The Four

Author Scott Galloway does a wonderful job of dissecting the business models and situations for Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google (often referred to as GAFA in popular press). For each company, he frames their competitive…

Principles: Life and Work

Investor Ray Dalio likes to talk about principles. He’s been writing his down for decades, and using them to build one of the most successful hedge funds of all time. The first part of this…

The Intelligent Investor Rev Ed.

If you’re acquainted with finance or investing, you’ve probably heard of Benjamin Graham’s concept of value investing. It’s also made famous by its very successful application by Warren Buffet. The content of the book can…

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

The story starts 70,000 years ago and takes you through the cognitive revolution, the agricultural revolution, and all of the revolutions since then. It starts out with a strong “anthropology” focus, giving insights (and the…

The Case Against Sugar

Holy Crap! I started avoiding sugar after reading this. A really compelling argument, backed up by plenty of studies, about the dramatic negative effect refined sugar has on us. (View on Amazon)

The Gene: An Intimate History

Everything you ever wanted to know about genetics, from the very very beginning when humans knew nothing, through some of the amazing things that scientists are able to do with today’s modern technology.  (View on Amazon)