Books

Just a quick list of books starting from 2018 that I am reading with my rating for it.

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Table of Contents

Date

Entry

Rating (5 points)

October 2021

Gunslinger (The Dark Tower #1)

5

October 2021

Negotiation Genius: How to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Brilliant Results at the Bargaining Table and Beyond

5

October 2021

Kleptopia: How Dirty Money is Conquering the World

5

September 2021

No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention

5

September 2021

Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

5

September 2021

Liminal

5

August 2021

The Art of Agile Product Ownership: A Guide for Product Managers, Business Analysts, and Entrepreneurs

3

August 2021

Home(Binti #2)

4

August 2021

Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In

5

August 2021

The Rules of Contagion: Why Things Spread - and Why They Stop

5

July 2021

Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

5

July 2021

The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India’s New Gilded Age

4

July 2021

Smart and Gets Things Done: Joel Spolsky’s Concise Guide to Finding the Best Technical Talent

4

July 2021

Python Testing with Pytest: Simple, Rapid, Effective, and Scalable

5

June 2021

Rendezvous with Rama

5

June 2021

Product Management Essentials: Tools and Techniques for Becoming an Effective Technical Product Manager

4

June 2021

Product Management in Practice: A Real-World Guide to the Key Connective Role of the 21st Century

5

June 2021

2001: A Space Odyssey

4

June 2021

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

5

May 2021

Never Split the Difference

5

May 2021

The 4-Hour Work Week

4

May 2021

The Lean Product Playbook

4

May 2021

Python One-Liners

4

May 2021

Practices of the Python Pro

5

May 2021

Start with Why

4

April 2021

Tribe of Mentors

5

April 2021

Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win

5

April 2021

Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers

5

April 2021

The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness

5

April 2021

Binti

4

March 2021

Rest: Why you get more done when you work less

5

March 2021

Data Jujitsu: The Art of Turning Data into Product

5

March 2021

97 Things Every Engineering Manager Should Know: Collective Wisdom from the Experts

4

March 2021

Klara and the Sun

5

March 2021

Thinking with Data

5

February 2021

Building Intelligent Systems: A Guide to Machine Learning Engineering

5

February 2021

Introducing Mlops: How to Scale Machine Learning in the Enterprise

4

February 2021

Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering

5

February 2021

The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win

5

January 2021

Lives of Data: Essays on Computational Cultures from India

3

December 2020

Design Systems Handbook

4

November 2020

Powered by Design: An Introduction to Problem Solving with Graphic Design

5

November 2020

Build a Career in Data Science

4

November 2020

Is this anything?

5

November 2020

Exhalation

4

October 2020

The Andromeda Strain

5

October 2020

The Future Computed: Artificial Intelligence and its Role in Society

5

October 2020

Privacy is Power: Reclaiming Democracy in the Digital Age

5

September 2020

Data Feminism

5

August 2020

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

5

August 2020

Transcendent Parenting: Raising Children in the Digital Age

3

August 2020

Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World

5

July 2020

AI Ethics

4

May 2020

Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us

5

May 2020

The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It

5

May 2020

Smarter Than Us: The Rise of Machine Intelligence

4

April 2020

The Secret Letters of the Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

5

April 2020

Better India: A Better World

4

March 2020

A Human Algorithm: How Artificial Intelligence Is Redefining Who We Are

4

March 2020

The Cathedral & the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary

5

March 2020

Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age

5

February 2020

Beasts Made of Night

4

February 2020

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

5

February 2020

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

4

February 2020

The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age

4

February 2020

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change

5

January 2020

The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

4

January 2020

Give People Money: The Simple Idea to Solve Inequality and Revolutionise Our Lives

4

January 2020

The Immortals of Meluha

5

January 2020

Thinking in Systems: A Primer

5

January 2020

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

4

January 2020

A Brief History of Time

5

January 2020

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

5

January 2020

How to win friends and influence people

5

January 2020

The Art and Science of Personality Development

5

January 2020

I, Robot

4

December 2019

Rebooting AI: Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust

3

December 2019

21 Lessons for the 21st Century

4

December 2019

Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again

3

December 2019

Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life

4

December 2019

Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

4

December 2019

The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

4

December 2019

Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

3

December 2019

The Alchemist

4

December 2019

#AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur’s Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness

4

November 2019

Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children’s Crusade

3

November 2019

Origin

3

November 2019

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

4

November 2019

So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love

5

November 2019

How Google Works

5

November 2019

Crush It!: Why Now Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion

4

September 2019

How to Write a Book: An 11-Step Process to Build Habits, Stop Procrastinating, Fuel Self-Motivation, Quiet Your Inner Critic, Bust Through Writer’s Block, & Let Your Creative Juices Flow (Short Read)

5

September 2019

AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order

5

August 2019

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE

5

August 2019

The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

5

July 2019

An introduction to machine learning interpretability

4

July 2019

Tales of the Mystic East

5

July 2019

Crash: Lessons from the entry and exit of CEOs

3

May 2019

The Return of the King

5

March 2019

The Two Towers

5

March 2019

The Fellowship of the Ring

5

March 2019

Hobbit

5

January 2019

The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom

5

November 2018

How will you measure your life?

5

October 2018

The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers

5

October 2018

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

5

September 2018

Hit Refresh

5

September 2018

The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win

5

April 2018

Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley

5

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