Selected Reading


  • Brave New World Aldous Huxley
  • Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger
  • Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes
  • Seveneves Neal Stephenson
  • The Foundation Isaac Asimov
  • The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde


  • A People’s History of the United States Howard Zinn
  • All the President’s Men Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward
  • Bad Blood John Carreyrou
  • Grit Angela Duckworth
  • How to Win Friends & Influence People Dale Carnegie
  • Into Thin Air Jon Krakauer
  • Modern Romance Aziz Ansari
  • Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t Steven Pressfield
  • Outliers Malcolm Gladwell
  • Sapiens Yuval Noah Harari
  • The Design of Everyday Things Donald Norman
  • The Devil in the White City Erik Larson
  • The First 90 Days Michael D. Watkins
  • The Four Agreements Don Miguel Ruiz
  • The Hard Thing About Hard Things Ben Horowitz
  • The Minto Pyramid Principle Barbara Minto
  • The Prince Niccolò Machiavelli
  • The Republic Plato
  • The Signal and the Noise Nate Silver
  • Thinking Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman

Biographical & Memoir

  • Elon Musk Ashlee Vance
  • Rocket Boys Trilogy Homer Hickam, Jr.
  • Steve Jobs Walter Isaacson
  • The Boys in the Boat Daniel James Brown
  • The Power Broker Robert Caro
  • When Breath Becomes Air Paul Kalanithi


  • Learn Python the Hard Way Zed Shaw
  • Practical Typography Matthew Butterick
  • Product Design for the Web Randy J. Hunt
  • The Visual Display of Quant. Info. Edward Tufte

Short Stories

Articles & Blogs