A collection of my favorite books

"Information is not knowledge. The only source of knowledge is experience. You need experience to gain wisdom." — Albert Einstein

Algorithms, data, and forecasting

  • Algorithms to Live By
    Brian Christian & Tom Griffiths
  • Lean Analytics
    Allistair Croll & Benjamin Yoskovitz
  • Naked Statistics
    Charles Wheelan
  • Superforecasting
    Philip Tetlock & Dan Gardner


  • Amazon Unbound
    Brad Stone
  • Becoming Steve Jobs
    Brent Sclender & Rick Tetzeli
  • The Four
    Scott Galloway
  • Permanent Record
    Edward Snowden
  • Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber
    Mike Isaac
  • Trillion Dollar Coach
    Alan Eagle, Eric Schmidt, and Jonathan Rosenberg


  • The 12 Week Year
    Brian P. Moran
  • Empower / Inspired
    Marty Cagan
  • Good to Great
    Jim Collins
  • The High Growth Handbook
    Elad Gil
  • Measure What Matters
    John Doerr
  • The Messy Middle
    Scott Belsky
  • Principles
    Ray Dalio
  • Rework
    David Heinemeier Hansson and Jason Fried
  • Turn The Ship Around!
    L. David Marquet
  • Turning the Flywheel
    Jim Collins
  • Zero to One
    Peter Thiel

Creativity & Design

  • Creative Selection
    Ken Kocienda
  • Delft Design Guide
    Jaap Daalhuizen
  • In Praise of Shadows
    Junichiro Tanizaki
  • Notes on the Synthesis of Form
    Christopher Alexander
  • Product Design for the Web
    Randy J. Hunt
  • Show Your Work
    Austin Kleon
  • The War of Art
    Steven Pressfield

Culture Building

  • The Amazon Way
    John Rossman
  • Creativity, Inc.
    Ed Catmull
  • The Culture Map
    Erin Meyer
  • No Rules Rules
    Reid Hastings & Erin Meyer
  • Powerful
    Patty McCord
  • What You Do Is Who You Are
    Ben Horowitz
  • Work Rules!
    Laszlo Bock
  • Working Backwards
    Colin Bryar & Bill Carr

Health & Human Biology

  • Breath
    James Nestor
  • Faster, Higher, Stronger
    Mark McClusky
  • In Over Our Heads
    Robert Kegan
  • Lifespan
    David Sinclair
  • Relentless
    Tim S. Grover
  • Why We Sleep
    Matthew Walker


  • Dominion
    Tom Holland
  • The Changing World Order
    Ray Dalio
  • Drunk
    Edward Slingerland
  • Factfulness
    Hans Rosling
  • On the Historicity of Jesus
    Richard Carrier
  • The Immortality Key
    Brian C. Muraresku
  • The Lessons of History
    Will & Ariel Durant
  • Sapiens
    Yuval Noah Harari
  • Sandworm
    Andy Greenberg


  • Competing Against Luck
    Clayton Christensen
  • Crossing the Chasm
    Geoffrey A. Moore
  • The Future Is Faster Than You Think
    Peter H. Diamandis & Steven Kotler
  • How Innovation Works
    Matt Ridley
  • Loonshots
    Safi Bahcall

Leadership & Management

  • An Elegant Puzzle
    William Larson
  • The Great CEO Within
    Matt Mochary
  • Gridiron Genius
    Michael Lombardi
  • The Hard Thing About Hard Things
    Ben Horowitz
  • High Output Management
    Andy Grove
  • Leadership Strategy and Tactics
    Jock Willink
  • Managing Humans
    Michael Lopp
  • The Meaning Revolution
    Fred Kofman
  • Radical Candor
    Kim Scott
  • Resilient Management
    Lara Hogan
  • The Score Takes Care of Itself
    Bill Waslh


  • The Almanack of Naval Ravikant
  • Finite and Infinite Games
    James P. Carse
  • The Great Mental Models Vol.1&2
    Shane Parrish
  • The Sovereign Individual
    James Dale Davidson & William Rees-Mogg


  • The Algebra of Happiness
    Scott Galloway
  • Atomic Habits
    James Clear
  • Drive
    Daniel H. Pink
  • The Elephant in the Brain
    Kevin Simler, Robin Hanson
  • Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
    Robert Cialdini
  • Predictably Irrational
    Dan Ariely
  • Talking to Strangers
    Malcolm Gladwell
  • When
    Daniel H. Pink


  • The Beginning of Infinity
    David Deutsch
  • The Fabric of Reality
    David Deutsch
  • Genome
    Matt Ridley
  • The Greatest Story Ever Told
    Lawrence M. Krauss
  • Life 3.0
    Max Tegmark