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My Book Library

Updated: 19 hours ago

Below is a list of the books I've read after graduating high school. Learning should not end after your school years. Most of what you learned in school probably isn't useful and you probably have forgotten it anyway. Books offer high-quality information on whatever subject you desire. They're convenient, cheap, and even available as audiobooks so you can listen to them in the car.


These are categorized into audiobooks and paper books. They are in roughly the order I read/listened to them.


The books I give 5 stars and would highly recommend are in bold.


Audiobooks:

  1. Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill

  2. The Power of Purpose, Les Brown

  3. Lead the Field, Earl Nightingale

  4. The Psychology of Selling, Brian Tracy

  5. The Secrets of Power Negotiating, Roger Dawson

  6. Born to Win, Zig Ziglar

  7. The Unfiltered Truth, Larry Winget

  8. The Art of Exceptional Living, Jim Rohn

  9. The Day That Turns Your Life Around, Jim Rohn

  10. How to Be a No-Limit Person, Dr. Wayne Dyer

  11. Cultivating an Unshakable Character, Jim Rohn

  12. See You at the Top, Zig Ziglar

  13. A View from the Top, Zig Ziglar

  14. Secrets of the Millionaire Mind, T. Harv Eker

  15. The Miracle of Self-Discipline, Brian Tracy

  16. The Strangest Secret, Earl Nightingale

  17. Action Strategies for Personal Achievement, Brian Tracy

  18. Getting Things Done with Work-Life Balance, David Allen

  19. Get Out of Your Own Way, Larry Winget

  20. The Essence of Success, Earl Nightingale

  21. The New Dynamics of Goal Setting, Denis Waitley

  22. Sell Your Way to the Top, Zig Ziglar

  23. Goals, Brian Tracy

  24. Advanced Selling Techniques, Brian Tracy

  25. Getting Rich in America, Brian Tracy

  26. Many Miles to Go, Brian Tracy

  27. Million Dollar Habits, Brian Tracy

  28. How to Master Your Time, Brian Tracy

  29. The Psychology of Success, Brian Tracy

  30. The Psychology of Achievement, Brian Tracy

  31. The Power of Clarity, Brian Tracy

  32. Sell Like a Pro, Dale Carnegie

  33. How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie

  34. Swim With the Sharks, Harvey Mackay

  35. Maximum Confidence, Jack Canfield

  36. The Abundance Paradigm, Dr. Joe Vitale

  37. The Highest Calling, Larry Janesky

  38. Dreams Don't Have Deadlines, Mark Victor Hansen

  39. Essentialism, Greg McKeown

  40. Man's Search for Meaning, Viktor E. Frankl

  41. The Fourth Turning, William Straus and Neil Howe

  42. The Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman

  43. Captivate, Vanessa Van Edwards

  44. Barking Up the Wrong Tree, Eric Barker

  45. Extreme Ownership, Jock Willink and Leif Babin

  46. Peak Performance, Brad Stulburg and Steve Magness

  47. Love Does, Bob Goff

  48. Anthem, Ayn Rand

  49. Bigger, Leaner, Stronger, Michael Matthews

  50. Wired to Eat, Robb Wolf

  51. The Operator, Robert O'Neil

  52. The Emperor of All Maladies, Siddartha Mukherjee

  53. The 4-Hour Workweek, Tim Ferris

  54. Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari

  55. The Rise of Superman, Steven Kotler

  56. First, Rich Froning

  57. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, Mark Manson

  58. The Oxygen Advantage, Patrick McKeown

  59. Primal Endurance, Mark Sisson

  60. Running with the Mind of Meditation, Sakyong Mipham

  61. The Road to Sparta, Dean Karnazes

  62. Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer

  63. A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson

  64. The Art of War, Sun Tzu

  65. Everyday Survival, Laurence Gonzales

  66. The Compound Effect, Darren Hardy

  67. The Everything Store - Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon, Brad Stone

  68. Antifragile, Nassim Nicolas Taleb

  69. The Cool Impossible, Eric Orton

  70. Drive, Daniel Pink

  71. Eat & Run, Scott Jurek

  72. Deep Survival, Laurence Gonzales

  73. (3x) Elon Musk - Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, Ashlee Vance

  74. The Design of Everyday Things, Donald A. Norman

  75. Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman Ph.D.

  76. The First 20 Minutes, Gretchen Reynolds

  77. (4x) Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen, Christopher McDougall

