Reading List 2016

“The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest people of the past centuries.” — Descartes

The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

Tom Clancy Commander in Chief: A Jack Ryan Novel by Mark Greaney

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

Aftermath: Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Chuck Wendig

Candide by Voltaire

Lights Out: A Cyber Attack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath by Ted Koppel

The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler by Thomas Hager

Not Impossible: The Art and Joy of Doing What Couldn’t Be Done by Mick Ebeling

Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship by Robert Kurson

The Tools: 5 Tools to Help You Find Courage, Creativity, and Willpower — and Inspire You to Live Life in Forward Motion by by Phil Stutz, Barry Michels

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

Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein

How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer by Sarah Bakewell

Ancillary Mercy (Imperial Radch) by Ann Leckie

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World Paperback by Jack Weatherford

The School of Greatness: A Real-World Guide to Living Bigger, Loving Deeper, and Leaving a Legacy by Lewis Howes

The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book About Relationships by Neil Strauss

The Moral Animal: Why We Are, the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology by Robert Wright

Windswept: Windswept Book One by Adam Rakunas

The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey by Candice Millard

The Player of Games by Iain M. Banks

Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters by Matt Ridley

The Little Book of Talent: 52 Tips for Improving Your Skills by Daniel Coyle

The Monkey King’s Amazing Adventure: A Journey to the West in Search of Enlightenment by Wu Cheng’en

Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower by Henry M. Paulson

Measure of My Days by Florida Scott-Maxwell

Neuromancer by William Gibson

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. by Ron Chernow

Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh

Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization by Parag Khanna

Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae Paperback by Steven Pressfield

Armada: A novel by Ernest Cline

Independent People by Halldor Laxness

The Industries of the Future by Alec Ross

Legends of the Fall by Jim Harrison

The Plot Against America by Philip Roth

The Big Sleep: A Novel by Raymond Chandler and Richard Amsel

Originals: How Nonconformists Move the World by Adam Grant

Up From Slavery: An Autobiography by Booker T. Washington

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver

The Freelancer’s Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Have the Career of Your Dreams On Your Terms by Sara Horowitz and Toni Sciarra Poynter

Learning Virtual Reality: Developing Immersive Experiences and Applications for Desktop, Web, and Mobile by Tony Parisi

King Solomon’s Mines by Henry Rider Haggard

Theodore Boone: The Fugitive by John Grisham

The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival by John Vaillant

Tom Clancy’s Op-Center: Into the Fire by Dick Couch

Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future by Martin Ford

The Rise and Fall of Nations: Forces of Change in the Post-Crisis World by Ruchir Sharma

How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life by Scott Adams

Tom Clancy Duty and Honor by Grant Blackwood

Destinations of a Lifetime: 225 of the World’s Most Amazing Places by National Geographic

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Dune by Frank Herbert

Battlefront: Twilight Company (Star Wars) by Alexander Freed

The Force Awakens The Weapon of a Jedi: A Luke Skywalker Adventure by Jason Fry

The Force Awakens Smuggler’s Run: A Han Solo Adventure by Greg Rucka

Bloodline (Star Wars) by Claudia Gray

Life Debt: Aftermath (Star Wars) by Chuck Wendig

Before the Awakening (Star Wars) by Greg Rucka

Shattered Empire (Star Wars) by Greg Rucka

Life Debt: Aftermath (Star Wars) by Chuck Wendig

The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman

The Sandman, Vol. 3: Dream Country by Neil Gaiman

The Sandman Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones by Neil Gaiman

The Sandman Vol. 10: The Wake by Neil Gaiman

The Sandman: Overture by Neil Gaiman

The Sandman: The Dream Hunters by Neil Gaiman

Death by Neil Gaiman

Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur by Derek Sivers

Into the Void: Star Wars Legends by Tim Lebbon

Mercy Kill: Star Wars Legends by Aaron Allston

The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling

Plutarch’s Roman Lives by Plutarch

This Boy’s Life: A Memoir by Tobias Wolff

The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi

The Illuminated Rumi by Jalal Al-Din Rumi

History of the Jews by Abram Leon Sachar

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carré

Born for This: How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do by Chris Guillebeau

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World: A Novel by Haruki Murakami

The Habitual Hustler: Daily Habits of 50 Self-Employed Entrepreneurs by Corey Breier

#AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur’s Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness by Gary Vaynerchuk