Reading List


This is an ongoing list of books I’ve read since graduating from college. If you have any book suggestions, send me a note. Am always interested in a good read!


  1. The End of Suburbs: Where the American Dream is Moving, Leigh Gallagher
  2. The Option of Urbanism: Investing in a New American Dream, Christopher Leinberger


  1. Triumph of the City, Edward Glaeser
  2. So Good They Can’t Ignore You, Cal Newport


  1. Man’s Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl
  2. The Bottom Billion, Paul Collier
  3. The End of Poverty, Jeffrey Sachs
  4. The White Man’s Burden, William Easterly
  5. Night Falls Fast, Kay Redfield Jamison
  6. Linchpin, Seth Godin
  7. Breakout Nations, Ruchir Sharma
  8. Trust Agents, Chris Brogan and Julien Smith
  9. The $100 Startup, Chris Guillebeau
  10. Drive, Daniel Pink
  11. Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell
  12. The Startup of You, Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha
  13. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, Susan Cain
  14. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Robert Pirsig
  15. The Next Hundred Million: America in 2050, Joel Kotkin
  16. What Should I Do With My Life, Po Bronson
  17. You Can Buy Happiness, Tammy Strobel
  18. The World America Made, Robert Kagan
  19. End This Depression Now!, Paul Krugman
  20. The Rise of the Creative Class: Revisited, Richard Florida


  1. The Dragon’s Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa, Deborah Brautigam
  2. China Safari: On the Trail of Beijing’s Expansion into Africa, Sergei Michel and Paolo Woods
  3. The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Eckhart Tolle
  4. The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living, Dalai Lama
  5. Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey
  6. Discover Your Destiny: Big Ideas to Live Your Best Life, Robin Sharma


  1. Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is A Better Way for Africa, Dambisa Moyo
  2. Petrostate: Putin, Power, and the New Russia, Marshall Goldman