2023 Reading List

2023 Reading List


  • The Kingdom, The Power, and The Glory: American Evangelicals in an age of Extremism - Tim Alberta

Completed (47)


  • Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon - Michael Lewis
  • American Business History: A Very Short Introduction - Walter A. Friedman
  • Ethereum for Business: A Plain-English Guide to the Use Cases that Generate Returns from Asset Management to Payments to Supply Chains - Paul Brody
  • HBR's 10 Must Reads 2023 - Harvard Business Review
  • Masters of Scale: Surprising Truths from the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs - Reid Hoffman
  • Principles of Corporate Finance - Brealey, Meyers, Allen
  • Two and Twenty: How the Masters of Private Equity Always Win - Sachin Khajuria
  • Burn Rate: Launching a Startup and Losing My Mind - Andy Dunn
  • The Art of Business Wars: Battle Tested Lessons for Leaders and Entrepreneurs From History's Greatest Rivalries - David Brown
  • The Rise of the Rest: How Entrepreneurs in Surprising Places are Building the New American Dream - Steve Case
  • Boom and Bust: A Global History of Financial Bubbles - William Quinn and John R. Turner
  • HBR’s 10 Must Reads 2020 – Harvard Business Review
  • The Moment of Clarity: Using Human Sciences to Solve Your Toughest Business Problems - Christian Madsbjerg and Mikkel B. Rasmussen


  • G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century - Beverly Gage
  • The New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations - Daniel Yergin
  • What's Our Problem? a self-help book for societies - Tim Urban
  • The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York (Volume 2/3) - Robert A. Caro
  • Meme Wars: The Untold Story of the Online Battles Upending Democracy in America - Joan Donovan, Emily Dreyfuss, Brian Friedberg
  • The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Time of James A. Baker III - Peter Baker and Susan Classer
  • America Against America - Wang Huning
  • The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power - Daniel Yergin
  • Alexander Hamilton - Ron Chernow
  • America. A Redemption Story: Choosing Hope, Creating Unity - Senator Tim Scott
  • The Perfect Police State: An Undercover Odyssey into China's Terrifying Surveillance Dystopia of the Future - Geoff Cain
  • Broken News: Why the Media Rage Machine Drives America and How to Fight Back - Chris Stirewalt
  • Seeing like a State: How certain Schemes to Improve the Human Confition have Failed - James C. Scott


  • Web3: Charting the Internet's Next Economic and Cultural Frontier - Alex Tapscott
  • The Digital Silk Road: China's Quest to Wire the World and Win the Future - Jonathan E. Hillman
  • The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google - Scott Galloway
  • The Cold Start Problem: How to Start and Scale Network Effects - Andrew Chen
  • The Metaverse: And How It Will Revolutionize Everything - Matthew Ball
  • Harvard Business Review: The Year in Tech 2022 - Various Authors
  • The Founders: The Story of PayPal and the Entrepreneurs Who Shaped Silicon Valley - Jimmy Soni
  • The Contrarian: Peter Thiel and Silicon Valley's Pursuit of Power - Max Chafkin
  • The Future of Money: How the Digital Revolution is Transforming Currencies and Finance - Eswar S. Prasad

Misc. Non Fiction

  • Automate your busywork: do less, achieve more, and save your brain for the big stuff - aytekin tank
  • Cracking the PM Interview: How to Land a Product Manager Job in Technology - Gayle Laakmann McDowell and Jackie Bavaro
  • The Fourth Turning is Here: What the Seasons of History Tell Us About How and When This Crisis Will End - Neil Howe
  • Smart Brevity: The Power of Saying More with Less - Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen, and Roy Schwartz
  • Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future - Dorie Clark
  • Framers: Human Advantage in an Age of Technology and Turmoil - Cukier, Mayer-Schoenerger, de Vericourt
  • Please, Sorry, Thanks: Three Words that Change Everything - Mark Batterson
  • Path Lit By Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe - David Maraniss


  • Centers of Gravity - Marko Kloos
  • Leviathan Falls - James S.A. Corey
  • Tiamet's Wrath - James S.A. Corey
  • Persepolis Rising - James S.A. Corey

Previous Reading Lists

2022 Reading List
Completed (60) Tech * Proof of Stake: The Making of Ethereum and the Philosophy of Blockchain - Vitalik Buterin * The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future - Steve Case * Voices from the Valley: Tech Workers Talk About What They Do - and How They Do It - Ben Tarnoff
2021 Reading List
Tech * User Friendly: How the hidden rules of design are changing the way we live, work, and play - Cliff Kuang with Robert Fabricant * The Infinite Machine: How an Army of Crypto-Hackers is Building the Next Internet with Ethereum - Camila Russo * Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Per…