2016 reading list in 3 words

42 books read in 2016.  Some long, some short.  But all in 3 words.

The old man and the sea  One unlucky man

A movable feast Drink, horse, women

The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds Nerds made cool

Capital in the Twenty First Century Economics is stupid

Wonder Life is unfair

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Dying is hard

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Answer needs question

Brave New World I love somma

Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals Life with purpose

Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street History repeats itself

四代香港人 We shall overcome

Hacking Sales: The Playbook for Building a High Velocity Sales Machine Lots of advertisements

Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist Lawyers are boring

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions Funny and smart

Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water Marketing is everything

Ubiquitous Trash—Hong Kong Edition Rubbish or artifact

The Road to Character Virtue worth mentioning

The Time Machine The time machine

This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works (Edge Question Series) Nerds meet nerds

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking Character speaks volume

The Alchemist A toddler story

Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World Typical American thinking

The Art of Living: Vipassana Meditation Living life smart

Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything Really cool read

The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses Trying too hard

Startup playbook Simple yet useful

每天來點負能量 A negative postive

The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality Old man talk

To Kill a Mockingbird Must read classic

Good Strategy Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters Best business book

The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail–but Some Don’t Don’t believe predictions

The Moral Animal: Why We Are, the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology We are us

Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words Absolutely not simple

How to Lie with Statistics  Don’t trust statistics

淡綠生活 Trying our best

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Far from civilised

No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam Face our ignorance

Good to Great and the Social Sectors: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great Great over nice

The Communist Manifesto Ideal vs reality

The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement Great life lessons

Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth Another startup book

The Heart of Change: Real-Life Stories of How People Change Their Organizations A good textbook

Happy reading everyone!

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