Jonathan Buchholz

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I'm a sophomore at Thomas Jefferson High School with a passion for social justice and tools for thought. Currently, I'm exploring Emacs in my spare time.


Hall of Fame

  • The Bible (Man Upstairs)
  • How to Take Smart Notes (Sönke Ahrens)
  • Just Mercy (Bryan Stevenson)
  • Not All of Us Are Saints (David Hilfiker)
  • Subliminal (Leonard Mlodinow)

Books Ranked by Year


  1. How to Take Smart Notes (Sönke Ahrens)
  2. 1984 (George Orwell)
  3. Can't Hurt Me (David Goggins)
  4. The Sports Gene (David Epstein)
  5. A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
  6. Atomic Habits (James Clear)
  7. Building a StoryBrand (Donald Miller)
  8. Ivy Study Tips (Mac Singer)
  9. Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
  10. Think Like a Monk (Jay Shetty)


  1. The Bible (Man Upstairs)
  2. Subliminal (Leonard Mlodinow)
  3. Not All of Us Are Saints (David Hilfiker)
  4. How to Win Friends and Influence People (Dale Carnegie)
  5. The Power of Habit (Charles Duhigg)
  6. White Fragility Robin DiAngelo)
  7. Is God anti-gay? (Sam Allberry)
  8. Caste (Isabel Wilkerson)
  9. Becoming (Michelle Obama)
  10. The Innovators (Walter Isaacson)
  11. Born a Crime (Trevor Noah)
  12. How to Be an Antiracist (Ibram X. Kendi)
  13. Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates)
  14. Dare to Lead (Brené Brown)
  15. The Third Door (Alex Banayan)
  16. Linchpin (Seth Godin)


  1. The Prodigal God (Timothy Keller)
  2. Factfulness (Hans Rosling)
  3. The 4-Hour Workweek (Tim Ferriss)
  4. The Tools of Titans (Tim Ferriss)


  1. Just Mercy (Bryan Stevenson)
  2. The Language of God (Francis Collins)
  3. Mountains Beyond Mountains (Tracy Kidder)
  4. Shoe Dog (Phil Knight)