Shoe Dog by Phil Knight. My take: Entrepreneurial spirit and grit
Hatching Twitter – Nick Bilton. My take: Timing, execution, brilliance, luck intertwined with a living and breathing community of users who love the product.
Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage – Alfred Lansing. My take: The only team and leadership book you should read.
My First Summer in the Sierra – John Muir. My take: Captures the raw beauty of the Sierras, Yosemite and California.
The Painted Veil – W. Somerset Maugham. My take: A beautiful love story
The Razor’s Edge – W. Somerset Maugham. My take: About the search for enlightenment. Very zen, before zen was cool.