Mark Zuckerberg’s Reading List

Read about Mark Zuckerberg’s reading list yet? The Facebook founder started a book club through Facebook, assigning one book each two weeks for its members. 

The book club, named A Year of Books, started at the beginning of 2015. The focus of the books were mainly on issues he occupies himself with: leadership, prosperity, the effect of power, scientific revolutions and more. In case you want to read some inspiring books on these themes, Zuckerberg’s list may be a good place to start!

These are the Facebook founder’s 23 books of 2015:

1. The End of Power by Moisés Naím
2. The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker
3. Gang Leader for a Day by Sudhir Venkatesh
4. On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula Biss
5. Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull
6. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn
7. Rational Ritual: Culture, Coordination, and Common Knowledge by Michael Suk-Young Chwe
8. Dealing With China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower by Henry M. Paulson Jr.
9. Orwell’s Revenge: The 1984 Palimpsest by Peter Huber
10. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
11. Muqaddimah by Ibn Khaldun
12. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
13. The Player of Games by Iain Banks
14. Energy: A Beginners Guide by Vaclav Smil
15. Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters by Matt Ridley
16. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James
17. Portfolios of the Poor: How the World’s Poor Live on $2 a Day by Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch, Stuart Rutherford & Orlanda Ruthven
18. Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty by Daron Acemoğlu & James A. Robinson
19. The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves by Matt Ridley
20. The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin
21. The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation by Jon Gertner
22. World Order by Henry A. Kissinger
23. The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations that Transform the World by David Deutsch

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