Category: Books

Books: Open (Andre Agassi)

Andre Agassi is one of the most famous tennis players of all time, a former world #1, and an 8-time major champion. He also is the author of one of the most well-known sports autobiographies, which is the #1 national bestseller Open. I listened to the audiobook version, but the physical version is 432 pages.…

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Books: What You Do Is Who You Are: How to Create Your Business Culture (Ben Horowitz)

What You Do is Who You Are is a book written by Ben Horowitz. For those familiar with the business world, Ben Horowitz is one of the founders of the world-famous Andreessen Horowitz. Andreessen Horowitz is one of, if not the most successful, venture capital firms in the world. Andreessen Horowitz was founded in 2009…

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Books: Loonshots (Safi Bachall)

Loonshots by Safi Bahcall is a book about how to create and nurture ideas that could eventually change the world. Safi Bahcall is a former Mckinsey Consultant who left to go start a biotech company that eventually went public. I found this book interesting because it demonstrated why certain companies consistently create game-changing products (which…

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Books: Tai-Pan (James Clavell)

Tai-Pan is a book in the Asian Saga series written by James Clavell. Other famous books in the series include Noble House and Shogun, although I have not read either of those books before. Tai-Pan was written in 1966 (so long ago!), but I still found the book extremely interesting. The setting of the book…

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Books: The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (Jonas Jonasson)

The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared was originally written in Swedish in 2009, before being translated into English in 2012. The book is fiction, but it manages to blend a lot of true historical facts and events into it. For example, the main character in the book, Allan…

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