Archive for January, 2016

2015 Year in Review

Posted: January 1, 2016 in Uncategorized

Number of Books Read = 61
Number of Pages Read = 19,899

Non-Fiction Highlights
1) The Hard Thing about Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
2) Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli
3) A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel
4) Influencer by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler
5) You Only Have to Be Right Once by Randall Lane
6) How Google Works by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg
7) The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni
8) Leadership on the Line by Ronald Heifetz and Martin Linsky
9) Brain Rules by John Medina
10) Psych Ward by Stephen Seager

Fiction Highlights
1) Pines (Wayward Pines I) by Blake Crouch
2) Wizard and Glass (Dark Tower IV) by Stephen King
3) The Dark Tower (Dark Tower VII) by Stephen King
4) The Waste Lands (Dark Tower III) by Stephen King
5) Wayward (Wayward Pines II) by Blake Crouch
6) Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
7) The Martian by Andy Weir
8) The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
9) All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
10) Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

I’m really excited about reading the following books in 2016 (among others): 

  • The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver (already started it and it’s amazing!)
  • The Courage to Act by Ben Bernanke (already started)
  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  • Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • This Will Make You Smarter edited by John Brockman
  • Dark Pools by Scott Patterson
  • The Smartest Guys in the Room by Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind
  • Elon Musk: Inventing the Future by Ashlee Vance

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