5 books you must read to get better!

Here are my top 5 picks for the books you must read to get better, I highly recommend you to pick them up for your reading list!

Apart from being a developer, I’m also a passionate reader. I’ve been actively picking up interesting books for years now. I started to read at first to keep myself away from over thinking, but it has slowly become a great pastime now.

I want to reflect on my reading list and wish to introduce you to some great books, which had been a great help.

Here are my 5 picks, and would love you to pick them up for your reading list! I’ve also included buying links for each of these, so if you’re planning to buy them use these links – simple!


The Alchemist

The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho

It is a story about a young boy Santiago, who sets out on a journey to realize his destiny of a treasure he dreams of.

On his journey, Santiago learns about life, omens, dreams, love and destiny. A really great book and a must read!

Buying Link – https://amzn.to/3G5SP4Q

Think and Grow Rich

Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill

Written by Napoleon Hill in 1937, this book guides you in realizing your desire and achieving it. Generally we seek many things in life like riches, wealth, luxury and so on. But we don’t really give our honest effort in that direction. Or we do put in effort, but give up after sometime. This book throws light on the right way to seek what you desire and also succeed it in.

Buying Link – https://amzn.to/3HND4kc

The Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon – George S Clason

The Richest Man in Babylon is an interesting story about an ancient city that existed thousands of years ago, which pioneered in wealth. In that city existed a man who was the richest man ever known in the history of Babylon. This book is about the advice given by that man to anyone who seeks wealth and financial freedom. A truly helpful book for times like now.

Buying Link – https://amzn.to/3BJ8V1G

The Almanac of Naval Ravikant

The Almanack of Naval Ravikant – Eric Jorgenson

Naval Ravikant is an Indian-American entrepreneur and investor. He is the co-founder, chairman and former CEO of AngelList. The journey of Naval is like the Rags to Riches story, and this book is a collection of his speeches and quotes put into one.

He explains journey, gives you wisdom and suggests his picks for books as well! The contents of this book are actually available for free on the internet, but I prefer a book to read.

Buying Link – https://amzn.to/3PDfGrm

The Power of Your Subconscious Mind

The Power of Your Subconscious Mind – Dr. Joseph Murphy

If I tell you that all your problems and your suffering in life are the feelings you put in your mind and you can simply heal yourself through simple affirmations, will you believe? But this is true to a great extent, and I personally have gone through this. This book helped me get better in my thoughts and I can say that I’m a lot positive than before! I’ve even detailed my takeaways from this book in a blog post. Give this one a try!

Buying Link – https://amzn.to/3FIaOMW

TL;DR – My Reading List

The Alchemist – Paulo CoelhoBuying Link
Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon HillBuying Link
The Richest Man in Babylon – George S ClasonBuying Link
The Almanack of Naval Ravikant – Eric JorgensonBuying Link
The Power of Your Subconscious Mind – Dr. Joseph MurphyBuying Link

I hope you will find these recommendations helpful and interesting. Use these buying links, it’d be a lot helpful for me!

Sriram Mannava
Sriram Mannava

I'm a full-stack developer and a software enthusiast who likes to play around with cloud and tech stack out of curiosity.

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