Ryan's 2015 Reading List

  • The Rosie Project by Graeme Simson
  • Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth by T. Harv Eker
  • How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg
  • Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed
  • The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations that Transform the World by David Deutsch
  • Meant for Greater Things by John Mickus
  • How to Get Rich: One of the World's Greatest Entrepreneurs Shares His Secrets by Felix Dennis
  • What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars by Jim Paul
  • The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  • The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All the Low Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Fell Better by Tyler Cowen
  • Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky
  • 6 Months to 6 Figures by Peter Voogd
  • Griftopia: Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America by Matt Taibbi
  • The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles
  • Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. by Ron Chernow
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
  • Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull
  • The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
  • SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes And Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
  • French Lessons: Adventures with Knife, Fork, and Corkscrew by Peter Mayle
  • Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds by Carmine Gallo
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • When to Rob a Bank by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
  • The 7 Day Startup by Dan Norris
  • I Will Teach You To Be Rich by Ramit Sethi
  • Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek
  • Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  • Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain: How I Went from Gang Member to Multimillionaire Entreprenuer by Ryan Blair
  • Growth Hacker Marketing by Ryan Holiday
  • More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite by Sebastian Mallaby
  • Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
  • Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
  • The Millionaire Fastlane: Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime! by M.J. DeMarco
  • The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson
  • Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
  • Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis
  • Super Rich: A Guide to Having it All by Russell Simmons
  • Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson
  • Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  • Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal by Nick Bilton
  • Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think by Peter Diamandis
  • The First Billion Is the Hardest: How Believing It's Still Early in the Game Can Lead to Life's Greatest Comebacks by T. Boone Pickens
  • Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
  • The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America's Banana King by Rich Cohen
  • The Virgin Way: Everything I Know About Leadership by Richard Branson
  • The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
  • The Thank You Economy by Gary Vaynerchuk
  • Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis
  • Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
  • The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz
  • Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success by Shane Snow
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen Covey
  • The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday
  • Rework by Jason Fried
  • Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini
  • The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller
  • The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
  • The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz
  • Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal
  • Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel
  • The Self-made Billionaire Effect Deluxe: How Extreme Producers Create Massive Value by John Sviokla
  • The Filter Bubble: What the Internet is Hiding From You by Eli Pariser
  • Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance
  • Crush It!: Why Now Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion by Gary Vaynerchuk
  • Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Managing Oneself by Peter Drucker
  • How to Speak Money: What the Money People Say - And What It Really Means by John Lanchester
  • Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown
  • The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
  • The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason by Sam Harris
  • La Vérité sur l'Affaire Harry Quebert by Joël Dicker
  • Les Hirondelles de Kabul by Yasmina Khadra
  • Undiluted: Rediscovering the Radical Message of Jesus by Benjamin L. Corey
  • Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World through Islamic Eyes by Tamim Ansary
  • Scripture and the Authority of God: How to Read the Bible Today by N.T. Wright
  • Forged: Writing in the Name of God by Bart Ehrman
  • The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright
  • The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap by Matt Taibbi
  • Benefit of the Doubt: Breaking the Idol of Certainty by Gregory A. Boyd