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Y Combinator Founder Paul Graham's Book Recommendations for Startups

Startup incubator Y Combinator's founder Paul Graham says: The best source of information about startups is probably not business books, but histories of particular startups and industries. The one book we encourage startup founders to read is Dale Carnegie's How to Win Friends and Influence People. It's critically important for anyone in business. (List source: https://www.collectoral.com/what-are-some-of-the-good-books-about-startups-to-read-1560718379217.html)

The Startup Way: How Modern Companies Use Management to Transform Culture and Drive Long-Term Growth

ERIC RIES
Paul says: "If you work for a big company and wonder how startup techniques might work for you, The Startup Way by Eric Ries is the book to read."...

In the Plex

STEVEN LEVY
Few companies in history have ever been as successful and as admired as Google, the company that has transformed the Internet and become an indispensable part of our lives. How has Google done it? Vet...

How to Win Friends & Influence People

DALE CARNEGIE
Paul says: "The one book we encourage startup founders to read is Dale Carnegie's How to Win Friends and Influence People."...

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Benjamin Franklin is known for grand accomplishments in science, engineering, government, diplomacy, and concern for fellow man. There are reasons for these accomplishments: he had great capacities f...

The Soul of a New Machine

TRACY KIDDER
Paul says: "The best source of information about startups is probably not business books, but histories of particular startups and industries. The most famous is Tracy Kidder's Soul of a New Machine, ...

My Forty Years with Ford

CHARLES E. SORENSEN
Paul says: "The best source of information about startups is probably not business books, but histories of particular startups and industries. The most famous is Tracy Kidder's Soul of a New Machine, ...
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