Anant Jain

Books read and listened to in 2016

Book List

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Books (17)

  1. Envisioning Information. Edward R. Tufte.
  2. Hackers and Painters: Big Ideas from the Compuer Age. Paul Graham.
  3. On Writing Well. William Zinsser. (Review)
  4. Tuesdays with Morrie. Mitch Albom.
  5. So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love. Cal Newport. (Review)
  6. Startup Boards: Getting the most out of your Board of Directors. Brad Feld and Mahendra Ramsinghani.
  7. Deep Work: Rules for Focussed Success in a Distracted World. Cal Newport. (Review)
  8. Old Path White Clouds: Walking in the footsteps of the Buddha. Thich Nhat Hanh.
  9. The Tao of Leadership. John Heider.
  10. Man’s Search for Meaning. Viktor E. Frankl.
  11. Gratitude. Oliver Sacks.
  12. Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days. Braden Kowitz, Jake Knapp, and John Zeratsky. (Review)
  13. Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth. Gabriel Weinberg and Justin Mares.
  14. Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! Ralph Leighton, Richard Feynman.
  15. Contagious: Why Things Catch On. Jonah Berger. (Review)
  16. Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die. Chip Heath, Dan Heath. (Review)
  17. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany.

Audiobooks (21)

  1. Leading. Alex Ferguson and Michael Moritz.
  2. Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor. Tren Griffin.
  3. Flash Boys. Michael Lewis.
  4. A Thousand Splendid Suns. Khaled Hosseini.
  5. Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions. Dan Ariely. (Review)
  6. The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation. Jon Gertner.
  7. Catch-22. Joseph Heller.
  8. Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets. Nassim Nicholas Taleb.
  9. Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed. Alexis Ohanian.
  10. The Virgin Way: Everything I Know About Leadership. Richard Branson.
  11. Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist. Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson.
  12. Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel. Tom Wainwright.
  13. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable Fragility. Nassim Nicholas Taleb.
  14. The Score Takes Care of Itself: My Philosophy of Leadership. Bill Walsh.
  15. The Tipping Point. Malcolm Gladwell. (Review)
  16. The 4-Hour Workweek. Tim Ferris.
  17. The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life. Alice Schroeder.
  18. Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies. Nick Bostrom.
  19. The Road To Character. David Brooks.
  20. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. Carol Dweck.
  21. The Intelligent Investor. Benjamin Graham.