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As a new product manager what books should I be reading? I’ve already read Inspired but looking or more. For context, I’ve joined a series A start up and as expected there’s a lot to do and it’s very fluid. I want to be able to help the head of product as much as possible as well as provide some structure to how we work.

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Here’s a good list of book recs broken by level: https://twitter.com/shreyas/status/1318669357732409344?s=21 I joined a series A startup as an early PM a few years ago and we’re now past series E. Write about my transition here: https://productlessons.substack.com/p/build-your-superpower-as-an-ex-consultant

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“Inspired” by Marty Cagan. “The Design of Everyday Things” by Donald Norman.

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Zero to One - Peter Theil High Output Management - Andrew Grove The Hard Thing About Hard Things - Ben Horowitz Restoring the Soul of Business - Rashid Tobaccowala The Science of Why - David Forbes (For fun, and to impress friends & coworkers with non-work topics on things people enjoy: food) Spice - Dr. Stuart Farrimond

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Inspired by Marty Cagan Escaping the Build Trap by Melissa Perri

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For new startups I recommend Made to Stick and Blitzscaling.

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