Books I read in 2017

  1. 1.
    The Sporty Game - John Newhouse
    Although written in 1982, still a great book about the commercial airliner industry. Some great history on the L-1011 and DC-10 programs.
  2. 2.
    AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Official Study Guide
    It got me certified!
  3. 3.
    Remote - Jason Fried and DHH
    Short and catch-phrase-y
  4. 4.
    Great Work - David Sturt
    Great work definition of complete is "a difference is made."
  5. 5.
    The Undoing Project - Michael Lewis
    A must read if you enjoy behavior economics. Typical Michael Lewis style keeps it light and easy to read.
  6. 6.
    Mindhunter- John Douglas
    The founder of the behavioral science of profiling serial killers. Not for the faint of heart or stomach.
  7. 7.
    Grit - Angela Duckworth
    Took grit to make it through.
  8. 8.
    The Upstarts - Brad Stone
    Loved reading the history and lore of Airbnb and Uber
  9. 9.
    The Women in Cabin 10 - Ruth Ware
  10. 10.
    The Manager's Path - Camille Fournier
    Super applicable for a technology manager
  11. 11.
    The Everything Store - Brad Stone
  12. 12.
    Boeing versus Airbus - John Newhouse
  13. 13.
    Radical Candor - Kim Scott
    Great book - I'll use several of the ideas in my day to day. Always believed in the care-personally aspect.
  14. 14.
    The Advantage - Patrick Lencioni
    The chapter on types of meetings was interesting. Otherwise, I've found his other books better.
  15. 15.
    Before the Fall - Noah Hawley
    It's got planes, what's not to like about it?
  16. 16.
    All the Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr
  17. 17.
    Sprint - Jake Knapp
    A method for quickly building and testing product ideas from Google Ventures. Interesting enough that we're going to try a few at work.
  18. 18.
    Four Seasons in Rome - Anthony Doerr
    Good prep for our Italy trip
  19. 19.
    A Man Called Ove - Fredrik Bachman
    Finished on the train from Venice to Rome