I keep a list of the books I've read:


  • Anathem
  • Damascus Station
  • The Black Dahlia
  • The Big Nowhere
  • L.A. Confidential
  • White Jazz


  • Impromptu: Amplifying Our Humanity Through AI
  • Techlash: Who Makes the Rules in the Digital Gilded Age?
  • The Coming Wave: Technology, Power, and the Twenty-first Century’s Greatest Dilemma
  • Brave New World
  • The Cryptopians
  • Money Men: A Hot Startup, A Billion Dollar Fraud, A Fight for the Truth
  • Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
  • Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon
  • Snow Crash


  • The Atlas of AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence
  • The Exponential Age: How Accelerating Technology is Transforming Business, Politics and Society
  • An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination
  • The Power Law: Venture Capital and the Making of the New Future
  • Prisoners of Geography
  • The Book of Five Rings
  • Alchemy: The Surprising Power of Ideas That Don't Make Sense
  • Project Hail Mary


  • Stakeholder Capitalism: A Global Economy that Works for Progress, People and Planet
  • Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
  • Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
  • No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram
  • Redirect: Changing the Stories We Live By
  • No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention
  • The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
  • Pure Invention: How Japan's Pop Culture Conquered the World
  • Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment
  • My Remarkable Journey, Katherine Johnson
  • The Art of Choosing
  • The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us


  • The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy
  • Normal People
  • Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber
  • People Powered: How Communities Can Supercharge Your Business, Brand, and Teams
  • Pale Blue Dot
  • The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Take Control and Master the Odds
  • Get Together: How to Build a Community with Your People
  • The Passion Economy: The New Rules for Thriving in the Twenty-First Century
  • Why We Sleep
  • The Border
  • Choked - The Age of Air Pollution and the Fight for a Cleaner Future
  • Invisible Women - Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
  • This Is How You Lose the Time War
  • The City in the Middle of the Night
  • Black Leopard, Red Wolf


  • Hatching Twitter
  • Subscribed
  • Skin in the Game
  • 1984
  • Children of Blood and Bone


  • Principles: Life and Work
  • Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
  • The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story of the Plato System and the Dawn of Cyberculture
  • Platform Scale: How an emerging business model helps startups build large empires with minimum investment
  • Peers Inc
  • The Industries of the Future
  • Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility
  • Troublemakers: Silicon Valley's Coming of Age
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
  • Bad Blood
  • The Fables of the Bees


  • What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi
  • The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz
  • Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son by George Horace Lorimer
  • The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed the World by Michael Lewis
  • The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
  • The Republic by Plato
  • Forces of Nature by Professor Brian Cox
  • Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days by Jessica Livingston
  • Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari
  • Disrupted: Ludicrous Misadventures in the Tech Start-Up Bubble by Dan Lyons
  • The Song Machine: How to Make a Hit by John Seabrook
  • Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street by John Brooks
  • The Road to Character by David Brooks
  • Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity by Carlo Rovelli
  • The Moral Sayings of Publius Syrus: A Roman Slave by Publius Syrus
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Books read in 2016:

  • Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
  • Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World by General Stanley McChrystal, Tantum Collins and David Silverman
  • Flash Boys: Cracking the Money Code by Michael Lewis.
  • Pep Guardiola: Another Way of Winning by Guillem Balague
  • The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A Norman
  • Strategy by B.H. Liddell Hart
  • Ask The Dust by John Fante
  • The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael Lewis
  • Zen in the Art of Archery by Eugen Herrigel
  • Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner
  • Chaos Monkeys: Inside the Silicon Valley Money Machine by Antonio Garcia Martinez
  • Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie or Die by Eric Siegel
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

Books read in 2015:

  • Zero to One: Notes on Start-Ups, or How to Build the Future by Blake Masters, Peter Thiel
  • Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World by Christopher Steiner
  • Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown
  • ReWork: Change the Way You Work Forever by David Heinemeier Hansson
  • The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell

Books read between 2014 - 2005:

  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  • The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
  • Liar's Poker by Michael Lewis
  • The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb