Recommended Books

Books that I’ve most recently read are at the top, books are recommended in no particular order.

For a chronological book list instead, see full book list

  1. The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Michael Pollan
  2. The Innovators, Walter Isaacson
  3. Just Kids, Patti Smith
  4. The Blue Sweater, Jaqueline Novogratz
  5. The Fish That Ate the Whale, Rich Cohen
  6. What Makes Sammy Run?, Budd Schulberg
  7. Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, Alfred Lansing
  8. Can’t Hurt Me, David Goggins
  9. Hard Truths to Keep Singapore Going, Lee Kuan Yew
  10. Skin in the game, Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  11. This is Marketing, Seth Godin
  12. Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World, Jack Weatherford
  13. Ultralearning, Scott Young
  14. So Good They Can’t Ignore You, Cal Newport
  15. Linchpin, Seth Godin
  16. Stubborn Attachments, Tyler Cowen
  17. Ben Franklin, Walter Isaacson
  18. Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love & Life from Someone Who’s Been There, Cheryl Strayed
  19. The Lessons of History, Will & Ariel Durant
  20. Nonviolent Communication, Marshall B. Rosenberg
  21. Musashi, Eiji Yoshikawa
  22. The Evolution of Everything, Matt Ridley
  23. Man’s Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl
  24. Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue, Ryan Holiday
  25. The Origins of Virtue, Matt Ridley
  26. Steve Jobs, Walter Issaacson
  27. 12 Rules for Life, Jordan Peterson
  28. Laws of Human Nature, Robert Greene
  29. Fallen Leaves, William Durant
  30. Leonardo Da Vinci, Walter Isaacson
  31. 48 Laws of Power, Robert Greene
  32. Mastery, Robert Greene
  33. Deep work, Cal Newport
  34. Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari
  35. Homo Deus, Yuval Noah Harari
  36. Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Morris
  37. Surely You’re Joking Mr Feynman, Richard Feynman
  38. The Moral Animal, Robert Wright
  39. Growth Hacker Marketing, Ryan Holiday
  40. The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance, Joshua Waitzkin