As the author Joyce Carol Oates exclaims: “Read widely and without apology. Read what you want to read, not what someone tells you you should read.”
Good advice in my opinion.
Charlie Munger, the billionaire partner of Warren Buffet states: “I believe in the discipline of mastering the best that other people have figured out. I don’t believe in just sitting down and trying to dream it all up yourself. Nobody’s that smart.”
I read to learn and stretch my imagination. I believe it’s important to get out of your own bubble and experience the wider world through reading.
I also believe in inter-disciplinary reading. Most of my new ideas for the music business come from things I learned reading about another industries, historical figures or human psychology.
This list is my second edition. Here is the 2014 list.
Here are some of my favorite books I read in 2015. Hopefully you will find one or two useful to you and your journey. Continue Reading