For a long time I was a terrible reader, then I ditched my kindle, went physical and never looked back. Here are the books I have loved (aka top 5%).

bad blood
John Carreyrou

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

stronghold tucker malarkey
Tucker Malarkey

Stronghold: One Man's Quest to Save the World's Wild Salmon

say nothing patrick radden keefe
Patrick Radden Keefe

Say Nothing

playing to win
Roger Martin, A.G. Lafley

Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works

The Smartest Guys in the Room
Bethany McLean & Peter Elkind

The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron

mark colvin light and shadow
Mark Colvin

Light and Shadow: Memoir's of a Spy's Son

the warmth of other suns isabel wilkerson
Isabel Wilkerson

The Warmth of Other Suns

Lawrence Levy To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History
Lawrence Levy

To Pixar and Beyond

Andre Agassi


Big Short
Michael Lewis

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

empire of pain
Patrick Radden Keefe

Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

boys in the boat daniel james brown
Daniel James Brown

The Boys in the Boat

The Post-Birthday World Lionel Shriver
Lionel Shriver

The Post-Birthday World

power of habit charles duhigg
Charles Duhigg

The Power of Habit

Jeff Tweedy

Let’s Go (So we can get back)

Ben Horowitz Hard Things
Ben Horowitz

The Hard Thing About Hard Things

rules of civility amor towles
Amor Towles

Rules of Civility

Ray Dalio


Red Notice Bill Browder
Bill Browder

Red Notice

Ken Kocienda

Creative Selection

Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America
Christopher Leonard


kim scott radical candor
Kim Scott

Radical Candor

Tina Fey


William Finnegan

Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

Paul Kalanithi
Paul Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air

Michael Pollan

How to Change Your Mind

Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco
John Helyar & Bryan Burrough

Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco

normal people sally rooney
Sally Rooney

Normal People

the lincoln highway amor towles
Amor Towles

The Lincoln Highway

Lisa Brennan-Jobs

Small Fry

Dream Big 3G Capital
Cristiane Correa

DREAM BIG: The Brazilian Trio behind 3G Capital

If any of these additions spark something in you, ping me and let me know.