  78. Creating Innovators, Tony Wagner

  79. Adrift, Steven Callahan

  80. Beyond the Obvious, Phil McKinney

  81. Finding Ultra, Rich Roll

  82. David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell

  83. What Doesn't Kill Us: How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength, Scott Carney

  84. The Paleo Manifesto, John Durant

  85. Spartan Fit!, Joe DeSena

  86. The Lean Product Playbook, Dan Olsen

  87. Grit, Angela Duckworth

  88. Smarter Faster Better, Charles Duhigg

  89. How Bad Do You Want It?, Matt Fitzgerald

  90. Unbeatable Mind, Mark Divine

  91. (2x) Natural Born Heroes, Christopher McDougall

  92. How We Got to Now, Steven Johnson

  93. Spartan Up!, Joe DeSena

  94. Run!, Dean Karnazes

  95. Hooked, Nir Eyal and Ryan Hoover

  96. Go Pro - 7 Steps to Becoming a Network Marketing Professional, Eric Worre

  97. Hardwiring Happiness, Rick Hanson Ph.D.

  98. The Story of the Human Body, Daniel Lieberman

  99. (3x) The Richest Man in Babylon, George S. Clayson

  100. I Invented the Modern Age - The Rise of Henry Ford, Richard Snow

  101. What the Most Successful People Do at Work, Laura Vanderkam

  102. What the Most Successful People Do on the Weekend, Laura Vanderkam

  103. What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, Laura Vanderkam

  104. The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg

  105. Thinking Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman

  106. Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson

  107. Great by Choice, Jim Collins

  108. Games People Play, Eric Berne, M.D.

  109. South, Sir Earnest Shackleton

  110. Self Reliance, Ralph Waldo Emerson

  111. Start With Why, Simon Sinek

  112. 168 Hours - You Have More Time than You Think, Laura Vanderkam

  113. How Pleasure Works, Paul Bloom

  114. What the Dog Saw, Malcolm Gladwell

  115. A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson

  116. The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell

  117. Purple Cow, Seth Godin

  118. It's Not About the Money, Bob Proctor

  119. The Next 100 Years, George Friedman

  120. Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell

  121. The Unthinkable, Amanda Ripley

  122. 50 50, Dean Karnazes

  123. Spanish for Dummies, Jessica Langemeir

  124. The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman

  125. Killer Elite: The Inside Story of America's Most Secret Special Operations Team, Michael Smith

  126. Sleep Smarter: 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to a Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success, Shawn Stevenson

  127. Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel, Tom Wainwright

  128. Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior, Rorke Denver

  129. Worth Dying For: A Navy Seal's Call to a Nation, Ellis Henican , Rorke Denver

  130. Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae, Steven Pressfield

  131. The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph, Ryan Holiday

  132. The Tao of Seneca: Practical Letters from a Stoic Master, Seneca

  133. Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money, Nathaniel Popper

  134. Walden: Life in the Woods, Henry David Thoreau

  135. You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life, Jen Sincero

  136. The Way of Me, Jack Donovan

  137. The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck: How to Stop Spending Time You Don't Have with People You Don't Like Doing Things You Don't Want to Do, Sarah Knight

  138. Becoming a Barbarian, Jack Donovan

  139. Get Your Sh*t Together: How to Stop Worrying About What You Should Do So You Can Finish What You Need to Do and Start Doing What You Want to Do, Sarah Knight

  140. Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life, Gary John Bishop

  141. The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact, Chip Heath and Dan Heath

  142. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, Jordan B. Peterson

  143. 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found a Self-Help That Actually Works, Dan Harris

  144. The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior Is Almost Always Good Politics, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith

  145. Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism, Fumio Sasaki

  146. Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find - and Keep - Love, Amir Levine and Rachel S. F. Heller

  147. Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data, and Other Ways to Lie with Statistics, Gary Smith

  148. Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction, Philip Tetlock and Dan Gardner

  149. Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted Hacker, Kevin Mitnick

  150. The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data, Kevin Mitnick

  151. Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics, Richard H. Thaler

  152. Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World, Jack Weatherford

  153. Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley, Antonio Garcia Martinez

  154. How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life, Scott Adams

  155. Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are, Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

  156. The Business Blockchain: Promise, Practice, and Application of the Next Internet Technology, William Mougayar and Vitalik Buterin

  157. Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor's Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond, Chris Burniske and Jack Tatar

  158. The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money Are Challenging the Global Economic Order, Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey

  159. Litecoin: An Introduction to Litecoin Cryptocurrency and Litecoin Mining, Jeff Reed

  160. Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, Marcus Aurelius

  161. Cryptocurrency: 4 Books in 1: Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Ethereum for Beginners, FinTech Publishing

  162. Let Your Mind Run: A Memoir of Thinking My Way to Victory, Deena Kastor and Michelle Hamilton

  163. The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics, and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible, Simon Winchester

  164. (2x) The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves, Matt Ridley

  165. Soverignty, Ryan Michler

  166. Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance, Alex Hutchinson

  167. Roughing It, Mark Twain

  168. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain

  169. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: A Signature Performance by Elijah Wood, Mark Twain

  170. Own the Day, Own Your Life, Aubrey Marcus

  171. Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of AI, Paul R. Daugherty and H. James Wilson

  172. North, Scott Jurek and Jenny Jurek

  173. Why You Eat What You Eat: The Science Behind Our Relationship with Food, Rachel Herz PhD

  174. Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less, Alex Soojung-Kim Pang

  175. The Internet of Money, Andreas M. Antonopoulos

  176. The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail, Clayton M. Christensen

  177. Kingpin: How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground, Kevin Poulsen

  178. Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein

  179. Guided Meditation: 30 Minute Guided Meditation for Sleep, Relaxation, & Stress Relief, Mindfulness Training

  180. The Mother of All Antioxidants: How Health Gurus Are Misleading You and What You Should Know About Glutathione, Joey Lott

  181. Free Radicals and Antioxidant Vitamins Explained, Alan Hall PhD

  182. Crushing It!: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence-and How You Can, Too, Gary Vaynerchuk

  183. The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman, Timothy Ferriss

  184. Thanks a Thousand: A Gratitude Journey, A. J. Jacobs

  185. Drop Dead Healthy: One Man's Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection,

  186. The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible, A. J. Jacobs

  187. Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal, Erik Vance

  188. Skunk Works: A Personal Memoir of My Years of Lockheed, Ben R. Rich and Leo Janos

  189. The Call of the Wild, Jack London

  190. To Build a Fire, Jack London

  191. White Fang, Jack London

  192. Natural Born Heroes: How a Daring Band of Misfits Mastered the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance, Christopher McDougall

  193. How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence, Michael Pollan

  194. Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base, Annie Jacobsen

  195. American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West, Nate Blakeslee

  196. Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History, Dan Flores

  197. Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel, Rolf Potts

  198. Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

  199. The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan

  200. The Industries of the Future, Alec Ross

  201. Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government's Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis, Annie Jacobsen

