12 posts tagged with "biographies"

The Almanack of Naval Ravikant

A guide to wealth and happiness.

Empires of Light

Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World.

When Breath Becomes Air

Dr. Paul Kalanithi describes his transformation from a medical student into a neurosurgeon at Stanford working in the brain, and finally into a patient and new father confronting his own mortality.

Leonardo Da Vinci

Walter Isaacson's biography of the Renaissance genius.

Sam Walton: Made in America

Sam Walton shares his thoughts and decision-making process that took him from opening a small local store to dominating retail in the United States.

The Choice

The horrors of the Holocaust didn't break Edith Eger. On the contrary, they helped her learn to live again and tell her unforgettable story.

Shoe Dog

Phil Knight tells an honest story of his journey, struggles and sacrifices that led him to become founder and CEO of NIKE.

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

Ron Chernow tells the story of John D. Rockefeller, the Jekyll-and-Hyde of American capitalism.

Man's Search for Meaning

Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir is a description of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival.

Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved

In her memoir, Kate Bowler boldly articulates the pain she feels as she contemplates her own mortality.

Elon Musk

Ashlee Vance tells the story of Elon Musk, the entrepreneur and innovator behind SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity and PayPal.

Steve Jobs

Walter Isaacson's biography of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs.