Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksMy Library 0Sign In

Chris Messina

designer

Recommended Books

Chris Messina is the inventor of the hashtag as it is currently used on social media platforms. Chris is a product consultant and digital nomad, travels the world speaking about social technology, product design, founder culture and mental fitness.
28 books on the list
Sort by
Latest Recommendations First
Layout
Super Pumped
The Battle for Uber
Mike Isaac - Sep 03, 2019
Goodreads Rating
In June 2017, Travis Kalanick, the hard-charging CEO of Uber, was ousted in a boardroom coup that capped a brutal year for the transportation giant. Uber had catapulted to the top of the tech world, yet for many came to symbolize everything wrong with Silicon Valley.Award-winning New York Times technology correspondent Mike Isaac’s Super Pumped pre...
Batwoman
Elegy
Greg Rucka - Jun 14, 2011 (first published in 2010)
Goodreads Rating
In these tales, now available in trade paperback, Batwoman battles a madwoman known only as Alice, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, who sees her life as a fairy tale and everyone around her as expendable extras! Batwoman must stop Alice from unleashing a toxic death cloud over all of Gotham City -- but Alice has more up her sleeve than just poison,...
The State of Affairs
Rethinking Infidelity
Esther Perel - Oct 09, 2018 (first published in 2017)
Goodreads Rating
Iconic couples’ therapist and bestselling author of Mating in Captivity Esther Perel returns to paperback with a provocative look at relationships through the lens of infidelity.An affair: it can rob a couple of their relationship, their happiness, their very identity. And yet, this extremely common human experience is so poorly understood. What ar...
Lauren Greenfield
Generation Wealth
Lauren Greenfield - May 15, 2017
Goodreads Rating
A highly anticipated monograph from the internationally acclaimed documentary photographer and filmmakerLauren Greenfield: Generation Wealth is both a retrospective and an investigation into the subject of wealth over the last twenty-five years. Greenfield has traveled the world - from Los Angeles to Moscow, Dubai to China - bearing witness to the ...
Saga Book Two
Brian K Vaughan - May 02, 2017
Goodreads Rating
At long last, it’s finally time for the second hardcover collection of Saga, the New York Times best-selling series praised by everyone from Alan Moore to Lin-Manuel Miranda!Created by the multiple Eisner Award-winning team of artist Fiona Staples (Mystery Society, North 40, Archie Comics) and writer Brian K. Vaughan (The Private Eye, Paper Girls, ...
State of Denial
Bush At War, Part Iii
Bob Woodward - Sep 03, 2007 (first published in 2006)
Goodreads Rating
Bob Woodward's third # 1 New York Times bestseller on President George W. Bush's wars tells the detailed, behind-the-scenes story of how the Bush administration failed to tell the truth about the Iraq War....
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
An Inquiry into Values
Robert M Pirsig - Apr 25, 2006 (first published in 1974)
Goodreads Rating
Robert M. Pirsig's Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is an examination of how we live, a meditation on how to live better set around the narration of a summer motorcycle trip across America's Northwest, undertaken by a father & his young son....
The World Is Flat
A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
Thomas L. Friedman - Apr 18, 2006 (first published in 2005)
Goodreads Rating
When scholars write the history of the world twenty years from now, and they come to the chapter Y2K to March 2004 , what will they say was the most crucial development? The attacks on the World Trade Center on 9/11 and the Iraq war? Or the convergence of technology and events that allowed India, China, and so many other countries to become part of...
Longitudes and Attitudes
The World in the Age of Terrorism
Thomas L. Friedman - Aug 12, 2003 (first published in 2002)
Goodreads Rating
From the Pulitzer Prizewinning New York Times columnist and bestselling author of From Beirut to Jerusalem and The Lexus and the Olive Tree comes this smart, penetrating, brilliantly informed book that is indispensable for understanding todays radically new world and Americas complex place in it.Thomas L. Freidman received his third Pulitzer Prize ...
How to Be an Adult in Relationships
The Five Keys to Mindful Loving
David Richo - Jun 18, 2002
Goodreads Rating
"Most people think of love as a feeling," says David Richo, "but love is not so much a feeling as a way of being present." In this book, Richo offers a fresh perspective on love and relationshipsone that focuses not on finding an ideal mate, but on becoming a more loving and realistic person. Drawing on the Buddhist concept of mindfulness, How to B...
Dreamland
The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic
Sam Quinones - Apr 05, 2016 (first published in 2015)
Goodreads Rating
Winner of the NBCC Award for General NonfictionNamed on Amazon's Best Books of the Year 2015--Michael Botticelli, U.S. Drug Czar (Politico) Favorite Book of the Year--Angus Deaton, Nobel Prize Economics (Bloomberg/WSJ) Best Books of 2015--Matt Bevin, Governor of Kentucky (WSJ) Books of the Year--Slate.com's 10 Best Books of 2015--Entertainment Week...
Daemon by Daniel Suarez
Bad Blood by John Carreyrou
The Truth by Neil Strauss
In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual by Sean Muldoon
Saga, Vol. 5 by Brian K. Vaughan
Saga, Vol. 4 by Brian K. Vaughan
Spineless by Susan Middleton
Saga, Vol. 3 by Brian K Vaughan
THE SECRET SOCIETY by Christian Alexander
Attached by Amir Levine
Neutra. Complete Works by Barbara Lamprecht
The Importance Of Living by Lin Yutang
Psychotherapy East & West by Alan W Watts
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Hubris by Michael Isikoff