My Favorite Books

1. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
2. The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
3. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
4. Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
5. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
6. Coders at Work by Peter Seibel
7. Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder
8. Business Adventures by John Brooks
9. The Unplanned Revolution by Arif Hasan
10. The Society of Mind by Marvin Minsky
11. I Think, Therefore I Am by Lesley Levene
12. What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful by Marshall Goldsmith
13. Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies by Nick Bostrom
14. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
15. David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
16. The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
17. Hyperspace by Michiu Kaku
18. Why the Allies won by Richard Overy
19. Avoid Boring People by James D. Watson
20. Brief Candle in the Dark by Richard Dawkins
21. Copenhagen by Michael Frayn
22. The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail by Clayton M. Christensen
23. Surely You're Joking Mr. Feynman by Richard Feynman and Ralph Leighton
24. The Technological Singularity by Murray Shanahan
25. The Cogwheel Brain: Charles Babbage and the Quest to build the First Computer by Doron Swade
26. The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World by Pedro Domingos
27. The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature by Steven Pinker
28. A Fire Upon The Deep by Vernor Vinge
29. Fast Times at Fairmont High by Vernor Vinge
30. The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederik P. Brooks
31. Profits of Science: The American Marriage of Business and Technology by Robert Teitelman
32. True Names by Vernor Vinge
33. Mastering the VC Game: A Venture Capital Insider Reveals How to Get from Start-up to IPO on Your Terms by Jeffrey Bussgang
34. Last and First Men by Olaf Stapledon
35. Liar's Poker by Michael Lewis
36. The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
37. The Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse
38. The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt
39. Slicing Pie: Funding Your Company Without Funds by Mike Moyer
40. On Writing by Stephen King
41. The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee
42. Lucky Or Smart?: Fifty Pages for the First-Time Entrepreneur by Bo Peabody
43. Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley by Antonio Garcia Martinez
44. Founders at Work: Stories of Startups' Early Days by Jessica Livingston
45. Getting to Yes: How to Negotiate Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher
46. Undercover Economist: Exposing Why the Rich Are Rich, the Poor Are Poor -- and Why You Can Never Buy a Decent Used Car! by Tim Harford
47. The Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy by Peter Temin
48. Renegades of the Empire: How Three Software Warriors Started a Revolution Behind the Walls of Fortress Microsoft by Michael Drummond
49. Talking Nets: An Oral History of Neural Networks by James A. Anderson
50. Random Walk Down Wall Street: A Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing by Burton G. Malkiel
51. American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin
52. Mathematics and the Imagination by Edward Kasner
53. Idea Man: A Memoir by the Cofounder of Microsoft by Paul Allen
54. The Foundation Triology by Isaac Asimov
55. The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence by Carl Sagan
56. Confessions of an Economic Hitman by John Perkins
57. The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World by Niall Ferguson
58. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Harari
59. WTF: What's the Future and Why It's Up to Us by Tim O'Reilly
60. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
61. Boss Life: Surviving My Own Small Business by Paul Downs
62. Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
63. The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
64. The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu
65. Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight
66. Still Surprised: A Memoir of a Life in Leadership by Warren Bennis
67. Rogue Warrior by Richard Marcinko
68. Creativity Inc. Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace
69. Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis
70. The Language Instinct: How The Mind Create Language by Steven Pinker
71: Lust for Life by Irving Stone
72. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou
73. When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management by Roger Lowenstein
74. The Farmer from Merna by Karl Schriftgiesser
75. Secrets of Sand Hill Road: Venture Capital and How to Get it by Scott Kupor
76. Car Guys vs. Bean Counters: The Battle for the Soul of American Business by Bob Lutz
77. Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life by Steve Martin
78. Onward: How Starbucks Fought for its Life Without Losing its Soul by Howard Schultz
79. God's Debris: A Thought Experiment by Scott Adams
80. Brick by Brick: How LEGO Rewrote the Rules of Innovation and Conquered the Global Toy Industry by David Robertson and Bill Breen
81. Who is Michael Ovitz? by Michael Ovitz
82. The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz
83. Capitalism Without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy by Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake
84. The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation by Jon Gertner
85. Predictable Revenue: Turn Your Business Into a Sales Machine with the $100 Million Best Practices of by Aaron Ross
86. Predictable Prospecting: How to Radically Increase Your B2B Sales Pipeline by Marylou Tyler and Jeremy Donovan
87. Positioning: The Battle For Your Mind by Al Ries and Jack Trout
88. Lean Customer Development: Building Products Your Customers Will Buy by Cindy Alvarez
89. Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works by Ash Maurya
90. SPIN Selling by Neil Rackham
91. Win Bigly by Scott Adams
92. Dune by Frank Herbert
93. Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson
94. Barbarian Days by William Finnegan
95. Loonshots by Safi Bahcall
96. How I Raised Myself From Failure To Success In Selling by Frank Bettger