Book List

The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance
Josh Waitzkin
June 2014

Lonesome Dove
Larry McMurtry
May 2014

The Great A&P and the Struggle for Small Business in America
Marc Levinson
April 2014

Allegiant
Veronica Roth
April 2014

Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator
Ryan Holiday
February 2014

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
Malcolm Gladwell
February 2014

Insurgent
Veronica Roth
January 2014

Raising the Bar: Integrity and Passion in Life and Business: The Story of Clif Bar Inc.
Gary Erickson
December 2013

Divergent
Veronica Roth
December 2013

The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
November 2013

Rome’s Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar
Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni
September 2013

The Leaderless Revolution: How Ordinary People Will Take Power and Change Politics in the 21st Century
Carne Ross
January 2013

Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy
Christopher Hayes
December 2012

Everyone Loves You When You’re Dead: Journeys into Fame and Madness
Neil Strauss
November 2012

Chasing Daylight:How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life
Gene O’Kelly
November 2012

Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
Robert D. Putnam
October 2012

Sixty Feet, Six Inches: A Hall of Fame Pitcher & a Hall of Fame Hitter Talk About How the Game Is Played
Bob Gibson, Reggie Jackson, Lonnie Wheeler
October 2012

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
Jon Krakauer
August 2012

Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman
Yvon Chouinard
August 2012

A Short History of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson
August 2012

SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper
Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin
July 2012

The Pixar Touch: The Making of a Company
David A. Price
July 2012

I Will Teach You To Be Rich
Ramit Sethi
July 2012

The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama’s Historic Victory
David Plouffe
June 2012

Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets
Sudhir Venkatesh
June 2012

Survive!: Remarkable Tales from the New Zealand Outdoors
Carl Walrond
March 2012

The Case of Abraham Lincoln: A Story of Adultery, Murder, and the Making of a Great President
Julie M. Fenster
March 2012

Think and Grow Rich
Napoleon Hill
March 2012

Apples Are Square: Thinking Differently About Leadership
Susan Kuczmarski, Thomas D. Kuczmarski
March 2012

Beatrice and Virgil
Yann Martel
March 2012

In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin
Erik Larson
March 2012

Freud for Beginners
Richard Appignanesi, Oscar Zarate
March 2012

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin
March 2012

Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck–Why Some Thrive Despite Them All
Jim Collins
March 2012

Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Laura Hillenbrand
February 2012

Atlas Shrugged
Ayn Rand
February 2012

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
Siddhartha Mukherjee
February 2012

Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships
Daniel Goleman
January 2012

Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin’s Theory Can Change the Way We Think About Our Lives
David Sloan Wilson
January 2012

Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for Brilliance
Jonathan Fields
December 2011

The Education of Millionaires: It’s Not What You Think and It’s Not Too Late
Michael Ellsburg
December 2011

In Cold Blood
Truman Capote
December 2011

Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations
Clay Shirky
December 2011

Mockingjay (The Third Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins
November 2011

The Lean Startup
Eric Ries
November 2011

Catching Fire (The Second Book of the Hunger Games)
Suzanne Collins
October 2011

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Laura Hillenbrand
October 2011

The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins
October 2011

Decoded
Jay-Z
March 2011

Eating Animals
Jonathan Safran Foer
February 2011
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The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World
Chris Guillebeau
February 2011

The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman
by Timothy Ferriss
January 2011

Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age
by Clay Shirky
January 2011

Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase For Lincoln’s Killer
by James L. Swanson
December 2010
[word list]

The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing
by Al Ries and Jack Trout
December 2010

Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
by Dan Ariely
November 2010
[word list]

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan
November 2010

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
by Stephen R. Covey
November 2010

Do More Faster: TechStars Lessons to Accelerate Your Startup
by David Cohen and Brad Feld
November 2010

Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose
by Tony Hsieh
November 2010
[word list]

The Paradox of Choice: Why Less is More
by Barry Schwarz
October 2010

Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working For Yourself
by Daniel Pink
October 2010

Starting Something: An Entrepreneur’s Tale of Corporate Culture
by Wayne McVickers
September 2010
[word list]

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller Sr.
by Ron Chernow
August 2010
[word list]

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
by Daniel Pink
July 2010

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
by Malcolm Gladwell
July 2010

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner
June 2010

Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution and How It Can Renew America
by Thomas L. Friedman
June 2010

Leaving Microsoft to Change the World: An Entrepreneur’s Odyssey to Educate the World’s Children
by John Wood
April 2010

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
by Anne Lamott
April 2010

Losing My Virginity: How I’ve Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way
by Richard Branson
March 2010

The 4 Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
by Tim Ferris
January 2010

The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman
by Richard Feynman
January 2010

The HP Way: How Bill Hewlett and I Built Our Company
by David Packard
November 2009

Anthem
by Ayn Rand
November 2009

Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life
by Neil Strauss
November 2009

The Logic of Life: The Rational Economics of an Irrational World
by Tim Harford
October 2009

Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis
by Robert Kennedy
October 2009

The Little Kingdom: The Private Story of Apple Computer
by Michael Moritz
October 2009

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
by Malcolm Gladwell
August 2009

The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick)
by Seth Goden
July 2009

The Alchemist
by Paulo Coelho
June 2009

Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World
by Tina Seelig
May 2009

1984
by George Orwell
March 2009

Free-Range Chickens
by Simon Rich
February 2009

Animal Farm
by George Orwell
February 2009

Sandy Koufax: A Lefty’s Legacy
by Jane Leavy
January 2009

Outliers: The Story of Success
by Malcolm Gladwell
January 2009

Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life
by Steve Martin
December 2008

A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing
by Burton G. Malkiel
November 2008

Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
by Michael Lewis
November 2008

Beating the Street
by Peter Lynch
October 2008

Buffet: The Making of an American Capitalist
by Roger Lowenstein
October 2008

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