I use this page to list interesting people / blogs / articles / books and forums I like. I have divided the same into

  • finance
  • entrepreneurship
  • life
  • photography
  • travel

NOTE: Many books might be linked to an affiliate account. However, my intention is not to recommend them because of the affiliation, but because I have spent my own money on these, read and enjoyed them. Decide for yourself :).


A.  Investors I admire

  1. Warren Buffett
  2. Charlie Munger
  3. Benjamin Graham
  4. Phil Fisher
  5. Peter Lynch
  6. Prof Sanjay Bakshi

B. Favorite finance books

  1. Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
  2. One up on Wall Street by Peter Lynch
  3. Berkshire Hathway letters to shareholders by Warren Buffett (available free on Berkshire site, but this is a very good compilation for your Kindle too and doesnt cost much)
  4. Common stocks and uncommon profits by Phil Fisher
  5. Where are the customers yachts by Fred Schwed Jr
  6. Financial statements by Thomas R Ittelson
  7. Why smart people make big money mistakes? by Thomas R Gilovich
  8. Influence by Robert C Cialdini
  9. Richest man in Babylon by George S Clason
  10. How to get rich? by Felix Dennis (Dont get misled by title, its a damn good book)
  11. The little book that builds wealth by Pat Dorsey

C. Favorite Articles

  1. Why investors are wrong most of the time? by Prof. Sanjay Bakshi


A. Articles / blogs

  1. Startup ideas out of your ‘own’ needs by Paul Graham
  2. Art of Bootstrapping by Guy Kawasaki
  3. Mistakes of startups by Paul Graham
  4. 10 questions any startup should ask every month by Smart bear
  5. 13 things for a startup by Paul Graham
  6. Why startups die by Paul Graham
  7. You don’t need a great idea to start a company by Elad
  8. Ways to make money by Jason Fried

B. Interesting books on startups

  1. Knack by Norm Brodsky
  2. Anything you want by Derek Sivers
  3. Rework by Jason Fried
  4. Emyth revisited by Michael E Gerber

C. I admire

  1. Paul Graham
  2. Sir Richard Branson
  3. Derek Sivers


A. People I admire

  1. Richard Proenneke
  2. Warren Buffett

B. Books I like

  1. One mans wilderness by Richard Proenneke
  2. So good they can’t ignore you by Cal Newport
  3. The dirty life by Kristin Kimball

C. Articles on personal development

  1. “Do you have 16 boxes?” by Seth Godin
  2. Stop doing lists” by Jim Collins


A. Photographers I admire

B. Favorite photography books

  1. Light, science and magic
  2. Hotshoe diaries by Joe McNally
  3. Picture this by Molly Bang
  4. Mountain light by Galen Rowell

C. Articles on photography

  1. Photographing people” by Gavin Gough
  2. Filters for landscape photography” by Darwin Wiggett
  3. 16 tips for fine art photography” by Alan Briot
  4. Equipment buying patter” by Ganesh Shankar
  5. Give your bird photos soul” by Marie Read


A. Favorite travel related books

  1. Into the wild by Jon Krakeur
  2. Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne
  3. Motorcycle diaries by Che Guevara

B. Favorite travel related movies

  1. Into the wild
  2. Touching the void
  3. Motorcycle diaries
  4. One crazy ride
  5. Riding solo on top of the world (documentary on riding alone to the Changthang plateau)
  6. Cave of the yellow dog (a documentary based in Mongolia)
  7. 7 years in Tibet (please bear with Brad Pitt’s poor acting, everything else is brilliant)

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