Entrepreneurship-Business books reading list 2011-2012

Some of the entrepreneurship and business books I enjoyed reading in 2011 e 2012 so far and I can recommend (I included only the ones I liked).

  1. The Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company by Steve Blank, Bob Dorf
  2. Inside Apple: The Secrets Behind the Past and Future Success of Steve Jobs`s Iconic Brand (John Murray) by Adam Lashinsky
  3. Start-up of You by Reid Hoffman
  4. How Will You Measure Your Life? Clayton M. Christensen
  5. The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care by Eric Topol
  6. The Rainforest: The Secret to Building the Next Silicon Valley by Mr. Victor W. Hwang, Mr. Greg Horowitt
  7. The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption by Clay A. Johnson
  8. Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream by Whitney L. Johnson
  9. Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup (The Kauffman Foundation Series on Innovation and Entrepreneurship) by Noam Wasserman
  10. The Business of Venture Capital: Insights from Leading Practitioners on the Art of Raising a Fund, Deal Structuring, Value Creation, and Exit Strategi by Mahendra Ramsinghani
  11. Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers by Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur
  12. The Four Steps to the Epiphany Steven Gary Blank
  13. Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World by Michael Lewis
  14. That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back by Thomas L. Friedman, Michael Mandelbaum
  15. Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s, Praise, and Other Bribes by Alfie Kohn
  16. Do More Faster: TechStars Lessons to Accelerate Your Startup by Brad Feld, David Cohen
  17. The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
  18. What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader and Reaching Your Potential by Robert Steven Kaplan
  19. The Mind Of The Strategist: The Art of Japanese Business by Kenichi Ohmae
  20. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  21. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  22. Venture Deals: How to Look Smarter than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist by Jason Mendelson, Brad Feld
  23. Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital: The Dynamics of Bubbles and Golden Ages by Carlota Perez
  24. The Art of Game Design: A book of lenses by Jesse Schell
  25. In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives by Steven Levy
  26. The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America, Second Edition by Warren E. Buffett, Lawrence A. Cunningham
  27. Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies, 5th Edition (Wiley Finance) by McKinsey & Company Inc., et al
  28. Value: The Four Cornerstones of Corporate Finance by McKinsey & Company Inc., et al
  29. The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires by Tim Wu