Business books

Over the last couple of years, I’ve developed a real passion for reading great business books. Here is the list of my favourite business reads.

Business and economics

Antifragile – Nassim Nicholas Taleb | Buy now

How to speak money – John Lanchester | Buy now

Business adventures – John Brooks | Buy now

Obliquity – John Kay | Buy now

Startup culture

Makers – Chris Anderson | Buy now

The lean startup – Eric Ries | Buy now

Startup growth engines – Sean Ellis and Morgan Brown | Buy now

The 7 day startup – Dan Norris | Buy now

Rework – Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson | Buy now

The $100 startup – Chris Guillebeau | Buy now

Online business

Build a brand, create products and earn passive income – Rob Cubbon | Buy now

The 4-hour work week – Timothy Ferriss | Buy now

Launch: An internet millionaire’s secret formula to sell almost anything online – Jeff Walker | Buy now

Write. Publish. Repeat (the no-luck-required guide to self publishing success) – Sean Platt and Johnny B Truant | Buy now

Business skills

Finance on a beermat – Mike Southon, Chris West, Stephen King and Jeff Macklin | Buy now

The digital marketer – Larry Weber and Lisa Leslie Henderson | Buy now

Difference: The one-page method for reimagining your business and reinventing your marketing – Bernadette Jiwa | Buy now

The rookie copywriter’s survival guide – Doberman Dan | Buy now

The art of war – Sun Tzu | Buy now

User stories applied – Mike Cohn | Buy now

Biography / Autobiography

The autobiography of Andrew Carnegie and the gospel of wealth – Andrew Carnegie | Buy now

The snowball: Warren Buffett and the business of life – Alice Schroeder | Buy now

How to get rich – Felix Dennis | Buy now

No angel: The secret life of Bernie Ecclestone – Tom Bower | Buy now

Personal development

Thinking, fast and slow – Daniel Kahneman | Buy now

Think and grow rich – Napoleon Hill | Buy now

How to win friends and influence people – Dale Carnegie | Buy now


Rich Dad’s guide to investing – Robert T Kiyosaki | Buy now

Successful property investing – Steve Bolton | Buy now