“Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will do it.”
-- Warren Buffet, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
 

Economics

  • Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies 1st Edition by Jared Diamond Ph.D.
  • Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu, James Robinson
  • Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World by William J. Bernstein
  • The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New Globalization by Richard Baldwin
  • Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism by Bhu Srinivasan
  • Talking to My Daughter About the Economy by Yanis Varoufakis
  • The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World by Michael Spence
  • Brain Gain: Rethinking U.S. Immigration Policy by Darrell M. West
  • The Origins of Political Order by Francis Fukuyama

Science

  • Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think by Peter H. Diamandis
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer Hardcover by Siddhartha Mukherjee
  • The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History 1st Edition by Elizabeth Kolbert
  • The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann
  • 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann
  • Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed Hardcover by Jared Diamond
  • The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery
  • The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology by Ray Kurzweil
  • Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress Hardcover – by Steven Pinker
  • Energy and Civilization: A History by Vaclav Smil

Mathematics

  • How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg
  • Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea by Charles Seife
  • Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences by John Allen Paulos
  • A Tour of the Calculus by David Berlinski
  • Sync: How Order Emerges from Chaos in the Universe, Nature, and Daily Life by Steven Strogatz
  • Measurement by Paul Lockhart
  • Number: The Language of Science, The Masterpiece Science by Tobias Dantzig
  • First Six Books of the Elements of Euclid - Euclid, with annotations by John Casey

My Book Backlog

  • Money Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom by Tony Robbins
  • Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Playbook by Tony Robbins
  • Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
  • The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason (Tony Robbins highly recommends.)
  • The Laws of Human Nature Kindle Edition by Robert Greene
  • The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
  • Mastery by Robert Greene
  • The Art Of Seduction by Robert Greene
  • The 33 Strategies of War by Robert Greene
  • As a Man Thinketh by James Allen
  • Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio
  • Man's Search For Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
  • Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham
  • Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush by Jon Meacham
  • American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Meacham
  • John Adams by David McCullough
  • Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow
  • American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation by Jon Meacham
  • Andrew Carnegie by David Nasaw