1. Business

The outliers – by Malcolm Gladwell

Blink – by Malcolm Gladwell

The tipping point – by Malcolm Gladwell

What the dog saw – by Malcolm Gladwell

The world is flat – by Thomas Friedman

Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Superfreakonomics – Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insuranceby Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

The Black Swanby Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorderby Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevantby W. Chan Kim  and Renee Mauborgne

Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analysing Industries and Competitorsby Michael E. Porter

Marketing Managementby Philip Kotler

Hostage at the tableby George Kohlrieser

Good to Greatby Jim Collins

Tribes – We need you to lead usby Seth Godin

Why should anyone led by you?by Robert Goffee

Business adventuresby John Brooks

How Asia Worksby Joe Studwell

The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger by Marc Levinson

  1. Creativity

Creative Confidenceby Tom Kelley

Creating Mindsby Howard E. Gardner

The Future of Ideasby Lawrence Lessig

The Sparkby Kristine Barnett

Hackers and Paintersby Paul Graham

  1. Design

The Laws of Simplicityby John Maeda

Design for the Real Worldby Victor Papanek

A Theory of Fun for Game Designby Raph Koster

  1. Economics

Human Actionby Ludwig von Mises

Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysisby Ludwig von Mises

Liberalismby Ludwig von Mises

Bureaucracyby Ludwig von Mises

For a New Liberty by Murray N. Rothbard

The Ethics of Libertyby Murray N. Rothbard

What Has Government Done To Our Money?by Murray N. Rothbard

Defending the Undefendableby Walter Block

The Lawby Frederic Bastiat

Who moved my cheese?by Spencer Johnson and Kenneth Blanchard

  1. Entrepreneurship

Zero to Oneby Peter Thiel

Lean Startupby Eric Ries

Crossing the Chasmby Geoffrey A. Moore

Talking to Humansby Giff Constable

The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answersby Ben Horowitz

So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Loveby Cal Newport

The Innovator’s Dilemmaby Clayton M. Christensen

Four hour work weekby Timothy Ferriss

Reworkby Jason Fried

  1. Happiness

Man’s Search for Meaningby Viktor E. Frankl

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experienceby Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The Happiness Hypothesisby Jonathan Haidt

Want Notby Jonathan Miles

Your Money or Your Lifeby Vicki Robin

Waking Up, Aliveby Richard A. Heckler

The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Fighting the Big Motherfuckin’ Sadby Adam Gnade

Emotional Intelligence – by Daniel Goleman

  1. Mind and brain

Thinking, Fast and Slowby Daniel Kahneman

The Mind’s Eyeby Oliver Sacks

The Honest Truth about Dishonestyby Dan Ariely

Consciousness: An Introduction – by Susan Blackmore

Ancestors and Relativesby Eviatar Zerubavel

Origins of Neuroscienceby Stanley Finger

Brainwashingby Kathleen Taylor

  1. Politics

The New Jim Crowby Michelle Alexander

Mighty Be our Powersby Leymah Gbowee

From Dictatorship to Democracyby Gene Sharp

Ecological Intelligenceby Daniel Goleman

One More River to Crossby Jim Haskins

Diplomacyby Henry Kissinger

  1. Science and Nature

Why We Runby Bernd Heinrich

Give and Takeby Adam M. Grant

Thriveby Arianna Huffington

The Talent Codeby Daniel Coyle

Giving Voice to Valuesby Mary C. Gentile

Making the Modern Worldby Vaclav Smil

How to Lie With Statisticsby Darrell Huff