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Best Product Manager Books Worth Your Attention

Here is a list of the best Product Manager books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

Cracking the PM Interview: How to Land a Product Manager Job in Technology (2013)

 Best Product Manager Books Worth Your AttentionHow many pizzas are delivered in Manhattan? How do you design an alarm clock for the blind? What is your favorite piece of software and why? How would you launch a video rental service in India? This book will teach you how to answer these questions and more. Cracking the PM Interview is a comprehensive book about landing a product management role in a startup or bigger tech company.
Author(s): Gayle Laakmann McDowell, Jackie Bavaro

The Product Manager Interview: 167 Actual Questions and Answers (2019)

 Best Product Manager Books Worth Your AttentionBEWARE OF COUNTERFEIT BOOKS. Readers report that Amazon’s 3rd-party sellers are selling counterfeit books; the counterfeits have misprints, missing pages or pages in reverse order. We are working with Amazon to resolve the issue.
Author(s): Lewis C. Lin, Teng Lu

Swipe to Unlock: The Primer on Technology and Business Strategy (2017)

 Best Product Manager Books Worth Your AttentionSwipe to Unlock is a comprehensive guide on the must-know concepts of technology and business strategy. ***Swipe to Unlock was updated in 2019 to to cover the latest developments in the world of tech.*** This from the and has been featured in , , and Swipe to Unlock was touted as by Jeremy Schifeling.
Author(s): Neel Mehta , Aditya Agashe , et al.

Product Management For Dummies (2017)

 Best Product Manager Books Worth Your AttentionProduct management plays a pivotal role in organizations. In fact, it’s now considered the fourth most important title in corporate America—yet only a tiny fraction of product managers have been trained for this vital position.
Author(s): Brian Lawley

Product Leadership: How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products and Build Successful Teams (2017)

 Best Product Manager Books Worth Your AttentionIn today’s lightning-fast technology world, good product management is critical to maintaining a competitive advantage. Yet, managing human beings and navigating complex product roadmaps is no easy task, and it’s rare to find a product leader who can steward a digital product from concept to launch without a couple of major hiccups.
Author(s): Richard Banfield , Martin Eriksson , et al.

The Product Manager Interview: 164 Actual Questions and Answers (2017)

 Best Product Manager Books Worth Your AttentionNEW EDITION AVAILABLE. This is the OLDER 3rd edition. The NEWER 4th edition is available: amzn.to/2X56Q8OBEWARE OF COUNTERFEIT BOOKS. Readers have reported that Amazon’s 3rd-party sellers are selling counterfeit versions; the counterfeit pages have misprints, missing pages or pages in reverse order.
Author(s): Lewis C. Lin, Teng Lu

Be the Greatest Product Manager Ever: Master Six Proven Skills to Get the Career You Want (2019)

 Best Product Manager Books Worth Your AttentionBe the Greatest Product Manager Ever is the playbook on how you can move up the PM career ladder. This book is suitable for PMs of all levels from individual contributors to senior executives. Be the Greatest Product Manager Ever features Lewis C. Lin’s brand-new career management framework: the ESTEEM Method™.
Author(s): Lewis C. Lin

The Product Book: How to Become a Great Product Manager (2017)

 Best Product Manager Books Worth Your Attention“Nobody asked you to show up.” Every experienced product manager has heard some version of those words at some point in their career. Think about a company. Engineers build the product. Designers make sure it has a great user experience and looks good. Marketing makes sure customers know about the product. Sales get potential customers to open their wallets to buy the product. What more does a company need? What does a product manager do?
Author(s): Product School, Josh Anon , et al.

The Secret Product Manager Handbook (2018)

 Best Product Manager Books Worth Your Attention"Product management isn't about you and it isn't about your product. It's about solving problems for your customers, creating a solution, and taking it to market." When I started in product management, I had a lot of questions, like "What is product management?" It's a common question still, but most people don't have a good answer.
Author(s): Nils Davis

Product Roadmaps Relaunched: How to Set Direction while Embracing Uncertainty (2017)

 Best Product Manager Books Worth Your AttentionA good product roadmap is one of the most important and influential documents an organization can develop, publish, and continuously update. In fact, this one document can steer an entire organization when it comes to delivering on company strategy.This practical guide teaches you how to create an effective product roadmap, and demonstrates how to use the roadmap to align stakeholders and prioritize ideas and requests.
Author(s): C. Todd Lombardo , Bruce McCarthy , et al.

Decode and Conquer: Answers to Product Management Interviews (2013)

 Best Product Manager Books Worth Your AttentionBEWARE OF COUNTERFEIT BOOKS. Readers have reported that Amazon’s 3rd-party sellers are selling counterfeit versions; the counterfeit pages have misprints, missing pages or pages in reverse order. We are working with Amazon to resolve the issue. In the meantime, purchase genuine books with the Amazon.com logo: bit.ly/2B9xxBf–Featuring the world-famous CIRCLES Method™. Endorsed by Google recruiters. Praised by Business Insider.
Author(s): Lewis C. Lin

Agile Excellence for Product Managers: A Guide to Creating Winning Products with Agile Development Teams (2010)

 Best Product Manager Books Worth Your AttentionOrganizations are constantly struggling with complex development projects and are in search for a few, straightforward, and easy to learn methods to help deal with their problems.
Author(s): Greg Cohen

Building Products for the Enterprise: Product Management in Enterprise Software (2018)

 Best Product Manager Books Worth Your AttentionIf you’re new to software product management or just want to learn more about it, there’s plenty of advice available—but most of it is geared toward consumer products. Creating high-quality software for the enterprise involves a much different set of challenges.
Author(s): Blair Reeves, Benjamin Gaines

Decode and Conquer: Answers to Product Management Interviews (2019)

 Best Product Manager Books Worth Your AttentionBEWARE OF COUNTERFEIT BOOKS. Readers report that Amazon’s 3rd-party sellers are selling counterfeits; counterfeit pages have misprints, missing pages or pages in reverse order. Amazon is investigating the issue. For now, purchase genuine books with the Amazon.com logo: bit.ly/2B9xxBfBrand new 3rd editionLewis C. Lin — the world’s #1 expert on product management (PM) interviews — has updated Decode and Conquer in an all-new third edition.
Author(s): Lewis C. Lin

Amazon Product Manager Interview: Complete Framework to Succeed at Your Job Interview and Get Hired as a Product Manager at Amazon (2017)

 Best Product Manager Books Worth Your AttentionAmazon is a fantastic, diverse, and innovative company and you probably already know that they receive thousands of applications daily. Many who apply don’t get interviewed, and many who get interviewed don’t get hired. When applying for a product management position at Amazon, you need to set yourself apart from a pool of very competitive applicants. The job interview is your best opportunity to do that.
Author(s): Dominic Black

Best Product Manager Books Worth Your Attention

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some product manager books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Cracking the PM Career: The Skills, Frameworks, and Practices To Become a Great Product Manager

Author(s): Bavaro, Jackie; McDowell, Gayle
ID: 2903764, Publisher: CareerCup LLC, Year: 2021, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub

The everyday project manager: a primer for learning the principles of successful project management

Author(s): Nicholls, Jeremy
ID: 2835593, Publisher: Productivity Press; Routledge, Year: 2020;2021, Size: 20 Mb, Format: pdf

Master the Art of No: Effective Stakeholder Management for Product Owners & Product Managers

Author(s): Schuurman, Robbin; Vermaak, Willem
ID: 2851638, Publisher: Privately Published by Robbin Schuurman & Willem Vermaak, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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