The most recent book from 37signals founders Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, Rework, has the same writing style, attitude and advice every want to actually accomplish something.
I breezed through Hugh MacLeod‘s Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity and loved it.
Highly recommend Revolution 2.0, Wael Ghonim’s memoir of the events surrounding the 2011 Egyptian uprising and subsequent dismissal of president Hosni Mubarak.
Finished reading and highly recommend Kingpin: How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground, written by former black hat hacker turned Wired.com senior editor Kevin Poulsen.
Matt Taibbi’s April 2010 Rolling Stone article The Great American Bubble Machine set the foundation for his recent book Griftopia: Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America. Taibbi’s writing style is direct, at times profane, but never fails to entertain while giving insight into what’s happening within the world of [...]
I don’t know much about the intricacies of Wall Street and the world of subprime mortgage bonds, collateralize debt obligations (CDOs) and credit default swaps, but Michael Lewis’ The Big Short does a excellent job of highlighting what went wrong in the last decade that led to our economic crisis.