2018 Books

December 31, 2018

Below are some of my favorite books that I read over the past year.

🎧- Audiobook
📕- Kindle

Shoe Dog by Phil Knight
🎧
Covers the founding and growth of Nike, loved the intersection of sports and business.

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
🎧📕
Touches nearly every facet of the human condition. Great story coupled with a lot of life lessons. Asks all of the tough questions around ethics, love, loss, and fate.

The Courage to Be Disliked by Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga
🎧
Written as a Socratic dialogue, I really enjoyed the concepts of Adlerian psychology. Liberating view of human motivation.

Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
📕
I've been a huge Anthony Bourdain fan for a long time. Great perspective on honing your craft and doing it with humility and style.

Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
🎧📕
Long time member of my to-read list, rich with timeless wisdom. Planning to reread often.

Sapiens by Yuval Harrari
🎧
When I first finished this book, I actually didn't like it. Over time, few books have had a bigger impact.

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
📕
Bit of a sleeper, picked this book up on a whim. Nails the struggles of creative work.

Josh Kuiros
I'm the CTO of Outline, based in San Francisco. I'm passionate about building human-centered software and strong engineering teams. Outside of code, you can find me cycling around the Bay Area.