Books

Books

Here’s a list of all the books I’ve read or am reading. You can read my summary of the book by clicking on the title. This page is supposed to mirror my Goodreads account or vice versa.

2023
The Great Mental Models Shane Parrish reading
On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous Ocean Vuong reading
Container Security Liz Rice reading
Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy listening
Prisoners of Geography Tim Marshal ★★★★
2022
The Year of Less Cait Flanders ★★★
Quiet Susan Cain ★★★★
Bhais of Bengaluru Jyoti Shelar ★★★★
Algorithms to Live By Brian Christian ★★★★
Society Without God Phil Zuckerman ★★★
Vietnam: Rising Dragon Bill Hayton ★★★
Annihilation of Caste Dr. B R Ambedkar ★★★★
The Doctor and the Saint Arundhati Roy ★★★★
The Paleo Manifesto John Durant ★★★
Nepal - Culture Smart! Tessa Feller ★★★★
A Tokyo Romance Ian Buruma ★★★★
Digital Minimalism Cal Newport ★★★★★
Four Seasons in Rome Anthony Doerr ★★★★
On Tyranny Timothy Snyder ★★★★
The Courage to Be Disliked Ichiro Kishimi ★★★★
Walden Thoreau ★★★★★
Never Split the Difference Chris Voss ★★★★★
Everything That Remains Joshua Millburn ★★★
The Beauty of All My Days Ruskin Bond ★★★★
The God Delusion Richard Dawkins ★★★★★
So You Want to Talk About Race Ijeoma Oluo ★★★★★
Lean In Sheryl Sandberg ★★★★★
Goodbye Things Fumio Sasaki ★★★★
Man’s Search for Meaning Viktor E. Frankl ★★★★★
Autumn Light Pico Iyer ★★★★
2021
The Bookseller of Kabul Åsne Seierstad ★★★★
The Pragmatic Programmer Andy Hunt ★★★
The Office Andy Greene ★★★
The Almanack of Naval Ravikant Eric Jorgensen ★★★★
The Abundance of Less Andy Courturier ★★★★★
The Diving Pool Yoko Ogawa ★★★
Principles Ray Dalio ★★
What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast Laura Vanderkam ★★★
Thinking, Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman ★★★
Confessions of a Yakuza Junichi Saga ★★★★
Steve Jobs Walter Isaascon ★★★★
Hiroshima John Hersey ★★★★★
The Decision Checklist Sam Kyle ★★★
Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack Haruki Murakami ★★★★
Outliers Malcolm Gladwell ★★★★★
A Mind for Numbers Barbara Oakley ★★★★
When A Tree Shook Delhi Manoj Mitta ★★★★★
Stoner John Williams ★★★★★
Leaving Microsoft to Change the World John Wood ★★★
Practical Vim Drew Neil ★★★★
Perfect Health Diet Paul Jaminet ★★★★
A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson ★★★
Shoe Dog Phil Knight ★★★★★
Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 Nam-Joo Cho ★★★★
Indra Nooyi - A Biography Annapoorna ★★★★
Greenlights Matthew McConaughey ★★★★
What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 Tina Seelig ★★★
Eat Sleep Work Repeat Bruce Daisley ★★★★
The AWK Programming Language Aflred V. Aho ★★★★★
Untangling My Chopsticks Abbott Riccardi ★★★
You Need A Budget Jesse Mecham ★★★
The Psychology of Money Morgan Housel ★★★★
A Promised Land Barack Obama ★★★★
Kubernetes in Action Marko Luksa ★★★★★
In the Beginning…Was the Command Line Neal Stephenson ★★
2020
Let’s Talk Money Monika Halan ★★★★★
The Courtesan, the Mahatma and the Italian Brahmin Manu S. Pillai ★★★★
Rich Dad, Poor Dad Robert Kiyosaki
Atomic Habits James Clear ★★★★
The 4-Hour Workweek Tim Ferris ★★
How Google Works Eric Schmidt ★★★
The God of Small Things Arundhati Roy ★★★★
Why I Am An Atheist Bhagat Singh ★★★★
Remnants of a Separation Aanchal Malhotra ★★★★★
Buried Seeds: Story of Vikas Khanna Karan Bellani ★★★★
How Fascism Works Jason Stanley ★★★★★
The Little Book of Common Sense Investing John C. Bogle ★★★★
Wise and Otherwise Sudha Murty ★★★★★
Kishore Kumar: Method in Madness Derek Bose ★★★★
Deep Nutrition Catherine Shanahan ★★★★★
Hillbilly Elegy J.D. Vance ★★★★
Talking to Strangers Malcolm Gladwell ★★★★★
The Go Programming Language Alan Donovan ★★★★★
Convenience Store Woman Sayaka Murata ★★★
Educated Tara Westover ★★★★★
The Total Money Makeover Dave Ramsey ★★★
How to Keep Your Cool Seneca ★★★★★
The Bhagavad Gita Dwaipayana-Krishna Vyasa ★★★
Tokyo Vice Jake Adelstein ★★★★
Gandhi Before India Ramachandra Guha ★★★★★
A Man Called Ove Fredrik Backman ★★★★★
The Case Against Sugar Gary Taubes ★★★★★
Mindfulness in Plain English Henepola Gunaratna ★★★
A Guide to the Good Life (Stoicism) William B. Irvine ★★★★★
Can’t Hurt Me David Goggins ★★★★★
The Story Of Tea Jaiwant Paul ★★★★
2019
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running Haruki Murakami ★★★★
84, Charing Cross Road Helene Hanff ★★★★★
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Marie Kondo ★★
Becoming Michelle Obama ★★★★★
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics Carlo Rovelli ★★★★
Siddhartha Hermann Hesse ★★★
Ikigai Hector Garcia ★★★
I Will Teach You to Be Rich Ramit Sethi ★★★★
36 Views of Mount Fuji Cathy Davidson ★★★★
Why We Sleep Matthew Walker ★★★★★
Chronicles of My Life Donald Keene ★★★★
The Year of Living Danishly Helen Russel ★★★★
In Other Words Jhumpa Lahiri ★★★
Deep Work Cal Newport ★★★
Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! Richard Feynman ★★★★
Food Rules Michael Pollan ★★★★
Benjamin Franklin Isaacson Walter ★★★★
Factfulness Hans Rosling ★★★★★
2018
Milk and Honey Rupi Kaur ★★★
Indira: The Life of Indira Gandhi Katherine Frank ★★★★★
The Linux Command Line Williams E. Shotts ★★★★
The Little Book of Hygge Meik Wiking ★★★
When Breath Becomes Air Paul Kalanithi ★★★★★
Norwegian Wood Haruki Murakami ★★★★
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Mark Manson ★★
Hit Refresh Satya Nadella ★★★
Gandhi: An Autobiography Mahatma Gandhi ★★★★★
1984 George Orwell ★★★★
Free as in Freedome (2.0) Sam Williams ★★★★
How to Win Friends and Influence People Dale Carnegie ★★★★
5/3/1 Jim Wendler ★★★
Functional Programming in Python David Mertz ★★★
The Ramayana R.K. Narayan ★★★
2017
Animal Farm George Orwell ★★★★
2010
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl ★★★★★
Undated
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Stephen R. Covey ★★★
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari Robin Sharma ★★★
Wings of Fire A.P.J Abdul Kalam ★★★
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson ★★★★★
iWoz Steve Wozniak ★★★★
The Google Story David A. Vise ★★★★
And Then There Were None Agatha Christie ★★★★
A Thousand Splendid Suns Khaled Hosseini ★★★★
The Alchemist Paulo Coelho ★★★
The Girl Who Played With Fire Stieg Larsson ★★★★★
Ghost in the Wires Kevin Mitnick ★★★★
Turning Points A.P.J Abdul Kalam ★★★
The Girl on the Train Paula Hawkins ★★★
Automate the Boring Stuff Al Sweigart ★★★★