What’s on my bookshelf.

I love reading. It’s the cheat code to get hundreds of hours of high-quality research neatly condensed into a package that takes about a week to consume.

Here is what I’ve completed reading lately:

YearTitleAuthorMust Read
2024The Butterfly LionMichael Morpurgo
A Man for All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the MarketEdward O. Thorp
Poor Charlie’s AlmanackCharlie Munger⚡️
2023The Forgotten Highlander: My Incredible Story of Survival During the War in the Far EastAlistair Urquhart⚡️
Long Walk to FreedomNelson Mandela⚡️
The Velveteen RabbitMargery Williams
Start at the EndMatt Wallaert
What We Owe the FutureWilliam MacAskill
Electric CityThomas Hager
Cracking the PM Interview: How to Land a Product Manager Job in TechnologyGayle Laakmann McDowell & Jackie Bavaro
The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady’s Illustrated PrimerNeal Stephenson
Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.Ron Chernow
Am I Being Too Subtle?Sam Zell
The Richest Man in BabylonGeorge S. Clason⚡️
Man’s Search for MeaningViktor E. Frankl⚡️
Project Hail MaryAndy Weir
The Holy Quran (English Translation)Abdullah Yusuf Ali
AntifragileNassim Nicholas Taleb
The Mom TestRob Fitzpatrick⚡️
Building a Second BrainTiago Forte
Zero to OnePeter Thiel
2022Company of OnePaul Jarvis
Start Small, Stay Small: A Developer’s Guide to Launching a StartupRob Walling
Show Your Work!Austin Kleon
Start Marketing the Day You Start CodingRob Walling
12 Rules to Learn to CodeDr. Angela Yu
Make – Bootstrapper’s HandbookPieter Levels
The Productive MuslimMohammed Faris
How to Change Your MindMichael Pollan
SCRUM – The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the TimeJeff Sutherland
The First 20 HoursJosh Kaufman
The Four – The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and GoogleScott Galloway
The Productivity ProjectChris Bailey
The War of ArtSteven Pressfield⚡️
Daring GreatlyBrene Brown⚡️
Getting Things DoneDavid Allen⚡️
Productivity NinjaGraham Allcott
The Lazy Project ManagerPeter Taylor
LimitlessJim Kwik
The Science of Getting RichWallace D. Wattles
The Art of WarSun Tsu⚡️
MeditationsMarcus Aurelius⚡️
The Obstacle is the WayRyan Holiday
The Compound EffectDarren Hardy
Crushing It!Gary Vaynerchuk
The Millennial Game PlanLaura Shin
The 4-Hour BodyTimothy Ferriss
MindsetCarol Dweck⚡️
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective PeopleStephen R. Covey⚡️
The Total Money MakeoverDave Ramsey
Atomic HabitsJames Clear
Peak PerformanceBrad Stulberg
The Power of NowEckhart Tolle
Transcend – The New Science of Self-ActualisationScott Barry Kaufman⚡️
Kettlebell Simple & SinisterPavel Tsatsouline
Secrets of Divine LoveA. Helwa⚡️
Finding UltraRich Roll
Deep WorkCal Newport
Everything is F*ckedMark Manson
The Lifestyle InvestorJustin Donald
Big MagicElizabeth Gilbert
Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy LifeHector Garcia
Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the OddsDavid Goggins
2021The Talent CodeDaniel Coyle
Black Tax: Burden or Ubuntu? Niq Mhlongo
The Holy Quran (Arabic)
2020Shoe DogPhil Knight
Born to RunChristopher McDougall
The Cannabis Grow BibleGreg Green
Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant BusinessmanYvon Chouinard⚡️
Start With WhySimon Sinek
The 4-Hour WorkweekTimothy Ferriss
EssentialismGreg McKeown⚡️
Who Moved My Cheese?Dr. Spencer Johnson
Think and Grow RichNapoleon Hill
Your Happy Healthy Pet: Cockatiel, 2nd EditionJulie Rach Mancini
Rich Dad Poor DadRobert T. Kiyosaki
The Mad ScientistGaathier Mahed
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ckMark Manson
The 5am ClubRobin Sharma
OutliersMalcolm Gladwell
I Will Teach You To Be Rich (2nd Edition)Ramit Sethi
*Reading list only tracked since 2020