Books

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

Rework

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: WordPress.com 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.