Books

Guide:
  • Most recent first. I started tracking diligently in 2014. Pre-2014 is fuzzy.
  • Currently reading: Our Oriental Heritage, (The Story of Civilization #1), Awareness: The Key to Living in Balance, The Art of Noticing: 131 Ways to Spark Creativity, Find Inspiration, and Discover Joy in the Everyday.
  • I track currently reading, read, and to read on Goodreads.
  • Ratings are on 5. I am not harsh enough, recommended books are in bold.
2019
  • 7 Powers: The Foundations of Business Strategy by Hamilton W. Helmer (4/5)
  • Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up by Jerry Colonna (5/5)
  • The Messy Marketplace: Selling Your Business in a World of Imperfect Buyers by Brent Beshore (5/5)
  • Pitch the Perfect Investment: The Essential Guide to Winning on Wall Street by Paul D. Sonkin (5/5)
  • Stark Naked Numbers: Uncover Your Financials, Unlock Your Cash, and Unleash Your Profits by Jason Andrew (5/5)
  • Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master's Insights on China, the United States, and the World by Lee Kuan Yew (5/5)
  • Obviously Awesome: How to Nail Product Positioning so Customers Get It, Buy It, Love It by April Dunford (5/5)
  • The Second Mountain by David Brooks (4/5)
  • Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco by Bryan Burrough (5/5)
  • Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley's Bill Campbell by Eric Schmidt (5/5)
  • Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street by Sheelah Kolhatkar (5/5)
  • Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein (4/5)
  • Never Let Go: A Philosophy of Lifting, Living and Learning by Dan John (3/5)
  • The Great Mental Models: General Thinking Concepts by Shane Parrish (5/5)
  • The Rational Male - Preventive Medicine (5/5)
  • The Rational Male by Rollo Tomassi (5/5)
  • The Courage To Be Disliked by Ichiro Kishimi (4/5)
  • Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport (4/5)
  • Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don't Matter by Scott Adams (4/5)
  • The Hero With a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell (4/5)
  • Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brene Brown (5/5)
  • Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat (5/5)
  • Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success by Brad Stulberg (5/5)
  • Myths to Live by Joseph Campbell (5/5)
  • Awareness: Conversations with the Masters by Anthony de Mello (5/5)
  • The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal by Jim Loehr (5/5)
  • Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words by David Whyte (5/5)
  • The Five Major Pieces to the Life Puzzle by Jim Rohn (5/5)
  • Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries by Safi Bahcall (3/5)
  • The Mesa Method: An Outsider's Perspective by Tiago Forte (5/5)
  • How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan (5/5)
  • The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking by Saifedean Ammous (4/5)
  • Boyd: The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War by Robert Coram (4/5)
  • Sovereignty: The Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Men by Ryan Michler (4/5)
  • The Inner Game of Tennis: The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance by W. Timothy Gallwey (5/5)
  • Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds by David Goggins (3/5)
  • Double Your Profits: In Six Months or Less by Bob Fifer (4/5)
  • Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice by Bill Browder (5/5)
  • How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life by Scott Adams (5/5)
  • Rework by Jason Fried (3/5)
  • It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work by Jason Fried (4/5)
  • Company of One: Why Staying Small Is the Next Big Thing for Business by Paul Jarvis (4/5)
  • The Case Against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money by Bryan Caplan (3/5)
  • Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food by Catherine Shanahan (5/5)
  • The Score Takes Care of Itself: My Philosophy of Leadership by Bill Walsh (5/5)
  • The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It by Kelly McGonigal (4/5)
  • The Warrior Ethos by Steven Pressfield (4/5)
  • Becoming a Barbarian by Jack Donovan (3/5)
  • The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success by William N. Thorndike Jr. (4/5)
  • The Great CEO Within by Matt Mochary (5/5)
  • Wardley Maps by Simon Wardley (5/5)
  • The Circadian Code: Lose Weight, Supercharge Your Energy, and Transform Your Health from Morning to Midnight by Satchin Panda (5/5)
  • Siddharta by Hermann Hesse (4/5)
  • Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu (5/5)
  • As a man tinketh by James Allen (5/5)
  • The One Sentence Persuasion Course - 27 Words to Make the World Do Your Bidding by Blair Warren (5/5)
  • The Messy Middle: Finding Your Way Through the Hardest and Most Crucial Part of Any Bold Venture by Scott Belsky (4/5)
  • A Few Lessons from Sherlock Holmes by Peter Bevelin (3/5)
  • Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott (5/5)
  • Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond (3/5)
  • Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It by Chris Voss (5/5)
  • Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility by James P. Carse (5/5)
  • Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker (5/5)
  • Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear (5/5)
  • Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman by Yvon Chouinard (5/5)
  • Stubborn Attachments: A Vision for a Society of Free, Prosperous, and Responsible Individuals by Tyler Cowen (4/5)
  • 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson (4/5)
  • The Way of Men by Jack Donovan (3/5)
  • Who Is Michael Ovitz? by Michael Ovitz (4/5)
  • The Dichotomy of Leadership: Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership to Lead and Win by Jocko Willink (3/5)
  • The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy (5/5)
  • Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win by Jocko Willink (4/5)
  • En as-tu vraiment besoin? by Pierre-Yves McSween (5/5)
  • The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living by Ryan Holiday (5/5)
2018
  • Sober Letters To My Drunken Self by Ed Latimore (4/5)
  • The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell (5/5)
  • The Appearance of Power: How Masculinity is Expressed Through Aesthetics by Tanner Guzy (4/5)
  • Life on Top: Lessons from High Mountains by Satyabrata Dam (5/5)
  • Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence by Ajay Agrawal (4/5)
  • At Home with the Inner Self by Jim Burns (5/5)
  • High Growth Handbook by Elad Gil (5/5)
  • A Master's Secret Whispers: For those who abhor the noise and seek The Truth about life and living by Kapil Gupta (5/5)
  • Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha by Tara Brach (4/5)
  • Atmamun: The Path To Achieving The Bliss Of The Himalayan Swamis. And The Freedom Of A Living God. by Kapil Gupta (5/5)
  • Direct Truth: Uncompromising, non-prescriptive Truths to the enduring questions of life by Kapil Gupta (5/5)
  • Strategy Beyond the Hockey Stick: People, Probabilities, and Big Moves to Beat the Odds by Chris Bradley (4/5)
  • The 10x Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cardone (3/5)
  • Strategy that Works: Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Execution by Paul Leinwand (3/5)
  • Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World by Stanley McChrystal (5/5)
  • Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility by Patty McCord (5/5)
  • Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor's Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond by Chris Burniske (2/5)
  • Storm of Tweets: Micro-essays on work, life, the universe, and everything by Tiago Forte (5/5)
  • The Myths of Innovation by Scott Berkun (3/5)
  • Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life by Hector Garcia Puigcerver (4/5)
  • When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink (5/5)
  • Primary Greatness: The 12 Levers of Success by Stephen R. Covey (4/5)
  • The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael A. Singer (5/5)
  • The Art of Scalability: Scalable Web Architecture, Processes, and Organizations for the Modern Enterprise by Martin L. Abbott (5/5)
  • Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual by Jocko Willink (4/5)
  • Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen (4/5)
  • Designing Your Life: Build a Life that Works for You by Bill Burnett (4/5)
  • Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It by Kamal Ravikant (2/5)
  • Subscribed: Why the Subscription Model Will Be Your Company's Future - and What to Do About It by Tien Tzuo (4/5)
  • The Fixer: My Adventures Saving Startups from Death by Politics by Bradley Tusk (4/5)
  • The Consultant's Handbook: A Practical Guide to Delivering High-value and Differentiated Services in a Competitive Marketplace by Samir Parikh (3/5)
  • How Should We Live?: Great Ideas from the Past for Everyday Life by Roman Krznaric (4/5)
  • Value: The Four Cornerstones of Corporate Finance by McKinsey & Company, Inc. (5/5)
  • Measure What Matters by John Doerr (4/5)
  • The 4 Pillar Plan: How to Relax, Eat, Move, Sleep Your Way to a Longer, Healthier Life by Rangan Chatterjee (4/5)
  • Carrots and Sticks: Unlock the Power of Incentives to Get Things Done by Ian Ayres (3/5)
  • Skin in the Game: The Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (4/5)
  • On Intelligence by Jeff Hawkins (4/5)
  • Got Your Attention?: How to Create Intrigue and Connect With Anyone by Sam Horn (4/5)
  • Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life's Most Important Skill by Matthieu Ricard (4/5)
  • Hannibal and Me: What History's Greatest Military Strategist Can Teach Us About Success and Failure by Andreas Kluth (5/5)
  • No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends by Richard Dobbs (4/5)
  • Spy the Lie: Three Former CIA Officers Reveal Their Secrets to Uncloaking Deception by Philip Houston (3/5)
  • Why Information Grows: The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies by Cesar A. Hidalgo (4/5)
  • Breakpoint: Why the Web will Implode, Search will be Obsolete, and Everything Else you Need to Know about Technology is in Your Brain by Jeff Stibel (3/5)
  • The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change by Al Gore (3/5)
  • Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment by Robert Wright (4/5)
