Sam Altman

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Sam Altman

Sam Altman is an American entrepreneur, investor, programmer, and blogger. He is the former president of Y Combinator and now the CEO of OpenAI.

Brave New World

Brave New World

Aldous Huxley
The Art of War in the Middle Ages

The Art of War in the Middle Ages

Charles Oman
The Death and Life of Great American Cities

The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Jane Jacobs
Guns, Sails, and Empires

Guns, Sails, and Empires

Carlo M. Cipolla

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Medieval Technology and Social Change

Medieval Technology and Social Change

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A Life Decoded

A Life Decoded

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Winning

Winning

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The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Solution Selling

Solution Selling

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Molecular Biology of the Cell

Molecular Biology of the Cell

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Plan B 3.0

Plan B 3.0

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Pandaemonium

Pandaemonium

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The Transit of Venus

The Transit of Venus

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The Principia

The Principia

Isaac Newton
Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

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The Fall

The Fall

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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

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Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage

Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage

Alice Munro

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Plentiful Energy

Plentiful Energy

Charles E. Till

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The Beak of the Finch

The Beak of the Finch

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Fundamentals of Plasma Physics

Fundamentals of Plasma Physics

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Powering the Future

Powering the Future

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Skunk Works

Skunk Works

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Hold 'em Poker

Hold 'em Poker

David Sklansky
The Trial of Socrates

The Trial of Socrates

I. F. Stone

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The Supermen

The Supermen

Charles J. Murray
Hunger of Memory

Hunger of Memory

Richard Rodriguez

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Call Me by Your Name

Call Me by Your Name

André Aciman

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The Constitutional Convention

The Constitutional Convention

James Madison
The Legend of Henry Ford

The Legend of Henry Ford

Keith Sward

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Startup Playbook

Startup Playbook

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Zero to One
Meditations
Read Write Own
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Man's Search for Meaning
Blitzscaling
The Coddling of the American Mind
Foundation
Einstein
A Pattern Language
The Score Takes Care of Itself
Secrets of Sand Hill Road
Brave New World
The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind
Endurance
Talent
Superintelligence
The Republic
The Making of a Manager
Dealers of Lightning
The Art of War in the Middle Ages
The Old Way
The Death and Life of Great American Cities
Guns, Sails, and Empires
Medieval Technology and Social Change
The Mind of Napoleon
QED
A Life Decoded
Winning
The Kite Runner
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Solution Selling
Molecular Biology of the Cell
Plan B 3.0
Pandaemonium
The Transit of Venus
The Principia
Anna Karenina
The Fall
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage
Plentiful Energy
The Beak of the Finch
Fundamentals of Plasma Physics
Powering the Future
Skunk Works
Hold 'em Poker
The Trial of Socrates
The Supermen
Hunger of Memory
Call Me by Your Name
The Constitutional Convention
The Legend of Henry Ford
Startup Playbook
The Sleepwalkers
Everything is Bullshit

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