While there is no shortage of breezy books to enjoy during these summer days, we’ve compiled a list of our own captivating reads, offering insight and analysis into the dynamic and interconnected worlds of geopolitics, cybersecurity, data analytics, and venture capital. Enjoy!
By Andrew Chen
Practical insights into how entrepreneurs can build, launch, and scale by better understanding and leveraging network effects.
By April Falcon Doss
A gripping tale about the widespread practice of personal data collection and the revealing nature of our digital footprints.
By Sebastian Mallaby
A candid look into the enduring influence of Silicon Valley’s venture capital subculture, offering rare access to some of its most prominent figures.
By David Epstein
Blending both business and parenting guidance, this New York Times best-seller makes the case for developing extensive, broad-based knowledge over deep expertise within a narrow field.
By Chris Castaldo
An informative source for entrepreneurs and venture capitalists to help them identify and implement essential cybersecurity measures at their company’s earliest stages.
By Michael Kanaan
A compelling look into the global implications of today’s advances in modern computing, AI, and machine learning.
By Nicole Perlroth
An unprecedented account of the cyber arms trade market and a terrifying first look at a new kind of global warfare.
By Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson
A handy “how-to” guide for budding VCs to help them navigate the competitive world of venture capital and the complex deal process.
By Jacob Helberg
The former news policy lead at Google offers a depictive backdrop to the technology “cold war” being waged between democratic and authoritarian regimes.