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Ryan Hoover

Founder - Product Hunt

Great books for designers to build compelling products

Ryan Hoover recommends:

  1. Mindful Design: How and Why to Make Design Decisions for the Good of Those Using Your Product: Scott Riley: 9781484242339
  2. Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products: Nir Eyal, Ryan Hoover: 9781591847786
  3. The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses (8601300089522): Jesse Schell: Books

Alexis Ohanian

Co-founder - Initialized, Reddit

Biographies, incl. the book that inspired the birth of Reddit

Alexis Ohanian recommends:

  1. Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike: Phil Knight: 9781501135927
  2. Empire State of Mind: How Jay Z Went from Street Corner to Corner Office, Revised Edition (9781591848349): Zack O'Malley Greenburg, Steve Forbes: Books
  3. Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture (9780812972153): David Kushner: Books

Ben Tossell

Head of Platform - Earnest Capital

3 books I love that I re-read over and over

Ben Tossell recommends:

  1. Principles: Life and Work: Ray Dalio: 9781501124020
  2. Smartcuts: The Breakthrough Power of Lateral Thinking: Shane Snow: 9780062560759
  3. Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration (8601400995709): Ed Catmull, Amy Wallace: Books

Ben Tossell

Head of Platform - Earnest Capital

I love a story. My favourite biographies & autobiographies.

Ben Tossell recommends:

  1. Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs: Ken Kocienda: 9781250194466
  2. Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike: Phil Knight: 9781501135927
  3. Who Is Michael Ovitz? (9781591845546): Michael Ovitz: Books



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