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Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant is an Indian-American entrepreneur and investor. He is the co-founder, chairman and former CEO of AngelList. He has invested early-stage in over 200 companies including Uber, FourSquare, Twitter, Wish.com, Poshmark, Postmates, Thumbtack, Notion, SnapLogic, Opendoor, Clubhouse, Stack Overflow, Bolt, OpenDNS, Yammer, and Clearview AI, with over 70 total exits and more than 10 Unicorn companies. Ravikant is a Fellow of the Edmund Hillary Fellowship. He is also a podcaster who shares advice on pursuing wealth and happiness.

159 Recommended books from Naval Ravikant

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  • "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman"

    by Richard P. Feynman January 1, 1985 Biographies & Memoirs

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    4.6 stars

    4,308 ratings

    The Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist talks about his adventure-filled life in a series of transcribed taped discussions

  • "What Do You Care What Other People Think?"

    by Richard P. Feynman and Ralph Leighton February 6, 2018 Biographies & Memoirs

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    4.7 stars

    915 ratings

    The New York Times best-selling sequel to "Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!"

    Like the "funny, brilliant, bawdy" (_The ...

  • 100 Best-Loved Poems

    by Philip Smith October 4, 1995 Literature & Fiction

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    4.4 stars

    959 ratings

    Here are some of the most-loved poems in the English language, chosen not merely for their popularity, but for their literary q...

  • 12 Rules for Life

    by Jordan B. Peterson January 23, 2018 Health, Fitness & Dieting

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    4.7 stars

    41,490 ratings

    What does everyone in the modern world need to know?

    Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficul...

  • A Comprehensive Theory of Evolution

    by Behzad Mohit M.D. August 7, 2013 Science & Math

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    2.2 stars

    2 ratings

    This book presents a comprehensive theory of evolution based on a new physicochemical approach of energy flow throughout the ma...

  • A Cultural History of Physics

    by Károly Simonyi September 12, 2021 Science & Math

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    4.3 stars

    20 ratings

  • A Pattern Language

    by Shlomo Angel, Ingrid Fiksdahl King, Max Jacobson, Murray Silverstein, Sara Ishikawa andChristopher Alexander January 1, 1977 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.7 stars

    636 ratings

    You can use this book to design a house for yourself with your family; you can use it to work with your neighbors to improve yo...

  • A Soldier of the Great War

    by Mark Helprin June 1, 2005 Literature & Fiction

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    4.5 stars

    613 ratings

    From acclaimed novelist Mark Helprin, a lush, literary epic about love, beauty, and the world at war

    Alessandro Giulian...

  • Absolute Tao

    by Osho April 10, 2012 Politics & Social Sciences

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    4.6 stars

    32 ratings

    Moving beyond the usual interpretations of this classic Chinese text — that of using it as an indicator of what to do next or a...

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Other Stories

    by Lewis Carroll November 12, 2013 Literature & Fiction

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    4.8 stars

    877 ratings

    Scurry down the rabbit hole and step through the looking glass with this luxurious compilation of works from Lewis Carroll. Do...

  • Art of the Living Dead

    by Adrian E. Hanft III October 31, 2014 Self-Help

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    3.9 stars

    3 ratings

    "The apocalypse has arrived. The zombies surround us, drawn to the pulse of creative spirit, hungry for destruction. We need he...

  • At Home in the Universe

    by Stuart Kauffman November 21, 1996 Science & Math

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    4.4 stars

    102 ratings

    A major scientific revolution has begun, a new paradigm that rivals Darwin's theory in importance. At its heart is the discover...

  • Autobiography of a Spiritually Incorrect Mystic

    by Osho June 9, 2001 Biographies & Memoirs

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    4.6 stars

    198 ratings

    Understand the life and teachings of Osho, one of the twentieth century’s most unusual gurus and philosophers, in Autobiography...

  • Batman

    by Frank Miller February 16, 2016 Comics & Graphic Novels

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    4.8 stars

    2,300 ratings

    Writer/artist Frank Miller completely reinvents the legend of Batman in this saga of a near-future Gotham City gone to rot, 10 ...

  • Brahma

    by Ralph Waldo Emerson April 26, 2012 Literature & Fiction

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    4.0 stars

    10 ratings

    The famous poem "Brahma" by Ralph Waldo Emerson.

  • Bruce Lee Striking Thoughts

    by Bruce Lee June 15, 2002 Religion & Spirituality

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    4.8 stars

    1,618 ratings

    "A teacher is never a giver of truth—he is a guide, a pointer to the truth that each student must find for himself. A good teac...

  • Calculus Made Easy

    by Silvanus P. Thompson October 15, 1998 Science & Math

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    4.5 stars

    333 ratings

    This major revision of the classic math text makes the subject at hand still more comprehensible to readers of all levels. With...

  • Courage

    by Osho October 27, 1999 Health, Fitness & Dieting

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    4.7 stars

    807 ratings

    Courage is not the absence of fear, says Osho. It is, rather, the total presence of fear, with the courage to face it. This boo...

  • Diaspora

    by Greg Egan January 6, 2015 Literature & Fiction

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    4.3 stars

    458 ratings

    A quantum Brave New World from the boldest and most wildly speculative writer of his generation. “Greg Egan is perhaps the most...

  • Direct Truth

    by Kapil Gupta MD July 27, 2018 Self-Help

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    4.5 stars

    177 ratings

    Prescriptions, how-to’s, self-help, guru’s, mental hacks, psychology, motivation, and the like, are things that are fundamental...

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