Books Reviewed by Naval Ravikant

The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail (Management of Innovation and Change)

- January 5, 2016

The bestselling classic on disruptive innovation, by renowned author Clayton M. Christensen. His work is cited by the world’s best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic bestseller--one of the most influential business books of all time--innovation expert Clay... Read More

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

- February 21, 2017

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity’s future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods. Over the past century hu... Read More

The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

- April 29, 2003

Referring to Lewis Carroll's Red Queen from Through the Looking-Glass, a character who has to keep running to stay in the same place, Matt Ridley demonstrates why sex is humanity's best strategy for outwitting its constantly mutating internal predators. The Red Queen answers dozens of other riddl... Read More

Total Freedom: The Essential Krishnamurti

- August 30, 1996

Counted among his admirers are Jonas Salk, Aldous Huxley, David Hockney, and Van Morrison, along with countless other philosophers, artist, writers and students of the spiritual path. Now the trustees of Krishnamurti’s work have gathered his very best and most illuminating writings and talks to p... Read More

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Che: A Memoir

- October 1, 2005

Fidel Castro writes with great candor and affection of his extraordinary partnership with Che Guevara Fidel Castro writes with great candor and affection of his extraordinary partnership with Che Guevara Read More

Meditations

- April 4, 1890

Unabridged private reflections of the Emperor of Rome, on how one is to exist in a world of chaos. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius and in the most accepted translation by George Long, is a book that belongs on everyone's shelf. A favorite of Bill Clinton and John Steinbeck, and influencer of many ... Read More

What Every Body Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People

Read this book and send your nonverbal intelligence soaring. Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to "speed-read" people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You'll a... Read More

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The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future

- April 18, 2017

The #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller from Steve Case—the co-founder of AOL—presents “a compelling roadmap for the future…that can help us make sense of the technological changes reshaping our economy and the world. A fascinating read” (Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and founder... Read More

The Prophet

Gibran's Prophet speaks of many things central to daily life: love, marriage, death, beauty, passion, eating, work and play. The spiritual message he imparts, of finding divinity through love, blends eastern mysticism, religious faith and philosophy with simple advice. Read More

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The Book Of Life

Inspired By Krishnamurti S Belief That Truth Is Found Through Living, The Book Of Life Presents 365 Timeless Daily Meditations, Developed Thematically Over Seven Days, Illuminating The Concepts Of Freedom, Personal Transformation, Living Fully Awake And Much More. For Everyone Who Has Come To Che... Read More

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