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Favorite Books

In no particular order:

The Selfish Gene, Richard Dawkins

Principles, Ray Dalio

High Output Management, Andrew S. Grove

The Score Takes Care Of Itself, Bill Walsh, Steve Jamison, Craig Walsh

The Everything Store, Brad Stone

Certain to Win, Chet Richards

The Most Important Thing, Howard Marks

The Sovereign Individual, James Dale Davidson

The Firm, the Market, and the Law, R. H. Coase

The Quest for Cosmic Justice, Thomas Sowell

Poor Charlie’s Almanac, Charles T. Munger

Competitive Strategy, Michael Porter

Why Information Grows, César Hidalgo

Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari

7 Powers, Hamilton Helmer

The Black Swan, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Hackers and Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age, Paul Graham

Einstein: His Life and Universe, Walter Isaacson

Stoner, John Williams

Positioning: the Battle for your Mind, Al Ries

1984, George Orwell

Le Petit Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

How Will You Measure Your Life, Clayton M. Christensen

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, Shunryu Suzuki

The Unwritten Laws of Engineering, W.J. King

The Soul of a New Machine, Tracy Kidder

Man’s Search for Meaning, Victor E. Frankl

The Economy of Cities, Jane Jacobs

In the Company of Giants, Rama Dev Jager

The Four Steps to the Epiphany, Steve Blank

Diffusion of Innovations, Everett Rogers

Psychology of Intelligence Analysis, Richards Heuer

– Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital, Carlota Perez

Shackleton’s Way, Margot Morrell

Peopleware, Tom DeMarco

Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China, Erza Vogel

Knowledge and the Wealth of Nations: a Story of Economic Discovery, David Warsh

From Third World to First, Lee Kuan Yew

How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Invention, Creation, and Discovery, Kevin Ashton

Exit, Voice and Loyalty, Albert Hirschman

The Art of Learning, Josh Waitzkin

The True Believer, Eric Hoffer

How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk, Adele Faber

The Intelligent Investor, Benjamin Graham

The Lessons of History, Will Durant

The Wizard of Menlo Park, Randall Stross

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Thomas Kuhn

Moltke on the Art of War, Helmuth Von Moltke

Titan: the Life of John D. Rockefeller, Ron Chernow

Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field, Nancy Forbes

Creativity, Inc., Ed Catmull

Seeing Like a State, James Scott

Managerial Dilemmas, Gary Miller

Order Without Design, Alain Bertaud

Only the Paranoid Survive, Andrew Grove

The Secret of our Success, Joseph Henrich

Long Walk to Freedom, Nelson Mandela

The Evolution of Cooperation, Robert Axelrod

Political Order and Political Decay, Francis Fukuyama

Softwar, Matthew Symonds

Sam Walton: Made in America, Sam Walton

Walt Disney: An American Original, Bob Thomas

The Ride of a Lifetime, Bob Iger