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Elon Musk - Book Recommendations

12 Entries
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary, One Vol. Edition
  • Benjamin Franklin: An American Life
  • Einstein: His Life and Universe
  • Structures: Or Why Things Don't Fall Down
  • Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies
  • Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
  • Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming
  • Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
  • The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
  • Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era
  • Ignition!: An Informal History of Liquid Rocket Propellants

Bill Gates - Book Recommendations

14 Entries
  • Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street
  • How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
  • The Power to Compete: An Economist and an Entrepreneur on Revitalizing Japan in the Global Economy
  • String Theory: David Foster Wallace on Tennis: A Library of America Special Publication
  • Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved
  • Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel
  • Origin Story: A Big History of Everything
  • The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
  • The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir
  • Energy and Civilization: A History
  • The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)

Jeff Bezos - Book Recommendations

10 Entries
  • Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies
  • Creation: Life and How to Make It
  • The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
  • Sam Walton: Made In America
  • Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation, Revised and Updated
  • Memos from the Chairman
  • The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering
  • The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement
  • Data-Driven Marketing: The 15 Metrics Everyone in Marketing Should Know
  • The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility"

Jack Dorsey - Book Recommendations

9 Entries
  • Leaves of Grass
  • Between the World and Me
  • The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
  • The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
  • The Score Takes Care of Itself: My Philosophy of Leadership
  • The Old Man and The Sea
  • Tao Te Ching
  • The Master and Margarita
  • The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet

Tim Ferris - Book Recommendations

32 Entries
  • Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
  • Daily Rituals: How Artists Work
  • The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance
  • The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph
  • What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars
  • We Learn Nothing: Essays
  • The Tao of Seneca: Practical Letters from a Stoic Master, Volume 1
  • Ego Is the Enemy
  • The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
  • Growth Hacker Marketing: A Primer on the Future of PR, Marketing, and Advertising
  • Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator
  • The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work
  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
  • High Fidelity
  • Musashi: An Epic Novel of the Samurai Era
  • Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual
  • Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
  • Principles: Life and Work
  • Stranger in a Strange Land
  • The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More with Less
  • The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
  • Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur
  • Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist
  • Fahrenheit 451
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • Dune
  • Zorba the Greek
  • Moral Letters to Lucilius
  • The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done
  • Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet)
  • "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character
  • The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right

Mark Zuckerberg - Book Recommendations

25 Entries
  • Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day
  • Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
  • The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation
  • Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower
  • Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
  • Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet)
  • Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
  • Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters
  • Orwell's Revenge. The 1984 Palimpsest
  • Rational Ritual: Culture, Coordination, and Common Knowledge
  • The Muqaddimah: An Introduction to History
  • The Player of Games
  • The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World
  • William James : Writings 1902-1910
  • The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
  • The Three-Body Problem
  • Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets
  • Energy: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides)
  • The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves
  • Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
  • The Aeneid (Everyman's Library)
  • The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
  • Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
  • The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being In Charge Isn’t What It Used to Be

Warren Buffet - Book Recommendations

20 Entries
  • The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America
  • Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe
  • Take on the Street: How to Fight for Your Financial Future
  • First A Dream
  • DREAM BIG: How the Brazilian Trio behind 3G Capital
  • The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor
  • Poor Charlie's Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger
  • The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock
  • Essays In Persuasion
  • Where Are the Customers' Yachts?: or A Good Hard Look at Wall Street
  • The Clash of the Cultures: Investment vs. Speculation
  • The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success
  • Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises
  • Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings
  • Security Analysis: Sixth Edition, Foreword
  • The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing
  • Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street
  • In an Uncertain World: Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington
  • Jack: Straight from the Gut
  • Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron

Naval Ravikant - Book Recommendations

21 Entries
  • Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade
  • Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
  • The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge
  • Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart: Thirty True Things You Need to Know Now
  • God's Debris: A Thought Experiment
  • Falling into Grace: Insights on the End of Suffering
  • Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
  • Perfectly Reasonable Deviations from the Beaten Track
  • Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It
  • The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
  • The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation
  • The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature
  • The Boys Vol. 1: The Name of the Game
  • Total Freedom: The Essential Krishnamurti
  • The Lessons of History
  • The Power of Myth
  • Tao Te Ching
  • The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
  • Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
  • The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves

Paul Graham

15 Entries
  • Medieval Technology and Social Change
  • The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History: Revised Edition (Hist Atlas)
  • The World We Have Lost: Further Explored: Peter Laslett: 9780415315272: Amazon.com: Books
  • The Extension of Man: A History of Physics before the Quantum
  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • Life in the English Country House: A Social and Architectural History: Mark Girouard: 9780300058703: Amazon.com: Books
  • Mohammed and Charlemagne: Henri Pirenne: 9781684221042: Amazon.com: Books
  • The Fall of Constantinople 1453
  • Guns, Sails, and Empires: Technological Innovation and the Early Phases of European Expansion, 1400- 1700: Caro M. Cipolla: 9780897450713: Amazon.com: Books
  • A history of Rome, from its origins to 529 A.D., : Moses Hadas: Amazon.com: Books
  • The Art of War in the Middle Ages: A.D. 378–1515
  • The Lives of the Artists (Oxford World's Classics)
  • The Golden Trade of the Moors: West African Kingdoms in the Fourteenth Century: E. W. Bovill, Edward W. Bovill: 9781558760912: Amazon.com: Books
  • The Internet Classics Archive | The Gallic Wars by Julius Caesar
  • The Copernican Revolution: Planetary Astronomy in the Development of Western Thought: Thomas S. Kuhn, James Bryant Conant: 0884267584080: Amazon.com: Books

Drew Huston - Book Recommendations

10 Entries
  • Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
  • Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
  • The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
  • Crossing the Chasm, 3rd Edition: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers
  • High Output Management
  • The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done
  • The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
  • Poor Charlie's Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values
  • Principles: Life and Work

Kevin Rose - Book Recommendations

10 Entries
  • The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing: Violate Them at Your Own Risk!
  • Getting Real: The Smarter, Faster, Easier Way to Build a Successful Web Application
  • Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
  • Letters from a Stoic
  • Leaving Microsoft to Change the World: An Entrepreneur’s Odyssey to Educate the World’s Children
  • Envisioning Information
  • The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
  • 8 Weeks to Optimum Health: A Proven Program for Taking Full Advantage of Your Body's Natural Healing Power
  • Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice
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Dara Khosrowshahi

5 Entries
  • The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
  • Einstein: His Life and Universe
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
  • Principles: Life and Work
  • American Gods: Author's Preferred Text

Peter Thiel

4 Entries
  • The American Challenge
  • The Great Illusion A Study of the Relation of Military Power to National Advantage
  • The Right Stuff
  • Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World

Ray Dalio

3 Entries
  • The Hero with a Thousand Faces
  • The Lessons of History
  • River Out of Eden

Casey Neistat

3 Entries
  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley
  • The Second World War
  • It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want to Be: The world's best selling book