I believe to whom much is given, much is expected. I agree with Ralph Waldo Emerson, who said a man is known by the books he reads.
A manual for how to think clearly. Required reading for adulthood.
An enjoyable, inspiring and actionable story of leadership.
A surprisingly digestible record of how Buffett and Munger make decisions.
Research on the impact of poverty on daily life.
Lessons in discipline and diplomacy.
A history of financial instruments.
Insightful and compelling notes on building world-changing companies.
A wonderfully-written book on how everything is possible.
A Navy captain's perspective on how to build an effective organization.
A book about the Space Shuttle program.
Remarkable lessons on leadership and storytelling.
A foundation for understanding modern society.
How to scale past the startup death trap.
A collection of very useful anecdotes from Ben Horowitz's career.
An entertaining manual for how to be a salesman without the self-loathing.
A comprehensive and very entertaining introduction to the known universe.
The story of a man who quite literally saved the world with his politics.
A deconstruction of human behavior into its evolutionary origins.
A book about how everything has happened and the characters behind it all.
How to influence desicion-making with design.
How to build a culture that consistently produces great things.
A book about making impossibly difficult decisions with imperfect information.
A book (about modern philosophy) that isn't very good.
Another book about influencing decisions with design.
An explanation of why Congress has the lowest approval rating in its history.
A mind-blowing story of how small we are.
An excellent introduction to human consciousness.
A manual for hiring great people.
An excellent explanation of what design really is.
A manual for interacting with humans.
A manual for product copywriting.
A book about Steve Jobs.
Another book on how to consistently produce great things.
A book about the importance of explaining things.
A manual for layout in graphic design.
A manual for typography.