Reading Collection

I am always looking for more new things to read. I love learning and reading about new ideas, especially when it’s from articles and books recommended by interesting people. This collection is full of reading lists from interesting people. There will also be article recommendations but that is to come.

Last updated December 28, 2020

A List of Book Lists

Dan Wang

I study technology and globalization at Gavekal Dragonomics, a global macro research firm based in Hong Kong and Beijing. Most of what I investigate today is the East Asian industrialization story: the history and the path forward.


Ribbonfarm is a longform blog devoted to unusual takes on both familiar and new themes. What we call “refactored perception.”

David Perell

I host the North Star Podcast, a collection of conversations with the world’s greatest minds. Guests live with joy, learn passionately, and see the world in a unique way.

Patrick Collison

I live in San Francisco and work at Stripe. I grew up in Ireland and previously studied math at MIT. (If you don’t know Patrick, he co-founded Stripe)

Nat Eliason

I’m the founder of Growth Machine, co-host of the Made You Think podcast, and owner of Cup & Leaf tea. This site hosts all of my writing on psychology, self-education, entrepreneurship, marketing, philosophy, health, finance, and improving yourself in general.

Ryan Holiday

I am the author of six books, including The Obstacle Is the Way, Ego Is the Enemy, The Daily Stoic and Perennial Seller.

James Clear

I’m an American author, entrepreneur, and photographer. I’m also the guy behind (naturally). (Just recently wrote Atomic Habits, a new book)

Bill Gates

Bill Gates is a technologist, business leader, and philanthropist.

Zak Slayback

I’m Zak Slayback. I’ve spent my entire career focused on how driven people build great careers. I’m obsessed with finding out what career advice to listen to and what career advice to ignore.

Tommy Collison

I work on growth and international expansion at Lambda School. (I found Tommy’s book list from Trevor McKendrick’s How it Actually Works newsletter)

Aaron Swartz

Aaron Swartz was the founder of Demand Progress, which launched the campaign against the Internet censorship bills (SOPA/PIPA) and now has over a million members. (I found Aaron’s book list through Tommy Collison’s list)

Omar Bohsali

Omar Bohsali is an engineer and investor. He’s currently an engineering manager in the New Assets group at Coinbase. Prior, he built the automated investing platform at LendingHome, and before that, was the CTO of Priceonomics.

Derek Sivers

Just an interesting guy all around.

Keith Rabois

entrepreneur, investor, contrarian

Patrick O’Shaughnessy

I am a reader, a writer, and the CEO of O’Shaughnessy Asset Management. I love learning with an audience and connecting with curious people. I stumbled into the stock market after studying philosophy and psychology at the University of Notre Dame (markets are just people after all). I started in finance at the worst possible time, but have loved it ever since. I hope you enjoy this site.

Morgan Housel

Morgan Housel is a partner at Collaborative Fund and a former columnist at The Motley Fool and The Wall Street Journal.

Stewart Brand’s Reading List

This is a list of 76 books put together by Brain Pickings.

Tyler Hogge

Howdy. My name is Tyler Hogge.

I’m first & foremost a husband & father in a tribe called Hogge.

I work in product @ Wealthfront and help @ SaaStr.

I previously spent time at Andreessen Horowitz.

Alex Vermeer

I drink coffee, climb rocks, play go, and read books. I research and use tools for that improve my thinking, productivity, and life in general. I strive to reduce friction in my life, keep things minimal, and simplify. Sometimes I write.

For a snapshot how how I run my life, check out my life hacking page.

I work for the Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI), a non-profit that researches the fundamental mathematics behind machine intelligence and works to ensure future improvements in machine intelligence work out well for humans.