Reading List

Reading, like no other medium can transform your life in a flash, and you never know which book.. at which time in your life.. might be the one that rocks your world and inspires you in a way you never thought possible before.  

Burke Hedges

On Self Improvement, Knowledge and More

Mastery By Robert Greene




Choose Yourself By James Altucher




War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles By Steven Pressfield



Deep Work: Rules For Focused Success In A Distracted World By Cal Newport



The Obstacle Is The Way By Ryan Holiday




Seeking Wisdom From Darwin To Munger By Peter Bevelin




Big Magic By Elizabeth Gilbert





Art Of War By Sun Tzu


Self Reliance By Ralph Waldo Emerson



Ego Is The Enemy By Ryan Holiday



Flow By Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi



The 48 Laws of Power By Robert Greene



The 33 Strategies of War By Robert Greene



Mindset: The New Psychology of Success By Carol S. Dweck



The 4 Hour Work Week By Tim Ferris



Tools Of Titans By Tim Ferris



On Marketing


22 Immutable Laws of Marketing By Al Ries and Jack Trout


Made To Stick Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die By Chip Heath and Dan Heath



Contagious: why things catch on By Jonah Berger


Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products By Nir Eyal



Unleashing the Ideavirus By Seth Godin



Growth Hacker Marketing: A Primer on the Future of PR, Marketing, and Advertising By Ryan Holiday

Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth By Gabriel Weinberg and Justin Mares

On Psychology 


Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion  By Robert Cialdini  


The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference – Malcolm Gladwell


Pre-suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade By Robert Cialdini  



Thinking Fast & Slow By Daniel Kahneman   


The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind Gustave Le Bon


Age of Propaganda By Anthony Pratkanis


Emotional Intelligence By Daniel Goleman


On Copywriting & Advertising 

The Adweek Copywriting Handbook By Joseph Sugarman


Boron Letters By Gary Halbert


The Robert Collier Letter Book By Robert Collier


Tested Advertising Methods By John Caples


Ogilvy On Advertising By David Ogilvy


Scientific Advertising By Claude C. Hopkins


On Startups

Rework By Jason Fried


Zero to One By Peter Thiel


The Ultimate Sales Machine By Chet Holmes


Hard Things About Hard Things By Ben Horowitz


Crush It By Gary Vaynerchuk


4 Steps to the Epiphany: Successful Strategies for Products That Win By Steve Blank


Talking To Humans By Frank Rimalovski and Giff Constable


The Long Tail: How Endless Choice is Creating Unlimited Demand By Chris Anderson

Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days By Jake Knapp



Non Fiction


Outliers: The Story of Success – Malcolm Gladwell


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind: Yuval Noah Harari



Denial of Death By Ernest Becker



Power of Myth By Joseph Campbell



Billions and Billions By Carl Sagan



Memories Dreams And Reflection By Carl Jung



Freakonomics By Stephen J. Dubner and Steven Levitt



On Philosophy


Letters from a Stoic By Seneca


Zen & Art of Motorcycle Maintenance By Robert M. Pirsig


Man Search For Meaning In Life By Victor Frankl


As A Man Thinketh By James Allen


Beyond Good and Evil By Friedrich Nietzsche


Thus Spoke Zarathustra By Friedrich Nietzsche


The Prophet By Kahlil Gibran


The Consolations Of Philosophy By Alain de Botton


Siddhartha By Hermann Hesse

The Book Of Life By Jiddu Krishnamurti

Meditations By Marcus Aurelius


Interpretation Of Dream By Sigmund Freud


On Writing

Bird By Bird By Anne Lamott

The Elements of Style By William Strunk Jr.


On Writing By Stephen King



The Teachings of Ramana Maharshi


Old Path White Clouds: Walking in the footsteps of the Buddha: Thich Nhat Hanh


The Book Of Mirdad By Mikhail Naimy



Be Here Now By Ram Dass


Essential Rumi By Jalaluddin Rumi



Why I am an atheist By Bhagat Singh


My Experiments With Truth By M.K. Gandhi


Ram Manohar Lohia By Indumati Kelkar



Mein Kampf By Adolf Hitler


Communalism By Bipan Chandra


Communist Manifesto By Karl Marx/ Engels


The Republic and Other Dialogues By Plato


Democracy By David Beetham & Kevin Boyle


Burden of Democracy By Pratap Bhanu Mehta



Annihilation Of Caste By Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

Biographies and Memoirs

Rabindranath Tagore By Krishna Kripalani


Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman! By Richard Feynman