  202. In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto, Michael Pollan

  203. Twilight of the Elites: America after Meritocracy, Chris Hayes

  204. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, Michael Pollan

  205. Growth Hacker Marketing: A Primer on the Future of PR, Marketing, and Advertising, Ryan Holiday

  206. Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator, Ryan Holiday

  207. The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War, Robert J. Gordon

  208. Natural Remedies: Your Guide for Herbal Medicines and Natural Healing: Body Healing, Jessica Thompson

  209. Herbal Remedies: Unleash the Magic of Natural Remedies, Medicinal Herbs and Recipes with the Power to Heal, Kylie Young

  210. Chinese Medicine for Beginners: The Top 10 Chinese Medicine Techniques for Optimal Health and Healing, The Healthy Reader

  211. The Automatic Customer: Creating a Subscription Business in Any Industry, John Warrillow

  212. For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History, Sarah Rose

  213. Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days, Chris Guillebeau

  214. Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter, Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler

  215. 19 Lessons on Tea: Become an Expert on Buying, Brewing, and Drinking the Best Tea, 27Press

  216. Subscribed: Why the Subscription Model Will Be Your Company's Future - and What to Do About It, Tien Tzuo and Gabe Weisert

  217. Shed More Pounds: Super-Antioxidant Tea for Weight Loss, Weight-Loss Foods, Sherry S. Williams

  218. Antioxidants: A Simple Method to Increase Brain Power, Strengthen Your Immune System and Reverse the Aging Process, Ruth Logan

  219. The Elephant in the Brain: Hidden Motives in Everyday Life, Kevin Simler and Robin Hanson

  220. Ten Drugs: How Plants, Powders, and Pills Have Shaped the History of Medicine, Thomas Hager

  221. Nonviolent Communication: Create Your Life, Your Relationships, and Your World in Harmony with Your Values, Marshall Rosenberg PhD

  222. Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations, Dan Ariely

  223. Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts - Becoming the Person You Want to Be, Marshall Goldsmith and Mark Reiter

  224. Green Giants: How Smart Companies Turn Sustainability into Billion-Dollar Businesses, E. Freya Williams

  225. Good Profit: How Creating Value for Others Built One of the World's Most Successful Companies, Charles G. Koch

  226. Scale: The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Sustainability, and the Pace of Life, in Organisms, Cities, Economies, and Companies, Geoffrey West

  227. Freakonomics, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

  228. Fire Your Boss, Be a Nomad and Change Your Life: How To Start Full Time Living in RV Make Money in the Digital Era and Live in Your Own Terms, Alyssa Jerry Cliff Wells

  229. Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers, Nick Offerman

  230. From Zero to One Million Followers: Become an Influencer with Social Media Viral Growth Strategies on You Tube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and The Secrets to Make Your Personal Brand Known, Jake A. Clark

  231. YouTube Secrets: The Ultimate Guide to Growing Your Following and Making Money as a Video Influencer, Sean Cannell and Benji Travis

  232. Youtubers: How Youtube Shook up TV and Created a New Generation of Stars, Chris Stokel-Walker

  233. Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ, Giulia Enders

  234. The Last Season, Eric Blehm

  235. Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds, David Goggins

  236. A Place of My Own: The Architecture of Daydreams, Michael Pollan

  237. Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, Michael Pollan

  238. Everything All at Once: How to Unleash Your Inner Nerd, Tap into Radical Curiosity and Solve Any Problem, Bill Nye

  239. Will It Fly? How to Test Your Next Business Idea So You Don't Waste Your Time and Money, Pat Flynn

  240. A Man Without a Country, Kurt Vonnegut

  241. The Dip, Seth Godin

  242. Leap First: Creating Work That Matters, Seth Godin

  243. Crash Test Girl: An Unlikely Experiment in Using the Scientific Method to Answer Life’s Toughest Questions, Kari Byron

  244. And Then You're Dead: What Really Happens If You Get Swallowed by a Whale, Are Shot from a Cannon, or Go Barreling over Niagara, Cody Cassidy and Paul Doherty

  245. Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation, Bill Nye

  246. What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions, Randall Munroe

  247. How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems, Randall Munroe

  248. Every Tool's a Hammer: Lessons from a Lifetime of Making, Adam Savage

  249. The Infinite Game, Simon Sinek

  250. The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America's Banana King, Rich Cohen

  251. The Lost Art of Listening, Second Edition: How Learning to Listen Can Improve Relationships, Michael P. Nichols PhD

  252. You Are Now Less Dumb: How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness, and All the Other Ways to Outsmart Yourself, David McRaney

  253. Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero, Christopher McDougall

  254. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know, Malcolm Gladwell

  255. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones, James Clear

  256. Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions, Dan Ariely

  257. Take Control of Your Life: How to Silence Fear and Win the Mental Game, Mel Robbins

  258. The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses, Dan Carlin

  259. The Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern World Was Created, William Bernstein

  260. The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results, Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

  261. Liquid Rules: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives, Mark Miodownik

  262. Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, Max Tegmark

  263. Socialism Sucks: Two Economists Drink Their Way Through the Unfree World, Robert Lawson and Benjamin Powell

  264. Solve for Happy: Engineer Your Path to Joy, Mo Gawdat

  265. Unscripted: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship, MJ DeMarco

  266. Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress, Joseph E. Stiglitz

  267. Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy - and How to Make Them Work for You, Geoffrey G. Parker , Marshall W. Van Alstyne , Sangeet Paul Choudary

  268. The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge, Matt Ridley

  269. The Future Is Faster Than You Think: How Converging Technologies Are Disrupting Business, Industries, and Our Lives, Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler

  270. Game-Changer: Game Theory and the Art of Transforming Strategic Situations, David McAdams

  271. Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions, Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths

  272. Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't, Simon Sinek

  273. Sum: Tales from the Afterlives, David Eagleman

  274. Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern World, Michael Pollan

  275. Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World, Bill Nye

  276. The Like Switch: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Influencing, Attracting, and Winning People Over, Jack Schafer PhD and Marvin Karlins Ph.D.

