You should read this 10 books (recommended by Elon Musk)

Elon Musk is a genius entrepreneur, millions of peoples are inspired by him. He is one of the well-known entrepreneurs of tech companies. Mr. Musk is currently CEO of dream companies like Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink.  Elon Musk thinks about future. And the books play an important role to improve the visionary ability of humans. Elon Musk encouraged idea about Hyperloop future development.

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Transporting and traveling field in every way Elon has revolutionized this field. (by Tesla electric sports car and by SpaceX space vehicle). Since childhood, Elon is always interested in reading books. Here are 10 books that inspired Elon Musk.

1.Ignition! An Informal History of Liquid Rocket Propellants,

Genre:  Science/ rocket

Author: John D. Clark

The author was an American rocket fuel developer. As implied by the title, A bunch of fun for everyone who is interested in rocket science. When a reporter asked Elon Musk about how he has learnt to build rockets. He has a simple answer: “I read books”. This book explains the history of the old classic propulsion chemistry. Currently, I am reading this book, this book mainly provides the development of rocket fuels. 

2.Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies,

Genre: Philosophy

Author: Nick Bostrom

if machine brains beat human brains in intelligence, then this new superintelligence could replace humans for lifeform on Earth. the author of the book Nick Bostrom is the philosopher who argues with the understanding the future of humanity. The human brain has more capabilities than others. Elon Musk agreed with this book that artificial intelligence is potentially more dangerous than nuclear weapons. However recently Elon Musk announced a company Neuralink to merge human and computer brain for superintelligence.


3.The Lord of the Rings

Genre: Epic fantasy novel

Author:     J. R. R. Tolkien


The lord of the rings is one of the bestselling novels. The Lord of the Rings started as a sequel to The Hobbit, published in 1937. The novel has been translated into at least 38 languages. This book shows the great work of imagination always appreciated. the complete trilogy includes The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King. The fantastic starter set interests to readers. The plot begins with thousands of years before the events of the novel, the Dark Lord Sauron had forged the One Ring to rule.

4.Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future,

Genre:  Start-up

Author: Peter Thiel and Blake Masters

The secret to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One Peter Thiel (PayPal co-founder, and early Facebook investor) explains the expert view on start-ups. Start-up is something everyone should but questions always form how to do? You should read this book because employment is the major complexity in the present world and start-ups can eliminate these problems. However only start up is not the solution a successfully start up a company and continuity in success is important this book explore and new inventions to create.

5.The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy



The novel was first published in London on 12 October 1979. This book sold 250K copies in the first three months. The author Douglas Adams present very visionary science fiction element. The book begins with contractors arriving at Arthur Dent’s house, in order to demolish it to make way for a bypass. His friend, Ford Prefect, arrives while Arthur is lying in front of the bulldozers, to stop them from demolishing it. He tries to explain to Arthur that he is actually from a planet somewhere in the vicinity of Betelgeuse and that the Earth is about to be demolished. The Vogons, an alien race, intend to destroy Earth to make way for a hyperspace bypass.

6.Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Genre:      Biography

Author:    Walter Isaacson  


Benjamin Franklin earned the title of “The First American” for his early and untiring campaigning for colonial unity. Benjamin was an entrepreneur who involved in the social ladder, from leather-aproned shopkeeper to dining with kings, the bestselling author Walter Isaacson’s has written the biography of Benjamin Franklin. In this book, Isaacson provides the strong story of Franklin’s amazing life, showed how he helped the American national identity. The most interesting thing that Franklin invented, and continually reinvented, was himself.  Benjamin Franklin was America’s best scientist, inventor, writer, and businessman.

7.Einstein: His Life and Universe

Genre:          Biography

Author:        Walter Isaacson

By the same author who wrote Benjamin Franklin an American life this is the biography of theoretical physicist Albert Einstein. This novel is based on personal letters of Einstein. The periodic and detailed descriptions of Einstein’s theories and research. The book covers Einstein’s whole life, with the year 1905 (Albert Einstein produced four papers), and his events during both world wars. This equation proved by Einstein ( E= mc2) is revolutionary for future studies in physics. Einstein was visiting the United States when Hitler took power, and he realized he could not return to his home country. “Because of Hitler, I don’t dare step on German soil.”

8.The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress




The story of the year 2076 and the Moon is a penal colony for the rebellious and the unwanted of Earth. The exiles have created a libertarian society in order to survive in their harsh and unforgiving environment.

9. The Foundation trilogy,

Genre:    Sci-Fi

Author:   Isaac Asimov

The Sales record says the science fiction is always a favorite category of readers. The foundation trilogy set the fictional universe. FOUNDATION begins a new chapter in the story of man’s future. As the Old Empire crumbles into barbarism throughout the million worlds of the galaxy, Hari Seldon and his band of psychologists must create a new entity. The modern readers are surprised by this book.

10.Structures: Or Why Things Don’t Fall Down

Genre:  Engineering       

Author: J.E. Gordon

This book is about engineering structures. The basic principles of structural engineering readers will know about how structures work & how learning would translate for Organisational Development. The phenomenon of stress and strains and how materials joined together to make sturdy usable structures, buildings, and machines. Classical terms mechanical terms and designs are covered in this book. You should read this book to develop conceptual or who really enjoys physics or engineering.


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