Here is a list of books that I have found particularly impactful, this list is mostly non-fiction. Books are listed in no particular order, but are broadly categorized for easier browsing.

Thinking & Learning

On The Shortness of Life – Seneca

Philosophical Investigations - Ludwig Wittgenstein

Working - Robert Caro

The Manual – Epictetus

Dialogue; The Art of Thinking Together – William Isaacs

Bird By Brd: Some Instructions on Writing and Life – Anne Lamott

Xenophons Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War – Xenophon

Do the Work – Steven Pressfield

Thinking, Fast and Slow – Daniel Kahneman

Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger – Peter Bevelin

Poor Charlie's Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger – Peter D. Kaufman

Human Condition

The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance – Josh Waitzkin

Deep Work: Rules for Focussed Success in a Distracted World – Cal Newport

Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life – Nassim Taleb

The Power Broker – Robert Caro

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – Yuval Noah Harari

Atomic Habits – James Clear

Why We Sleep: Unblocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams – Matthew Walker

Lying – Sam Harris

Ego is the Enemy – Ryan Holiday

Kitchen Confidential – Anthony Bourdain

Peak: Secrets of the New Science of Expertise – Anders Ericsson, Robert Pool

Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World – David Epstein


Birth of the Chaordic Age
– Dee Hock

eBoys: The First Inside Account of Venture Capitalists at Work – Randall Strauss

The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation – Jon Gertner

High Output Management – Andrew S. Grove

Dream Big: How the Brazillian Trip Behind 3G Capital... – Christine Correa

The Score Takes Care of Itself – Bill Walsh

Principles: Life and Work – Ray Dalio

Memos from a Chairman – Alan C Greenberg

Radical Candor – Kim Scott

Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business – Danny Meyer

Common as Air – Revolution, Art and Ownership – Lewis Hyde

Barbians At The Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco – Ryan Burrough

The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds – Michael Lewis

Consulting Stuff

The Business of Expertise – David C Baker

Lords of Strategy: The Secret Intellectual History of the New Corporate World -Kiechel III, Walter

Managing The Professional Service Firm – David Maister

Creativity Inc: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand In the Way of Creativity – Ed Catmul

Who Says Elephants Can't Dance? Louis V. Gerstner Jr

Team of Teams – New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World – General Stanely McChrystal