Reading List

“The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; second, to enable us to deliver knowledge to others.”

John Locke

Biographies

  • A Journey by Tony Blair
  • Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography by Sir Alex Ferguson
  • Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance
  • Grant by Ron Chernow
  • Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela

Demographics

  • Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Hoah Harari
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Human Kind by Yuval Noah Harari
  • The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy – What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America’s Next Rendezvous with Destiny by Neil Howe & William Strauss

Economics & Finance

  • Creative Capitalism by Michael Kingsley
  • Currency Wars by James Rickards
  • Flash Boys by Michael Lewis
  • Postcapitalism by Paul Mason
  • Reinventing the Bazaar by John McMillan
  • Street Smarts by Jim Rogers
  • The Alchemy of Finance by George Soros
  • The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • The Death of Money by James Rickards
  • The End of Alchemy: Money,  Banking and the Future of the Global Economy by Mervin King
  • The New Case for Gold by James Rickards
  • The Road to Ruin by James Rickards
  • The Silk Roads by Peter Frankopan
  • The Great Depression: A Diary by James Ledbetter , Benjamin Roth , Daniel Roth
  • The Lords of Finance by Liaquat Ahamed
  • This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly by Carmen Reinhart & Kenneth Rogoff

Geopolitics

  • Easternisation by Gideon Rachman
  • Prisoners of Our Geography by Tim Marshall
  • The Fix by Jonathan Tepperman

History

  • Conquerors: How Portugal Forged the First Global Empire by Roger Crowley
  • SPQR: A History on Ancient Rome by Mary Beard

Investing

  • One Up On Wall Street by John Rothchild & Peter Lynch
  • Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
  • The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

Philosophy

  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

Politics

  • Politics by Aristotle
  • The Republic by Plato
  • The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
  • The Dictators Handbook by Bruce Bueno De Mesquita & Alistair Smith

Science

  • A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
  • The Theory of Everything by Stephen Hawking

Technology

  • Future Smart by James Canton
  • The Rise of the Robots by Martin Ford

War

  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu