Rupert Bedford

Reading List




  1. The Last Empire, by Serhii Plokhy.
  2. High Output Management, by Andrew Grove.
  3. Pachinko, by Min Jin Lee.
  4. Atomic Habits, by James Clear.
  5. Silverview, by John le Carré.


  1. The Three-Body Problem, by Cixin Liu.
  2. Girl, Woman, Other, by Bernardine Evaristo.
  3. Staff Engineer, by Will Larson.
  4. The Halo Effect, by Phil Rosenzweig.
  5. Delivering Happiness, by Tony Hsieh.


  1. The Phoenix Project, by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford.
  2. Smarter Investing, by Tim Hale.
  3. The Meaningful Money Handbook, by Pete Matthew.


  1. Bad Blood, by John Carreyrou.
  2. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, by John le Carré.
  3. Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall.
  4. Foundation, by Isaac Asimov.
  5. Around the World in 80 Days, by Michael Palin.
  6. How Google Works, by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg.
  7. Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline.
  8. Sapiens, by Yuval Noah Harari.
  9. Programming Rust, by Jim Blandy and Jason Orendorff.
  10. Kubernetes: Up and Running, by Joe Beda, Brendan Burns, Kelsey Hightower.
  11. Life 3.0, by Max Tegmark.
  12. A Game of Thrones, by George R.R. Martin.
  13. The Manager's Path, by Camille Fournier.
  14. Gotta Get Theroux This, by Louis Theroux.


  1. What Goes Around, by Emily Chappell.
  2. A Brief History of Time, by Stephen Hawking.
  3. The Call of the Weird, by Louis Theroux.
  4. Bounce, by Matthew Syed.
  5. Rework, by Jason Fried.
  6. The Hard Thing About Hard Things, by Ben Horowitz.
  7. This is Going to Hurt, by Adam Kay.
  8. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, by Mark Manson.
  9. We Have Always Lived in the Castle, by Shirley Jackson.
  10. Shoe Dog, by Phil Knight.