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📚 Book Summaries

My biggest regret in life is that I didn't start taking notes on books I'd read until 2018. I wish I'd started 10 years sooner, because then this page would've looked much more legit, and I'd probably have learned a lot more as well.

Anyway, this page contains my highlights, notes and reviews from various books. The ratings are entirely subjective and arbitrary, of course.

If you're keen to read more books, (a) you should get a Kindle, (b) you should get a subscription to Audible, (c) you should check out my video with the wonderfully clickbait title How I Read 100 Books a Year, and (d) you might like this episode of my podcast about how to make reading a habit.

Happy (Derren Brown)


This is the best book I’ve ever read about happiness, stoicism etc. I love Derren Brown unreservedly anyway, and when I found out he was writing this, I was overjoyed. The book didn't disappoint. It's also my most highlighted book on Kindle of all time.

Atomic Habits (James Clear)


This is my 2nd most highlighted book on Kindle. It's great. It sells the story of how habits are the best thing ever, and teaches us how to build good habits and break bad ones.

The Magic of Thinking Big (David Swartz)


This is something something...

Business, Startups & Entrepreneurs

The Unfair Advantage (Ash Ali & Hasan Kubba)


This was the first book we covered on the Book Club series on YouTube. It's pretty good if you're a beginner to the world of startups and entrepreneurs.