Entrepreneur & Investor.
Entrepreneur & Investor.

Reading

Below is a collection of books I would recommend categorized by genre and in no particular order. Just a heads up, I update this list once a year or so.

Also, check out my top 3 book picks from 2019, 2020 and 2021.

General Business & Management

  • The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen
  • Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi
  • Winning by Jack Welch
  • Swim With The Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive by Harvey Mackay
  • Hug Your Customers by Jack Mitchell
  • Scaling Up by Verne Harnish
  • Measure What Matters by John Doerr
  • Never Split The Difference by Chris Voss

Investing (Private/Public Companies)

  • Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits by Philip Fisher
  • The Essays Of Warren Buffett by Warren Buffett
  • One Up On Wall Street by Peter Lynch
  • The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
  • Seeing What’s Next by Clayton M. Christensen
  • The Quest For Value by G. Bennett Stewart
  • The Outsiders by William Thorndike
  • 100 Baggers by Chris Mayer

Investing (Real Estate)

  • Confessions of  a Real Estate Entrepreneur by James A. Randel
  • Multi-Family Millions by David Lindahl
  • Am I Being Too Subtle? by Sam Zell

Biographies

  • Made in America by Sam Walton
  • Shoe Dog by Phil Knight
  • Grinding it Out by Ray Kroc
  • Red Notice by Bill Browder
  • The Man Who Solved The Market by Gregory Zuckerman
  • The Gambler by William C. Rempel
  • Sons of Witchita by Daniel Schulman
  • Why Should White Guys Have All The Fun by Blair S. Walker and Reginald Lewis

Entrepreneurship

  • Zero to One by Peter Thiel
  • Art of the Start by Guy Kawasaki
  • The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber
  • The Lean Startup by Eric Reiss
  • The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ Demarco
  • Built To Sell by John Warrillow

Sales and Marketing

  • Cashvertising by Drew Whitman
  • Psychology of Selling by Brian Tracy
  • Spin Selling by Neil Rackman
  • Influence: Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini
  • The Boron Letters by Gary Halbert
  • Growth Hacker Marketing by Ryan Holiday

Business History

  • Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis
  • When Genius Failed by Roger Lowenstein
  • A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel (recommend reading only part 1)
  • King of Capital by David Cary and John Morris
  • The Box by Marc Levinson
  • Towers of Debt by Peter Foster
  • The Fish That Ate The Whale by Rich Cohen

Philosophy and Psychology

  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  • The Prince by Niccolo Machiaveli
  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
  • Everybody Lies by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
  • Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

Crime

  • Casino by Nicholas Pileggi
  • Black Edge by Sheelah Kolhatkar
  • Bad Blood by John Carreyrou
  • Den of Thieves by James B. Stewart
  • Billion Dollar Whale by Bradley Hope
  • The Mastermind by Evan Ratliff
  • The Key Man by Simon Clark and Will Louch

Science

  • A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
  • The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking
  • Freakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner
  • Death By Black Hole by Neil DeGrasse Tyson
  • Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
  • Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari