Colin Bethea

Books that I've read so far, and books that I'm still reading. Not an exhaustive list.

Confessions Of A Yakuza

Junichi Saga


Alfred Lansing

Poor Charlie's Almanack

Charlie Munger

Filters Against Folly

Garrett Hardin

All I Want To Know

Peter Bevelin / Charlie Munger

Lessons Of History

Will Durant

Gervais Principle

Venkatesh Rao

Buying A Small Business

Richard Ruback

Letting Go

David Hawkins

Transcending Levels Of Consciousness

David Hawkins

Map Of Consciousness

David Hawkins

Fooled By Randomness

Nassim Taleb

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Richard Bach

Great Mental Models, Vol. 1 (Abstractions)

Shane Parrish

Finite And Infinite Games

James Carse

Dual Momentum Investing

Gary Antonacci

Natural History

Pliny the Elder

Return Of A King: Battle For Afghanistan

William Dalrymple

Kohinoor: Most Infamous Diamond

William Dalrymple

Story of Civilization, Vol. 1 (Orient)

Will Durant


Shah Babur

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover

Robert Moore

Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

The Creative Way

Rick Rubin

Clear Thinking

Shane Parrish

The Burning Edge: Travels Thru Belarus

Arthur Cheichester

Dao Of Capital

Mark Spitznagel

Safe Haven Investing

Mark Spitznagel

A Few Lessons For Investors & Managers

Warren Buffett

Men And Rubber

Harvey Firestone

The Changing World Order

Ray Dalio

Principles for Navigating Big Debt Crises

Ray Dalio

Paper Belt On Fire

Michael Gibson

Bed Of Procrustes

Nassim Taleb

Designing Data-Intensive Applications

Martin Kleppmann


Ron Chernow

Remains Of The Day

Kazuo Ishiguro

Story of Civilization, Vol. 2 (Greece)

Will Durant

Story of Civilization, Vol. 3 (Rome)

Will Durant

Story of Civilization, Vol. 4 (Faith)

Will Durant

Story of Civilization, Vol. 5 (Renaissance)

Will Durant

Story of Civilization, Vol. 6 (Reformation)

Will Durant

Story of Civilization, Vol. 7 (Reason)

Will Durant

Story of Civilization, Vol. 8 (Louis XIV)

Will Durant

Story of Civilization, Vol. 9 (Voltaire)

Will Durant

Story of Civilization, Vol. 10 (Revolution)

Will Durant

Story of Civilization, Vol. 11 (Napoleon)

Will Durant


Venkatesh Rao

Crash Early, Crash Often

Venkatesh Rao

Mysteries Of Money

Venkatesh Rao

Getting Ahead, Getting Along

Venkatesh Rao

The Holy Bible


How To Get Rich

Felix Dennis

Impro For Storytellers

Keith Johnstone


Nassim Taleb

Black Swan

Nassim Taleb

House Of Morgan

Ron Chernow

Great Mental Models, Vol. 2 (Physical)

Shane Parrish

Power vs. Force

David Hawkins

A Thousand Years Of Nonlinear History

Manual De Landa

Almanack Of Naval Ravikant

Eric Jorgenson


John Cleese


Carl Sagan

The Jefferson Bible

Thomas Jefferson

Staff Engineer

Will Larson

Letters From A Stoic



Henry Kissinger

Coming Of The Third Reich

Richard Evans

The Personal MBA

Josh Kaufman