Candid startup stories

Am tired of over-the-top heroics of entrepreneurs in business books. This list brings business books that bring a candid account of how companies started off, mistakes made by entrepreneurs both big and small, their biggest worries, and how they learnt from it all to grow their business.
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28 books · 90 voters · list created February 14th, 2013 by Sanket Nadhani (votes) .
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