This page is a kitchen-sink list of everything I’ve read over the past few years, categorized into the books I’ve loved, the ones I thought were okay, and finally, the ones I thought were meh.

Books I Loved


By Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson and Mike Chamberlain

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

By Mark Manson

Ego Is the Enemy

By Ryan Holiday

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

By Ashlee Vance

Remote: Office Not Required

By Jason Fried

Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose

By Tony Hsieh

The Launch Pad: Inside Y Combinator, Silicon Valley’s Most Exclusive School for Startups

By Randall Stross

Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal</span>

By Nick Bilton

Chaos Monkeys: Inside the Silicon Valley Money Machine

By Antonio Garcia Martinez

Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble</span>

By Dan Lyons

The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

By Walter Isaacson

Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us</span>

By Scott Brick

Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator

By Ryan Holiday

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike</span>

By Phil Knight

Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted Hacker

By Kevin Mitnick

The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World’s Most Powerful Company Really Works, and How It’s Transforming the American Economy

By Charles Fishman

Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography Audiobook

By Walter Isaacson

We Are Anonymous: Inside the Hacker World of LulzSec, Anonymous, and the Global Cyber Insurgency

By Parmy Olson

Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money

By Nathaniel Popper

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

By Kathe Mazur

The Year Without Pants: and the Future of Work

By Scott Berkun

The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security

By Kevin Mitnick

Losing the Signal: The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of BlackBerry

By Jacquie McNish

The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

By Eric Ries

Dreaming in Code: Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732 Bugs, and One Quest for Transcendent Software

By Scott Rosenberg

Outliers: The Story of Success

By Malcolm Gladwell

 Books I Thought Were Okay

These are the list of books I still enjoyed reading, but aren’t the kind of books I would gift to someone or suggest when asked for recommendations.

Books I Thought Were Meh

Finally, the list of books I struggled to complete, either because I’m not interested in the genre or I don’t like the content.