Books

Reading

The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance

Waitzkin, Josh
Self Improvement
2020 (23 books)

No Rules Rules

Hastings, Reed; Meyer, Erin
Organisations
Management

Great State: China and the World

Brook, Timothy
China
History

The Peace Makers: Leadership Lessons from Twentieth-Century Statesmanship

Jentleson, Bruce W.
World Affairs
Leadership
Geopolitics
Humanity

Death and the Penguin

Kurkov, Andrey
Fiction
Ukraine

The Cross of Christ

Stott, John
Christianity

A Business of State: Commerce, politics, and the birth of the East India Company

Mishra, Rupali
History
World Affairs
Business

Arguing With Zombies: Economics, politics, and the fight for a better future

Krugman, Peter
Economics
World Affairs

Difficult Women: A History of Feminism in 11 Fights

Lewis, Helen
Humanity
Current Affairs

Sex and Vanity

Kwan, Kevin
Fiction

The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons in Creative Leadership from 15 Years as CEO of The Walt Disney Company

Iger, Robert
Business
Entrepreneurism

The Lonely Sea and the Sky

Chichester, Sir Francis
Sailing

The Only Story

Barnes, Julian
Fiction

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Piketty, Thomas
Economics
Humanity
Inequality

The Bridge: Natural Gas in a Redivided Europe

Gustafson, Thane
Commodities
Gas
Geopolitics
World Affairs

A Country Doctor: Short Stories

Kafka, Franz
Fiction
Absurdities

The Lost Pianos of Siberia

Roberts, Sophy
Siberia
Russia
Humanity

You're Not Listening: What You're Missing & Why It Matters

Murphy, Kate
Self Improvement
Business

Palaces of Power: The Birth and Evolution of London's Clubland

Hoare, Stephen
London
History

Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral & Drive Major Economic Events

Schiller, Robert J.
Behavioural Economics
Economics

Red Flags: Why Xi's China is in Jeopardy

Magnus, George
China
World Affairs
Geopolitics
Economics

Loonshots

Bahcall, Safi
Innovation
Business

Macroeconomics for Professionals

Lipschitz, Leslie; Schadler, Susan
Macroeconomics
Economics
Finance

The Intelligent Investor

Graham, Benjamin
Finance
Value Investing
2019 (31 books)

The Road to Unfreedom

Snyder, Timothy
Humanity
World Affairs

Tuning the Rig

Oxenhorn, Harvey
Sailing

What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence

Schwarzman, Stephen A.
Business
Entrepreneurism

The Man Who Solved the Markets: How Jim Simmons Launched the Quant Revolution

Zuckerman, Gregory
Finance
Trading
Quantitative Economics
Hedge Funds

Sparrowhawk on the Horizon

Scholte, A.
Fiction
Sailing

Coders

Thompson, Clive
Technology
Humanity

Adaptive Markets

Lo, Andrew
Innovation
Finance

Range: How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

Epstein, David
Self Improvement

Eats Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

Truss, Lynne
Current Affairs
Language

Mr Midshipman Hornblower

Forester, C. S.
Fiction
Sailing

Lieutenant Hornblower

Forester, C. S.
Fiction
Sailing

Hornblower and the Hotspur

Forester, C. S.
Fiction
Sailing

Hornblower and the Crisis

Forester, C. S.
Fiction
Sailing

The South China Sea: The Struggle for Power in Asia

Hayton, Bill
China
World Affairs

Bad Blood

Carreyrou, John
Business
Entrepreneurism

Keeping At It

Volcker, Paul A.; Harper, Christine
Finance
Biography
World Affairs

The Brhavioral Investor

Crosby, Daniel
Finance
Investing

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Newport, Cal
Self Improvement

Atomic Habits

Clear, James
Self Improvement

Barons of the Sea

Ujifusa, Steven
Sailing
Clipper Ships

A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas

Berger, Warren
Innovation
Entrepreneurism
Self Improvement

On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

Snyder, Timothy
Humanity

Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Handbook of Silicon Valley's Bill Campbell

Schmidt, Eric; Rosenburg, Jonathan; Eagle, Alan
Self Improvement
Business
Entrepreneurism

The Bank That Lived A Little

Augar, Philip
Finance
Banking

Disrupted: Strategy for Exponential Change

Quick, Larry; Platt, David
Business
Strategy
Entrepreneurism

Shoe Dog

Knight, Phil
Business
Entrepreneurism

Firefighting the Financial Crisis and its Lessons

Bernanke, Ben S.; Geithner, Timothy F.; Paulson, Henry M. Jr
Finance
Credit Crisis

Principles

Dalio, Ray
Business

Greatest Sailing Stories Ever Told: Twenty Seven Unforgettable Stories

Caswell, Christopher
Sailing
Fiction

The Little Book That Still Beats The Market

Greenblatt, Joel
Finance
Trading

Mastering The Market Cycle: Getting the odds on your side

Howard, Marks
Finance
Trading
2018 (11 books)

Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments

Batnick, Michael
Finance
Trading

The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger

Marc, Levinson
Entrepreneurism

The Better Angels of our Nature: A History of Violence and Humanity

Pinker, Steven
Current Affairs
Humanity

The Long Way

Moitessier, Bernard
Sailing

Business Adventures

Brooks, John
Entrepreneurism

Zero to One: Notes on Start Ups, or How to Build the Future

Thiel, Peter
Innovation
Entrepreneurism

Borderland: A Journey Through the History of Okraine

Reid, Anna
Geopolitics
Ukraine
History

Beyond the Break: Lessons from a life in high performance teams

Verbraak, Wouter
Sailing
Teams

Irrational Exuberance

Shiller, Robert J.
Behavioural Economics

Expert Political Judgment: How Good is It? How Can We Know?

Tetlock, Philip E.
Current Affairs
Forecasting

A Billion Voices: China's Search for a Common Language

Moser, David
China
Language
2017 (12 books)

The Holy Grail of Macroeconomics: Lessons from Japan's Great Recession

Koo, Richard C.
Macroeconomics
Geopolitics
Japan

Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

O'Neil, Cathy
Current Affairs
Mathematics

Naked Money: A Revealing Look at What it is and What it Matters

Wheelan, Charles
Finance
Economics

The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking and the Future of the Global Economy

King, Mervyn
Economics
Banking
Finance

Quantitative Credit Portfolio Management: Practical Innovations for Measuring and Controlling Liquidity, Spread, and Issuer Concentration Risk

Dor, Arik Ben
Finance
Credit

Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioural Economics

Thaler, Richard H.
Behavioural Economics
Finance

Technology and the Threat of Mass Unemployment

Martin, Ford
Current Affairs
Technology

The Alchemy of Finance: Reading the Mind of the Market

Soros, G.
Finance
Trading

Oil 101

Downey, Morgan
Commodities
Oil

A Diary of a Professional Commodity Trader: Lessons from 21 Weeks of Real Trading

Brandt, Peter L.
Finance
Commodities
Trading

Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction

Tetlock, Philip
Forecasting
Current Affairs

More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of the New Elite

Mallaby, Sebastian
Hedge Funds
Finance