2022

Helgoland by Carlo Rovelli
The Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson
The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
The Grid by Gretchen Bakke

2021

The Phoenix Project by George Spafford, Gene Kim, Kevin Behr
To Start a War by Robert Draper
Energy by Richard Rhodes
Permutation City by Greg Egan
The Freeze-Frame Revolution by Peter Watts
The Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell
11/22/63 by Stephen King
The Evolution of Cooperation by Robert Axelrod
A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine
Journey to the Edge of Reason by Stephen Budiansky
Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir
Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
Creative Selection by Ken Kocienda
Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang
The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments by George Johnson
The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson
Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek
1776 by David McCullough
On Writing by Stephen King
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
The Beginning of Infinity by David Deutsch

2020

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke
Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart by Mark Epstein
The Quiet Americans by Scott Anderson
Masters of Doom by David Kushner
Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson
The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
American Colossus by H.W. Brands
Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman
Design Unbound by Ann M. Pendleton-Jullian and John Seely Brown
Twenty Bits I Learned About Design, Business & Community by Dan Cederholm
The Innovator's Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen
Rescuing Prometheus by Thomas P. Hughes
Thinking in Services by Majid Iqbal
The Clockwork Universe by Edward Dolnick
The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson
The Way of Zen by Alan Watts
Good Services by Lou Downe
Instantiation by Greg Egan
Borne by Jeff VanderMeer
Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
Recursion by Blake Crouch
Hooked by Nir Eyal
Atomic Habits by James Clear
Do I Make Myself Clear? by Harold Evans
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford
The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday
The Mythical Man-Month by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.
The Mastermind by Evan Ratliff

2019

Dare to Lead by Brené Brown
The Square and the Tower by Niall Ferguson
Several Short Sentences About Writing by Verlyn Klinkenborg
High Output Management by Andrew S. Grove
Radical Candor by Kim Malone Scott
The Art of Taking Action by Gregg Krech
The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox
Shanzhai by Byung-Chul Han and Philippa Hurd
Rocket Men by Robert Kurson
Competing Against Luck by Clayton M. Christensen, Karen Dillon, Taddy Hall and David S. Duncan
Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovksy
Articulating Design Decisions by Tom Greever
Org Design for Design Orgs by Peter Merholz and Kristin Skinner
Pandemic by A. G. Riddle
How to Do Nothing by Jenny Odell
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb
Einstein by Walter Isaacson
Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham
Trillion Dollar Coach by Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg, and Alan Eagle
Exhalation by Ted Chiang
Brave New Work by Aaron Dignan
Endurance by Alfred Lansing
Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey
21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
Discussing Design by Adam Connor and Aaron Irizarry
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

2018

Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
Ball Lightning by Cixin Liu
A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
How To Cook Your Life by Dōgen Zenji and Kōshō Uchiyama
Thinking in Bets by Annie Duke
The Wizard and the Prophet by Charles C. Mann
The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against the United States by Jeffrey Lewis
Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker
SPQR by Mary Beard
Good to Great by James C. Collins
The Culture Code by Daniel Coyle
On Grand Strategy by John Lewis Gaddis
Bad Blood by John Carreyrou
1491 by Charles Mann
Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker
The Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov
Why Buddhism is True by Robert Wright
I Am A Strange Loop by Douglas R. Hofstadter
Dreaming the Beatles by Rob Sheffield