A catalog of my books. I enjoy browsing other people's bookshelves, so this is intended to be a digital version of that. I've bucketed this list into multiple genres but they are in no particular order. I haven't read all of these books. Recommended books are marked *


The Lean Startup by Eric Reiss *

The Everything Store by Brad Stone

Hooked by Nir Eyal

Zero to One by Peter Thiel

Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi

The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz *

Principles by Ray Dalio

Flash Boys by Michael Lewis

Business Adventures by John Brooks


Dreyer's English by Benjamin Dreyer *

Communication Skills

How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie *


The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg *


The Better Angels of our Nature by Steven Pinker

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Blueprint by Nicholas Christakis

The Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz

The Seasons of a Man's Life by Daniel J. Levinson

Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker

Grit by Angela Duckworth

Mindset by Carol Dweck


Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond *

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

The Accidental Superpower by Peter Zeihan

21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari

Health and Medicine

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee


In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan


The Fundamentals of Ethics by Russ Shafer-Landau


The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman

Computer Science

Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas Cormen, Charles Leiserson, Ronald Rivest, Clifford Stein

Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach by James Kurose, Keith Ross

Operating System Concepts by by Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Galvin, Greg Gagne

Clean Code by Robert C. Martin

The Pragmatic Programmer by Andy Hunt, Dave Thomas

Apprenticeship Patterns by Dave Hoover, Adewale Oshineye

The Mythical Man-Month by Fred Brooks

Computer Organization and Design by David A. Patterson, John L. Hennessy

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs by Harold Abelson, Gerald Jay Sussman, Julie Sussman

Mathematics & Physics

Calculus by James Stewart

Discrete Mathematics and it's Applications by Kenneth Rosen

A First Course in Probability by Sheldon Ross

Introduction to Linear Algebra by Gilbert Strang

Fundamentals of Physics by David Halliday, Robert Resnick, Jearl Walker


Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

Graphic Novels

Maus by Art Spiegelman


The Headspace Guide to Meditation and Mindfulness by Andy Puddicombe

The Bible by Anonymous

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse *


1984 by George Orwell *

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams *

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card *

Foundation by Isaac Asimov *

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Digital Fortress by Dan Brown

Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling *

Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan

Lord of the Flies by William Golding *

Deception Point by Dan Brown

The Giver by Louis Lowry

The Jester by James Patterson

Lord Loss by Darren Shan *

Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Eragon by Christopher Paolini

When the Wind Blows by James Patterson

Holes by Louis Sachar *

The Martian by Andy Weir

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis *