Reading List


But What If We’re Wrong?: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past by Chuck Klosterman

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance

The 10,000 Year Explosion by Gregory Cochran and Henry Harpending


The Negotiator: My Life at the Heart of the Hostage Trade by Ben Lopez

Save the Cat Goes to the Movies by Blake Snyder


Save the Cat by Blake Snyder

The Coming of the Third Reich by Richard J. Evans

How to Rent Vacation Properties by Owner by Christine Hrib-Karpinski

A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel

The Speechwriter by Barton Swaim

The Quants by Scott Patterson

Winning by Jack and Suzy Welch


The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States by National Commission on Terrorist Attacks

A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe’s Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War by Lynn H. Nicholas (resumed after reading The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich)

Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World’s First Digital Weapon by Kim Zetter

The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany by William L. Shirer, Ron Rosenbaum

Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World’s Stolen Treasures by Robert K. Wittman, John Shiffman

Stealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists by Anthony M. Amore, Tom Mashberg

The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron by Bethany McLean, Peter Elkind

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner, William J. Winslade

Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis