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Anthony Horowitz
The House of Silk (Sherlock Holmes #1)
★★★★
Sebastian Marshall
Roguelike
★★★★
Scott H. Young
Ultralearning
★★★★
Sebastian Marshall
PROGRESSION
★★★★
Ichiro Kishimi
The Courage to Be Disliked
★★★★★
Sun Tzu
The Art of War
★★★
Robert Webb
How Not To Be a Boy
★★★★
Yuval Noah Harari
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
★★★★★
James Clear
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
★★★
Venkatesh G. Rao
Tempo: Timing, Tactics and Strategy in Narrative-Driven Decision-Making
★★★★
Frank Chimero
The Shape of Design
★★★
Will Larson
An Elegant Puzzle: Systems of Engineering Management
★★★★
Sebastian Marshall
Ikigai
★★★★
Neal Stephenson
Cryptonomicon
★★★★★
Sonke Ahrens
How to Take Smart Notes: One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking – for Students, Academics and Nonfiction Book Writers
★★★★
David Kadavy
Digital Zettelkasten: Principles, Methods, & Examples
★★★
Eva Hoffman
How to Be Bored (The School of Life Book 4)
★★★
George Orwell
1984
★★
Meg Jay
The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter—And How to Make the Most of Them Now
★★
Nicolas Cole
Confessions of a Teenage Gamer
★★★
Venkatesh G. Rao
The Gervais Principle: The Complete Series, with a Bonus Essay on Office Space (Ribbonfarm Roughs)
★★★★★
Sebastian Marshall
MACHINA
★★★
Sebastian Marshall
PRAGMA
★★★★
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The Little Prince
★★
Henry David Thoreau
Walden
★★
Aubrey Marcus
Own the Day, Own Your Life: Optimised practices for waking, working, learning, eating, training, playing, sleeping and sex
★★★★★
John E. Doerr
Measure What Matters
★★★★
Dale Carnegie
How to Win Friends and Influence People
★★★
Ayn Rand
The Fountainhead
★★★★
Sebastian Marshall
Gateless
★★★★
Andy Weir
Project Hail Mary
★★★★
Jordan Mechner
The Making of Prince of Persia: Journals 1985-1993--Illustrated Edition
★★★★
Matthew McConaughey
Greenlights
★★★
Caroline Hirons
Skincare: the Ultimate No-Nonsense Guide
★★
Bailey Richardson
Get Together: How to build a community with your people
★★
Brandon Stosuy
Make Time for Creativity: Finding Space for Your Most Meaningful Work (A Self-Guide and Tool Kit)
★★★
Toby Ord
The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity
★★★★
Xiaowei Wang
Blockchain Chicken Farm: And Other Stories of Tech in China's Countryside
★★★★
Scott Barry Kaufman
Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization
★★
Eoin Colfer
Highfire
★★
John Sellars
Lessons in Stoicism: What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live
★★
David Mitchell
Dishonesty Is the Second-Best Policy: And Other Rules to Live By
★★★★★
Nir Eyal
Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life
★★★
Adam Savage
Every Tool's a Hammer: Life Is What You Make It
★★★
Steven H. Strogatz
Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe
★★★★
Julia Galef
The Scout Mindset: Why Some People See Things Clearly and Others Don't
★★
Cal Newport
Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World
★★★★
Elad Gil
High Growth Handbook
★★★★
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Skin in the Game: The Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life
★★
John Lewis Gaddis
On Grand Strategy
★★★
Stephen Brusatte
The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World
★★★
Richard P. Feynman
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character
★★★★★
Kathryn Mannix
With the End in Mind: Dying, Death, and Wisdom in an Age of Denial
★★★★
Oliver Sacks
The River of Consciousness
★★★★
Jordan B. Peterson
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos
★★★★★
Ash Maurya
Scaling Lean: Mastering the Key Metrics for Startup Growth
★★★★★
Angela Duckworth
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
★★★
Karl Ove Knausgård
My Struggle: Book 1 (My Struggle, #1)
★★★★★
Bob Caporale
Creative Strategy Generation: Using Passion and Creativity to Compose Business Strategies That Inspire Action and Growth
★★★
Duncan Clark
Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built
★★★
Cal Newport
Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
★★★★★
Michael Greger
How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease
★★★
Charles G. Koch
Good Profit: How Creating Value for Others Built One of the World's Most Successful Companies
★★
Ashlee Vance
Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
★★★★
Oliver Sacks
On the Move: A Life
★★★
Jocko Willink
Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
★★★★
Philip E. Tetlock
Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction
★★★
Cédric Villani
Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure
★★★
Kelly McGonigal
The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It
★★★
Alexander Osterwalder
Value Proposition Design: How to Create Products and Services Customers Want
★★★
David Graeber
The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy
★★★
Gabriel Weinberg
Traction: A Startup Guide to Getting Customers
★★★
Peter Zeihan
The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder
★★★★
Martin Wolf
The Shifts and the Shocks: How the Financial Crisis Has Changed Our Future
★★★
Ryan Holiday
The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph
★★★
Paulo Coelho
The Alchemist
★★★
Terry Hayes
I Am Pilgrim
★★★★
Peter Thiel
Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
★★★
Greg McKeown
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
★★
Tim S. Grover
Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable
★★★★
Sendhil Mullainathan
Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much
★★★
Gary Keller
The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results
★★★
Laura Klein
UX for Lean Startups
★★★
Robert Greene
Mastery
★★★★★
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
★★
Robin Sloan
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore (Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, #1)
★★★
Cal Newport
So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love
★★★★
Ash Maurya
Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works
★★★★
Austin Kleon
Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative
★★★
Charles Duhigg
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
★★★
David Deutsch
The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World
★★★★
Walter Isaacson
Steve Jobs
★★★
Richard P. Rumelt
Good Strategy Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters
★★★
Massimo Vignelli
The Vignelli Canon
★★★
Eric Ries
The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
★★★★
Brian Tracy
No Excuses!: The Power of Self-Discipline
★★★
Alexander Osterwalder
Business Model Generation
★★★★
Jerry Weintraub
When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead: Useful Stories from a Persuasive Man
★★★
50 Cent
The 50th Law
★★★★
Donella H. Meadows
Thinking in Systems: A Primer
★★★★
Malcolm Gladwell
Outliers: The Story of Success
★★
Alice Schroeder
The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life
★★★
Chet Richards
Certain to Win: The Strategy of John Boyd, Applied to Business
★★★
Hans Jürgen Eysenck
Genius: The Natural History of Creativity
★★★★
Ed Regis
Great Mambo Chicken And The Transhuman Condition: Science Slightly Over The Edge
★★★
James D. Miller
Game Theory at Work: How to Use Game Theory to Outthink and Outmaneuver Your Competition
★★★
Yoshida Kenkō
Essays in Idleness: The Tsurezuregusa of Kenkō
★★★
Twyla Tharp
The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life
★★
Cal Newport
How to Become a Straight-A Student
★★★★
John Maeda
The Laws of Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life
★★★
Zygmunt Bauman
Liquid Modernity
★★★★
G.H. Hardy
A Mathematician's Apology
★★★
Steven Silbiger
The Ten-Day MBA : A Step-By-Step Guide To Mastering The Skills Taught In America's Top Business Schools
★★★
Brian Tracy
Goals!: How to Get Everything You Want Faster Than You Ever Thought Possible
★★★
Benjamin Graham
The Intelligent Investor
★★★★
Christopher W. Alexander
The Timeless Way of Building
★★★
James Gleick
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
★★★★
Friedrich Nietzsche
The Portable Nietzsche
★★★
Brian Tracy
Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time
★★★
James C. Collins
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
★★
Richard Dawkins
The Selfish Gene
★★★
Stephen Fry
Moab Is My Washpot (Memoir #1)
★★★★
Roy Peter Clark
Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer
★★★
Edmund Morris
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
★★★★
Stephen R. Covey
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
★★★
Robert Greene
The 33 Strategies of War
★★★★
Marcus Aurelius
Meditations
★★★
Arthur Koestler
The Act of Creation
★★★★
Arthur Schopenhauer
The Wisdom of Life
★★★
Douglas R. Hofstadter
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
★★★★
Leo Tolstoy
The Death of Ivan Ilych
Edward R. Tufte
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
★★★★★
Michael Pollan
A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder
★★★★★
Richard Dawkins
The God Delusion
★★★
Stephen King
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
★★★★
Spencer Johnson
Who Moved My Cheese?
★★★
Ray Bradbury
Zen in the Art of Writing: Essays on Creativity
★★★
Viktor E. Frankl
Man's Search for Meaning
★★★★
Michael Pollan
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
★★★
Malcolm Gladwell
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
★★
Steven Pressfield
The War of Art: Winning the Inner Creative Battle
★★★★
Robert Greene
The 48 Laws of Power
★★★★
Robert M. Pirsig
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values (Phaedrus, #1)
★★★
Oliver Burkeman
Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals
★★★
Eric Jorgenson
The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness
★★★
Jordan B. Peterson
Beyond Order: 12 More Rules For Life
★★★★
Heather E. Heying
A Hunter-Gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century: Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life
★★★
Steven D. Levitt
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
★★★
Adam Tooze
Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World's Economy
★★★
Neal Stephenson
Termination Shock
★★★★
Umberto Eco
This is Not the End of the Book
★★★
Ray Dalio
The Changing World Order: Why Nations Succeed and Fail
★★★★
Bryan A. Garner
Quack This Way: David Foster Wallace & Bryan A. Garner Talk Language and Writing
★★★
Johann Hari
Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention- and How to Think Deeply Again
★★★
James Dale Davidson
The Sovereign Individual: Mastering the Transition to the Information Age
★★★★★