Books

2019

  • Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens ⭐️
  • Man's Search for Meaning
  • The Upside of Stress
  • Alibaba
  • Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
  • Dealers of Lightning

2018

  • Never Split the Difference
  • Measure What Matters
  • Understanding Media
  • The Secrets of Consulting
  • The Galapagos
  • The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
  • Stubborn Attachments
  • The Dream Machine ⭐️
  • The Daily Stoic
  • Being Me, Loving You
  • Slack
  • Managin Oneself
  • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
  • Draft No. 4
  • Food
  • Levels of the Game
  • Whiplash
  • Shoe Dog
  • It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work

2017

  • "Surely You're Joking Mr. Feynman!", Richard Feynman
  • Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller
  • 10% Happier, Dan Harris
  • Martha Argerich, Olivier Bellamy
  • Ego is the Enemy, Ryan Holiday
  • The Art of War, Sun Tzu
  • Überwachen und Strafen, Michel Foucault
  • Radical Candor, Kim Scott
  • Stories of Your Life and Others, Ted Chiang
  • The Magic of Thinking Big, David Schwartz
  • The Sellout, Paul Beatty
  • The Bricks that Built the House, Kate Tempest
  • Elon Musk, Ashley Vance
  • Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise, Anders Ericsson
  • Mindstorms, Seymour Papert
  • Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Inner Game of Tennis: The classic guide to the mental side of peak performance, W Timothy Gallwey
  • Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business, Neil Postman
  • The Machine Stops, E.M. Forster

2016

  • My Struggle, Karl Ove Knausgård
  • Tools of Titans, Tim Ferris
  • Mom and Me and Mom, Maya Angelou
  • Pre-Suasion, Robert Cialdini
  • Blindness, José Saramago
  • So Good They Can't Ignore You, Cal Newport
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Ken Kesey
  • The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath
  • Die Brücke über die Drina, Ivo Andrić
  • Die Wand, Marlen Haushofer
  • Managing Humans, Michael Lopp
  • Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro
  • How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, Mohsin Hamid
  • Status Update, Alice E. Marwick
  • Dreaming Yourself Awake, B. Alan Wallace
  • Cracking the Coding Interview, Gayle Laakman McDowell
  • Showing Up for Life, Bill Gates Sr.
  • The Baron in the Trees, Italo Calvino
  • Walden, Henry David Thoreau
  • Giving Good Weight, John McPhee
  • The Rosie Project & The Rosie Effect, Graeme Simsion
  • Motherless Brooklyn, Jonathan Lethem
  • The Night Manager, John le Carré
  • The Miracle Morning, Hal Erod
  • The Surrender Experiment, Michael A. Singer
  • The Tender Bar, J. R. Moehringer

2015 and earlier

  • Open, Andre Agassi
  • Invisible Monsters, Chuck Palahniuk
  • Bold, Peter Diamandis
  • Measurement, Lockhart
  • The Innovator's Dilemma, Clayton M. Christensen
  • Save the Cat, Snyder
  • The Martian, Andy Weir
  • Money, Tony Robbins
  • Games Prisoners Play, Kaminski
  • The Enormous Crocodile, Roald Dahl
  • The Giving Tree, Shel Silverstein
  • Oh, the Places You'll Go!, Dr. Seuss
  • Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace
  • Magnificent Obsession, Lloyd C. Douglas
  • Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal, Lloyd C. Douglas
  • No Imperfections Noted, Casey Muratori
  • Shantaram, Gregory Roberts
  • The Technician, Casey Muratori
  • Life of Pi, Yann Martel
  • Glückskinder, Hermann Scherer
  • The Art of Possibility, Benjamin Zander

Further Reading