Books

I struggle to find good book recommendations, there is no single source of book recommendations on the internet that appeals to my specific taste, it also doesn’t help that my taste keeps changing with the wind. I use this ‘books’ category to organise the thoughts and the library, like stamps in a passport.

The Bell Curve by Richard J. Herrnstein

The controversial book linking intelligence to class and race in modern society, and what public policy can do to mitigate socioeconomic differences in IQ, birth rate, crime, fertility, welfare, and poverty. Chester E. Finn, Jr. Commentary The Bell Curve’s implications will be as profound for the beginning of the new century as Michael Harrington’s discovery of the …

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The Sports Gene by David Epstein

‘A wonderful book. Thoughtful…fascinating’ Malcolm Gladwell Do you believe some people are born athletes? Is sporting talent innate or something that can be achieved through endurance and practise? In this ground-breaking and entertaining exploration of athletic success, award-winning writer David Epstein gets to the heart of the great nature vs. nurture debate, and explodes myths …

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Tribe of Mentors by Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, shares the ultimate choose-your-own-adventure book―a compilation of tools, tactics, and habits from 130+ of the world’s top performers. From iconic entrepreneurs to elite athletes, from artists to billionaire investors, their short profiles can help you answer life’s most challenging questions, achieve extraordinary results, and transform …

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Principles for Life and Work by Ray Dalio

#1 New York Times Bestseller “Significant…The book is both instructive and surprisingly moving.” —The New York Times Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization …

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Originals by Adam Grant

WINNER of the Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI’s) Mangement Book of the Year Awards 2017, JP Morgan’s Best Summer Read 2018, and a #1 New York Times Bestseller! ‘Extraordinary’ JJ Abrams‘Fascinating’ Arianna Huffington‘Inspire creativity and change’ Richard Branson‘One of my favourite thinkers’ Malcolm Gladwell‘Masterful’ Peter Thiel‘One of the great social scientists of our time’ Susan Cain, bestselling author of Quiet‘Fresh research, counter-intuitive insights, lively writing, practical calls …

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