Book Summaries D

Last updated: Jun 25, 2023

Deep Work by Cal Newport

David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

Drive by Daniel Pink

Daring Greatly by Brené Brown

Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh

Dare to Lead by Brené Brown

Difficult Conversations by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, and Sheila Heen

The Dip by Seth Godin

Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport

Do Over by Jon Acuff

The Dichotomy of Leadership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

Decisive by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans

Disrupt Yourself by Jay Samit

Do the Work by Steven Pressfield

The Decision by Kevin Hart

Data Driven by Tomasz Tunguz and Frank Bien

Death By Meeting by Patrick Lencioni

Decide by Steve McClatchy

Developing the Leader Within You by John C. Maxwell

Discipline Equals Freedom by Jocko Willink

Disciplined Dreaming by Josh Linkner

Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth

Dream Hoarders by Richard V. Reeves

Design Thinking by Thomas Lockwood

DotCom Secrets by Russell Brunson

Difficult Conversations at Work by Donna Flagg

Designing for Growth by Jeanne Liedtka and Tim Ogilvie

The Dance of Connection by Harriet Lerner

Direct Selling by Mary Christensen

Disrupted by Dan Lyons

Disruptive Innovation by Clayton M. Christensen

Difficult People by Luke Gregory

The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean

The Drunkard's Walk by Leonard Mlodinow

Designing for the Digital Age by Kim Goodwin

Disruptive Marketing by Geoffrey Colon

Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Dorito Effect by Mark Schatzker

Data Science for Business by Foster Provost and Tom Fawcett

The Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan

The Dhandho Investor by Mohnish Pabrai

Designing Interactions by Bill Moggridge

Designing Brand Identity by Alina Wheeler

Decluttering at the Speed of Life by Dana K. White

Do It Tomorrow and Other Secrets of Time Management by Mark Forster

Debt by David Graeber

Dealing with People You Can't Stand by Dr. Rick Brinkman and Dr. Rick Kirschner

Designing for Emotion by Aarron Walter

Designing for the Social Web by Joshua Porter

Dataclysm by Christian Rudder

Data and Goliath by Bruce Schneier

Delusions of Gender by Cordelia Fine

Dark Money by Jane Mayer

Death by Black Hole by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Dark Psychology and Manipulation by Victor Sykes

Disarming the Narcissist by Wendy T. Behary

The Design Thinking Playbook by Michael Lewrick, Patrick Link, and Larry Leifer

The Dance of Anger by Harriet Lerner

Down Girl by Kate Manne

Democracy in Chains by Nancy MacLean

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs by Lisa Randall

The Divide by Jason Hickel

The Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel

Don't Make Me Think by Steve Krug

Designing for Interaction by Dan Saffer

Dark Territory by Fred Kaplan

The Double Helix by James D. Watson

Debt-Free by Ashton Pereira

Difficult Personalities by Hazel Edwards

The Demon in the Freezer by Richard Preston

The Dukan Diet by Pierre Dukan

The Dance of the Dissident Daughter by Sue Monk Kidd

The Difference by Scott E. Page

The Distracted Mind by Adam Gazzaley and Larry D. Rosen

Data Science from Scratch by Joel Grus

Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

The Dumbest Generation by Mark Bauerlein

The Defining Decade by Meg Jay

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby

The Death of Truth by Michiko Kakutani

The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Dark Psychology by Victor Sykes

Do What You Are by Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger

Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen

The Dhammapada by Gautama Buddha

Deep Learning by Ian Goodfellow, Yoshua Bengio, and Aaron Courville

Designing for Service by Daniela Sangiorgi and Alison Prendiville

The Discourses by Epictetus

Den of Thieves by James B. Stewart

Driven from Within by Michael Jordan

Decoded by Phil Barden

Dark Pools by Scott Patterson

The Drama of the Gifted Child by Alice Miller

Disconnect by Devra Davis

The Discovery of India by Jawaharlal Nehru

The Dark Side of the Light Chasers by Debbie Ford

The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart

The Detox Prescription by Woodson Merrell

Don't Make Me Think, Revisited by Steve Krug

Design Sprint by Richard Banfield, C. Todd Lombardo, and Trace Wax

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon

Delay, Don't Deny by Gin Stephens

The Devil's Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Darkness Visible by William Styron

Denying Science by John Grant

Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses by Beverly Rudkin Ingle

The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff... and It's All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson

The Disney Way by Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson

The Designful Company by Marty Neumeier

Dead Aid by Dambisa Moyo

Direct Selling 101 by Vicki Fitch

Downsizing by David Ekerdt

Discourses and Selected Writings by Epictetus

Data Science for Dummies by Lillian Pierson

Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey

The Doodle Revolution by Sunni Brown

Democracy by David A. Moss

The Detox Diet by Elson M. Haas

Draw to Win by Dan Roam

Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

The Disruption Mindset by Charlene Li

Deep Value by Tobias E. Carlisle

Dragnet Nation by Julia Angwin

The Dictator's Handbook by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith

