Michael Lai Reading List // mtclai.com
 Share
The version of the browser you are using is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser.Dismiss

 
Comment only
 
 
ABCD
1
"if you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking" — Haruki Marukami"Reading after a certain age diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking" — Albert Einstein
2
Book (current reads highlighted)TypeRecommendedNotes
3
The Mind Illuminated by CuladasaBuddhismKanjun
4
The Hero With A Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell (Audible)Folklore & MythologyNeal Stephenson
5
The Holy Bible (English Standard Version)Religion
6
Freedom by Jonathan FranzenModern FictionDaria, Ray, Erik
7
Evolution of BeautyElizabeth
8
Winners Take All: the elite charade of changing the world by Anand giridharadasSam S
9
Seven Powers: Foundations of Business Strategy by Hamilton HelmerStrategy
10
Footprints in the Snow: The Autobiography of a Chinese Buddhist MonkBuddhismMom
11
From Third World to First WorldKanjun
12
The Wind Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
13
Titan by Ron ChernowDaria
14
Andrew Carnegie by David NasawDaria
15
The House of Morgan by Ron ChernowDaria
16
The Alchemist by Paolo CoelhoDan
17
High Growth Handbook by Elad Gil
18
True Love: A Practice for Awakening the Heart by Thich Nhat HanhSpirituality
19
King Leopold's GhostColonial HistoryHui
20
A Room of One's Own Virginia WoolfHui
21
Shadow and Act by Ralph EllisonRace in AmericaHui
22
Stubborn Attachments by Tyler Cowen
23
Make Up, Don't Break Up: Finding and Keeping Love for Singles and CouplesRelationshipsEmily
24
Radical Markets by Tyler Cowen
25
Pachinko by Min Jin LeeMichelle
26
Love in the Time of Cholera
27
48 Laws of Power by Robert GreeneStrategy
28
McDonald's: The Business Behind the Golden ArchesJohn Danner
29
The Idealist's Survival Kit: 75 Simple Ways to Avoid BurnoutJen
30
"The More Beautiful Word Our Hearts Know is Possible" by Charles EisensteinSimar
31
Noonday Demon by Andrew SolomonMental Health
32
Community by Peter BlockDan Morse
33
The Game by Neil StraussModern Dating CultureAatash
34
Guide to The Good LifeSpiritualityArram
35
7 Habits of Highly Effective PeopleAlice
36
15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership by Jim DethmerLeadershipAgape
37
Why Buddhism is True by Robert WrightMaura
38
Superintelligence by Nick BostromAITom, Arram
39
Surfing with Sartre by Aaron JamesPhilosophyDaria
40
The PowerTiffany Ho
41
Positive Discipline by Jane NelsonParenting, Early Childhood DevelopmentAlanna Beebe
42
Half the SkyTina
43
The Screwtape Letters by CS LewisSpiritualityChristina Li
44
Amartya SenSpiritualityChristina Li
45
Toddler Brain by Laura JanaEarly ChildhoodLaura Jana
46
The Longevity Diet by Valter LongoLongevityKanjun
47
Destiny DisruptedHistory of IslamChristina Li
48
Difficult Conversatons by Douglas StoneErika Ji
49
The PrizeDustin
50
Empire of the Summer MoonDustin
51
The book on rental property investing by brandon turnerEmily
52
Ready Player OneScience FictionDan
53
The Silk Roads: A New History of the World by Peter FrankopanHistory
54
Ethical Life Fundamental ReadingsScott Wu
55
Deep Simplicity: Bringing Order to Chaos and ComplexityCharlie Munger
56
Ice Age by John and Mary GribbinCharlie Munger
57
How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World and Everything in It by Arthur HermanCharlie Munger
58
The Power of Myth by Joseph CampbellFolklore & Mythology
59
Models of My Life by Herbert SimonCharlie Munger
60
Work Rules! by Laszlo BockPeople OpsDaria
61
A Matter of Degrees: What Temperature Reveals About the Past and Future of Our Species, Planet, and Universe by Gino SegreCharlie Munger
62
Andrew Carnegie by Joseph Frazier WallCharlie Munger
63
The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal by Jared DiamondCharlie Munger
64
Living Within Limits: Ecology, Economics, and Poplulation Taboos by Garrett HardinCharlie Munger
65
Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. by Ron ChernowCharlie Munger
66
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So PoorCharlie Munger
67
Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters by Matt RidleyCharlie Munger
68
Three Scientists and Their Gods: Looking for Meaning in an Age of Information by Robert WrightCharlie Munger
69
Only the Paranoid Survive by Andy GroveCharlie Munger
70
Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital: The Dynamics of Bubbles and Golden Ages by Carlota PerezEconomic HistoryShilpi
71
Age of AmbitionKanjun
72
Another Country by James BaldwinRaceJulia
73
Color of Law: The Forgotten History by Richard RothsteinHistoryIsaac Rosenberg
74
ParentpowerEarly Childhood Education
75
The Story FactorStorytellingAndrew
76
Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Land by Lauret SavoyHistoryJess
77
Blueprint for Revolution: How to Use Rice Pudding, Lego Men, and Other Nonviolent Techniques to Galvanize Communities, Overthrow Dictators, or Simply Change the WorldActivismKara
78
My Documents by Alexandra ZambraJess
79
The Warmth of Other SunsHistory of Migration
80
What I Talk About When I About Running by Haruki MurakamiEdSurge Summer List
81
Street of Eternal HappinessChinaKenn Ross
82
The History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand RussellEdSurge Summer List
83
A Little Life by Hanya YanagiharaFiction
84
Happy City by Charles MontgomeryUrban DesignKroner
85
Story of Philosophy by Will DurantHistory of Philosophy
86
The Forty Rules of Love by Elif ShafakLoveIbrahim
87
Kid Letters to President ObamaEdSurge Summer List
88
Machine Platform Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future by Andrew McAfee and Erik BrynjolfssonAutomation & AI
89
Dark Money Koch Brothers
90
Radical CandorManagement / CommuniationKanjun, Arram
91
Designing Interactions from IDEOProduct Design
92
The Honourable Schoolboy by John La CarreHistory of Hong Kong, Fiction
93
Running Lean by Ash MauryaEducation
94
More than Good DeedsGlobal PovertyLevy
95
End of PovertyGlobal PovertyLevy
96
White Man's BurdenGlobal PovertyLevy
97
The Vital QuestionEnergyBill Gates
98
Emile, or On Education by RousseauEducation
99
Preschool in Three Cultures Revisited: China, Japan, and the United States (Kindle)Early Education
100
The Moon and SixPence by W. Somerset MaughamJosh Fost
Loading...
Main menu