Recommendations

Recommendations

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Book Recommendations

TitleAuthorRecommended bySeason
You Are Not A GadgetJaron LanierCal Newport3
A Syntopicon: An Index to The Great IdeasMortimer AdlerJohn Demartini3
Why We Get FatGary TaubesGretchen Rubin3
A Pattern LanguageChristopher AlexanderGretchen Rubin3
The DiscoursesNiccolo MachiavelliRobert Greene3
The PrinceNiccolo MachiavelliRobert Greene3
The Art of WarSun TzuRobert Greene3
On WarCarl von ClausewitzRobert Greene3
(multiple titles)Fyodor DostoevskyRobert Greene3
(multiple titles)Carlos CastanedaRobert Greene3
(multiple titles)Friedrich NietzscheRobert Greene3
FactfulnessHans RoslingDr Karl (round 2)3
The Attacking OceanBrian FaganDr Karl (round 2)3
The Edge of MemoryPatrick NunnDr Karl (round 2)3
Merchants of DoubtNaomi OreskesDr Karl (round 2)3
Elegently Simple Solutions to Complex People ProblemsJaemin FrazerProperty Couch3
The Personal MBAJosh KaufmanProperty Couch3
Good To Great & Built To Last & Level 5 LeadershipJim CollinsProperty Couch3
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective PeopleStephen CoveyProperty Couch3
Rich Dad, Poor DadRobert KiyosakiProperty Couch3
Lean StartupEric RiesSteve Glaveski3
MindsetCarol DweckSteve Glaveski3
MeditationsMarcus AureliusSteve Glaveski3
Building A StorybrandDonald MillerMia Freedman3
Lean InSheryl SandbergMia Freedman3
Any Ordinary DayLeigh SalesMia Freedman3
The Wife DroughtAnnabel CrabbMia Freedman3
Start With WhySimon SinekMia Freedman3
Scaling UpVerne HarnishMia Freedman3
The Magic of Thinking BigDavid SchwartzBrian Wansink3
Killing and DyingAdrian TomineNeil Pasricha3
Infinite JestDavid Foster WallaceNeil Pasricha3
The Black SwanNicholas Nassim TalebNeil Pasricha3
Sideways Stories from Way Side SchoolLouis SacherNeil Pasricha3
Diffusion of InnovationsEverett RogersJonah Berger3
Micromotives and MacrobehaviourThomas SchellingJonah Berger3
Made to StickChip & Dan HeathJonah Berger3
Why Do I Love These People?Po BronsonChris Yeh3
How to Win Friends and Influence PeopleDale CarnegieChris Yeh3
GritAngela DuckworthRobert Cialdini3
Made to StickChip & Dan HeathRobert Cialdini3
DriveDaniel PinkRobert Cialdini3
Predictably IrrationalDan ArielyRobert Cialdini3
(multiple titles)Simon SinekRachel Botsman3
(multiple titles)Adam GrantRachel Botsman3
The Smartest Guys in the RoomMichael LewisRachel Botsman3
Flash BoysMichael LewisRachel Botsman3
Hillybilly ElegyJD VanceRachel Botsman3
JanesvilleAmy GoldsteinRachel Botsman3
The Art of PossibilityBen & Ros ZanderAlex Banayan3
The Magic of Thinking BigDavid SchwartzAlex Banayan3
Never Eat AloneKeith FerrazziAlex Banayan3
The Four Hour Work WeekTim FerrissAlex Banayan3
Delivering HappinessTony HsiehAlex Banayan3
Setting The TableDanny MeyerChip Conley2
Man's Search For MeaningViktor FranklChip Conley2
The Happiness ProjectGretchen RubinChip Conley2
Delivering HappinessTony HsiehChip Conley2
The War of ArtSteven PressfieldJay Papasan2
The Defining DecadeDr Meg JayJay Papasan2
The Greatest Show On EarthRichard DawkinsAnnie Duke2
NudgeRichard Thaler & Cass SunsteinAnnie Duke2
The Power of HabitCharles DuhiggAnnie Duke2
SuperforecastingPhilip TetlockAnnie Duke2
Predictably IrrationalDan ArielyAnnie Duke2
Thinking, Fast and SlowDaniel KahnemanAnnie Duke2
Skaughter House FiveKurt VonnegutAnnie Duke2
Catch 22Joseph HellerAnnie Duke2
Utilitariansim: A Very Short IntroductionKatarzyna de Lazari-Radek & Peter SingerPeter Singer2
The Methods of EthicsHenry SidgwickPeter Singer2
Animal MachinesRuth HarrisonPeter Singer2
The Hidden RealityBrian GreeneChris Kresser2
IrresistableAdam AlterChris Kresser2
EinsteinWalter IsaacsonChris Kresser2
Leonardo da VinciWalter IsaacsonChris Kresser2
Serious PlayMichael SchrageTom Peters2
WaitFrank PartnoyTom Peters2
QuietSusan CainTom Peters2
Thinking, Fast and SlowDaniel KhanemanScott Adams2
The Power of HabitCharles DuhiggScott Adams2
Pre-SuasionRobert CialdiniScott Adams2
InfluenceRobert CialdiniScott Adams2
(multiple others by these authors:Steven J Gould, Carl Sagan, Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, Dan Dennett)Michael Shermer2
The Better Angels of our NatureStephen PinkerMichael Shermer2
Guns, Germs & SteelJared DiamondMichael Shermer2
The Selfish GeneRichard DawkinsMichael Shermer2