  277. Humble Pi: When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World, Matt Parker

  278. The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - but Some Don't, Nate Silver

  279. Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation, Steven Johnson

  280. How to American: An Immigrant's Guide to Disappointing Your Parents, Jimmy O. Yang

  281. The Most Productive People in History: 18 Extraordinarily Prolific Inventors, Artists, and Entrepreneurs, from Archimedes to Elon Musk, Michael Rank

  282. Who: The A Method for Hiring, Geoff Smart and Randy Street

  283. 12 Months to $1 Million: How to Pick a Winning Product, Build a Real Business, and Become a Seven-Figure Entrepreneur, Ryan Daniel Moran

  284. Wealth and Poverty: A New Edition for the Twenty-First Century, George F. Gilder

  285. Knowledge and Power: The Information Theory of Capitalism and How It Is Revolutionizing Our World, George Gilder

  286. How I Built This: The Unexpected Paths to Success from the World's Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs, Guy Raz

  287. Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World - and Why Things Are Better Than You Think, Hans Rosling , Anna Rosling Rönnlund , Ola Rosling

  288. Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies, Nick Bostrom

  289. How to Destroy America in Three Easy Steps, Ben Shapiro

  290. The Red and the Blue: The 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism, Steve Kornacki

  291. Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality, Max Tegmark

  292. The Science of Fear: Why We Fear the Things We Should Not - and Put Ourselves in Great Danger, Daniel Gardner

  293. The Start-Up J Curve: The Six Steps to Entrepreneurial Success, Howard Love

  294. The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time, Jim McKelvey

  295. The Physics of Wall Street: A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable, James Owen Weatherall

  296. The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World, Simon Winchester

  297. Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling Technology Projects to Mainstream Customers, Geoffrey A. Moore

  298. The Weather Makers: How Man is Changing the Climate and What it Means for Life on Earth, Tim Flannery

  299. Irrationally Yours: On Missing Socks, Pickup Lines, and Other Existential Puzzles, Dan Ariely

  300. Bold: How to Go Big, Make Bank, and Better the World, Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler

  301. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

  302. Risk Management: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Risk Management as Applied to Corporate Finance, Greg Shields

  303. The Philosophy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained, DK

  304. Spooky Action at a Distance: The Phenomenon That Reimagines Space and Time-and What It Means for Black Holes, the Big Bang, and Theories of Everything, George Musser

  305. The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future, Kevin Kelly

  306. Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It, Chris Voss

  307. Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty, Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo

  308. Understanding Complexity, Scott E. Page, The Great Courses

  309. The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy Never Does, George Gilder

  310. How to Lie with Statistics, Darrell Huff

  311. The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance, Josh Waitzkin

  312. Brave New World, Aldous Huxley

  313. Doors of Perception, Aldous Huxley

  314. Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World, Tim Ferriss

  315. Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers, Tim Ferriss

  316. Thinking in Systems: A Primer, Donella H. Meadows

  317. The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation, Matt Ridley

  318. The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

  319. Billion Dollar Brand Club: How Dollar Shave Club, Warby Parker, and Other Disruptors Are Remaking What We Buy, Lawrence Ingrassia

  320. How Innovation Works: And Why It Flourishes in Freedom, Matt Ridley

  321. The 21st Century Case for Gold: A New Information Theory of Money, George Gilder

  322. Principles: Life and Work, Ray Dalio

  323. Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future, Peter Thiel and Blake Masters

  324. Unlocking the Customer Value Chain: How Decoupling Drives Consumer Disruption, Thales S. Teixeira and Greg Piechota

  325. The Science of Success: How Market-Based Management Built the World's Largest Private Company, Charles G. Koch

  326. The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness, Eric Jorgenson

  327. Leap: How to Thrive in a World Where Everything Can Be Copied, Howard Yu

  328. (2x) Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work, Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal

  329. What Do You Care What Other People Think?: Further Adventures of a Curious Character, Richard P. Feynman

  330. Mind Over Back Pain: A Radically New Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Back Pain, John E. Sarno M.D.

  331. Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu

  332. The Keto Reset Diet: Reboot Your Metabolism in 21 Days and Burn Fat Forever, Mark Sisson

  333. The Latte Factor: Why You Don't Have to Be Rich to Live Rich, David Bach and John David Mann

  334. The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness, Morgan Housel

  335. Limitless: Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, and Unlock Your Exceptional Life, Jim Kwik

  336. Wisdom: How to Discover Your Path in Work and Life, Barry Schwartz

  337. The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win, Jeff Haden

  338. More from Less: How We Learned to Create More Without Using More, Andrew McAfee

  339. Goals, Zig Ziglar

  340. Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters, Matt Ridley

  341. Elemental: How the Periodic Table Can Now Explain (Nearly) Everything, Tim James

  342. Oxygen, The Molecule that Made the World, Nick Lane

  343. The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future, Gretchen Bakke

  344. The Selfish Gene, Richard Dawkins

  345. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined, Steven Pinker

  346. Keto for Life: Reset Your Biological Clock in 21 Days and Optimize Your Diet for Longevity, Mark Sisson and Brad Kearns

  347. The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future, Gretchen Bakke

  348. Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist’s Guide to Global Warming, Bjorn Lomborg

