35 Books Recommended by Elon Musk

Tesla Motors, SpaceX, SolarCity, PayPal & OpenAI

Elon Reeve Musk is a South African-born American business magnate, investor, engineer, and inventor. He is the founder, CEO, and CTO of SpaceX.

Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson

Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert K. Massie

The Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Twelve against the gods: The story of adventure by William Bolitho

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson

Aerothermodynamics of Gas Turbine and Rocket Propulsion (AIAA Education Series) by Gordon C. Oates, J.S. Przemieniecki

Howard Hughes: His Life and Madness by Donald Barlett

Rocket Propulsion Elements by George P. Sutton, Oscar Biblarz

International Reference Guide to Space Launch Systems (Library of Flight) by S. Isakowitz, J. Hopkins, J. Hopkins Jr.

Fundamentals of Astrodynamics (Dover Books on Aeronautical Engineering) by Roger R. Bate, Donald D. Mueller, Jerry E. White

Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming by Naomi Oreskes

The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein

Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Eraby James Barrat

Structures: Or Why Things Don’t Fall Down by JE Gordon

Stranger in a Strange Land (Remembering Tomorrow) by Robert A. Heinlein

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies by Nick Bostrom

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel

The Culture by Iain Banks

Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson

Ignition! An informal history of liquid rocket propellants by John D Clark

The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Alone, 1932–1940 by William Manchester

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J. R. R. Tolkien

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin

I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream by Harlan Ellison

Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence by Max Tegmark

Look to Windward (Culture) by Iain M. Banks

My Life & Work — An Autobiography of Henry Ford by Henry Ford

Andrew Carnegie by Joseph Frazier Wall

If the Universe Is Teeming with Aliens … WHERE IS EVERYBODY?: Seventy-Five Solutions to the Fermi Paradox and the Problem of Extraterrestrial Life by Stephen Webb

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