elliottcarlson: An excellent story that really made me nostalgic to my younger years - definitely recommend this one. read comments

dejawu: The first sentence is, "The moon blew up suddenly and without warning." Everything is near-future sci-fi and as grounded and accurate as possible. If you liked The Martian, this will scratch the same itch. read comments

credit_guy: In my opinion this is by far the best SciFi book of all time. Hard SciFi, in the style of Arthur C Clarke, but packed with 10 times the “sci” of the Odyssey or Rama... read comments

jonathansorum: Meditations easily has my highest rate of highlighted words in relation to total book length. Seems like every page (almost) has some eternal and profound in it. read comments

fratlas: Recently read and thoroughly enjoyed "Elon Musk"; good insight into both starting unicorns and how much of a genius Elon is. read comments

palimpsests: Kondo's book is definitely amazing - a very important book, like you say. The system behind it is extremely simple and quite powerful. read comments

shawn: I think it's a good one because it's a mix of analysis and history. Thiel had a unique vantage point, and he shares it well. It also challenges you to be ambitious, which is becoming a rare sentiment. read comments

stevenj: I loved this book for its humor, everyday practicality, how relatable it felt even without having a background in physics or knowledge about the pranks and experiments he conducted. read comments

iammiles: It's a well-written book about the incredible story of Earnest Shackleton's attempt to be the first team to cross Antarctica by land. read comments

TravelTechGuy: Changed the way I perceive language and culture permanently. The notion that if certain words no longer exist in the language, then the associated idea will disappear from the culture was... read comments

peteforde: It's not a breezy quick read, but my favourite sci-fi is always likely to be Cryptonomicon read comments

jpalmer: My first Scalzi book and won't be the last. read comments

cponeill: I have re-read this book constantly since purchasing it well over 10 years ago. The chapters on facing resistance and how to deal with it constantly resonate with me when working on my own projects. read comments

hackerbloos: Semi autobiographical account of the bombing of Dresden in WW2. Really funny and clever ideas. Very good. read comments

rckrd: Founders at Work was phenomenal. Its a collection of interviews with early startup founders where Jessica Livingston asks great, probing questions. An excellent example of how to conduct... read comments