My Reading List

Professional Development
  • Assange, J., Appelbaum, J., Mu?ller-Maguhn, A., & Zimmermann, J. (2012). Cypherpunks: Freedom and the future of the internet. New York: OR Books.
  • Bolles, R. N. (2011). What color is your parachute?: A practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press.
  • Burton, J. G. (1993). The Pentagon wars: Reformers challenge the old guard. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press.
  • Colisto, N. R. (2012). The CIO playbook: Strategies and best practices for IT leaders to deliver value. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
  • Frankl, V. E. (2006). Man's search for meaning. Boston: Beacon Press.
  • Gladwell, M. (2013). David and Goliath: Underdogs, misfits, and the art of battling giants.
  • Greenwald, G. (2014). No place to hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. surveillance state.
  • Heller, M. (2012). The CIO paradox: Battling the contradictions of it leadership. Brookline, MA: Bibliomotion Books + Media.
  • Mitnick, K. (2011). Ghost in the Wire.
  • Muller, H. (2011). The transformational CIO: Leadership and innovation strategies for IT executives in a rapidly changing world. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
  • O'Neil, J. R. (1993). The paradox of success: When winning at work means losing at life : a book of renewal for leaders. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons.

Classic Geek Require Reading
  • Adams, D. (1980). The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy. New York: Harmony Books.
  • Adams, D. (1981). The restaurant at the end of the universe. New York: Harmony Books.
  • Adams, D. (1982). Life, the universe, and everything. New York: Harmony Books.
  • Cline, E. (2011). Ready player one. New York: Crown Publishers.
  • Horstman, J., & Scientific American, inc. (2012). The Scientific American book of love, sex, and the brain: The neuroscience of how, when, why, and who we love. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Leigh, D., Harding, L., Pilkington, E., Booth, R., & Arthur, C. (2011). Wikileaks: Inside Julian Assange's war on secrecy. New York: Public Affairs.
  • Levinson, J. C., & Perry, D. (2011). Guerrilla marketing for job hunters 3.0: How to stand out from the crowd and tap into the hidden job market using social media and 999 other tactics today. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
  • Mackay, H. (2010). Use your head to get your foot in the door: Job search secrets no one else will tell you. New York, NY: Portfolio.
  • Rothfuss, P. (2007). The name of the wind: The kingkiller chronicle : day one. New York: DAW Books.
  • Rothfuss, P. (2011). The wise man's fear. New York: DAW Books.

Literary Classics
  • Carroll, L. (1954). Alice's adventures in Wonderland: And Through the looking-glass. London: Dent.
  • Cervantes, S. M., Guidall, G., & Grossman, E. (2003). Don Quixote. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
  • Collins, W. (1991). The woman in white. New York: Knopf.
  • Hemingway, E., & Herman Finkelstein Collection (Library of Congress). (1952). The old man and the sea. New York: Scribner.
  • Hugo, V., & Guyard, M. -F. (1963). Les miserables. Paris: Garnier Freres.
  • Lowry, L. (1993). The giver. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
  • Orwell, G. (1954). Animal farm. New York: Harcourt, Brace.
  • Orwell, G. (1983). 1984: A novel. New York: Plume.
  • Steinbeck, J. (1947). The pearl. New York: Viking Press.
  • Tolkien, J. R. (1966). The hobbit, or, There and back again. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
  • Updike, J. (1971). Rabbit redux. New York: Knopf.
  • Updike, J. (1981). Rabbit is rich. New York: Knopf.

Fluff Reading
  • Brown, D., & Michael, P. (2003). The Da Vinci code. New York: Random House.
  • Brown, D. (1998). Digital fortress. New York: St. Martin's Press.
  • Brown, D. (2003). Angels & demons. New York: Atria Books.
  • Brown, D. (2009). The lost symbol: A novel. New York: Doubleday.
  • Butcher, J. (2001). Fool moon. New York: Roc.
  • Card, O. S. (1991). Ender's game. New York: Tor.
  • Collins, S., Parisi, E. B., & Scholastic Press,. (2009). Catching fire. New York: Scholastic Press.
  • Collins, S. (2008). The Hunger Games. New York: Scholastic Press.
  • Collins, S. (2009). Mocking jay. New York: Scholastic.
  • Dashner, J. (2009). The maze runner. New York: Delacorte Press.
  • Eugenides, J. (2002). Middlesex. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux.
  • Gruen, S. (2006). Water for elephants: A novel. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books.
  • Guterson, D. (1995). Snow falling on cedars. New York: Vintage Books.
  • Hare, B., & Woods, V. (2013). The genius of dogs: How dogs are smarter than you think.
  • Harvard Lampoon (Organization). (2012). The hunger pains: A parody. New York: Touchstone.
  • Hillenbrand, L. (2011). Unbroken. London: Fourth Estate.
  • Hosseini, K. (2003). The kite runner. New York: Riverhead Books.
  • Hosseini, K. (2013). And the mountains echoed.
  • Johnson, A. (2012). The orphan master's son: A novel. New York: Random House.
  • Jones, J. (1962). The thin red line. New York: Scribner.
  • Keneally, T. (1982). Schindler's list. New York: Simon and Schuster.
  • Martel, Y. (2001). Life of Pi: A novel. New York: Harcourt.
  • Maupin, A. (2007). Michael Tolliver lives. New York: HarperCollinsPublishers.
  • McCarthy, C. (2006). The road. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
  • McEwan, I. (2005). Saturday: [a novel]. New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday.
  • Roizen, M. F., & Oz, M. (2006). You, on a diet: The owner's manual to waist management. New York: Free Press.
  • Roth, V., Roth, V., & Katherine Tegen Books,, HarperCollins (Firm),. (2011). Divergent.
  • Roth, V., Roth, V., & Roth, V. (2012). Insurgent.
  • Roth, V. (2014). Allegiant. Novara: De Agostini.
  • Sears, B. (1997). Mastering the zone: The next step in achieving superhealth and permanent fat loss. New York, NY: Regan Books
  • Smith, B. (2007). Selfish and perverse: A novel. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers.
  • Tyson, E. (1999). Investing for dummies. Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, Inc.
  • Verghese, A. (1998). The tennis partner: A doctor's story of friendship and loss. New York: HarperCollins.
  • Weir, J. (2006). What I did wrong. New York: Viking.
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