Reading List: 2020 and beyond?

*Asterisk indicates previously read (to re-read) read or partially read.

I’m not promising to finish in 2020, but I’d like to. Needs more fiction.

Getting things done (4)

  1. 12 Week Year – Brian P. Moran, Michael Lennington* (read 2020/01/09)
  2. Atomic HabitsJames Clear*
  3. Make Time – Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky (added 2020/01/05)
  4. Start Finishing – Charlie Gilkey (added 2020/01/05)

People stuff and organisational culture (5)

  1. Switch – Chip and Dan Heath
  2. The Culture Code – Daniel Coyle
  3. You Are What You Do – Ben Horowitz
  4. The Infinite Game – Simon Sinek
  5. Drive – Dan Pink (remembered and added 2020/01/05)

Design and making things (4)

  1. The Design of Everyday Things – Don Norman*
  2. Macintosh Human Interface Guidelines – Apple Computer*
  3. Letting Go of the Words – Ginny Reddish*
  4. Something by Steve Krug*

Marketing and communication (4)

  1. This is Marketing – Seth Godin*
  2. Story Driven – Bernadette Jiwa*
  3. The Fortune Cookie Principle – Bernadette Jiwa*
  4. The Compelling Communicator – Tim Pollard*

Management and strategy (6)

  1. The Excellence Dividend – Tom Peters*
  2. The Pursuit of Wow! – Tom Peters
  3. The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It – Michael E. Gerber*
  4. Strategy Rules: Five Timeless Lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs – David B. Yoffie and Michael A. Cusumano*
  5. Crossing the Chasm Geoff Moore
  6. The Long Tail – Chris Anderson

Ways of seeing the world and decision making (6)

  1. Factfulness – Hans Rosling
  2. Enlightenment Now – Steven Pinker
  3. Thinking Fast and Slow – Daniel Kahneman
  4. Thinking in Bets – Annie Duke
  5. Map and Territory – Eliezer Yudowsky*
  6. Antifragile – Nassim Nicholas Taleb (added 2020/04/01)
  7. Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! (added 2020/01/12)

More general hinterland reading (5)

  1. A Brief History of Debt – David Graeber
  2. Generous Justice – Tim Keller
  3. Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor Frankl
  4. The Gift – Lewis Hyde
  5. Indonesia Etc. – Elizabeth Pisani (added 2020/04/01)
  6. The Canon – Natalie Angier (added 2020/01/05)
  7. Fighting Talk: Forty Maxims on War, Peace and Strategy – Colin S. Gray (added 2019/01/09)
  8. The Life You Can Save – Peter Singer (added 2020/02/16)

Fiction, history and other (6)

  1. Les Miserables – Victor Hugo*
  2. Interesting Times – Terry Pratchett
  3. Forgotten WarsChristopher Bayly and Tim Harper
  4. Can Love Last?: The Fate of Romance over Time Stephen A. Mitchell (or a substitute)
  5. The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution – C.L.R. James
  6. Bandwidth – Eliot Peper

I'd love to hear your thoughts and recommended resources...