  349. The Wedge: Evolution, Consciousness, Stress, and the Key to Human Resilience, Scott Carney

  350. The Laws of Thermodynamics: A Very Short Introduction, Peter Atkins

  351. The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature, Matt Ridley

  352. Numbers Don't Lie: 71 Stories to Help Us Understand the Modern World, Vaclav Smil

  353. Fundamental: How Quantum and Particle Physics Explain Absolutely Everything (Except Gravity), Tim James

  354. Energy: Bolinda Beginner Guides, Vaclav Smil

  355. This Is Your Mind on Plants, Michael Pollan

  356. Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities, Vaclav Smil

  357. Energy and Civilization: A History, Vaclav Smil

  358. Speed & Scale: An Action Plan for Solving Our Climate Crisis Now, John Doerr

  359. Flow: Living at the Peak of Your Abilities, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

  360. Energy: A Human History, Richard Rhodes

  361. Einstein's Fridge: How the Difference Between Hot and Cold Explains the Universe, Paul Sen

  362. Life’s Ratchet: How Molecular Machines Extract Order from Chaos, Peter M. Hoffman

  363. The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology, Simon Winchester

  364. Awareness: Conversations with the Masters, Anthony De Mello

  365. The Art of Impossible: A Peak Performance Primer, Steven Kotler

  366. The Lion Tracker's Guide to Life, Boyd Varty

  367. Framers: Human Advantage in an Age of Technology and Turmoil, Kenneth Cukier, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Francis de Véricourt

  368. Midnight in Chernobyl, Adam Higgenbotham

  369. Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World, David Epstein

  370. Astronomical: From Quarks to Quasars, the Science of Space at Its Strangest, Tim James

  371. Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs, John Doerr

  372. Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order: Why Nations Succeed or Fail, Ray Dalio

  373. The Wires of War: Technology and the Global Struggle for Power, Jacob Helberg

  374. Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River, David Owen

  375. Life's Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable, Paul G. Falkowski

  376. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Niel deGrasse Tyson

  377. Work: A Deep History from the Stone Age to the Age of Robots, James Suzman

  378. Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life, Helen Czerski

  379. The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything, Michio Kaku

  380. Becoming Trader Joe: How I Did Business My Way and Still Beat the Big Guys, Joe Coulombe

  381. The Lessons of History, Will & Ariel Durant

  382. The World According to Physics, Jim Al-Khalili

  383. Paradox: The Nine Greatest Enigmas in Physics, Jim Al-Khalili

  384. The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity, David Graeber and David Wengrow

  385. The End of the World Is Just the Beginning: Mapping the Collapse of Globalization, Peter Zeihan

  386. Recapture the Rapture: Rethinking God, Sex, and Death in a World That’s Lost Its Mind, Jamie Wheal

  387. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, Robin Wall Kimmerer

  388. Project Hail Mary, Andy Weir

  389. What Is Life?: With Mind and Matter and Autobiographical Sketches, Erwin Schrodinger

  390. Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything, Robert M. Hazen

  391. An Introduction to Information Theory: Symbols, Signals and Noise, John R. Pierce

  392. Quantum: A Guide for the Perplexed, Jim Al-Khalili

  393. Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology, Johnjoe McFadden, Jim Al-Khalili

  394. What the Future Looks Like: Scientists Predict the Next Great Discoveries and Reveal How Today's Breakthroughs Are Already Shaping Our World, Jim Al-Khalili

  395. Longpath: Becoming the Great Ancestors Our Future Needs, Ari Wallach

  396. Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman, Yvon Chouinard

  397. What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions, Randall Munroe

  398. The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself, Sean Carroll

  399. How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need, Bill Gates

  400. Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain, John J. Ratey MD

  401. Mastery: The Keys to Success and Long Term Fulfillment, George Leonard

  402. Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur, Derek Sivers

  403. Hell Yeah or No: What's Worth Doing, Derek Sivers

  404. The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves (3rd read), Matt Ridley

  405. The Book of Beautiful Questions: The Powerful Questions That Will Help You Decide, Create, Connect, and Lead, Warren Berger

  406. The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty, Clayton M. Christensen

  407. The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World's Most Successful People Launched their Careers, Alex Banayan

  408. Delivering Happiness - A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose, Tony Hseih

  409. The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark, Carl Sagan

  410. The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in "Healthy" Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain, Steven Gundry MD

  411. Whole Earth Discipline: An Ecopragmatist Manifesto, Stewart Brand

  412. Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant, W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne

  413. Buy Back Your Time: Get Unstuck, Reclaim Your Freedom, and Build Your Empire, Dan Martell

  414. Build: An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making, Tony Fadell

  415. $100M Offers: How to Make Offers So Good People Feel Stupid Saying No, Alex Hormozi

  416. Human Hacking: Win Friends, Influence People, and Leave Them Better off for Having Met You, Christopher Hadnagy

  417. Who Not How: The Formula to Achieve Bigger Goals Though Accelerating Teamwork, Dan Sullivan & Dr. Benjamin Hardy

  418. The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained, Michael E. Wysession

  419. False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, and Fails to Fix the Planet, Bjorn Lomborg

  420. Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, Cal Newport

  421. Born to Run 2: The Ultimate Training Guide, Christopher McDougall & Eric Orton

  422. Alive at Work: The Neuroscience of Helping Your People Love What They Do, Daniel M. Cable

  423. The Story Behind: The Extraordinary History Behind Ordinary Objects, Emily Prokop

  424. Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career, Scott Young

  425. Endure: How to Work Hard, Outlast, and Keep Hammering, Cameron Hanes

  426. Tesla: Inventor of the Modern, Richard Munson

  427. Never Finished, Unshackle Your Mind and Win the War Within, David Goggins

  428. Outlive, The Science and Art of Longevity, Peter Attia MD

  429. Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else, Geoff Colvin

  430. Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, Liz Wiseman

  431. The Comfort Crisis: Embrace Discomfort to Reclaim Your Wild, Happy, Healthy Self, Michael Easter

  432. Do Hard Things: Why We Get Resilience Wrong and the Surprising Science of Real Toughness, Steve Magness

  433. How to Be Better at Almost Everything: Learn Anything Quickly, Stack Your Skills, Dominate, Pat Flynn

  434. Healthy No Matter What: How Humans are Hardwired to Adapt, Alex Jadad and Tamen Jadad-Garcia

  435. (2X) Recapture the Rapture: Rethinking God, Sex, and Death in a World That’s Lost Its Mind, Jamie Wheal

