2016 Reading List

Books read between January to December 2016. Tweet me your recommendations and questions!
Latest update: November 14, 2017


  • Amelie Nothomb, “Fear and Trembling: A Novel” (Amazon)
  • Anne Sauvy, “Game of Mountain & Chance” (Amazon)
  • Eric Meyer, Sara Wachter-Boettcher, “Design for Real Life” (Publisher site)
  • Philip K. Dick, “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” (Amazon)
  • Donna Lichaw, “The User’s Journey, Storymapping Products That People Love” (Publisher site)
  • Ruth Behar, “The Vulnerable Observer: Anthropology That Breaks Your Heart” (Amazon)
  • Pamela Slim, “Body of Work: Finding the Thread That Ties Your Story Together” (Amazon)
  • Richard Banfield, C. Todd Lombardo, Trace Wax, “Design Sprint: A Practical Guidebook for Building Great Digital Products” (Amazon)
  • Atul Gawande, “The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right” (Amazon)
  • Natasha Dow Schüll, “Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas” (Amazon)
  • Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, Chris Yeh, “The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age” (Amazon)
  • Ursula K. Le Guin, “A Wizard of Earthsea: The Earthsea Cycle, Book 1” (Audible)
  • Austin Kleon, “Show Your Work!” (Author site)
  • Josh Waitzkin, “The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance” (Audible)
  • Richard Martin and Kenneth Mikkelsen, “The Neo-Generalist – Where you go is who you are” (Publisher’s site
  • Shonda Rhimes, “Year of Yes” (Publisher site)
  • David Nihill, “Do You Talk Funny?: 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker” (Amazon)
  • Cal Newport, “So Good They Can’t Ignore You” (Author site)
  • 門田隆将, “死の淵を見た男 吉田昌郎と福島第一原発の五〇〇日” (Amazon)
  • 平田オリザ, “下り坂をそろそろと下る” (Amazon)
  • 松尾豊, “人工知能は人間を超えるか” (Amazon)

p.s. Here’s the 2015 list.