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Book Summaries

  1. Notable quotes from “How to Live” by Derek Sivers
  2. Book Summary: What I learned losing a millio dollars by Jim Paul
  3. Book Summary: Thinking In Bets by Annie Duke
  4. Book Summary: The half-life of Facts by Samuel Arbesman
  5. Book Summary: The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins
  6. Book Summary: The Mom Test by Rob Fitzpatrick
  7. Book Summary: Staff Engineer by Will Larson
  8. Book Summary: Woke, Inc.: Inside Corporate America’s Social Justice Scam by Vivek Ramaswamy
  9. Selected quotes from “How I Invest My Money” by Joshua Brown and Brian Portnoy
  10. Book Summary: One Man’s View of the World by Lee Kuan Yew
  11. Book summary of Sum: Forty Tales From The Afterlives by David Eagleman
  12. Book summary – Magicians of the God by Graham Hancock
  13. The Bed of Procrustes by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  14. Book Summary: A philosophy of software design by John K Ousterhout
  15. Book Summary: Red Notice by Bill Browder
  16. Book summary: The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel
  17. Book summary: Antifragile by Nassim Nicolas Taleb
  18. Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport
  19. Book Summary – Everybody Lies
  20. Book Summary: The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicolas Taleb
  21. Book Summary: How not to die by Dr. Michael Greger
  22. Book summary: Why Nations Fail
  23. Book summary: Made to Stick by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  24. Book summary: Skin in the game by Nassim Nicolas Taleb
  25. Book summary: How not to be wrong by Jordan Ellenberg
  26. Book summary: The subtle art of not giving a f*ck by Mark Manson
  27. Book summary: Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  28. Book Summary: Sapiens: A brief history of Humankind
  29. Book summary: Brandwashed by Martin Lindstorm
  30. Book summary: “Business Adventures” by John Brooks
  31. Book summary: “Where good ideas come from” by Steven Johnson
  32. Book summary: What got you here won’t get you there by Marshall Goldsmith
  33. Book Summary: Hard Things about Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
  34. Book summary: The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
  35. Book summary: Remote – office not required
  36. Book summary: Great By Choice by Jim Collins
  37. Book Summary: The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
  38. Book summary: The science of happily ever after by T Y Tashiro
  39. Book summary: Bogleheads guide to investing
  40. Book Summary: “Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion” by Robert B. Cialdini
  41. Book Summary: Think like a freak by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner
  42. Book summary: The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
  43. Book summary: Only The Paranoid Survives by Andrew Grove
  44. Book Summary: So good they can’t ignore you (why skills trump passion in the quest for work you love) by Cal Newport
  45. Book Summary: The Innovator’s Dilemma (when new technologies cause great firms to fail) by Clayton Christensen
  46. Book Summary: The Education of Millionaires by Michael Ellsberg
  47. Book summary: How to create a mind by Ray Kurzweil
  48. Book Summary: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big by Scott Adams (creator of Dilbert comics)
  49. Book Summary: Art of War by Sun Tzu (Samuel B. Griffith’s translation)
  50. Book Summary: The score takes care of itself (my philosophy of leadership)
  51. Book Summary: Man’s search for meaning
  52. Book Summary: Winners Take All (The 9 fundamental rules of high tech strategy)
  53. Book Summary: The Power of Less by Leo Babuta
  54. Book Summary: The Start-Up of You
  55. Book Summary: Breakout Nations by Ruchir Sharma
  56. Book Review: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  57. Book Summary: In the Plex by Steven Levy
  58. Book Summary: Imagining India by Nandan Nilekani
  59. Summary: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  60. Summary: Built to Last (Successful habit of visionary companies)
  61. Summary: India Unbound
  62. Summary: “Difficulty of being good: Subtle art of Dharma”

4 thoughts on “Book Summaries

  1. Hello Ashish.

    Such a nice collection of summaries.
    Will you please add a book from Sanjeev Sanyal relating to history of India.

    Also “Six Great Epochs of Indian history” is also a masterpiece if you are interested in history of India.

  2. Easy simple writing, and great summaries. Finding your website extremely helpful. Big thank you!

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