  436. Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals, Oliver Burkeman

  437. The Happiness Hypothesis, Jonathan Haidt

  438. The Passion Paradox: A Guide to Going All In, Finding Success, and Discovering the Benefits of an Unbalanced Life, Brad Stulburg and Steve Magness

  439. The Denial of Death, Earnest Becker

  440. Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art, James Nestor

  441. Power, Sex, Suicide: Mitochondria and the Meaning of Life, Nick Lane

  442. The Future of Nutrition: An Insider's Look at the Science, Why We Keep Getting It Wrong, and How to Start Getting It Right, T. Colin Campbell PhD

  443. The Rise of the Ultrarunners, Adharanand Finn

  444. Breathe: A Life in Flow, Rickson Gracie

  445. Young Forever: The Secrets to Living Your Longest, Healthiest Life, Dr Mark Hyman MD

  446. The New Rules of Marriage: What You Need to Know to Make Love Work, Terrence Real

  447. The Circadian Code: Lose Weight, Supercharge Your Energy, and Transform Your Health from Morning to Midnight, Satchin Panda PhD

  448. Red Light Therapy: Miracle Medicine, Mark Sloan

  449. Lifespan: Why We Age - and Why We Don't Have To, David A. Sinclair PhD, Matthew D. LaPlante

  450. Life Force: How New Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine Can Transform the Quality of Your Life & Those You Love, Tony Robbins, Peter H. Diamandis, Robert Hariri

  451. Be Your Future Self Now: The Science of Intentional Transformation, Dr. Benjamin Hardy

  452. The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness, Jeff Olson

  453. The Wim Hof Method: Activate Your Full Human Potential, Wim Hof and Elissa Epel PhD

  454. A Practical Guide to Breathwork: A Remedy for the Modern Human Condition, Jesse Coomer

  455. Half-Safe: A Story of Love, Obsession, and History's Most Insane Around-the-World Adventure, James Nestor

  456. Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, Janine M. Benyus

  457. Gnar Country: Growing Old, Staying Rad, Steven Kotler

  458. I Will Teach You to Be Rich: No Guilt. No Excuses. No B.S. Just a 6-Week Program that Works, Ramit Sethi

  459. The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Rich, Thomas J Stanley PhD and William D Danko PhD

  460. How to Live: 27 Conflicting Answers and One Weird Conclusion, Derek Sivers

  461. The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity, Toby Ord

  462. The Creative Act: A Way of Being, Rick Rubin

  463. Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the Worlds, Adam Grant

  464. How the World Really Works: The Science Behind How We Got Here and Where We're Going

  465. An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us, Ed Yong

  466. Three Laws of Nature: A Little Book on Thermodynamics, R. Stephen Berry

  467. The Practice of Groundedness: A Transformative Path to Success That Feeds - Not Crushes - Your Soul, Brad Stulberg

  468. Every Life Is on Fire: How Thermodynamics Explains the Origins of Living Things, Jeremy England

  469. The First Minute: How to Start Conversations That Get Results, Chris Fenning

  470. The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-First Century, Ryan Avent

  471. How the Earth Works, Michael Wysession

  472. Screw It, Let's Do It: Lessons in Life and Business, Sir Richard Branson

  473. Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age, Paul Graham

  474. Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos, Mitchell Waldrop

  475. Existential Physics: A Scientist's Guide to Life's Biggest Questions

  476. The Molecule of More: How a Single Chemical in Your Brain Drives Love, Sex, and Creativity - And Will Determine the Fate of the Human Race, Daniel Z. Leiberman MD and Michael E. Long

  477. Six Thinking Hats, Edward de Bono

  478. Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know, Adam Grant

  479. Grand Transitions: How the Modern World Was Made, Vaclav Smil

  480. Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing, Vaclav Smil

  481. Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy, and Everything Else, Jordan Ellenberg

  482. The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World, Wade Davis

  483. When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times, Pema Chodron

  484. The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch, Lewis Dartnell

  485. End Times: Elites, Counter-Elites, and the Path of Political Disintegration, Peter Turchin

  486. The Age of Wood: Our Most Useful Material and the Construction of Civilization, Roland Ennos

  487. Stuff You Should Know: An Incomplete Compendium of Mostly Interesting Things, Josh Clark & Chuck Bryant

  488. The Alchemy of Us: How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another, Ainissa Ramirez

  489. Material World: The Six Raw Materials That Shape Modern Civilization, Ed Conway

  490. Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society, Nicholas A. Christakis

  491. Mine!: How the Hidden Rules of Ownership Control Our Lives, Michael A. Heller & James Salzman

  492. Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything, Kelly Weinersmith & Zach Weinersmith

  493. The Science of Stuck: Breaking Through Inertia to Find Your Path Forward, Britt Frank

  494. Beyond Biocentrism: Rethinking Time, Space, Consciousness, and the Illusion of Death, Robert Lanza & Bob Berman

  495. Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, Edwin A. Abbott

  496. The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life, Rosamund Stone Zander, Benjamin Zander

  497. Building a Sustainable Home: Practical Green Design Choices for Your Health, Wealth and Soul, Melissa Rappaport Schifman

