Reading through R. Scott Bakker's The Prince of Nothing trilogy. I'd heard of it years ago, typically with a sort of tagline like "Spock in a fantasy setting." Too many neologisms make it hard to read, but there are gems that make it worth the effort. Also reading Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis.
Counterpoint, came across Tyler Cowen's TEDtalk on the narrative fallacy, which I agree is huge and pervasive, second only to confirmation bias.
Breaking in new shoes, running most mornings, and walking around a lot.