One of my favourite hobbies is reading and studying fascinating maths, physics, and philosophy. On this page I want to give a collection of some books and papers I have read or used in the past/am reading or using at the moment, which I wish to recommend to others. This list contains both textbooks and other academic literature, as well as non-academic literature which I am fond of. The works are listed in chronological order with respect to their publication date.


  • The Handbook (Handbüchlein der Moral), by Epictetus (sometime before 135 AD)
  • An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, by David Hume (1748)
  • Raum und Zeit in der gegenwärtigen Physik. Zur Einführung in das Verständnis der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie, Moritz Schlick (1917)
  • Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy, Bertrand Russell (1919)
  • Fragen der Ethik, Moritz Schlick (1930)
  • Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist, The Library of Living Philosophers Volume VII edited by P.A. Schilpp (1949)
  • Conjectures and Refutations, Karl R. Popper (1963)
  • Logic, by Wesley C. Salmon (1963)

Physics Textbooks:

  • The Geometry of Kerr Black Holes, by Barrett O’Neill (1995)
  • Quantum Computation and Quantum Information, by Michael A. Nielsen & Isaac L. Chuang (2000)
  • Speakable and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics, by John S. Bell (2004)

Other Physics Literature:

On gravitational physics:

  • Null geodesics of the Kerr exterior, by Samuel E. Gralla and Alexandru Lupsasca (Physical Review D, 101(4), Feb 2020)
  • Structure of the singular ring in Kerr-like metrics, by Piotr T. Chruściel, Maciej Maliborski, and Nicolás Yunes (Phys. Rev. D, 101:104048, May 2020)

On quantum physics:

Non-Academic Literature and Fiction:
  • Basically everything by Edgar Allan Poe
  • Siddhartha, by Hermann Hesse (1922)
  • LTI – Lingua Tertii Imperii, by Victor Klemperer (1947)
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four, by George Orwell (1949)
  • The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien (1954/1955)