Investor Library

Investing is hard.

But thankfully there's an incredible library of content out there to become more informed about business, investing, yourself, and the world. Below is a list of resources I've come across over the years. If I've forgotten a resource, or if you have general feedback, please let me know here.

Resources in bold are ones I consider the classics.

Books - Technology

  • 1981 The Soul of a New Machine Tracy Kidder Link

  • 1984 The Little Kingdom Michael Mortiz Link

  • 1991 Crossing the Chasm Geoffrey Moore Link

  • 1992 Hard Drive James Wallace & Jim Erickson Link

  • 1995 The Road Ahead Bill Gates Link

  • 1995 The HP Way David Packard Link

  • 1997 The Difference Between God and Larry Ellison Mike Wilson Link

  • 1997 The Innovators Dilemma Clayton Christensen Link

  • 2000 The New New Thing Michael Lewis Link

  • 2000 eBoys Randall Stross Link

  • 2002 Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital Carlota Perez Link

  • 2003 Softwar Matthew Symonds Link

  • 2003 The Innovators Solution C Christensen & M Raynor Link

  • 2004 The PayPal Wars Eric Jackson Link

  • 2009 Behind the Cloud Marc Benioff & Carlye Adler Link

  • 2010 Delivering Happiness Tony Hsieh Link

  • 2011 Steve Jobs Walter Isaacson Link

  • 2011 The Lean Startup Eric Ries Link

  • 2013 Hatching Twitter Nick Bilton Link

  • 2013 The Everything Store Brad Stone Link

  • 2014 How Google Works Eric Schmidt & J Rosenberg Link

  • 2014 The Hard Thing About Hard Things Ben Horowitz Link

  • 2014 The Innovators Walter Isaacson Link

  • 2014 Zero to One Peter Thiel & Blake Masters Link

  • 2014 The Intel Trinity Michael Malone Link

  • 2015 Elon Musk Ashlee Vance Link

  • 2015 Startupland Mikkel Svane & Carlye Adler Link

  • 2016 Alibaba Duncan Clark Link

  • 2016 Chaos Monkeys Antonio Martinez Link

  • 2016 The JD.com Story Li Zhigang Link

  • 2017 Angel Jason Calacanis Link

  • 2017 Hit Refresh Satya Nadella Link

  • 2019 Spotify Teardown Various Link

  • 2019 That Will Never Work Marc Randolph Link

  • 2020 No Filter Sarah Frier Link

  • 2020 No Rules Rules Reed Hastings & Erin Meyer Link

  • 2020 Samsung Rising Geoffrey Cain Link

Books - Business

  • 1954 The Practice of Management Peter Drucker Link

  • 1963 Confessions of an Advertising Man David Ogilvy Link

  • 1963 My Years with General Motors Alfred Sloan Link

  • 1963 Ogilvy on Advertising David Ogilvy Link

  • 1980 Competitive Strategy Michael Porter Link

  • 1983 High Output Management Andy Grove Link

  • 1983 Made in America Sam Walton Link

  • 1984 Going for Broke Michael Moritz & B. Seaman Link

  • 1985 Competitive Advantage Michael Porter Link

  • 1990 Barbarians at the Gate Bryan Burrough & John Helyar Link

  • 1990 The House of Morgan Ron Chernow Link

  • 1991 The Prize Daniel Yergin Link

  • 1992 Built to Last Jim Collins Link

  • 1996 Only the Paranoid Survive Andy Grove Link

  • 1997 Bloomberg by Bloomberg Michael Bloomberg Link

  • 1998 Titan Ron Chernow Link

  • 1998 Nuts! Kevin Freiberg & Jackie Freiberg Link

  • 1999 Built from Scratch Bernie Marcus & Arthur Blank Link

  • 1999 The Trust Susan Tifft & Alex Jones Link

  • 2001 Good to Great Jim Collins Link

  • 2002 Cable Cowboy Mark Robichaux Link

  • 2002 Who Says Elephants Can't Dance Lou Gerstner Link

  • 2003 The Smartest Guys in the Room Bethany McLean Link

  • 2006 Setting the Table Danny Meyer Link

  • 2006 Joe Wilson and the Creation of Xerox Charles Ellis Link

  • 2006 Walt Disney Neal Gabler Link

  • 2008 The Partnership Charles Ellis Link

  • 2009 The King of Madison Avenue Kenneth Roman Link

  • 2010 The Lords of Strategy Walter Kiechel Link

  • 2010 The Man who Sold America Jeffrey Cruishank, Arthur Schultz Link

  • 2011 Onward Howard Shultz & Joanne Gordon Link