  • The Economic Singularity: Artificial intelligence and the death of capitalism by Calum Chace (3/5)
  • The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes (5/5)
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming for Dummies by Romilla Ready (3/5)
  • Words That Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear by Frank Luntz (4/5)
  • Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio (4/5)
  • Unbeatable Mind: Forge Resiliency and Mental Toughness to Succeed at an Elite Level by Mark Divine (4/5)
2017
  • Scalability Rules: 50 Principles for Scaling Web Sites by Martin L. Abbott (5/5)
  • Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Markets, Speculation and the State by William H. Janeway (5/5)
  • Am I Being Too Subtle?: Straight Talk From a Business Rebel by Sam Zell (5/5)
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson (5/5)
  • Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds by Carmine Gallo (4/5)
  • Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It by Gary Taubes (4/5)
  • The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman by Timothy Ferriss (5/5)
  • Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health by William Davis (4/5)
  • The Couche-Tard Story: How Alain Bouchard Transformed a Convenience Store into an Empire by Guy Gendron (4/5)
  • Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers by Timothy Ferriss (5/5)
  • The Virgin Way: Everything I Know About Leadership by Richard Branson (4/5)
  • The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone (5/5)
  • A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy by William B. Irvine (5/5)
  • Intuition Pumps And Other Tools for Thinking by Daniel C. Dennett (3/5)
  • Life of Pi by Yann Martel (4/5)
  • On the Shortness of Life by Seneca (5/5)
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera (4/5)
  • Mastering the VC Game: A Venture Capital Insider Reveals How to Get from Start-up to IPO on Your Terms by Jeffrey Bussgang (5/5)
  • Deep Value: Why Activist Investors and Other Contrarians Battle for Control of Losing Corporations (Wiley Finance) by Tobias E. Carlisle (5/5)
  • Investment Banking: Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts, and Mergers & Acquisitions by Joshua Rosenbaum (5/5)
  • Investment Valuation: Tools and Techniques for Determining the Value of Any Asset by Aswath Damodaran (5/5)
  • Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies by Tim Koller (5/5)
  • Case Interview Secrets: A Former McKinsey Interviewer Reveals How to Get Multiple Job Offers in Consulting by Victor Cheng (5/5)
  • Flawless Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used by Peter Block (4/5)
  • McKinsey Mind by Ethan M. Rasiel (3/5)
  • Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance by Michael E. Porter (4/5)
  • Strategy Safari: A Guided Tour Through The Wilds of Strategic Mangament by Henry Mintzberg (5/5)
  • The Education of a Value Investor: My Transformative Quest for Wealth, Wisdom, and Enlightenment by Guy Spier (5/5)
  • The Little Book That Beats the Market by Joel Greenblatt (5/5)
  • Poor Charlie's Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger by Charles T. Munger (5/5)
  • The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller (3/5)
  • The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future by Kevin Kelly (2/5)
  • Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal by Tom Shroder (5/5)
  • The 10-Year Overnight Success: An Entrepreneur's Manifesto: How WatchMojo Built The Most Successful Media Brand On YouTube by Ashkan Karbasfrooshan (2/5)
  • The Sales Acceleration Formula: Using Data, Technology, and Inbound Selling to go from $0 to $100 Million by Mark Roberge (4/5)
  • Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City by Brad Feld (4/5)
  • Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works by A.G. Lafley (5/5)
  • Traction: A Startup Guide to Getting Customers by Gabriel Weinberg (5/5)
  • Distilled: A Memoir of Family, Seagram, Baseball, and Philanthropy by Charles Bronfman (3/5)
  • Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE by Phil Knight (5/5)
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari (4/5)
2016
  • On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William Zinsser (5/5)
  • Elon Musk: Inventing the Future by Ashlee Vance (5/5)
  • The Entrepreneur's Guide to Customer Development: A Cheat Sheet to the Four Steps to the Epiphany by Brant Cooper (4/5)
  • One Up On Wall Street: How to Use What You Already Know to Make Money in the Market by Peter Lynch (5/5)
  • Dark Pools: The Rise of Artificially Intelligent Trading Machines and the Looming Threat to Wall Street by Scott Patterson (4/5)
  • Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki (5/5)
  • The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists by Neil Strauss (3/5)
  • The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz (3/5)
  • So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love by Cal Newport (4/5)
  • The Challenger Sale: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation by Matthew Dixon (4/5)
  • Predictable Revenue: Turn Your Business Into a Sales Machine with the $100 Million Best Practices of Salesforce.com by Aaron Ross (4/5)
