89 Recommendations For The Entrepreneur’s Bookshelf

89 Recommendations For The Entrepreneur’s Bookshelf


  1. Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas of the Computer Age by Paul Graham http://amzn.com/1449389554
  2. Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces that Shape our Decisions by Dan Ariely http://amzn.com/0061353248
  3. Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson http://amzn.com/0307463745
  4. The Innovator’s Solution by Clayton Christensen http://amzn.com/1578518520
  5. Warfighting by the US Marine Corp http://amzn.com/0385478348
  6. Get Back in the Box:  Innovation from the Inside Out by Douglas Rushkoff http://amzn.com/0060758708
  7. Googled: The End of the World as We Know It by Ken Auletta http://amzn.com/0143118048
  8. The Curse of the Mogul: What’s Wrong with the World’s Leading Media Companies by Jonathan Knee http://amzn.com/B003B3NW12
  9. Planet Google by Randall Stross http://amzn.com/1416546960
  10. Spent: Sex, Evolution and Consumer Behavior by Geoffrey Miller http://amzn.com/B002ZNJWHW
  11. Art of the Start by Guy Kawasaki http://amzn.com/1591840562
  12. The Search by John Battelle http://amzn.com/B000QRIHXE
  13. The Little Kingdom: Steve Jobs, The Creation of Apple, and How It Changed the World by Michael Moritz http://amzn.com/0688039731
  14. The Monk & The Riddle by Randy Komisar http://amzn.com/1578516447
  15. The New New Thing by Michael Lewis http://amzn.com/0140296468
  16. Word of Mouth Marketing by Andy Sernovitz http://amzn.com/1427798613
  17. Four Steps to Epiphany by Steven Blank http://amzn.com/0976470705
  18. Guerilla Marketing by Jay Conrad Levinson http://amzn.com/0618785914
  19. Founders at Work by Jessica Livingston http://amzn.com/1430210788
  20. Don’t Make Me Think by Steve Krug http://amzn.com/0321344758
  21. Theory of Fun by Raph Koster by Jesse Schell http://amzn.com/1932111972
  22. The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses by Jesse Schell http://amzn.com/0123694965
  23. Losing my Virginity by Richard Branson http://amzn.com/0812932293
  24. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin http://amzn.com/0743270754
  25. Primal Leadership by Daniel Goleman http://amzn.com/1591391849
  26. The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas Friedman http://amzn.com/0312425074
  27. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution–and How It Can Renew America by Thomas Friedman http://amzn.com/B002BWQ504
  28. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell http://amzn.com/0316010669
  29. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell http://amzn.com/0316346624
  30. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell http://amzn.com/0316017922
  31. Built to Last by Jim Collins http://amzn.com/0060566108
  32. Good to Great by Jim Collins http://amzn.com/0066620996
  33. Good to Great and the Social Sectors by Jim Collins http://amzn.com/0977326403
  34. How The Mighty Fall: And Why Some Companies Never Give In by Jim Collins http://amzn.com/0977326411
  35. How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas by David Bornstein http://amzn.com/0195334760
  36. Weird Ideas that Work by Bob Sutton http://amzn.com/0743227883
  37. Influence: Science and Practice (5th Edition) by Robert Cialdini http://amzn.com/0205609996
  38. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Roberto Cialdini http://amzn.com/006124189X
  39. Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron by Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind http://amzn.com/1591840538
  40. Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath and Dan Heath http://amzn.com/1400064287
  41. Improv Wisdom: Don’t Prepare, Just Show Up by Patricia Ryan Madson http://amzn.com/1400081882
  42. Art of War by Sun Tzu http://amzn.com/1936041383
  43. Crossing the Chasm by Geoffrey Moore http://amzn.com/0060517123
  44. Inside the Tornado by Geoffrey Moore http://amzn.com/0060745819
  45. High Technology Marketing by William Davidow http://amzn.com/002907990X
  46. The Breakthrough Imperative by Schaubert Gottfredson http://amzn.com/B001IDZJ4U
  47. Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne http://amzn.com/1591396190
  48. Competitive Strategy by Michael Porter http://amzn.com/0684841487
  49. 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene http://amzn.com/0140280197
  50. The Art of Seduction by Robert Greene http://amzn.com/0142001198
  51. 33 Strategies of War by Robert Greene http://amzn.com/0143112783
  52. Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay http://amzn.com/051788433X
  53. Presentation Zen and Presentation Zen: Designs by Carr Reynolds http://amzn.com/0321668790
  54. Term Sheet & Valuations by Alex Wilmerding http://amzn.com/1587620685
  55. Agile Estimating & Planning by Mike Cohn http://amzn.com/0131479415
  56. Dealers of Lightning: Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age by Michael A. Hiltzik http://amzn.com/0887309895
  57. Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Speed of Trust, & Divide or Conquer by Patrick Lencioni http://amzn.com/0787960756
  58. Customer Centric Selling by Michael Bosworth, John Holland http://amzn.com/0071637087
  59. The Ultimate Question & Answering the Ultimate Question by Richard Owens and Laura Brooks http://amzn.com/0470260696
  60. Behind the Cloud by Marc Benioff and Carlye Adler http://amzn.com/0470521163
  61. The Toyota Way by Jeffrey Liker http://amzn.com/0071392319
  62. Pow! Right Between the Eyes: Profiting from the Power of Surprise by Andy Nullman http://amzn.com/0470405503
  63. Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle by Dan Senor and Saul Singer http://amzn.com/044654146X
  64. The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal by Ben Mezrich http://amzn.com/0307740986
  65. The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman http://amzn.com/0465067107
  66. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill http://amzn.com/0449214923
  67. High Tech Ventures by Gordon Bell http://amzn.com/0201563215
  68. Mastering the VC Game by Jeffrey Bussgang http://amzn.com/1591843251
  69. Delivering Profitable Value : A Revolutionary Framework to Accelerate Growth, Generate Wealth, and Rediscover the Heart of Business by Michael J. Lanning http://amzn.com/0738201626
  70. The Stand by Stephen King http://amzn.com/0451169530
  71. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas Kuhn http://amzn.com/0226458083
  72. Silicon Boys: And Their Valley of Dreams by David A. Kaplan http://amzn.com/0613913450
  73. Essentials of Entrepreneurship : What it Takes to Create Successful Enterprises by TiE: The Indus Entrepreneurs and TiE http://amzn.com/0471444537
  74. Small Business Start-Up Kit for California by Peri H. Pakroo http://amzn.com/1413311008
  75. Change by Design by Tim Brown http://amzn.com/0061766089
  76. The Facebook Effect by David Kirkpatrick http://amzn.com/1439102120
  77. The Whuffie Factor by Tara Hunt http://amzn.com/0307409503
  78. High Stakes No Prisoners by Charles Ferguson http://amzn.com/1587990652
  79. Business Model Generation by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur http://amzn.com/0470876417
  80. Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi http://amzn.com/0385512058
  81. Making Ideas Happen by Scott Belsky http://amzn.com/159184312X
  82. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie http://amzn.com/0671723650
  83. E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber http://amzn.com/0887307280
  84. The 80 Minute MBA by RIchard Reeves (for non business/non management background people) http://amzn.com/0755318900
  85. The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid by C.K.Prahalad http://amzn.com/0131467506
  86. Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams by DeMarco and Lister http://amzn.com/0932633439
  87. Naked in the Boardroom by Robin Wolaner http://www.amzn.com/0743282841
  88. Practically Radical by William C. Taylor http://www.amzn.com/0061734616
  89. What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 by Tina Seelig http://amzn.com/0061735191

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