  • 2012 The Outsiders William Thorndike Link

  • 2013 Dream Big Cristiane Correa Link

  • 2013 What it Takes Charles Ellis Link

  • 2014 Creativity, Inc. Ed Catmull Link

  • 2016 7 Powers Hamilton Helmer Link

  • 2016 Powerhouse James Miller Link

  • 2016 Shoe Dog Phil Knight Link

  • 2019 Kochland Christopher Leonard Link

  • 2019 The Ride of a Lifetime Robert Iger Link

  • 2019 Who is Michael Ovitz Michael Ovitz Link

Books - Investing

  • 1923 Reminiscences of a Stock Operator Edwin Lefevre Link

  • 1934 Security Analysis Benjamin Graham, David Dodd Link

  • 1949 The Intelligent Investor Benjamin Graham Link

  • 1960 Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits Philip Fischer Link

  • 1967 Beat the Market Edward Thorpe Link

  • 1973 A Random Walk Down Wall Street Burton Malkiel Link

  • 1973 The Go Go Years John Brooks Link

  • 1980 The Money Masters John Train Link

  • 1987 The Alchemy of Finance George Soros Link

  • 1989 Liars Poker Michael Lewis Link

  • 1989 One Up on Wall Street Peter Lynch Link

  • 1991 Margin of Safety Seth Klarman Link

  • 1993 Beating the Street Peter Lynch Link

  • 1994 Stocks for the Long Run Jeremy Siegel Link

  • 1995 Soros on Soros George Soros Link

  • 1996 Against the Gods Peter Bernstein Link

  • 1998 Winning the Losers Game Charles Ellis Link

  • 2000 Irrational Exuberance Robert Shiller Link

  • 2000 Pioneering Portfolio Management David Swensen Link

  • 2000 When Genius Failed Roger Lowenstein Link

  • 2004 Capital Charles Ellis Link

  • 2004 The Misbehavior of Markets Beniot Mandelbrot Link

  • 2005 Poor Charlie's Almanack Peter Kaufman Link

  • 2005 Unconventional Success David Swensen Link

  • 2007 The Dhando Investor Mohnish Pabrai Link

  • 2007 The Little Book of Common Sense Investing John Bogle Link

  • 2008 The Snowball Alice Schroeder Link

  • 2009 The Greatest Trade Ever Gregory Zuckerman Link

  • 2009 This Time is Different Carmen Reinhart, Kenneth Rogoff Link

  • 2010 King of Capital David Carey, John Morris Link

  • 2011 The Most Important Thing Howard Marks Link

  • 2012 Excess Returns Frederik Vanhaverbeke Link

  • 2012 Market Wizards Jack Schwager Link

  • 2012 Hedge Fund Market Wizards Jack Schwager Link

  • 2014 Flash Boys Michael Lewis Link

  • 2014 Zeckendorf William Zeckendorf Link

  • 2017 Am I Being too Subtle? Sam Zell Link

  • 2017 A Man for all Markets Edward Thorpe Link

  • 2016 So You Want to Start a Hedge Fund Ted Seides Link

  • 2018 Letters to Shareholders Warren Buffett Link

  • 2018 Mastering the Market Cycle Howard Marks Link

  • 2019 The Man who Solved the Markets Gregory Zuckerman Link

  • 2019 What it Takes Stephen Schwarzman Link

Books - Economics

  • 1954 The Great Crash of 1929 John Kenneth Galbraith Link

  • 1992 Changing Fortunes Paul Volcker, Toyoo Gyohten Link

  • 2005 The Tycoons Charles Morris Link

  • 2007 Age of Turbulence Alan Greenspan Link

  • 2010 Too Big to Fail Andrew Ross Sorkin Link

  • 2014 Capital in the 21st Century Thomas Piketty Link

  • 2014 Stress Test Timothy Geithner Link

  • 2015 The Courage to Act Ben Bernanke Link

  • 2016 The End of Alchemy Mervyn King Link

  • 2017 A History of the United States in Five Crashes Scott Nations Link

  • 2018 Big Debt Crises Ray Dalio Link

Books - Science

  • 2018 The Perfectionists Simon Winchester Link

Books - Other

  • 1974 The Power Broker Robert Caro Link

  • 2004 Boyd Robert Coram Link

  • 2005 Alexander Hamilton Ron Chernow Link

  • 2012 How will you Measure your Life? Clayton Christensen Link

  • 2015 Superforecasting Philip Tetlock Link

  • 2016 Let My People Go Surfing Yvon Chouinard Link

  • 2016 Never Split the Difference Chris Voss Link

  • 2017 Principles Ray Dalio Link

Blogs

  • Above the Crowd Bill Gurley Link

  • Stratechery Ben Thompson Link