Reading List

This is my reading list, containing all of the books that I have read since January 1, 2014. Bold titles indicate my favorite books. The ♫ symbol indicates audiobooks. An asterisk (*) after the title indicates a re-read / re-listen of the book. DNF indicates that I did not finish the book – usually after reading ~ 100 pages. The titles of the books are linked to the Amazon page. Books that have an associative thoughts / notes page have a ✏ at the end.


  1. The Art of Exceptional Living* – Jim Rohn ♫
  2. Meditations – Marcus Aurelius (Hays) (1/2/14)
  3. 11 Rings – Phil Jackson (1/9/14 – 1/11/14)
  4. America the Beautiful – Ben Carson M.D. (1/22/14 – 1/23/14)
  5. The Greatest Salesman in the World – Og Mandino
  6. I Will Teach You To Be Rich – Ramit Sethi
  7. The War of Art – Stephen Pressfield
  8. The Millionaire Next Door – Thomas J. Stanley
  9. How to Read a Book – Mortimer J. Adler
  10. Outliers – Malcolm Gladwell ♫
  11. Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell ♫
  12. The Smartest Retirement Book You’ll Ever Read – Dan Solin
  13. Onward – Howard Schultz
  14. Steve Jobs – Walter Isaacson
  15. Killing Lincoln – Bill O’Reilly ♫
  16. Killing Kennedy – Bill O’Reilly ♫
  17. Killing Jesus – Bill O’Reilly ♫
  18. Winning – Jack Welch ♫
  19. The 48 Laws of Power – Robert Greene ♫
  20. This Book Will Teach You How to Write Better – N. Medlar  (3/31/14 – 3/31/14)
  21. Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell ♫ (4/1/14 – 4/5/14)
  22. The Seven Levels of Communication – Michael J. Maher (4/2/14 – 4/17/14)
  23. Secrets of the Millionaire Mind – T. Harv Eker – (4/6/14 – 4/6/14)
  24. Switch – Chip & Dan Heath ♫ (4/7/14 – 4/21/14)
  25. Mastery – Robert Greene ♫ (4/23/14 – 5/1/14)
  26. On Writing Well – William Zinsser (4/22/14 – DNF)
  27. Choose Yourself – James Altucher (4/28/14 – 4/30/14)
  28. The Four Pillars of Investing – William Bernstein (5/1/14 – 5/10/14)
  29. My Life and Work – Henry Ford (5/7/14 – )
  30. Writing Habit Mastery – S.J. Scott (5/12/14 – 5/13/14)
  31. On Writing – Steven King (5/13/14 – 6/5/14)
  32. The Miracle Morning – Hal Elrod (6/5/14 – 6/9/14)
  33. The Lean Startup – Eric Ries (7/1/14 – DNF)
  34. Made in America – Sam Walton (7/14/14 – 8/15/14)
  35. Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage – Alfred Lansing (8/16/14 – 8/24/14)
  36. Iacocca – Lee Iacocca – (8/22/14 – 9/24/14)
  37. Grinding It Out – Ray Kroc (9/29/14 – 10/17/14)
  38. Losing My Virginity – Richard Branson (10/22/14 -10/31/14)
  39. The Checklist Manifesto – Atul Gawande (11/2/14 – 11/4/14)
  40. Call of the Wild – Jack London (11/4/14 – 11/12/14)
  41. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin – Benjamin Franklin (11/12/14 – 11/18/14)
  42. The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle (11/18/14 – 11/19/14)
  43. Money Master the Game – Tony Robbins (11/21/14 – 2/27/15)
  44. In the Heart of the Sea – Nathaniel Philbrick (12/12/14 – 12/19/14)
  45. Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Greg McKeown (12/5/14 – 2/17/15)
  46. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy (1/9/15 – DNF)
  47. How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie (1/22/15 – 2/22/15)
  48. Learn to Earn – Peter Lynch (2/9/15 – 2/13/15)
  49. Antifragile – Nassim Talib (2/22/15 – DNF 3/14/15)
  50. Man’s Search for Meaning – Victor Frankl (3/14/15 – 3/15/15)
  51. On the Shortness of Life – Seneca (3/23/15 – 3/26/15)
  52. As A Man Thinketh – Joseph Allen (3/27/15 – 3/23/15)
  53. Man Alone with Himself – Fredrich Nietzsche (3/28/15 – DNF 3/30/15)
  54. The Richest Man in Babylon – George Clason (3/30/15 – 4/4/15)
  55. Titan – The Life of John D. Rockefeller Sr. – Ron Chernow (4/4/15 – 8/10/15)
  56. The Martian – Andy Weir (5/1/15 – DNF)
  57. Self Reliance and Other Essays – Ralph Waldo Emerson (6/6/15 – 6/7/15)
  58. Thoreau – Ralph Waldo Emerson (6/7/15 – 6/17/15)
  59. Delivering Happiness – Tony Hsieh (6/18/15 – 6/21/15)
  60. Colonel Sanders – Autobiography of the Original Celebrity Chef – Harland Sanders (7/25/15 – 7/27/15)
  61. The FairTax Book – Neal Boortz (8/7/15 – 8/8/15)
  62. The Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time – Will Durant (2/20/16 – 2/28/16)
  63. The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King – Rich Cohen (3/1/16 – 3/15/16)
  64. Killing Reagan – Bill O’Reilly (3/11/16 – 3/15/16)
  65. Into Thin Air – John Krakauer (3/27/16 – 4/4/16)
  66. Anything You Want – Derek Sivers (4/28/16 – 4/28/16)
  67. Undisputed Truth – Mike Tyson (5/1/16 – 5/22/16)
  68. Shoe Dog – Phil Knight (8/7/16 – 8/13/16)
  69. The Power of Your Subconscious Mind – Joseph Murphy (8/14/16 – 8/21/16)
  70. Everybody Ought to Be Rich: John J. Raskob, Capitalist – David Farber (1/26/16 – 10/31/16)
  71. How To Be Rich – J. Paul Getty (1/4/17 – 1/10/17) 
  72. Open – Andre Agassi (1/19/17 – 1/29/17)
  73. Enough – John Bogle (1/30/17 – 2/21/17)
  74. How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big – Scott Adams (9/1/17 – 3/16/18)♫
  75. The Slight Edge – Jeff Olson (8/15/17 – 9/21/17)
  76. Principles – Ray Dalio (9/21/17 – 10/2/17)
  77. Origin – Dan Brown (10/2/17 – 10/4/17)♫
  78. Head First PMP – Greene & Stellman (10/8/17)
  79. PMP Exam Prep, 8th Edition* (10/8/17 – 1/30/18)
  80. Project Management Body of Knowledge, 5th Edition (10/8/17 – 1/30/18)
  81. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos – Jordan Peterson (2/6/18 – 3/15/18)
  82. Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President – Candice Millard (8/31/18 – 9/18/18)
  83. The River or Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey – Candice Millard (9/19/18 – 9/25/18)
  84. A Night to Remember – Walter Lord (10/13/18 – 10/17/18)
  85. Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe – Laurence Bergreen (10/17/18 – 10/21/18)