Books I’ve been reading and learning from.


The Seasons of Life

Jim Rohn

Anything You Want

Derek Sivers


Jake Knapp


Tetsuko Kuroyanagi


David Eagleman

The Baltimore Boys

Joël Dicker

Just Enough Research

Erika Hall

The Elements of Content Strategy

Erin Kissane


Mary Oliver

Everyday Information Architecture

Lisa Maria Martin

Foundation and Earth

Isaac Asimov

Thinking in Systems

Donella H. Meadows

Modern Web Development on the JAMstack

Mathias Biilmann, Phil Hawksworth

Morning Star

Pierce Brown

Stillness is the Key

Ryan Holiday

Atomic Habits

James Clear

Going Offline

Jeremy Keith

Golden Son

Pierce Brown


Progressive Web Apps

Jason Grigsby

Lead Yourself First

Raymond M. Kethledge

Foundation’s Edge

Isaac Asimov


Marcus Aurelius

Red Rising

Pierce Brown

The Continuum Concept

Jean Liedloff

Second Foundation

Isaac Asimov

How to Take Smart Notes

Sönke Ahrens

Foundation and Empire

Isaac Asimov

Hiking with Nietzsche

John Kaag

Ich bin dann mal weg

Hape Kerkeling

Life 3.0

Max Tegmark

The Course of Love

Alain de Botton


Derren Brown

Swiss Watching

Diccon Bewes

The Wisdom of No Escape

Pema Chödrön


Jeff Sutherland

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Dale Carnegie

Don’t Make Me Think

Steve Krug

The Left Hand of Darkness

Ursula K. Le Guin

A Guide to the Good Life

William B. Irvine

Deep Work

Cal Newport

Make Time

Jake Knapp & John Zeratsky

So Good They Can’t Ignore You

Cal Newport

River Out Of Eden

Richard Dawkins

Have Space Suit-Will Travel

Robert A. Heinlein


Ray Dalio

12 Rules for Life

Jordan B. Peterson

Digital Minimalism

Cal Newport

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

Robert A. Heinlein

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Mark Manson

Nicely Said

Nicole Fenton

Never Split the Difference

Chris Voss

Everybody Writes

Ann Handley

Writing for Designers

Scott Kubie

Zen in the Art of Writing

Ray Bradbury


The Daily Stoic

Ryan Holiday

Stoicism & Western Buddhism

Patrick Ussher

The Social Singularity

Max Borders

The Dispossessed

Ursula K. Le Guin

The Snowball System

Mo Bunnell

The Bullet Journal Method

Ryder Carroll

Flexible Typesetting

Tim Brown

Image Performance

Mat Marquis

The Elon Musk Blog Series

Tim Urban


Sam Harris

Four Ways to Forgiveness

Ursula K. Le Guin

Inner Engineering


Peace Is In Every Step

Thich Nhat Hanh

Homo Deus

Yuval Noah Harari

Radical Technologies

Adam Greenfield

Tribe of Mentors

Timothy Ferriss

Why We Get Fat

Gary Taubes

The Power of A Positive No

William Ury

Man’s Search for Meaning

Viktor E. Frankl

The Obstacle Is the Way

Ryan Holiday

Shoe Dog

Phil Knight

You Don’t Know JS: Async & Performance

Kyle Simpson

You Don’t Know JS: Types & Grammar

Kyle Simpson

You Don’t Know JS: this & Object Prototypes

Kyle Simpson


The Practicing Mind

Thomas M. Sterner

Digital Gold

Nathaniel Popper

Animation at Work

Rachel Nabors

Webfont Handbook

Bram Stein

The Dip

Seth Godin

The 10X Rule

Grant Cardone

The Slight Edge

Jeff Olson

The New CSS Layout

Rachel Andrew

Show Your Work!

Austin Kleon

The One Thing

Gary Keller


Greg McKeown

Cultivating a Creative Culture

Justin Dauer


Yuval Noah Harari


Jocelyn K. Glei

The Organized Mind

Daniel J. Levitin

Designing Interface Animation

Val Head

The War of Art

Steven Pressfield

Algorithms to Live By

Brian Christian & Tom Griffiths

Inclusive Design Patterns

Heydon Pickering

How to Make Sense of Any Mess

Abby Covert

On the Shortness of Life


Tools of Titans

Timothy Ferriss

The Checklist Manifesto

Atul Gawande

On Writing

Stephen King


Getting Things Done

David Allen

To Pixar and Beyond

Lawrence Levy


Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The Little Paris Bookshop

Nina George

Adaptive Web Design

Aaron Gustafson

Designing for Touch

Josh Clark


How to Live

Sarah Bakewell

Elon Musk

Ashlee Vance

The Art of Choosing

Sheena Iyengar


Bird by Bird

Anne Lamott


Jason Fried

The Design of Everyday Things

Donald A. Norman


My Experiments with Truth

Mahatma Gandhi


Bob Dylan

The Fountainhead

Ayn Rand



Philip K. Dick

Insanely Simple

Ken Segall


Aldous Huxley

The Time Machine

H.G. Wells

Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret

Judy Blume

Watership Down

Richard Adams


Haruki Murakami

Steve Jobs

Walter Isaacson