My favorite books by the year I read them

I am a reader, albeit a streaky reader. I can go weeks without reading and then read several books. Generally, I like books around communication, management, knowledge, and introspection.


  • "Dreams From My Father" by Barack Obama
  • "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City" by Matthew Desmond
  • "Crossing the Chasm" by Geoffrey A. Moore
  • "High Output Management" by Andrew Grove


  • "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End" by Atul Gawande
  • "When Breath Becomes Air" by Paul Kalanithi
  • "Winners Take All" by Anand Giridharadas
  • "The New Geography of Jobs" by Enrico Moretti
  • "Becoming" by Michelle Obama


  • "Purple Hibiscus" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • "No Longer at Ease" by Chinua Achebe
  • "The Black Swan" by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • "Freakonomics" by Stephen J. Dubner and Steven Levitt
  • "Predictably Irrational" by Dan Ariely
  • "I Do Not Come to You by Chance" by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani