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Chris Dixon

 Chris Dixon is an American internet entrepreneur and investor. He is a general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, and previously worked at eBay. He is also the co-founder and former CEO of Hunch. 

19 Recommended books from Chris Dixon

  • American Kingpin

    by Nick Bilton July 21, 2021 Biographies & Memoirs

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    4.5 stars

    2,684 ratings

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. The unbelievable true story of the man who built a billion-dollar online drug empire from his bedr...

  • Bad for You

    by Kevin C. Pyle and Scott Cunningham January 7, 2014 Politics & Social Sciences

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    4.5 stars

    18 ratings

    SHOULD U.S. COMICS BE BANNED?

    "SATANIC" HARRY POTTER BOOKS BURNT

    PLAYGROUNDS POSE THREAT TO CHILDREN

    TEXT-MAD YOUTH...

  • Creative Selection

    by Ken Kocienda September 4, 2018 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.5 stars

    417 ratings

    • WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER *

    An insider's account of Apple's creative process during the golden years of Steve Jobs...

  • Crossing the Chasm

    by July 20, 2021 Business & Money

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    4.6 stars

    982 ratings

    The bible for bringing cutting-edge products to larger markets—now revised and updated with new insights into the realities of ...

  • Dead Wake

    by Erik Larson March 10, 2015 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.6 stars

    9,378 ratings

    From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania

    O...

  • Empires of Light

    by Jill Jonnes August 19, 2003 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.5 stars

    383 ratings

    The gripping history of electricity and how the fateful collision of Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse left ...

  • Farsighted

    by Steven Johnson September 4, 2018 Business & Money

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    4.3 stars

    169 ratings

    The hardest choices are also the most consequential. So why do we know so little about how to get them right?

    Big, life-alt...

  • High Growth Handbook

    by Elad Gil July 17, 2018 Business & Money

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    4.5 stars

    262 ratings

    High Growth Handbook is the playbook for growing your startup into a global brand.

    _"If you want the chance to turn your...

  • How We Got to Now

    by Steven Johnson September 22, 2015 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.6 stars

    943 ratings

    From the New York Times–bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Unexpected Life, a new look at the power and...

  • How the Internet Happened

    by Brian McCullough October 23, 2018 Computers & Technology

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    4.7 stars

    177 ratings

    A Library Journal Best Book of the Year

    Tech-guru Brian McCullough delivers a rollicking history of the internet, why it e...

  • Skin in the Game

    by Nassim Nicholas Taleb February 27, 2018 Politics & Social Sciences

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    4.5 stars

    2,090 ratings

    NUMBER 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A bold work from the author of The Black Swan that challenges many of our long-held be...

  • The Death and Life of Great American Cities

    by Jane Jacobs December 1, 1992 Arts & Photography

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    4.7 stars

    900 ratings

    A direct and fundamentally optimistic indictment of the short-sightedness and intellectual arrogance that has characterized muc...

  • The Hard Thing About Hard Things

    by Ben Horowitz March 4, 2014 Business & Money

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    4.7 stars

    3,602 ratings

    Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley's most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, offers...

  • The Innovator's Dilemma

    by Clayton M. Christensen November 19, 2013 Business & Money

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    4.5 stars

    1,503 ratings

    Named one of 100 Leadership & Success Books to Read in a Lifetime by Amazon Editors

    An innovation classic. From Steve Jobs t...

  • The Last Days of Night

    by Graham Moore May 23, 2017 Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

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    4.6 stars

    2,234 ratings

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A world of invention and skulduggery, populated by the likes of Edison, Westinghouse, and Tesla....

  • The Lean Startup

    by Eric Ries September 13, 2011 Business & Money

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    4.6 stars

    8,603 ratings

    Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the g...

  • The Making of the Atomic Bomb

    by Richard Rhodes January 1, 1986 History

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    4.7 stars

    1,430 ratings

    The definitive history of nuclear weapons and the Manhattan Project. From the turn-of-the-century discovery of nuclear energy t...

  • Where Wizards Stay Up Late

    by Katie Hafner January 21, 1998 Computers & Technology

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    4.6 stars

    257 ratings

    Twenty five years ago, it didn't exist. Today, twenty million people worldwide are surfing the Net. _Where Wizards Stay Up Late...

  • Zero to One

    by Peter Thiel September 16, 2014 Business & Money

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    4.6 stars

    10,097 ratings

    NUMBER 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets.

    The great secre...

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