Book List – 2017

I didn’t set out to read a book a week, just to document what I have been reading, Here is the list for 2017.  (Apologies for the inconsistent formatting of the titles).


When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi

Moon Lander – Thomas J. Kelly

Apollo Pilot – Donn Eisele, Francis French, Susan Eisele Black

Hornet 33 – Ed Denny


China: History of an Empire – Raymond C. Nelson

A Brief History of Time – Stephen Hawkins


The Code Book – Simon Singh

How to Day Trade for a Living – Andrew Aziz

The Simple Strategy – Markus Heitkoetter, Mark Hodge

The Long and the Short of it – John Kay

Rich Dad Poor Dad – Robert T. Kiyosaki

Beginners Guide to Investing – Ivy Bytes, Alex Frey

Smart Investors Keep it Simple: Guide to Passive Investment – Giovanni Rigters


The Intelligent investor -Benjamin Graham, Jason Zweig, Warren E. Buffett

Step by step Dividend Investing – Joseph Hogue

Dividend Investing Guide – Sebastian B.

Space Flight for Beginners – Andrew Motes

Failure is not an option – Gene Kranz

Superintelligence, Paths, Dangers and Strategies – Nick Bostrom


The Elusive Benefits of Undereating and Exercise – Gary Taubes

Four Hour Body – Tim Ferriss

Four Hour Week – Tim Ferriss

Freakanomics -Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

The Bell Curve – Charles Murray

Good Calories Bad Calories – Gary Taubes

The Spy Who Came in From the Cold – John Le Carre

How the World Works – Noam Chomsky, Arthur Naiman, David Barsamian

God is Not Great – Christopher Hitchens (Audible)

Free Will – Sam Harris (Audible)


Waking Up – Sam Harris (Audible)

Siddartha – Hermann Hesse

Mortality – Christopher Hitchens

All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr

The things we carried – Tim O’brien (Audible)


Turn the ship around – David Marquet (Audible)

Fat & Cholesterol Don’t Cause Heart Attacks – Malcolm Kendrick, Uffe Ravnskov, Zoë Harcombe, Fred A. Kummerow, Harumi Okuyama, Niamh Hynes, Peter H. Langsjoen, Duane Graveline, David M. Diamond, Paul Rosch

Adventures in Being Human – Gavin Francis (Audible)

If this is a man – Primo Levi


20 rental properties in one year – Graeme Fowler

The New Zealand Property Investors Guide – Lisa Dudson

Property 101 – Matthew Gilligan

How to grow a multi million dollar property portfolio – Michael Yardney

The armchair guide to property investing – Ben Kingsley, Bryce Holdaway

The quantum universe -Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw


Money, Master the Game – Tony Robbins

The Guns of August – Barabara Tuchmann


Command and control – Erich Schlosser


Endurance – Scott Kelly

The Third World War – John Hackett (print)


How the mind works – Steven Pinker

The simple guide to feeling better – Susan Kalior

Out of the Blue – Ian Cowie

The Human Predicament – David Benetar

Dunkirk – Joshua Levine

What does this button do? – Bruce Dickinson

The cause of death – Cynric Temple Camp (print)