Books I Read: 2016

** = SUPERSTAR – Recommended For General Reading

All books are linked to Amazon unless noted. I’ll link the free pdfs as I find them.


  1. **The Unpublished David Ogilvy by David Ogilvy, Joel Raphaelson
  2. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
  3. Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann
  4. **Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
  5. **How Proust Can Change Your Life by Alain de Botton
  6. **In Search of Lost Time: Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust
  7. **Bible (NIV)
  8. ** Leonardo’s Notebooks: Writing and Art of the Great Master edited by Anna Suh
  9. *Chaos Monkeys by Antonia Garcia Martinez
  10. The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
  11. The Prodigal God by Timothy Keller
  12. **Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan
  13. *Blood, Brains, and Beer: Autobiography by David Ogilvy
  14. **Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
  15. Ein Mein Manifesto by Eric Jarosinski
  16. **Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport
  17. Algorithms to Live By by Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths
  18. So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love by Cal Newport
  19. *Team Genius: The New Science of High-Performing Organizations by Michael Malone and Rich Karlgaard
  20. Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder by Arianna Huffington
  21. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
  22. Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness by Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein
  23. Who Needs the Fed by John Tamny
  24. Virtual Billions: The Genius, the Drug Lord, and the Ivy League Twins Behind the Rise of Bitcoin by Eric Geissinger
  25. The Charisma Myth by Olivia Fox Cabane
  26. Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security by Laurence J. Kotlikoff