Knowledge References

Bookshelf

2021

Title Author
Death's End Liu Cixin
The Dark Forest Liu Cixin
Good Omens Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett
American Gods Neil Gaiman
The Precipice Toby Ord
The Socialist Manifesto Bhaskar Sunkara
Animal Farm George Orwell
The Vanishing Half Brit Bennett
The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution Francis Fukuyama

2020

Title Author
Leadership Is Language L. David Marquet
Dune Messiah Frank Herbert
The Three-Body Problem Liu Cixin
Dune Frank Herbert
The Pragmatic Programmer: 20th Anniversary Edition, 2nd Edition: Your Journey to Mastery David Thomas, Andrew Hunt
Heroes: The Greek Myths Reimagined Stephen Fry
Mythos Stephen Fry
The Unicorn Project: A Novel About Developers, Digital Disruption, and Thriving in the Age of Data Gene Kim
Leadership Strategy and Tactics: Field Manual Jocko Willink
The Call of the Wild Jack London
The War on Normal People Andrew Yang

2019

Title Author
The Infinite Game Simon Sinek
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Book 4 Douglas Adams
Life, the Universe, and Everything: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Book 3 Douglas Adams
The Burnout Generation (short)
Thinking Remote: Inspiration for Leaders of Distributed Teams Maya Middlemiss and Pilar Orti
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World David Epstein
Trillion Dollar Coach Alan Eagle, Eric Schmidt, and Jonathan Rosenberg
A More Beautiful Question Warren Berger
Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders L. David Marquet
The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers Ben Horowitz
Turning Pro: Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life's Work Steven Pressfield
Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone Brené Brown
The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People's Lives Better, Too) Gretchen Rubin
The War of Art Steven Pressfield
The Way of the Superior Man David Deida
The Silmarillion J. R. R. Tolkien

2018

Title Author
Deep Work Cal Newport
The Messy Middle Scott Belsky
Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs John Doerr
The Return of the King J. R. R. Tolkien
The Art of Thinking Clearly Rolf Dobelli
The Two Towers J. R. R. Tolkien
The Strange Order of Things Antonio Damasio
The Book of Why Judea Pearl, Dana Mackenzie
The Fellowship of the Ring J. R. R. Tolkien
Norse Mythology Neil Gaiman
A Book of Five Rings Miyamoto Musashi
Mastering Logical Fallacies Mike Livingston
The Culture Code Daniel Coyle
Critical Chain Eliyahu M. Goldratt
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Douglas Adams
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams

2017

Title Author
It's Not Luck Eliyahu M. Goldratt
Why Buddhism Is True Robert Wright
The Startup Way Eric Ries
The Information James Gleick
If Mayors Ruled the World Benjamin Barber
Principles Ray Dalio
Scale Geoffrey West
The Art of Invisibility Kevin Mitnick
The Goal Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Jeff Cox
Extreme Ownership Jocko Willink, Leif Babin
The Phoenix Project Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford
Algorithms to Live By Brian Christian, Tom Griffiths
33 Strategies of War Robert Greene
Social Physics Alex Pentland
Vagabonding Rolf Potts

2016

Title Author
Mastery Robert Greene
Smarter Faster Better Charles Duhigg
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Mark Manson
Zero to One Peter Thiel, Blake Masters
Grit Angela Duckworth
Antifragile Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Superintelligence Nick Bostrom
Art of Seduction Robert Greene
The Bed of Procrustes Nassim Nicholas Taleb
48 Laws of Power Robert Greene

<=2015

Title Author
Managing Oneself Peter F. Drucker