  498. The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives, Leonard Mlodinow

  499. Superpower: One Man's Quest to Transform American Energy, Russell Gold

  500. Areté: Activate Your Heroic Potential, Brian Johnson

  501. Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst, Robert Sapolsky

  502. Scarcity Brain: Fix Your Craving Mindset and Rewire Your Habits to Thrive with Enough, Michael Easter

  503. The Earned Life: Lose Regret, Choose Fulfillment, Marshall Goldsmith

  504. The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream, Paulo Coelho

  505. Be Useful: Seven Tools for Life, Arnold Schwarzenegger

  506. The Age of Sustainable Development, Jeffrey D. Sachs

  507. Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, Yuval Noah Harari

  508. The Joy of Science, Robert M. Hazen (The Great Courses)

  509. Great Ideas of Classical Physics, Steven Pollock (The Great Courses)

  510. Books That Have Made History: Books That Can Change Your Life, Rufus J. Fears (The Great Courses)

  511. Do the Work, Steven Pressfield

  512. The War of Art, Steven Pressfield

  513. Turning Pro: Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life's Work, Steven Pressfield

  514. Elemental: How Five Elements Changed Earth’s Past and Will Shape Our Future, Stephen Porder

  515. Not the End of the World: How We Can Be the First Generation to Build a Sustainable Planet, Hannah Ritchie

  516. Influence, New and Expanded: The Psychology of Persuasion, Robert B. Cialdini

  517. The New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations, Daniel Yergin

  518. Hidden Potential: The Science of Achieving Greater Things, Adam Grant

  519. Power Moves: Lessons from Davos, Adam Grant

  520. Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters, Steven Pinker

  521. The Republic, Plato

  522. The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith

  523. The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx

  524. Volt Rush: The Winners and Losers in the Race to Go Green, Henry Sanderson

  525. The First Rule of Mastery: Stop Worrying About What People Think of You, Michael Gervais

  526. Cobalt Red: How the Blood of the Congo Powers Our Lives, Siddharth Kara

  527. A Hunter-Gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century: Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life, Heather Heying, Bret Weinstein

  528. Holistic Management: A Commonsense Revolution to Restore Our Environment: Third Edition, Jody Butterfield, Allan Savory

  529. Dirt to Soil: One Family’s Journey into Regenerative Agriculture, Gabe Brown

  530. The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries from a Secret World, Peter Wohlleben

  531. Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest, Suzanne Simard

  532. The Tree: A Natural History of What Trees Are, How They Live, and Why They Matter, Colin Tudge

  533. The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses, Eric Ries

  534. Building a Second Brain: A Proven Method to Organize Your Digital Life and Unlock Your Creative Potential, Tiago Forte

  535. Soil Science for Regenerative Agriculture: A Comprehensive Guide to Living Soil, No-till Gardening, Composting and Natural Farming - Complete with a Step-by-Step Action Plan to Quickly Grow Soil, Amélie des Plantes

  536. Bullshit Jobs: A Theory, David Graeber

  537. The Hero with a Thousand Faces: The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell, Joseph Campbell

  538. The Secret Wisdom of Nature: Trees, Animals, and the Extraordinary Balance of All Living Things; Stories from Science and Observation, Peter Wohlleben

  539. Slow Productivity: The Lost Art of Accomplishment Without Burnout, Cal Newport

  540. Maktub: An Inspirational Companion to The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho

  541. Warrior of the Light: A Manual, Paulo Coelho

  542. The Fifth Mountain: A Novel, Paulo Coelho

  543. Life on Earth, David Attenborough

  544. Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire, Rebecca Henderson

  545. Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation, Paul Hawken

  546. Electrify: An Optimist's Playbook for Our Clean Energy Future, Saul Griffith

  547. Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Giving More than They Take, Paul Polman & Andrew Winston

  548. The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz

  549. Don't Believe Everything You Think: Why Your Thinking Is the Beginning & End of Suffering , Joseph Nguyen

  550. The World for Sale: Money, Power and the Traders Who Barter the Earth’s Resources , Javier Blas & Jack Farchy

  551. The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right , Atul Gawande

  552. Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World , Simon Winchester

  553. Origins: How Earth's History Shaped Human History, Lewis Dartnell

  554. The End of the River, Simon Winchester

  555. Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies , Jared Diamond

  556. Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths: One of the Best-selling Mythology Books of All Time , Bernard Evslin

  557. The Enlightenment Trap: Obsession, Madness and Death on Diamond Mountain , Scott Carney

  558. Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life, Héctor García, Francesc Miralles

  559. Ikigai & Kaizen: The Japanese Strategy to Achieve Personal Happiness and Professional Success (How to set goals, stop procrastinating, be more productive, build good habits, focus, & thrive), Anthony Raymond

  560. An Introduction to Zen Buddhism , D. T. Suzuki

  561. Shinto, Simple Guides , Ian Reader

  562. Shinto: The Way Home: Dimensions of Asian Spirituality, Thomas P. Kasulis

  563. Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life , Beth Kempton

  564. A History of the Amish: Third Edition , Steven M. Nolt

  565. Norse Mythology , Neil Gaiman

  566. Invention and Innovation: A Brief History of Hype and Failure, Vaclav Smil

  567. Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer , Steven Johnson

  568. Knowing What We Know: The Transmission of Knowledge: From Ancient Wisdom to Modern Magic, Simon Winchester

  569. The Construction Project Management Success Guide, 3rd Edition: Everything You Need to Know About Construction Contracts, Estimating, Planning and Scheduling , Andreas P.

