I’ve got plenty of SQL Server books at home (physical and Kindle versions). But if I’m not in the mood of reading a tech book but itching to read anyway, I’d grab any book that interests me at the moment.
If I found a book interesting enough, I’d keep it for re-reading. Some of the books I listed below are rereads.
These are the books on my “reading desk” (read/re-read):
- “The Art of the Start” by Guy Kawasaki
- “Thou Shall Prosper: Ten Commandments for Making Money” by Daniel Lapin
- “Super Freakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance” by Steven D. Levitt
- “Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? ” by Seth Godin
- “The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick) ” by Seth Godin
- “Outliers: The Story of Success” by Malcolm Gladwell
- “Rework” by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson
- “The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses” by Eric Ries
- “Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us” by Seth Godin
- “Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization” by Dave Logan et al
What’s on the Bookshelf:
- “Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity” by David Allen
- “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change” by Stephen R. Covey
- “The Tools: Transform Your Problems into Courage, Confidence, and Creativity” by Phil Stutz
- “The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business” by Charles Duhigg
- “The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)” by Tim Ferris
- “The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman” by Tim Ferriss
- “The 4-Hour Chef: The Simple Path to Cooking Like a Pro, Learning Anything, and Living the Good Life” by Tim Ferriss
- “The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness” by Dave Ramsey
- “ProBlogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure Income” by Darren Rowse
How about you? What are the non-tech books you read?