July 31st 2003

Steven Forth’s book list

Steven Forth had read by 2003 many  books, and he sent a list to me  . He reads more than me and on a wider plain. I picked out the non technical ones we had both read and listed them below. The books are listed alphabetically by author. As they say , to write well, one must read.

Aaker, David A., Building Strong Brands
Aaker, David A., Managing Brand Equity

Buffett, Warren E. and Lawrence A. Cunningham, The Essays of Warren Buffett
Burrough, Bryan, Barbarians at the Gate

Castonata, Carlos.
Christensen, Clayton, Innovator’s Dilemma
Conrad, Joseph, Heart of Darkness
Conrad, Joseph, Lord Jim
Covey, Stephen R., The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly, Flow

Dickens, Charles, Great Expectations
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, Crime and Punishment Drucker, Peter Ferdinand, Managing for Results
“. The Brothers Karamazhov
Drucker, Peter Ferdinand, Managing in a Time of Great Change
Drucker, Peter F., The Effective Executive
Drucker, Peter F., The End of Economic Man
Drucker, Peter Ferdinand, The Practice of Management


Faulkner, William, Go Down Moses (especially “The Bear”)
Faulkner, William, The Sound and the Fury
Forster, Edward Morgan, A Passage to India

Goldratt, Eliyahu M., The Goal
Grove, Andrew S., Only the Paranoid Survive

Hemmingway, Ernest, For Whom The Bell Tolls
Hemingway, Ernest, The Old Man and the Sea
Hesse, Hermann, Siddhartha
Hugo, Victor, Les Miserables

Kidder, Tracy, The Soul of a New Machine
Kushner, Rabbi Harold S., When Bad Things Happen to Good People

Lee, Harper, To Kill A Mockingbird
Lewis, Michael, The New New Thing

Machiavelli, Niccolo, et. al., The Prince
Manchester, William, The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Visions of Glory
McNamara, Robert S., In Retrospect
Melville, Herman, Moby Dick
Michener, James A., Centennial
Michener, James A., The Novel
Michener, James A., The Source
Michener, James A., The World is My Home
Miller, Merle, Plain Speaking

Nietzche, Friedrich (Editor) and Walter Kaufmann (Translator), The Portable Nietzsche

Peters, Thomas, et. al., In Search of Excellence
Pirsig, Robert M., Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Porter, Michael E., Competitive Strategy

Rand, Ayn, Atlas Shrugged
Rand, Ayn, The Fountainhead
Remarque, Erich Maria, All Quiet On the Western Front

Shirer, William L., The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
Stanley, Thomas and William Danko, The Millionaire Next Door
Steinbeck, John, The Grapes of Wrath
Stone, Irving, The Agony and the Ecstasy
Stone, Irving, The Origin

Tolstoy, Leo, War and Peace
Twain, Mark, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Twain, Mark, Tom Sawyer


V Vonnegut, Kurt.

Walsh, Bill, Building a Champion
Walton, Sam, Made in America
Wolfe, Tom, The Bonfire of the Vanities
Wolfe, Tom, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
Wolfe, Tom, The Right Stuff
Wooden, John R., They Call Me Coach


Zinsser, William Knowlton, On Writing Well

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