  • How To Deliver A TED Talk: Secrets Of The World's Most Inspiring Presentations by Jeremey Donovan (5/5)
2015
  • Mate: Become the Man Women Want by Tucker Max (5/5)
  • Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek (5/5)
  • Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck Why Some Thrive Despite Them All by James C. Collins (4/5)
  • Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't by James C. Collins (4/5)
  • Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think by Viktor Mayer-Schenberger (4/5)
  • Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson (3/5)
  • Beautiful Game Theory: How Soccer Can Help Economics by Ignacio Palacios-Huerta (3/5)
  • Bad Science by Ben Goldacre (4/5)
  • Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny! by Anthony Robbins (5/5)
  • Good Strategy Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters by Richard P. Rumelt (5/5)
  • Behind the Cloud: The Untold Story of How Salesforce.com Went from Idea to Billion-Dollar Company-And Revolutionized an Industry by Marc Benioff (3/5)
  • The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Black-Body Theory and the Quantum Discontinuity, the Copernican Revolution by Thomas S. Kuhn (5/5)
  • How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading by Mortimer J. Adler (5/5)
  • Secrets of Dynamic Communications: Prepare with Focus, Deliver with Clarity, Speak with Power by Ken Davis (5/5)
  • Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead by Laszlo Bock (5/5)
  • Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization by Vaclav Smil (4/5)
  • The Minto Pyramid Principle: Logic in Writing, Thinking, & Problem Solving by Barbara Minto (4/5)
  • Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl (5/5)
  • Daily Rituals: How Artists Work by Mason Currey (3/5)
  • A Year with Peter Drucker: 52 Weeks of Coaching for Leadership Effectiveness by Joseph A. Maciariello (3/5)
  • Wait But Why Year One: We finally figured out how to put a blog onto an e-reader by Tim Urban (5/5)
  • Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini (5/5)
  • Systemantics: How Systems Work and Especially How They Fail by John Gall (5/5)
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie (4/5)
  • The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss (5/5)
  • The 4-Hour Chef: The Simple Path to Cooking Like a Pro, Learning Anything, and Living the Good Life by Timothy Ferriss (5/5)
  • Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel (5/5)
  • High Output Management by Andrew S. Grove (5/5)
  • Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand (3/5)
  • Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World by Peter H. Diamandis (4/5)
  • The Masters of Private Equity and Venture Capital by Robert Finkel (5/5)
  • How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton M. Christensen (4/5)
2014
  • Venture Deals by Brad Feld (5/5)
  • Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal by Oren Klaff (4/5)
  • Being and Nothingness by Jean-Paul Sartre (4/5)
  • The Stranger by Albert Camus (4/5)
  • The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System by James Rickards (4/5)
  • Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age by Paul Graham (4/5)
  • Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions by Guy Kawasaki (4/5)
  • Social Media Is Bullshit by B.J. Mendelson (2/5)
  • Unlabel: Selling You Without Selling Out by Marc Ecko (5/5)
  • The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company by Steve Blank (5/5)
  • On the Road by Jack Kerouac (5/5)
  • The Road by Cormac McCarthy (5/5)
  • The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More by Chris Anderson (4/5)
  • Business Model Generation by Alexander Osterwalder (5/5)
  • Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant by W. Chan Kim (4/5)
  • The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-by-Step Guide for Building a Great Company by Steve Blank (5/5)
  • Interactive Data Visualization for the Web by Scott Murray (4/5)
  • Getting Started with D3 by Mike Dewar (3/5)
  • The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday (5/5)
Fuzzy
  • The Little Book of Alternative Investments: Reaping Rewards by Daring to Be Different by Ben Stein (4/5)
  • David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell (3/5)
  • The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More with Less by Richard Koch (5/5)
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey (3/5)
  • Python Cookbook by David Beazley (4/5)
  • The Lessons of History by Will Durant (5/5)
  • The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True by Richard Dawkins (4/5)
  • The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers by Will Durant (5/5)
  • Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World by Michael Lewis (4/5)
  • Security Analysis by Benjamin Graham (5/5)
  • Physics of the Impossible by Michio Kaku (4/5)
  • The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz (5/5)
  • Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think by Peter H. Diamandis (4/5)
  • The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn (5/5)
  • The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell (4/5)
  • Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell (4/5)
  • Liar's Poker by Michael Lewis (5/5)
  • Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull (5/5)
  • Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin (4/5)
  • The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis (5/5)
  • Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell (4/5)
  • Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Tony Hsieh (5/5)
  • The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business by Clayton M. Christensen (4/5)
  • Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis (5/5)
  • The DAO of Capital: Austrian Investing in a Distorted World by Mark Spitznagel (4/5)
  • The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (5/5)
  • Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach by Stuart Russell (4/5)
  • The Essays by Francis Bacon (4/5)
  • The Essential Epicurus by Epicurus (4/5)
  • Buffettology: The Previously Unexplained Techniques That Have Made Warren Buffett the World's Most Famous Investor by Mary Buffett (3/5)
  • Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (5/5)
  • The Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness and Effectiveness by Epictetus (5/5)
  • Human, All Too Human: A Book for Free Spirits by Friedrich Nietzsche (5/5)
  • The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (5/5)
  • Existentialism is a Humanism by Jean-Paul Sartre (4/5)
  • Apology by Plato (5/5)
  • The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (4/5)
  • A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson (5/5)
  • The Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle (5/5)
  • The Republic by Plato (4/5)
  • Politics by Aristotle (5/5)
  • Discourse on the Origin of Inequality by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (4/5)
  • Discourse on Method by Renee Descartes (4/5)
  • The Prince by Niccola Machiavelli (5/5)
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth (Extraordinary Voyages, #3) by Jules Verne (4/5)
  • The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells (4/5)
  • A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess (4/5)
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (5/5)
  • The Hobbit or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien (4/5)
  • Animal Farm by George Orwell (5/5)
  • 1984 by George Orwell (5/5)
  • Watchmen (Watchmen #1-12) by Alan Moore (5/5)
  • The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - But Some Don't by Nate Silver (4/5)
  • Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis (5/5)
  • Beating the Street by Peter Lynch (3/5)
  • The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America by Warren Buffett (5/5)
  • The Warren Buffett Way: Investment Strategies of the World's Greatest Investor by Robert G. Hagstrom (4/5)
  • The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham (5/5)
  • Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer (4/5)
  • Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson (5/5)
  • The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America by David A. Stockman (3/5)
  • Age of Context: Mobile, Sensors, Data and the Future of Privacy by Robert Scoble (5/5)
  • R Cookbook: Proven Recipes for Data Analysis, Statistics, and Graphics by Paul Teetor (4/5)
  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (5/5)
  • Angels & Demons (Robert Langdon, #1) by Dan Brown (4/5)
  • Dive Into Python by Mark Pilgrim (4/5)
  • Design Patterns:Elements Of Reusable Object Oriented Software With Applying Uml And Patterns:An Introduction To Object Oriented Analysis And Design And The Unified Process by Erich Gamma (5/5)
  • Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen (5/5)
  • The Algorithm Design Manual by Steven S. Skiena (5/5)
  • Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship by Robert C. Martin (5/5)
  • The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene (4/5)
  • Letters from a Stoic by Seneca (5/5)
  • The Anti-Christ by Friedrich Nietzsche (4/5)
  • On the Genealogy of Morals / Ecce Homo by Friedrich Nietzsche (4/5)
  • Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche (5/5)
  • Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche (5/5)
  • The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg (4/5)
  • Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer (4/5)
  • Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer (3/5)
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman (5/5)
  • The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (5/5)
  • Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (5/5)
  • Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100 by Michio Kaku (4/5)
  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius (5/5)
  • The Agile Samurai: How Agile Masters Deliver Great Software by Jonathan Rasmusson (4/5)
  • Lean Analytics: Use Data to Build a Better Startup Faster by Alistair Croll (4/5)
  • The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries (5/5)
  • The Manual of Ideas: The Proven Framework for Finding the Best Value Investments by John Mihaljevic (5/5)
  • Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (5/5)
  • Margin of Safety: Risk-Averse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor by Seth A. Klarman (5/5)