2022: Reading List

“A new day, another opportunity to be world-class.” – Prosper Otemuyiwa


  1. The Origin of Species; Charles Darwin
  2. Short History of Nearly Everything; Bill Bryson
  3. A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes; Stephen Hawking
  4. Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics Explained; Richard P. Feynman
  5. The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World; David Deutsch
  6. The Changing World Order: Why Nations Succeed and Fail; Ray Dailo
  7. The Wires of War: Technology and the Global Struggle for Power; Jacob Helberg


  1. Bank 4.0: Banking Everywhere, Never at a Bank: Brett King
  2. Token Economy: How Web3 Reinvents the Internet; Shermin Voshmgir
  3. The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money are Challenging the Global Economic Order; Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey
  4. The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking; Saifedean Ammous
  5. The PayPal Wars: Battles with eBay, the Media, the Mafia and Rest of Planet Earth; Eric M. Jackson*
  6. Buy Now, Pay Later: The Extraordinary Story of Afterpay; Jonathan Shapiro and James Eyers
  7. The Future is Faster Than You Think: How Converging Technologies are Transforming Business, Industries and Our Lives; Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
  8. Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs; John Doerr
  9. Radical Product Thinking: The New Mindset for Innovating Smarter; R. Dutt


  1. King of Capital: The Remarkable Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Steve Schwarzman And Blackstone; David Carey and John E. Morris
  2. The Business of Venture Capital: The Art of Raising a Fund, Structuring Investment, Portfolio Management, and Exits; Mahendra Ramsinghani
  3. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power; Shoshana Zuboff
  4. Investing 101: An Essential Primer on Building a Profitable Portfolio; Michele Cagan, CPA
  5. Angel Investing: Guide to Making Money and having Fun Investing in Startups: David S. Rose


  1. Basic and Advanced Bible Course; E. W. Kenyon
  2. Fatherhood: Derek Prince 
  3. Kingdom Parenting; Myles Munroe and David Burrows
  4. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work; John M. Gottman, PhD.
  5. Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts; Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott
  6. Building Strong Families; Dennis Rainey
  7. The Way of The Superior Man: A Spiritual Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Women, Work, and Sexual Desire; David Deida*


  1. On Becoming a Leader; Warren Bennis
  2. The Effective Executive; The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done; Peter F. Drucker
  3. Extreme Ownership: How U.S Navy Seals Lead and Win; Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
  4. Leading Change; John P. Kotter
  5. Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done; Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan

Which of these are also on your list, and what other books are you reading this year? Leave a comment.

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