Ayn Rand: Atlas Shrugged
The astounding story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world---and did. Tremendous in scope, breathtaking in its suspense, it is a mystery story, not about the murder of a man's body, but about the murder---and rebirth---of man's spirit.
Steven Johnson: Emergence.
The connected lives of ants, brains, cities and software.
Scott A. Shane: Finding Fertile Ground
Identifying Extraordinary Opportunities for New Ventures
Antony Flew: How to Think Straight
An Introduction to Critical Reasoning
William Poundstone: Prisoner's Dilemma
John von Neumann, game theory, and the puzzle of the bomb.
Michael A. Cusumano: The Business of Software.
Makes for in-depth, very informative tech start-up reading about the software industry.
David Deutsch: The Fabric of Reality
A startingly integrated, rational and optimistic world view that combines four strands: quantum physics and the theories of knowledge, computation and evolution.
Ayn Rand: The Fountainhead
The story of an intransigent young architect, his violent battle against conventional standards, and his explosive love affair with a woman who struggles to defeat him.