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- The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business (Elaine Pofeldt) - No-BS analysis of solo businesses grossing more than a million bucks. + how they do it 💵
- Shantaram (Gregory David Roberts) - A first-person account of how to make it in the Bombay underworld of the 70s 🇮🇳
- Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup (John Carreyrou) - Total meltdown of Theranos Inc. It doesn't get better than this 🩸
- Apollo 13 (Jim Lovell & Jeff Kluger) - A first-person account of the Apollo 13 disaster 👨🚀
- Into Thin Air (Jon Krakauer) - A first-person account of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster 🏔
- The Egg (Andy Weir) - "You were on your way home when you died." A psychedelic trip in 997 words 😇
- The Martian (Andy Weir) - The quintessential space-McGyver novel. Great as an audiobook 🔴
- Project Hail Mary (Andy Weir) - Probably his best novel 🕷
- Dark Matter (Blake Crouch) - Multiverses collide 🚞
- Recursion (Blake Crouch) - Times collide ⏰
- Dune (Frank Herbert) - A classic. It's amazing how timeless it reads today 🐛
- Exhalation (Ted Chiang) - Collection of sci-fi short stories 🪞
- The Expanse (James S.A. Corey) - Earth vs. Mars vs the Belt vs. Aliens. An epic space opera in 9 books 🚀
- Three Body Problem (Cixin Liu) - A generational journey to repel an Alien invasion 🕰
- Psychology of Money (Morgan Housel) - A non-BS book about wealth 💰 Also great as an audio book.