Jan 13, 2023

100 Must-Read Books for Product Managers in 2023

Over 200 Product Managers responded to our CEO's call for books to read 🤯. It's an epic collection, so get ready to take notes and thank us later 📚

100 Must-Read Books for Product Managers in 2023

Thanks to our wonderful community of PMs, we got a ton of great suggestions for books to read in 2023. Here they are!

Continuous Discovery Habits - Teresa Torres

Good Strategy Bad Strategy - Richard Rumelt

Product Led Growth - Wes Bush

Inspired - Marty Cagan

Loved - Martina Lauchengco

Empowered - Marty Cagan

Cracking the PM Interview - Gayle McDowell and Jackie Bavaro

The Lean Product Playbook - Dan Olsen

The Lean Startup - Eric Ries

Crossing the Chasm - Geoffrey Moore

Value Proposition Design - Alex Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur, Greg Bernarda, Alan Smith

Badass: Making Users Awesome - Kathy Sierra

Hooked - Nir Eyal 

Decode and Conquer - Lewis Lin

Escaping the Build Trap - Melissa Perri

Product Management In Practice - Matt LeMay

The Product Book: How to Become a Great Product Manager - Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia (Author), Josh Anon

Measure What Matters - John Doerr

Outcomes Over Output - Joshua Seiden

Sprint - Jake Knapp

User Story Mapping - Jeff Patton 

Epic Alignment - Nils Janse 

Product Roadmaps Relaunched - C. Todd Lombardo, Bruce McCarthy, Evan Ryan, Michael Connors

The Power of Project Leadership - Susanne Madsen

The Agile Comms Handbook - Giles Turnbull

Amp It Up - Frank Slootman

Working Backwards - Colin Bryar, Bill Carr

Build - Tony Fadell

Principles for Success - Ray Dalio

The Design of Everyday Things - Don Norman

The Culture Code - Daniel Coyle, Will Damron

The Service Organization - Kate Tarling

Lean Analytics - Alistair Croll and Benjamin Yoskovitz

Invisible Solutions - Stephen Shapiro

Never Split The Difference - Chris Voss, Tahl Raz

The Cold Start Problem - Andrew Chen

Shape Up - Ryan Singer

Strategize - Roman Pichler

How To Lead In Product Management -  Roman Pichler

Learning to Build - Bob Moesta

The Innovators - Walter Isaacson

Measure What Matters - John Doerr

I’m Afraid Debbie From Marketing Has Left for the Day - Morten Münster 

Listen Like You Mean It - Ximena Vengoechea

Product Leadership - Richard Banfield, Martin Eriksson, Nate Walkingshaw

Delivery Management - Jonny Williams

Super Thinking - Gabriel Weinberg, Lauren McCann

Thinking in Bets - Annie Duke

Blitzscale - Chris Yeh and Reid Hoffman

The Long Game - Dorie Clark

Out of Office - Charlie Warzel, Anne Helen Petersen

The Metaverse - Matthew Ball

Competing on Thought Leadership - Robert Buday

Effective Product Platform Management - Tabassum Memon

Make Time - Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky 

How the Mighty Fall - Jim Collins

This is Service Design Doing - Adam Lawrence, Marc Stickdorn, and Markus Hormess

The Hard Thing About Hard Things - Ben Horowitz

Startup CXO - Matt Blumberg

Business Model Generation - Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur

Strong Product People - Petra WIlle

UX for Beginners - Joel Marsh

The Joys of Compounding - Gautam Baid

The End of the World Is Just the Beginning- Peter Zeihan

The Innovator’s Dilemma - Clayton M. Christensen

Atomic Habits - James Clear

Zero to One - Peter Thiel 

Good to Great - Jim C Collins

The Signal and the Noise - Nate Silver

Data Mesh - Zhamak Dehghan

The Scout Mindset - Julia Galef

Trillion Dollar Coach - Bill Campbell

The Obstacle Is The Way - Ryan Holiday

The Human Element: Overcoming the Resistance That Awaits New Ideas - Loran Nordgren and David Schonthal 

Tech That Comes Next - Afua Bruce and Amy Sample Ward

Thinking, Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman

The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace by Gary Chapman and Paul White

The Phoenix Project - Gene Kim, George Spafford, and Kevin Behr

Shoe Dog - Phil Knight

Don’t Make Me Think - Steve Krug

Predictably Irrational - Dan Ariely

Product Management for UX People - Christian Crumlish

Creativity, Inc - Amy Wallace and Edwin Catmull

Mindset - Carol Dweck

Love Prescription - John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman

No Rules Rules - Erin Meyer

Running Lean - Ash Maurya

Change By Design - Tim Brown

A Whole New Mind - Daniel Pink

What’s Your Problem? - Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg

Collaborative Intelligence - Angie McArthur, Dawn Markova

The Metaverse Handbook - QuHarrison Terry, Scott N. Keeney

Think Like a Monk - Jay Shetty

Decisive - Dan Heath, Chip Heath

Thinking In Bets - Annie Duke

Building a second brain - Tiago Forte 

Blockchain Revolution - Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott

Essentialism - Greg McKeown

Algorithms To Live By -  Brian Christian and Thomas L. Griffiths

How Minds Change - David McRaney

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