Matt Mullenweg

30 Matt Mullenweg Recommended Books

Matt Mullenweg is a web developer and entrepreneur best known as the founding developer of WordPress. He is the CEO of Automattic, the parent company of WordPress. com, and he has been a major contributor to the open source WordPress software since its inception in 2003. Mullenweg is a passionate advocate for open source software and has been responsible for many of WordPress' innovative features.

30 Books recommended by Matt Mullenweg

Becoming Wise

Becoming Wise

An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living

Author :Krista Tippett

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"Great book." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

On Writing Well

On Writing Well

An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction

Author :William Zinsser

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"I love reading about writers and the process of writing." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

The Year Without Pants

The Year Without Pants

WordPress.com and the Future of Work

Author :Scott Berkun

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"Tells the story about how we work." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

The Art of the Start 2.0

The Art of the Start 2.0

The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything

Author :Guy Kawasaki

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Matt Mullenweg recommended this book in the "Tools of Titans" book. [Source]

On Writing

On Writing

Author :Larry W. Phillips

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"I got from this [book from 'The Tim Ferriss Show' podcast, actually.]" - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

Brave New World

Brave New World

Author :Aldous Huxley

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Matt Mullenweg mentioned this book on "The Tim Ferriss Show" podcast. [Source]

Words That Work

Words That Work

It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear

Author :Frank Luntz

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"[The author's] the linguistic head of the Republican Party." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

Bird by Bird

Bird by Bird

Some Instructions on Writing and Life

Author :Anne Lamott

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"I love reading about writers and the process of writing." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

Amusing Ourselves to Death

Amusing Ourselves to Death

Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business

Author :Neil Postman

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"We’re kind of, like the title of the book, amusing ourselves to death. We’re so caught up in distractions and pleasure and entertainment that we might be missing out on the bigger things." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

Daring Greatly

Daring Greatly

How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

Author :Brené Brown

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"[Be] willing to show your own weaknesses and emotions and be vulnerable. I think [this book] talks about this really well." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

Search Inside Yourself

Search Inside Yourself

The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace)

Author :Chade-Meng Tan

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"Pretty cool for leaders of companies because it talks about the business benefits of mindfulness." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

A Field Guide to Getting Lost

A Field Guide to Getting Lost

Author :Rebecca Solnit

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Matt Mullenweg recommended this book in the "Tools of Titans" book. [Source]

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Author :Peter F. Drucker

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"Anything by [this author] is gold." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

Rebirth

Rebirth

A Fable of Love, Forgiveness, and Following Your Heart

Author :Kamal Ravikant

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"Really beautiful book." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

The Hard Thing About Hard Things

The Hard Thing About Hard Things

Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers

Author :Ben Horowitz

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"Entertaining more than anything. I read [this book], I was like: I would never work for this guy. But entertaining and some good lessons." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things

Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things

What Categories Reveal About the Mind

Author :George Lakoff

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"A great seminal work from the 70s." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

The Magus

The Magus

Author :John Fowles

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Matt Mullenweg mentioned this book on "The Tim Ferriss Show" podcast. [Source]

The Everything Store

The Everything Store

Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

Author :Brad Stone

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"Excellent book." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

Author :Haruki Murakami

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"I really liked [this book]." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

The Effective Executive

The Effective Executive

The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done

Author :Peter F. Drucker

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"I recommend [this book] a lot in the company." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

The Halo Effect

The Halo Effect

... and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers

Author :Phil Rosenzweig

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"One of my favorite business books." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

History of the Peloponnesian War

History of the Peloponnesian War

Author :Thucydides

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Matt Mullenweg recommended this book in the "Tools of Titans" book. [Source]

How Proust Can Change Your Life

How Proust Can Change Your Life

Author :Alain de Botton

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"I've given [this book] a few times." - Matt Mullenweg [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What is the purpose of books recommended by Matt Mullenweg?

The books recommended by Matt Mullenweg are intended to broaden readers’ understanding of various topics related to web development, coding, online business, design techniques and more.

Matt Mullenweg updates the list of recommended books every few months.

Matt Mullenweg recommends books from a variety of genres, such as software development, web design, coding, online business, digital marketing, design techniques, and more.

No, the books endorsed by Matt Mullenweg include those both written by him and by other authors.

Matt Mullenweg personally reviews the content of each book to ensure it is of the highest quality and that it is relevant to the topics he is recommending. He also considers user reviews when selecting which books to recommend.