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Books

I rely on recommendations, reviews and read the books that interest me. Sometimes I write reviews. Follow along on goodreads.

2022

2021

  1. The Beginning of Infinity – David Deutsch
  2. All I Want To Know Is Where I’m Going To Die So I’ll Never Go There – Peter Bevelin
  3. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents – Isabel Wilkerson
  4. One from Many: VISA and the Rise of Chaordic Organization – Dee Hock
  5. Thick: And Other Essays – Tressie McMillan Cottom
  6. Ask Your Developer: How to Harness the Power of Software Developers and win in the 21st Century -Jeff Lawson
  7. The Next 100 Years – Thomas Friedman
  8. Americanah – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  9. Leaving The Tarmac: Buying A Bank in Africa – Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede
  10. Bring Back Our Girls – Joe Parkinson
  11. An Elegant Puzzle: Systems in Engineering Management – Will Larson
  12. Capital Allocators: How the world’s elite money managers lead and invest – Ted Seides
  13. The Grid: A Journey Through the Heart of Our Electrified World – Phillip Schewe
  14. The Grid: Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future – Gretchen Bakke
  15. Why Startups Fail: A New Roadmap for Entrepreneurial Success – Tom Eisenmann
  16. Where You Are is Not Who You Are – Ursula Burns
  17. This is How They Tell Me The World Ends: The Cyberweapons Arms Race – Nicole Perlroth
  18. Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals – Oliver Burkeman
  19. Continuous Discovery Habits: Discover Products that Create Customer Value and Business Value – Teresa Torres
  20. The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race – Walter Isaacson
  21. Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing The World – Anand Giridharadas
  22. How to Pronounce Knife – Thammavongsa Souvankham
  23. Pachinko – Lee Min Jin
  24. The Infinite Machine: How an Army of Crypto-hackers is building the next internet with Ethereum – Camila Russo
  25. Attention Factory: The story of TikTok and China’s Bytedance – Matthew Brennen
  26. Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World – Cal Newport
  27. Everything Happens For A Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved – Kate Bowler
  28. The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Rise and Fall of Nations – Jacob Soll
  29. Play Nice But Win: A CEO’s journey from Founder to Leader – Michael Dell
  30. The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century – Steven Pinker
  31. Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All The Facts – Annie Duke

2020

  1. The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells
  2. The Making of a Manager by Julie Zhuo
  3. The Water Dancer – Ta-Nehisi Coates
  4. Facebook, The Inside Story – Steven Levy
  5. David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
  6. Escaping the Build Trap – Melissa Perri
  7. The Halo Effect – Phil Rosenzweig
  8. The Man Who Solved The Market – Gregory Zuckerman
  9. From Frying Pan to Fire – Olusegun Adeniyi
  10. Creative Selection – Ken Kocienda
  11. The Nickel Boys – Colson Whitehead
  12. A Man for All Markets – Edward Thorp
  13. Apartheid Inc –
  14. My Nigeria – Peter Cunliffe-Jones
  15. How to Take Smart Notes – Sonnke Ahrens
  16. Burn-In – P.W. Singer; August Cole
  17. You’re Not Listening – Kate Murphy
  18. The Book of Why – Judea Pearl and Dana McKenzie
  19. Calling Bullshit – Carl T Bergstrom and Jevin D. West
  20. So You Want to Start A Podcast – Kristen Meinzer
  21. Cryptonomicon – Neal Stephenson
  22. No Rules Rules – Reed Hastings
  23. Trick Mirror – Jia Tolentino
  24. Nobody Wants to Read your Sh*t – Steven Pressfield
  25. Anatomy of A Swipe – Ahmed Siddiqui
  26. Shape Up – Ryan Singer
  27. A History of the United States in 5 crashes – Scott Nations

2019

  1. Being Mortal – Atul Gawande
  2. F’d Companies – Philip J Kaplan
  3. A Beautiful Boy – David Sheff
  4. Inspired: How to Create Tech Products Customers Love – Marty Cagan
  5. Power – Jeffrey Pfeiffer
  6. Africa Rise and Shine – Jim Ovia
  7. Upside of Stress – Kelly McGonigal
  8. Risk and Return – Yomi Jemibewon
  9. This Explains Everything – collection of essays edited by John Brockman
  10. Ice Cream War – William Boyd
  11. The Unspeakable Lightness of Being – Milan Kundera
  12. AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order – Kai-Fu Lee
  13. My Sister, the Serial Killer – Oyinkan Braithwaite
  14. Secrets of Sand Hill Road – Scott Kupor
  15. The Most Important Thing – Howard Marks
  16. Open – Andre Agassi
  17. Zero To One – Peter Thiel
  18. Mamba Mentality – Kobe Bryant
  19. So You Want To Talk About Race – Ijeoma Oluo
  20. That Will Never Work – Marc Randolph
  21. The Checklist Manifesto – Atul Gawande
  22. Lagos Noir – collection of stories edited by Chris Abani
  23. A Death in Delhi – collection of stories
  24. The Palace of Illusions – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
  25. The Harder You Work, the Luckier You Get – Joe Ricketts
  26. All I Want to Know is Where I’m Going To Die So I’ll Never Go There – Peter Bevelin
  27. Dept. Of Speculation – Jenny Offill
  28. Antifragile – Nassem Taleb