Books I’ve Read Cormac's bookshelf: read Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey Lucifer's Banker Uncensored: The Untold Story of How I Destroyed Swiss Bank Secrecy by Bradley C. Birkenfeld Too Famous: The Rich, the Powerful, the Wishful, the Notorious, the Damned by Michael Wolff Actionable Gamification: Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards by Yu-kai Chou Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? by Julie Smith Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies by Reid Hoffman Effortless: Make It Easier to Do What Matters Most by Greg McKeown The Start-up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career by Reid Hoffman Masters of Scale: Surprising truths from the world’s most successful entrepreneurs by Reid Hoffman Project to Product: How to Survive and Thrive in the Age of Digital Disruption with the Flow Framework by Mik Kersten Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology by Frank J. Landy Work Psychology: Understanding Human Behaviour In The Workplace by John Arnold Algorithms by Robert Sedgewick Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and Into Your Life by Gary John Bishop Stop Doing That Sh*t: End Self-Sabotage and Demand Your Life Back by Gary John Bishop No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram by Sarah Frier The Contrarian: Peter Thiel and Silicon Valley's Pursuit of Power by Max Chafkin An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination by Sheera Frenkel The Cult of We: Wework, Adam Neumann, and the Great Startup Delusion by Eliot Brown Power Play: Tesla, Elon Musk, and the Bet of the Century by Tim Higgins Red Roulette: An Insider's Story of Wealth, Power, Corruption and Vengeance in Today's China by Desmond Shum The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family and Defiance During the Blitz by Erik Larson Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain But How Do It Know? - The Basic Principles of Computers for Everyone by J. Clark Scott Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds by David Goggins Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl Surrounded by Idiots: The Four Types of Human Behaviour by Thomas Erikson Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones by James Clear In Cold Blood by Truman Capote Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies by Nick Bostrom Brave New World by Aldous Huxley Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It by Chris Voss On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William Zinsser Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action by Simon Sinek Mark Twain's Helpful Hints for Good Living: A Handbook for the Damned Human Race by Mark Twain American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis The Second Coming of Steve Jobs by Alan Deutschman Bossypants by Tina Fey Super Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt A Twist of the Wrist II: The Basics of High Performance Motorcycle Riding by Keith Code A Twist of the Wrist: The Motorcycle Roadracers Handbook by Keith Code 488 Rules for Life by Kitty Flanagan Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility by Patty McCord Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warrick The Theory of Everything: The Origin and Fate of the Universe by Stephen Hawking We Are Anonymous: Inside the Hacker World of LulzSec, Anonymous, and the Global Cyber Insurgency by Parmy Olson Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World by Christopher Steiner The Brain that Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science by Norman Doidge Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data by Charles Wheelan The Industries of the Future by Alec J. Ross Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking by Christopher Hadnagy Making Habits, Breaking Habits: Why We Do Things, Why We Don't, and How to Make Any Change Stick by Jeremy Dean Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game that Changed Everything by Daniel Goldberg Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture by David Kushner The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail by Clayton M. Christensen The Glass Cage: Automation and Us by Nicholas Carr Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time by Jeff Sutherland Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker by Kevin D. Mitnick Debt: The First 5,000 Years by David Graeber The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Primary Phase by Douglas Adams Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal by Nick Bilton 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found a Self-Help That Actually Works--A True Story by Dan Harris Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day by Todd Henry The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives by Leonard Mlodinow In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives by Steven Levy Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True by Richard Dawkins No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald Boomerang: The Meltdown Tour by Michael Lewis The Economic Singularity: Artificial intelligence and the death of capitalism by Calum Chace Bullshit Jobs: A Theory by David Graeber 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman Digital Minimalism: On Living Better with Less Technology by Cal Newport Them: Adventures with Extremists by Jon Ronson So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-Rated Organ by Giulia Enders The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis Flash Boys by Michael Lewis Liar's Poker by Michael Lewis Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money - That The Poor And Middle Class Do Not! by Robert T. Kiyosaki Chaos Monkeys: Inside the Silicon Valley money machine by Antonio García Martínez The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed the World by Michael Lewis Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Robert M. Sapolsky Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou Ready Player One by Ernest Cline Reinventing Organizations: A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage of Human Consciousness by Frederic Laloux Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead by Laszlo Bock Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World by Stanley McChrystal Everything Is F*cked: A Book About Hope by Mark Manson The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss 1984 by George Orwell Share book reviews and ratings with Cormac, and even join a book club on Goodreads.