5 Books Elon Musk recommends
Elon Musk was a good reader since his childhood days. He often read books related to Sci-fi, fantasy, and physics.
5. Einstein: His Life and Universe’ by Walter Isaacson
In an interview, Elon Musk told the interviewer that He learned a lot from this biography Walter Isaacson — “Einstein.” This is a story of an intelligent and ambitious man who transformed the world with his genius inventions from time to time.
4. Structures: Or Why Things Don’t Fall Down’ by J.E. Gordon
Before Starting SpaceX, Elon wanted to learn rocket science which is regarded as one of the most difficult subjects. Structures is one of the important subjects. In an interview Elon Musk said “It is really, really good if you want a primer on structural design,”
3. Ignition!: An informal history of liquid rocket propellants’ by John D. Clark
This is also a good book to get your hands on the Basics of Rocket Science. “There is a good book on rocket stuff called ‘Ignition!’ by John Clark that’s a really fun one,” Musk said in an interview. Although the book is a bit difficult to track down but easily available on Amazon.
2. Nick Bostrom’s “Superintelligence”
As the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla and Neuralink, Elon Musk keeps an eye on the latest technology updates. He always says We have to be super careful with Artificial Intelligence.Artificial Intelligence Is ‘Potentially More Dangerous Than Nukes’. He strongly recommends reading this book.
1. ‘The Lord of the Rings’ by J.R.R. Tolkien
Elon Musk grew up in South Africa as a really smart ass kid. He always used to read Sci-fi books during his idle time. All the crazy ideas he comes up with are somehow inspired by Science Fiction novels or movies. The Lord of the Rings is one of his favorites. “The Lord of the Rings” by J.R.R. Tolkien — shaped his vision for his future self.