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

 

Spirituality  

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

Kabir

 

Be Here Now By Ram Dass

 

Essential Rumi By Jalaluddin Rumi

 

Politics

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

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