The Captain ClassSam WalkerDan Heath2
InfluenceRobert CialdiniDan Heath2
The Life You Can SavePeter SingerDan Heath2
The Catastrophe of SuccessTennesse WilliamsGreg McKeown2
On the Shortness of LifeSeneccaGreg McKeown2
EconobabbleRichard DennisDr Karl2
Beyond PikettyDr Karl2
The Better Angels of Our NatureSteven PinkerDr Karl2
Space Opera (genre)Alastair ReynoldsDr Karl2
A book not written yet - how to learn and how to maximise your individual approach to learningKevin Kelly2
What Colour is Your ParachuteRichard BollesKevin Kelly2
Man's Search for MeaningViktor FranklDan Pink2
Bird by BirdAnne LamottDan Pink2
The Slow Regard of Silent ThingsPatrick RothfussLibby Babet2
Why Smart People Make Big Money MistakesGary Belsky & Thomas GilovichDan Ariely2
The Invisible GorillaChristopher Chabris & Daniel SimonsDan Ariely2
Man's Search for MeaningViktor FranklDan Ariely2
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyDouglas AdamsDan Ariely2
(multiple titles)P G WodehouseDan Ariely2
Three Men In A BoatJerome K JeromeDan Ariely2
(multiple titles)Verne HarnishNaomi Simson2
(multiple titles)Seth GodinNaomi Simson2
Small GiantsBo BurlinghamNaomi Simson2
AbundancePeter Diamandis & Steven KotlerNaomi Simson2
Crossing The ChasmGeoffrey MooreNaomi Simson2
Lean StartupEric RiesNaomi Simson2
Good To GreatJim CollinsNaomi Simson2
ResurrectionLeo TolstoyJoel Bakan2
(multiple titles)Noam ChomskyJoel Bakan2
The FixJonathan TeppermanDavid Allen2
The InnevitableKevin KellyDavid Allen2
MacBethWilliam ShakespeareJohn Perkins2
SapiensYuval Noah HarariJohn Perkins2
DrawdownPaul HawkenJohn Perkins2
The Count of Monte CristoAlexandre DumasFrans Johsansson2
Dark Matter and The DinosaursLisa RandallFrans Johsansson2
Mountains Beyond MountainsTracy KidderChris Guillebeau2
WishcraftBarbara SherChris Guillebeau2
Difficult ConversationsBruce Patton, Douglas Stone & Sheila HeenAndy Molinsky2
Awaken The Giant WithinTony RobbinsMJ de Marco2
I think the issue is not can you find one great book, it's are you going to read a book a week for the next 20 years - if you do, you'll read 1000 books and some of them will be above averageSeth Godin2
various othersAl Pittampali, Steven Pressfield, Brene Brown, Susan Piver, Pema Chodron, Bob Dwarf, Science Fiction book (diamond age & snowcrash)Seth Godin2
Four Steps to the EpiphanySteve BlankSeth Godin2
The Art of PossibilityBen & Ros ZanderSeth Godin2
The GiftLewis HydeSeth Godin2
Why Good People Do Bad ThingsJames HolliceJP Sears2
Finding Meaning in the Second Half of LifeJames HolliceJP Sears2
What Matters MostJames HolliceJP Sears2
A New EarthEckhart TolleJP Sears2
The Power of NowEckhart TolleJP Sears2
Conversations With GodNeale Donald WalschJP Sears2
ResonateNancy DuartePamela Slim1
The Art of The StartGuy KawasakiPamela Slim1
Eating The Big FishAdam MorganPatti Sanchez1
Good To GreatJim CollinsPatti Sanchez1
The Willpower InstinctKelly McGonigalStephen Guise1
The Compound EffectDarren HardyStephen Guise1
Getting Things DoneDavid AllenStephen Guise1
NLP books by John Grinder & Richard BandlerJohn Grinder & Richard BandlerDr Rick Brankman1
Mini HabitsStephen GuiseScott Pape1
The Practicing MindTom SternerScott Pape1
TribesSeth GodinScott Pape1
How Much Is EnoughArun AbeyScott Pape1
The 48 Laws of PowerRobert GreeneJanine Allis1
The Art of WarSun TzuJanine Allis1
The 22 Immutable Laws of MarketingAl Ries & Jack TroutJanine Allis1
Good To GreatJim CollinsJanine Allis1
Ready To SoarNaomi SimsonJanine Allis1
The Rockerfeller HabitsVerne HarnishJanine Allis1
Scaling UpVerne HarnishJanine Allis1
MindsetCarol DweckAmy Morin1
The Last LectureRandy PauschAmy Morin1
The Untethered SoulMichael SingerTimber Hawkeye1
Conversations With GodNeale Donald WalschTimber Hawkeye1
Confessions of a Buddhist AthiestStephen BatchelorTimber Hawkeye1
The Four AgreementsDon Miguel RuizTimber Hawkeye1
Buddhism Without BeliefsStephen BatchelorTimber Hawkeye1
Who Moved My CheeseSpencer JohnsonMatthew Michalewicz1
Where Good Ideas Come FromSteven JohnsonMatthew Michalewicz1
Crossing The ChasmGeoffrey MooreMatthew Michalewicz1
MasteryRobert GreeneMatthew Michalewicz1
48 Laws of PowerRobert GreeneMatthew Michalewicz1
We've interviewed some amazing authors on our podcast. These are the books that they've recommended on our show.