"The Fountainhead" by Ayn Rand
Charlie is a principal at First Round Capital.
"Out of the Crisis" by W. Edwards Deming
Roger is Managing Partner of IA Capital Partners, LLC.
"Extreme Programming Explained" by Kent Beck
Nivi is a founder of Venture Hacks.
"The Four Steps to the Epiphany" by Steven Gary Blank
"Reality Check" by Guy Kawasaki
Penelope is a founder of Brazen Careerist.
"Peak" by Chip Conley
Fred is a Partner in the technology group at Atlas Venture.
"The Happiness Hypothesis" by Jonathan Haidt
"Against The Odds" by James Dyson
Jason is co-founder and President of 37signals.
"How To Get Rich" by Felix Dennis
Greg is a founder of Sawhorse Media, as well as the creator and host of Venture Voice, a podcast for and about entrepreneurs.
"Transparency: How Leaders Create a Culture of Candor" by Warren Bennis, Daniel Goleman, and James O'Toole
Nilofer is CEO and Chief Strategist of Rubicon Consulting.
"The Future Arrived Yesterday" by Michael S. Malone
"Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard" by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
Sean is founder and principal at 12in6 Inc., a firm that helps startups transition to high growth companies.
"The Entrepreneur's Guide to Business Law" by Constance Bagley and Craig Dauchy
Chris Dixon is Co-founder of Hunch.
"Crossing the Chasm" by Geoffrey A. Moore
"Boyd: The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War" by Robert Coram
Steve is a former serial entrepreneur who now teaches at U.C. Berkeley, Stanford University and the Columbia University/Berkeley Joint Executive MBA program. He is the author of Four Steps to the Epiphany.
"The Innovator's Dilemma" and "The Innovator's Solution" by Clayton Christensen
Also recommended by Chris Dixon: "The Innovator's Dilemma popularized the (often misused) phrase 'disruptive technology'; But there's a lot more than that one big idea. Great insights into the 'dynamics' (changes over time) of markets."
"Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion" by Robert B. Cialdini
David is a partner in 37signals.
"Maverick!: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace" by Ricardo Semler
“Blink” by Malcolm Gladwell
Paul is a Managing Partner at Neuhaus Partners.
"Lucky or Smart? Secrets to an Entrepreneurial Life", by Bo Peabody
Mark is a co-founder are CEO of Kohort, who previously worked as a VC at DFJ Gotham Ventures.
Brad Feld has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur for over 20 years and is the co-founder of Foundry Group.
Also recommended by Fred Wilson: "There is way more insight to be gained from stories than from business books. And these are some amazing stories."