The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac

Designing for the User by David Kadavy

The Denial of Death by Ernest Becker

Designing for the Mind by Victor S. Yocco

Designing for the Web by Mark Boulton

Deadliest Enemy by Michael T. Osterholm and Mark Olshaker

The Diet Myth by Tim Spector

Deep Medicine by Eric Topol

Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers by Lindsay C. Gibson

Drug Abuse by Richard Fields

The Death of Democracy by Benjamin Carter Hett

Denying to the Grave by Sara E. Gorman and Jack M. Gorman

Designing with the Mind in Mind by Jeff Johnson

Deep Survival by Laurence Gonzales

The Design Thinking Toolbox by Michael Lewrick, Patrick Link, and Larry Leifer

Dark Psychology Secrets by Richard Martinez

The Da Vinci Curse by Leonardo da Vinci

The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday

The Dan Sullivan Question by Dan Sullivan

Dangerous Personalities by Joe Navarro

The Dance Of Fear by Harriet Lerner

The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump by Bandy X. Lee

Daring & Disruptive by Lisa Messenger

The Danish Way of Parenting by Jessica Joelle Alexander and Iben Dissing Sandahl

The Dating Playbook For Men by Andrew Ferebee

Dark Psychology 101 by Michael Pace

The Death of Expertise by Tom Nichols

Dark Psychology 202 by Michael Pace

Darling, You Can‘t Do Both by Kestin and Nancy Vonk

The Decision Book by Mikael Krogerus and Roman Tschäppeler

Data Crush by Christopher Surdak

The Decision Makeover by Mike Whitaker

The Decision Maker by Dennis Bakke

Date-onomics by Jon Birger

The Decoded Company by Leerom Segal, Aaron Goldstein, Jay Goldman, and Rahaf Harfoush

Dating Power Dynamics by Carlos Xuma

The Definitive Book of Body Language by Allan Pease and Barbara Pease

The Design of Business by Roger L. Martin

Dawn of the Code War by John P. Carlin and Garrett M. Graff

The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman

Day Game by Todd Valentine

The Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte

Dealstorming by Tim Sanders

The DevOps Handbook by Gene Kim, Patrick Debois, John Willis, and Jez Humble

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

The Difference Maker by John C. Maxwell

Decisive Intuition by Rick Snyder

The Digital Dollar by Joe Wozny

Deep Change by Robert E. Quinn

Deep Thinking by Garry Kasparov and Mig Greengard

The Dollarization Discipline by Jeffrey J. Fox and Richard C. Gregory

The Dream by Gurbaksh Chahal

Degrees of Strength by Craig E. Button

The Dream Manager by Matthew Kelly

The Driver in the Driverless Car by Vivek Wadhwa and Alex Salkever

Design a Better Business by Patrick Van Der Pijl, Justin Lokitz, and Lisa Kay Solomon

Design Thinking at Work by David Dunne

Design Thinking for Strategic Innovation by Idris Mootee

Design To Grow by David Butler and Linda Tischler

Developing Leader Within You by John C. Maxwell

Developing the Leader Within You – Part 2 by John C. Maxwell

Developing the Leader Within You – Part I by John C. Maxwell

Developing the Qualities of Success by Zig Ziglar

Die Empty by Todd Henry

Difference by Bernadette Jiwa

Different by Youngme Moon

Digital Cash by Finn Brunton

Digital Darwinism by Tom Goodwin

Digital Leader by Erik Qualman

Digital Luxury by Shaun Borstrock, Jonathan Liu, and Pauline van Dongen

Digital Renaissance by Joel Waldfogel

Digital Sense by Travis Wright and Chris J. Snook

Digital to the Core by Mark Raskino and Graham Waller

Disciplined Entrepreneurship by Bill Aulet

Discourses of Epictetus by Epictetus

Disney U by Doug Lipp

Disrupt Aging by Jo Ann Jenkins

Disrupt You! by Jay Samit

Disrupting Class by Clayton M. Christensen, Michael B. Horn, and Curtis W. Johnson

Disruptive Branding by Jacob Benbunan, Gabor Schreier, Benjamin Knapp

Disruptive Selling by Patrick Maes and Johan Van Mullem

Divided Politics, Divided Nation by Darrell M. West

Do Less Better by John Bell

Do More Great Work by Michael Bungay Stanier

Does He Like Me? Here Is Your Answer by Dr. Luv

Doing Good Better by William MacAskill

Doing The Impossible by Patrick Bet-David

Doing the Right Things Right by Laura Stack

Dollars and Sense by Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler

Dollars Want Me by Henry Harrison Brown

Don‘t Forget Your Cape by Richard Branson and Sam Branson

Double Double by Cameron Herold

Double Your Profits by Bob Fifer

Driven by Paul R. Lawrence and Nitin Nohria

Driven by Difference by David Livermore

Driven to Distraction at Work by Edward M. Hallowell, MD

Drop the Ball by Tiffany Dufu

Duct Tape Marketing by John Jantsch

Dynamic People Skills by Dexter Yager