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As they say, “Something something on the shoulders of giants.” Or something.

David and Terng are avid book readers and listeners. Here are just a few they love and recommend at the rare parties they are invited to. We’ve also included book recommendations by our podcast guests. We’re constantly building on this list, so bookmark this page if you want to get our recommendations.

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David’s books:

Here are David’s suggestions that are a mix of fiction, non-fiction and educational pieces that offers something for even the fussiest readers out there.

Stephen King – on Writing

Charles Bukowski – Ham on Rye

Haruki Murakami – Norwegian Wood

Marie Kondo – The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Phil Knight – Shoe Dog

Bob Iger – The Ride of a Lifetime

Jim Kwik – Limitless 

Darpm Acemoglu, James A Robinson – Why Nations Fail 

One Million Followers – Brendan Kane

Robert Greene – Laws of Human Nature

Walter Isaacson – Steve Jobs

Terng’s books:

Terng’s eclectic style is on display with his choice of books. Mostly fiction and fantasy sprinkled with some good old fashioned patriotism.

Daniel Keyes – Flowers for Algernon

Terry Pratchett – A Slip of the Keyboard

Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett – Good Omens

Trevor Noah – Born a Crime

Kuan Yew Lee – The Singapore Story: Memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew

Our guests

Lisa Teh

This entrepreneur and fashion maven was kind enough to share her favourite reads. You can listen to her interview here.

Marc Randolph – That Will Never Work

Chris Voss – Never Split the Difference

Blair Enns – The Win Without Pitching Manifesto

Phil Knight – Shoe Dog

Bob Iger – The Ride of a Lifetime

Do you have any books that you think we should include in our recommendations? Drop us a note at hello(@) and let us know.

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