History Books

Theodore Roosevelt famously said: “The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.” Also, there are dozens other history quotes we could’ve put here that are equally true. One thing we noticed here at The CEO Library is that what many entrepreneurs have in common is their interest in history. Whether it’s a specific period or history in general, we gathered an impressive collection of history books recommended by entrepreneurs from all industries.

The Defender: How th...

by Ethan Michaeli

The Burger Court and...

by Michael J. Graetz, Linda Greenhouse

If You Can Keep It: ...

by Eric Metaxas

A Short History of E...

by Simon Jenkins

The World as It Is: ...

by Ben Rhodes

In the Shadow of Sta...

by Mitch Landrieu

Frederick Douglass: ...

by David W. Blight

A Renegade History o...

by Thaddeus Russell

Collapse: How Societ...

by Jared Diamond

The Road to Unfreedo...

by Timothy Snyder

21 Lessons for the 2...

by Yuval Noah Harari

The Storytelling Ani...

by Jonathan Gottschall

Bull!: A History of ...

by Maggie Mahar

Intellectuals in the...

by Jacques Le Goff

The Dream of Reason:...

by Anthony Gottlieb

The Discovery of Fra...

by Graham Robb

The Gathering Storm ...

by Winston S. Churchill

The Ego and His Own:...

by Max Stirner