Since 2014, I have been tracking all the books I've read, and want to read.

Below you will find the books that I recommend and the books I highly recommend (*).

If you want to see my entire list, check out my profile on Goodreads.


  1. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey (*)
  2. Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Widsom by John O'Donohue (*)
  3. To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings by John O'Donohue (*)
  4. Stray Reflections by Jawad Mian (*)
  5. The Trusted Advisors by David Maister (*)
  6. The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You by Julie Zhuo (*)
  7. The Workshop Survival Guide: How to design and teach educational workshops that work every time by Rob Fitzpatrick
  8. Breaking Smart Archives: Selected Newsletters, 2015-19 by Venkatesh Rao (*)
  9. TAPE SUCKS: Inside Data Domain, A Silicon Valley Growth Story by Frank Slootman (*)
  10. Red Teaming: Transform Your Business by Thinking Like the Enemy by Bryce G. Hoffman (*)
  11. Your Strategy Needs a Strategy: How to Choose and Execute the Right Approach by Martin Reeves (*)
  12. La France gastronome: Comment le restaurant est entré dans notre histoire by Antoine de Baecque
  13. The Code by Jocko Willink

2019 (That's the year of 100+ books 😉)

  1. Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously by Osho
  2. Intuition: Knowing Beyond Logic by Osho (*)
  3. Awareness: The Key to Living in Balance by Osho (*)
  4. Awareness: The Perils and Opportunities of Reality by Anthony De Mello
  5. Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
  6. As a man tinketh by James Allen
  7. Myths to Live By by Joseph Campbell (*)
  8. Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business by Danny Meyer (*)
  9. The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company by Robert Iger
  10. Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman by Yvon Chouinard
  11. Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
  12. Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility by James P. Carse
  13. Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master's Insights on China, the United States, and the World by Lee Kuan Yew
  14. Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up by Jerry Colonna
  15. Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley's Bill Campbell by Eric Schmidt
  16. The Score Takes Care of Itself: My Philosophy of Leadership by Bill Walsh
  17. Monetizing Innovation: How Smart Companies Design the Product Around the Price by Madhavan Ramanujam (*)
  18. Product-Led Growth: How to Build a Product That Sells Itself by Wes Bush
  19. 7 Powers: The Foundations of Business Strategy by Hamilton Helmer
  20. Pitch the Perfect Investment: The Essential Guide to Winning on Wall Street by Paul D. Sonkin
  21. Stark Naked Numbers: Uncover Your Financials, Unlock Your Cash, and Unleash Your Profits by Jason Andrew
  22. Obviously Awesome: How to Nail Product Positioning so Customers Get It, Buy It, Love It by April Dunford (*)
  23. Double Your Profits: In Six Months or Less by Bob Fifer (*)
  24. The Great CEO Within by Matt Mochary (*)
  25. Wardley Maps by Simon Wardley (*)
  26. The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success by William Thorndike
  27. The Little Bitcoin Book: Why Bitcoin Matters for Your Freedom, Finances, and Future
  28. Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism by Bhu Srinivasan (*)
  29. Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice by Bill Browder
  30. Beyond Coffee: A Sustainable Guide to Nootropics, Adaptogens, and Mushrooms by James Beshara
  31. The Oxygen Advantage: The Simple, Scientifically Proven Breathing Techniques for a Healthier, Slimmer, Faster, and Fitter You by Patrick McKeown
  32. The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It by Kelly McGonigal
  33. King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine by Robert L. Moore (*)
  34. Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success by Brad Stulberg
  35. Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words by David Whyte (*)
  36. The Inner Game of Tennis: The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance by Timothy Gallwey (*)
  37. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear (*)
  38. Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food by Catherine Shanahan (*)
  39. The Circadian Code: Lose Weight, Supercharge Your Energy, and Transform Your Health from Morning to Midnight by Satchin Panda
  40. Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker (*)
  41. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat


  1. The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell (*)
  2. Life on Top: Lessons from High Mountains by Satyabrata Dam (*)
  3. At Home with the Inner Self by Jim Burns (*)
  4. High Growth Handbook by Elad Gil (*)
  5. A Master's Secret Whispers: For those who abhor the noise and seek The Truth about life and living by Kapil Gupta
  6. Atmamun: The Path To Achieving The Bliss Of The Himalayan Swamis. And The Freedom Of A Living God by Kapil Gupta (*)
  7. Direct Truth: Uncompromising, non-prescriptive Truths to the enduring questions of life by Kapil Gupta
  8. Strategy Beyond the Hockey Stick: People, Probabilities, and Big Moves to Beat the Odds by Chris Bradley
  9. Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility by Patty McCord
  10. The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael A. Singer (*)
  11. A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy by William B. Irvine
  12. The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes
  13. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
  14. Value: The Four Cornerstones of Corporate Finance by McKinsey
  15. The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living by Ryan Holiday


  1. Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Markets, Speculation and the State by William H. Janeway
  2. Am I Being Too Subtle?: Straight Talk From a Business Rebel by Sam Zell (*)
  3. The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman by Timothy Ferris
  4. Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works by Roger L. Martin (*)
  5. Investment Banking: Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts, and Mergers & Acquisitions by Joshua Rosenbaum
  6. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
  7. Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE by Phil Knight (*)
  8. The Education of a Value Investor: My Transformative Quest for Wealth, Wisdom, and Enlightenment by Guy Spier
  9. Poor Charlie's Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom by Charles T. Munger
  10. Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers by Timothy Ferris (*)
  11. On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
  12. Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies by Tim Koller
  13. Strategy Safari: A Guided Tour Through The Wilds of Strategic Management by Henry Mintzberg


  1. On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William Zinsser (*)
  2. Elon Musk: Inventing the Future by Ashlee Vance


  1. Good Strategy Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters by Richard Rumelt (*)
  2. The 4-Hour Chef: The Simple Path to Cooking Like a Pro, Learning Anything, and Living the Good Life by Timothy Ferris
  3. Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel (*)
  4. Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
  5. Wait But Why Year One: We finally figured out how to put a blog onto an e-reader by Tim Urban
  6. Systemantics: How Systems Work and Especially How They Fail by John Gall (*)
  7. High Output Management by Andrew S. Grove (*)
  8. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini


  1. The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (*)
  2. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  3. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  4. Politics by Aristotle
  5. The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company by Steve Blank
  6. Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  7. The Manual of Ideas: The Proven Framework for Finding the Best Value Investments by John Mihaljevic
  8. Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull
  9. The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz (*)
  10. How to Win Friends and Influence People & How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie (*)
  11. The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday
  12. Watchmen by Alan Moore
  13. The Lessons of History by Will Durant (*)
  14. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson (*)
  15. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  16. Margin of Safety: Risk-Averse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor by Seth Klarman
  17. The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers by Will Durant