Book Reviews

I try my best to write a short summary/review of the books I read as this helps me with learning and retention.

I typically publish them on Goodreads, but also sync them here.

2021

πŸ₯‡ The Psychology of Money (2020) β€” by Morgan Housel
πŸ₯ˆ The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (1980) β€” by Douglas Adams

2020

πŸ₯‡ High Output Management (1983) β€” by Andrew S. Grove [Review]
πŸ₯‡ Dune (1965) β€” By Frank Herbert
πŸ₯‡ How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World (2014) β€” by Steven Johnson [Review]
πŸ₯‡ Where Good Ideas Come from: The Natural History of Innovation (2010) β€” by Steven Johnson [Review]
πŸ₯‡ 100 Truths You Will Learn Too Late (2019) β€” by Luca Dellanna
πŸ₯ˆ 50 Years in the Making: The Great Recession and Its Aftermath (2012) β€” by Morgan Housel
πŸ₯ˆ Everyone Believes It; Most Will Be Wrong: Motley Thoughts on Investing and the Economy (2011) β€” by Morgan Housel
πŸ₯ˆ What has the government done to our money (1963) β€” by Murray Rothbard
πŸ₯ˆ The Culture Map: Decoding How People Think, Lead, and Get Things Done Across Cultures (2016) β€” by Erin Meyer
πŸ₯‰ Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones (2018) β€” by James Clear
πŸ₯‰ Dune Messiah (1969) β€” by Frank Herbert
πŸ₯‰ Children of Dune (1976) β€” by Frank Herbert

2019

πŸ₯‡ The Prince (1532) β€” by NiccolΓ² Machiavelli
πŸ₯‡ Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (2011) β€” by Yuval Noah Harari
πŸ₯ˆ Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike (2016)β€” by Phil Knight
πŸ₯ˆ Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup (2018) β€” by John Carreyrou

2018

πŸ₯‡ Thinking Fast and Slow (2011) β€” by Daniel Kahneman [Review]
πŸ₯‡The Stranger (1942) β€” Albert Camus
πŸ₯ˆMeditations (A.D. 121–180) β€” by Marcus Aurelius [Review]
πŸ₯ˆPlatform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy–and How to Make Them Work for You (2016) β€” Geoffrey G. Parker
πŸ₯‰The Inevitable (2016) β€” by Kevin Kelly [Review]
πŸ₯‰Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders (2012) β€” by L. David Marquet

Older

πŸ₯‡The Art of War β€” by Sun Tzu
πŸ₯‡Typescript of the Second Origin (1974) β€” Manuel de Pedrolo
πŸ₯‡1984 (1949) β€” George Orwell
πŸ₯‡Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1971) β€” Hunter S. Thompson
πŸ₯‡On the Road (1957) β€” by Jack Kerouac
πŸ₯‡Almost transparent Blue (1976) β€” RyΕ« Murakami
πŸ₯‡American Psycho (1991) β€” Breat Easton Ellis
πŸ₯‡Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High (2001) β€” by Joseph Grenny
πŸ₯‡Trainspotting (1993) β€” Irvine Welsh
πŸ₯‡The Hobbit (1937) β€” John R. R. Tolkien
πŸ₯‡The Lord of the Rings (1954) β€” John R. R. Tolkien
πŸ₯‡The Two Towers (1954) β€” John R. R. Tolkien
πŸ₯‡The Return of the King (1955) β€” John R. R. Tolkien
πŸ₯‡The Silmarillion (1977) β€” John R. R. Tolkien
πŸ₯ˆThe Acid House (2001) β€” Irvine Welsh
πŸ₯ˆEcstasy (2011) β€” Irvine Welsh
πŸ₯ˆZero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future (2014) β€” Peter Thiel
πŸ₯ˆThe Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses (2011) by Eric Ries
πŸ₯ˆBusiness Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers (2010) β€” Alexander Osterwalder
πŸ₯ˆBlue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant (2004) β€” W. Chan Kim
πŸ₯‰The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (2007) β€” by Naomi Klein
No Logo (1999) β€” by Naomi Klein
πŸ₯‰Cyberia: Life in the Trenches of Cyberspace (2002) β€” by Douglas Rushkoff
πŸ₯‰Media Virus!: Hidden Agendas in Popular Culture (1994) β€” by Douglas Rushkoff
πŸ₯‰Life Inc.: How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take it Back (2009) β€” by Douglas Rushkoff
πŸ₯‰Get Back in the Box: Innovation from the Inside Out (2005) β€” by Douglas Rushkoff