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Book Recommendations

Opening a Coworking Space? Looking to become a more successful freelancer in a Coworking Community? We compiled a list of the most relavant books. Anything missing? Let us know

Coworking / Runnig A Coworking Space

  • Working in the UnOffice: A Guide to Coworking for Indie Workers, Small Businesses, and Nonprofits by Genevieve V DeGuzman, Andrew I Tang
  • The Art of Community: Building the New Age of Participation (Theory in Practice) by Jono Bacon
  • I'm Outta Here: how co-working is making the office obsolete by Todd Sundsted, Tony Bacigalupo, Drew Jones
  • Coworking: Building Community as a Space Catalyst by Angel Kwiatkowski, Beth Buczynski
  • Coworking: How Freelancers Escape the Coffee Shop Office and Tales of Community from Independents Around the World by Angel Kwiatkowski, Beth Buczynski

Working & Freelancing

  • The Freelancer's Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Have the Career of Your Dreams - On Your Terms by Sara Horowitz
  • Rework by 37signals by Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson
  • Creative, Inc.: The Ultimate Guide to Running a Successful Freelance Business by Mateo Ilasco, Joy Cho
  • The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries

Collaborative Consumption / Share Economy

  • What's Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption by Rachel Botsman, Roo Rogers
  • Share or Die: Voices of the Get Lost Generation in the Age of Crisis by Neal Gorenflo

The Maker Movement

  • Makers: The New Industrial Revolution by Chris Anderson
  • Getting Started with the Internet of Things: Connecting Sensors and Microcontrollers to the Cloud by Cuno Pfister
  • Make: Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing by The Editors MAKE of


  • Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
  • The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business by Clayton M. Christensen