Reading List


  • A University Education by David Willetts
  • The Innovators Dilemma: When new technologies cause great firms to fail by Clayton Christensen
  • Hamlet on the Holodeck by Janet Murray (Sept 2017)
  • Nudge by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein (Nov 2017)
  • Quiet by Susan Cain
  • Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Need to check out these other media:

  • The Experimenter — Movie about Stanley Milgram
  • Human Interact: Starship Commander –VR experience

On the back burner:

  • Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff
  • A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal by Ben Macintyre (Nov 2017)
  • If I Could Tell You Just One Thing…: Encounters with Remarkable People and Their Most Valuable Advice by Richard Reed
  • The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee

  • 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People by Susan Weinschenk
  • Lean UX by Jeff Gothelf
  • Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability by Steve Krug
  • Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
  • Radical C
  • Black and British: A forgotten history by David Olusoga
  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • Alone Together by Sherry Turkle
  • I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
  • The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

  • The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell (Started before)
  • Creating Innovators by Tony Wagner (Started before)
  • From Dictatorship To Democracy by Gene Sharp
  • Jhumpa Lahiri
  • David Foster Wallace
  • Toni Morrison
  • Neil Gaiman
  • David Sedaris
  • Dan Ariely
  • A Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes (~50%)


  • Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if your life depended on it by Chris Voss (Jan 2018)
  • 2-Hour Job Search by Steve Dalton (Dec 2017-Jan 2018)
  • Rise of the Robots by Martin Ford (Dec 2017)
  • Ready Player One by Ernest Kline (Dec 2017)
  • Creativity Inc. by Ed Catmull (Nov/Dec 2017)
  • The Lean Startup by Eric Ries (Nov 2017)
  • Lean vs Agile vs Design Thinking by Jeff Gothelf (Nov 2017)
  • Design is a Job by Mike Monteiro (Nov 2017)
  • The Design of Everyday Things by Donald Norman (Nov 2017)
  • Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance (Nov 2017)
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Oct 2017)
  • Clouds over Sidra –VR experience
  • The Emperor’s Soul by Brandon Sanderson
  • The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • Shades of Grey: A Novel by Jasper Fforde
  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz


  • How to Crush College by Erik Fogg
  • Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami (~50%)

Favorite books

  • Creativity Inc. by Ed Catmull
  • Shades of Grey: A Novel by Jasper Fforde
  • Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  • The Hours by Michael Cunningham

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s