Astro Teller's favorite books

  • The Gormenghast Trilogy

    so many people read them and just are like, eh, I just can’t keep going. But I just loved it.

     — Source

  • What If?

    What If?

    Randall Munroe
    Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
    Humor

    The creator of the incredibly popular webcomic xkcd presents his heavily researched answers to his fans' oddest questions, including “What if I took a swim in a spent-nuclear-fuel pool?” and “Could you build a jetpack using downward-firing machine guns?” 100,000 first printing.

    Buy on Amazon

    Amazing book. The kids are obsessed with this

     — Source

  • Ready Player One

    Ready Player One

    Ernest Cline
    Puzzles

    Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read The worldwide bestseller--now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg. In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade's devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world's digital confines--puzzles that are based on their creator's obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them. But when Wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize. The race is on, and if Wade's going to survive, he'll have to win--and confront the real world he's always been so desperate to escape.

    Buy on Amazon

    It\'s so much fun.

     — Source