  570. The Book of Ichigo Ichie: The Art of Making the Most of Every Moment, the Japanese Way, Héctor García, Francesc Miralles

  571. To Build a House: My Epic Saga in Custom Home Building , Ryan Haag

  572. Ganbatte!: The Japanese Art of Always Moving Forward , Albert Liebermann

  573. Ikigai & Kaizen or The Art of Living a Fulfilled Life: The Japanese Secrets for a Successful, Internally Satisfying, and Happy Life Discovered Through My Grandparents Lifelong Wisdoms, Ichiro Sato

  574. The Ikigai Journey: A Practical Guide to Finding Happiness and Purpose the Japanese Way , Hector Garcia, Francesc Miralles

  575. Understanding Japan: A Cultural History, Mark J. Ravina, The Great Courses

  576. The Warrior Ethos, Steven Pressfield

  577. How Big Things Get Done: The Surprising Factors That Determine the Fate of Every Project, from Home Renovations to Space Exploration and Everything in Between, Bent Flyvbjerg, Dan Gardner


Paper books:

  1. Hatchet, Gary Paulsen

  2. How to Stay Alive in the Woods, Bradford Angier

  3. The Frontiersman, Allan W. Eckert

  4. Tough As They Come, SSG Travis Mills

  5. Between a Rock and a Hard Place, Aron Ralston

  6. Many Miles to Go, Brian Tracy

  7. Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, Alfred Lansing

  8. Good to Great, Jim Collins

  9. Great by Choice, Jim Collins

  10. The Maffetone Method, Dr. Phil Maffetone

  11. The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing, Dr. Phil Maffetone

  12. Spartan Fit!, Joe De Sena

  13. The Spartan Way, Joe De Sena

  14. Ready to Run, Kelly Starrett

  15. Unbreakable Runner, Brian Mackenzie & TJ Murphy

  16. Becoming a Supple Leopard, Kelly Starrett

  17. Embrace the Suck, Stephen Madden

  18. Power, Speed, Endurance, Brian Mackenzie

  19. History's Greatest Discoveries, Joel Levy

  20. Nothing Down, Robert Allen

  21. What Got You Here Won't Get You There, Marshall Goldsmith

  22. The Passion Test, Chris Attwood & Janet Bray Attwood

  23. An Enemy Called Average, John Mason

  24. Personality Plus, Florence Littauer

  25. Thoreau's Book of Quotations, Henry David Thoreau

  26. Civil Disobedience and Other Essays, Henry David Thoreau

  27. Self-Reliance and Other Essays, Ralph Waldo Emmerson

  28. Inspiration and Wisdom from the Pen of Ralph Waldo Emmerson

  29. Show Your Work, Austin Kleon

  30. Discipline Equals Freedom, Jocko Willink

  31. An Organic Architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright

  32. Structures - or Why Things Don't Fall Down, J.E. Gordon

  33. The Evolution of Cooperation, Robert Axelrod

  34. The Second Law, P.W. Atkins ***(this is one of my favorite books ever!!!)

  35. The Compleat Strategyst: Being a Primer on the Theory of Games of Strategy, J.D. Williams

  36. The Biochemistry of Respiration, D.C. James and G.S. Matthews

  37. Thing Explainer, Randall Munroe

  38. Engines, Energy, and Entropy: A Thermodynamics Primer, John B. Fenn

  39. The New Science of Strong Materials, J.E. Gordon

  40. The Future of Energy: The 2021 Guide to the Future of Energy, John Michael Armstrong

  41. Battery Technology Crash Course, Slobodan Petrovic

  42. Reality Blind: Integrating the Systems Science Underpinning Our Collective Futures, Nj Hagens and DJ White

  43. Radioactivity - A Very Short Introduction, Claudio Tuniz

  44. Nuclear Power - A Very Short Introduction, Maxwell Irvine

  45. How to Drive a Nuclear Reactor, Colin Tucker

  46. The Bottlenecks of the 21st Century, Nate Hagens

  47. Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career, Scott Young

  48. Anatomy Trains: Myofascial Meridians, Structures, and Functions, Myers, Thomas, Burns, Melanie, Harper, Cristy

  49. Outlive: The Science and Art of Longevity, Peter Attia MD

  50. Young Forever: The Secrets to Living Your Longest, Healthiest Life, Dr Mark Hyman MD

  51. Explain Pain, Dr. David Butler and G. Lorimer Moseley

  52. Life Force: How New Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine Can Transform the Quality of Your Life & Those You Love, Tony Robbins, Peter H. Diamandis, Robert Hariri

  53. Education in a Time Between Worlds: Essays on the Future of Schools, Technology, and Society, Zachary Stein

  54. Electrochemistry Crash Course for Engineers, Slobodan Petrovic

  55. Entropy Demystified: The Second Law Reduced to Plain Common Sense, Arieh Ben-Naim

  56. Primary Exergy Costs of Goods and Services: An Input-Output Approach, Matteo Vincenzo Rocco

  57. Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World, Alan Weisman

  58. Tight Hip Twisted Core: The Key to Unresolved Pain, Christine Koth

  59. Exergy: Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development 3rd Edition, Ibrahim Dincer and Marc A Rosen (this is a 700 page textbook with dense math, so maybe not for everyone)

  60. Essential Sustainable Home Design: A Complete Guide to Goals, Options, and the Design Process, Chris Magwood

  61. Essential Building Science: Understanding Energy and Moisture in High Performance House Design, Jacob Deva Racusin

  62. Sustainability: All That Matters, Chris Goodall

  63. Excellent Advice for Living: Wisdom I Wish I'd Known Earlier, Kevin Kelly


Click here for a condensed list of my favorite books of all time.


My favorite authors (based on multiple great books) are:

  • Matt Ridley

  • Christopher McDougall

  • Michael Pollan

  • George Gilder

  • Mark Sisson

  • Zig Ziglar

  • Max Tegmark

  • Dan Ariely

  • Tim James

  • Ray Dalio

  • Jim Al-Khalili

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