The books I’ve read recently or am reading now which I mentioned to Bob are:

A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs (free via Project Gutenberg, I read the “EPUB with images” version in iBooks on my iPhone)

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore By Moonbot Studios LA, LLC ($5 on iTunesofficial site for the film, the app & the book)

The Secret History of the American Empire by John Perkins (author site)

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What are the best books you’ve read recently or are reading now that you’d recommend to others?

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