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The Art of Gathering:How We Meet and Why It MattersPriya Parker
Pre-suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and PersuadeRobert Cialdini
Have a Good Day: Harness the Power of Behavioural Science to Transform Your Working LifeCaroline Webb
Influence: The Psychology of PersuasionRobert Cialdini
AntifragileNassim Nicholas Taleb
Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily LifeNassim Nicholas Taleb
The Book of WhyJudea Pearl
Time TravelJames Gleick
Superforecasting: The Art and Science of PredictionPhillip Tetlock
Superpumped:The Battle for UberMike Isaac
Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse ThinkingMatthew Syed
Rebooting AI: Building Artificial Intelligence We Can TrustGary Marcus & Ernest Davis
Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don't MatterScott Adams
The World of YesterdayStefan Zweig
The InformationJames Gleick
Alchemy: The Surprising Power of Ideas that Don't Make SenseRory Sutherland
Range: How Generalists Triumph in a Specialised WorldDavid Epstein
The GoalEliyahu Goldratt
Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioural EconomicsRichard Thaler
Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley StartupJohn Carreyrou

The Daniel Dennett collection

the Nassim Nicholas Taleb collection

Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Rip-snorting business books

Barbarians at the Gate - Bryan Burrough Liar’s Poker

Science, mathematics and the philosophy of science

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions - Thomas Kuhn
A Grand Design - Stephen Hawking
Complexity: Life at the Edge of Chaos - Roger Lewin
Consilience - E. O. Wilson
Models.Behaving.Badly: Why Confusing Illusion with Reality can be a Disaster, on Wall Street and in Life - Emanuel Derman
How to Teach Quantum Physics to your Dog - Chad Orzal
The Dappled World – A Study of the Boundaries of Science - Nancy Cartwright
Lake Views: This World and the Universe - Steven Weinberg
The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules our Lives - Leonard Mlodinow
The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, The Fall of a Science and What Comes Next - Lee Smolin

Good books about technology

Code: Version 2.0 - Lawrence Lessig
The Nature of Technology: What it is and How it Evolves - Brian Arthur

Bad books about technology

Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology CivilizationParag Khanna and Ayesha Khanna
The Singularity is Near - Ray Kurzweil

Business and process engineering

Blockbusters: Why Big Hits - and Big Risks - Are the Future of the Entertainment Business - Anita Elberse
Enterprise 2.0Andrew MacAfee
Steve Jobs - Walter Isaacson
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right - Atul Gawande
The Design of Business: Why Design is the Next Competitive Advantage - Roger Martin
Rework - Jason Fried

Writing and the law

How to Write a Sentence and How to Read One - Stanley Fish


Good books about philosophy and psychology

Man’s Search for Meaning - Viktor Frankl
The Origins of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind - Julian Jaynes
Thinking, Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - Robert M. Pirsig


Bad books about philosophy

Affluenza - Oliver James
The God Delusion - Richard Dawkins

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