Books


2020

Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American by B.H. Liddell Hart

Augustus: First Emperor of Rome by Adrian Goldsworthy

The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company by William Dalrymple

The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe

Skunk Works: A Personal Memoir of My Years of Lockheed by Ben Rich

The Ride of a Lifetime by Robert Iger


2019

Dispatches by Michael Herr

One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer by Nathaniel Fick

Thinking in Systems: A Primer by Donella Meadows

The Soul of a New Machine by Tracy Kidder

The Phoenix Project by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr & George Spafford

The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes

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

The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman

Bed and Board: Plain Talk About Marriage by Robert Farrar Capon

The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America by Daniel J. Boorstin

Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead by Jim Mattis

The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution by Gregory Zuckerman


2018

Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin

Becoming a Technical Leader: An Organic Problem-Solving Approach by Gerald Weinberg

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Robert A. Caro


2017

The Armed Forces Officer (1950 Edition) by S.L.A. Marshall

Modern Social Imaginaries by Charles Taylor

Evolution and The Fall by William Cavanaugh & James K.A. Smith

Steel My Soldiers' Hearts by Col. David H. Hackworth

Platoon Leader: A Memoir of Command in Combat by James R. McDonough

A Common-Sense Guide to Data Structures and Algorithms by Jay Wengrow

The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz


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Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin

Platoon Leader: A Memoir Of Command in Combat by James R. McDonough

Being Geek: The Software Developer's Career Handbook by Michael Lopp

How (Not) To Be Secular by James K.A. Smith

The Wisdom Of Stability by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Lean Architecture: for Agile Software Development by James O. Coplien and Gertrud Bjornvig

The Pragmatic Programmer by Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas

From The Garden To The City by John Dyer

The Art of the Commonplace by Wendell Berry

Kiss Or Kill: Confessions of a Serial Climber by Mark Twight

The Forsyte Saga: Man of Property by John Galsworthy

The Forsyte Saga: In Chancery by John Galsworthy

Starting Strength by Mark Rippetoe

The Little Way of Ruthie Leming by Rod Derher

Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietszche

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre