What I'm Reading

I love reading, especially audiobooks. I also love podcasts.

I'm open to not finishing books, which I represent with a strikethrough in the list below.

I'm also open to slowly picking at books or using them as reference manuals, which I represent with an asterisk (*).

Currently Reading

The Black Swan - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Recently Read

Salt Fat Acid Heat - Samin Nosrat

Dear Girls - Ali Wong

Doughnut Economics - Kate Raworth

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World - Anand Giridharadas

The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It - Robert B. Reich

Worked Over - Jamie K McCallum

So You Want to Talk About Race - Ijeoma Oluo

A Philosophy of Software Design - John Ousterhout*

A Very Punchable Face - Colin Jost

The Year Without Pants - Scott Berkun

A People's History of the United States - Howard Zinn* (slowly making my way through it)

Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture - Martin Fowler*

An African American and Latinx History of the United States - Paul Ortiz

How to be an Anti-Racist - Ibram X. Kendi

The Fire Next Time - James Baldwin

The Poet X - Elizabeth Acevedo

The Undocumented Americans - Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

The Dichotomy of Leadership - Jocko Willink, Leif Babin

Extreme Ownership - Jocko Willink, Leif Babin

That Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea -Marc Randolph

Start Small, Stay Small - Rob Walling

The Unicorn Project - Gene Kim

Who: The A method for hiring - Geoff Smart and Randy Street

The First 90 Days - Michael Watkins

Obey the Testing Goat - Harry J.W. Percival*

Letters from a Stoic - Lucius Seneca*

The Effective Executive - Peter Drucker

Objections - Jeb Blount

Sales EQ - Jeb Blount

Read in 2019

Debt - David Graeber (huge book, want to revisit)

Little Weirds - Jenny Slate

The Monk and the Riddle - Randy Komisar

Straight Talk for Startups - Randy Komisar and Jantoon Reigersman

The Messy Middle - Scott Belsky

Ultralearning - Scott Young

What You Do Is Who You Are - Ben Horowitz

Empire of Cotton - Sven Beckert (huge book, want to revisit)

Good to Great - Jim Collins

The Goal - Eliyahu M. Goldratt

Python Tricks - Dan Bader*

High Output Management - Andy Grove

Trillion Dollar Coach - Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg, Alan Eagle

Essentialism - Greg McKeown

Toyota Kata - Mike Rother

Making Websites Win - Ben Jesson, Karl Blanks

Radical Candor - Kim Scott

Finite and Infinite Games - James P. Carse

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team - Patrick Lencioni

Getting Things Done - David Allen

I Will Teach You to Be Rich - Ramit Sethi

The War of Art - Steven Pressfield

No is Not Enough - Naomi Klein

The Checklist Manifesto - Atul Gawande

Atomic Habits - James Clear

Managing Oneself - Peter F. Drucker

We Were Eight Years in Power - Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Manager's Path - Camille Fournier

The Last Black Unicorn - Tiffany Haddish

Company of One - Paul Jarvis

Influence - Robert B. Cialdini

The Culture Code - Daniel Coyle

Beyond the Phoenix Project - Gene Kim, John Willis

The DevOps Handbook - Gene Kim, Patrick Debois, John Willis, Jez Humble

Blitzscaling - Chris Yeh, Reid Hoffman

High Growth Handbook - Elad Gil

Measure What Matters - John Doerr

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin - Benjamin Franklin

The Hard Thing About Hard Things - Ben Horowitz

The Shock Doctrine - Naomi Klein

Rework - Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson

Read in 2018

The Lean Startup - Eric Ries

Lost and Founder - Rand Fishkin

The Phoenix Project - Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford

The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership - Jim Dethmer, Diana Chapman, Kaley Klemp

The $100 Startup - Chris Guillebeau

Who Rules the World? - Noam Chomsky

Four Futures - Peter Frase

The Bottom Billion - Paul Collier

Why Nations Fail - Darron Acemoglu, James Robinson

Bossypants - Tina Fey

The New Confessions of an Economic Hitman - John Perkins

Between the World and Me - Ta-Nehisi Coates

Red Notice - Bill Browder

The Signal and the Noise - Nate Silver

The Pragmatic Programmer - Andy Hunt, Dave Thomas