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Best Books For Men

These are the top books for men according to the web’s most popular book blogs. Ranked by how often they were featured, each of the books on this list was featured in at least three of the articles, with our winning book appearing in nearly a quarter of all of the rankings.

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How to Win Friends and Influence People
Dale Carnegie - Jan 03, 2020 (first published in 1936)
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You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you!Since its release in 1936, How to Win Friends and Influence People has sold more than 15 million copies. Dale Carnegie's first book is a timeless bestseller, packed with rock-solid advice th...
Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl - Jun 01, 2006 (first published in 1946)
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Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Based on his own experience and the stories of his patients, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with re...
The Way of the Superior Man
A Spiritual Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Women, Work, and Sexual Desire
David Deida - Feb 01, 2017 (first published in 1997)
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The mark of a true classic is that it becomes more relevant with the passage of time Twenty years ago, David Deida wrote The Way of the Superior Man share lessons on how a man can grow spiritually while passionately tussling with the challenges of women, work, and sexual desire, Today, men of all ages continue to struggle with these universal chall...
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
Stephen R. Covey - Nov 19, 2013 (first published in 1989)
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When Stephen Covey first released The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, the book became an instant rage because people suddenly got up and took notice that their lives were headed off in the wrong direction; and more than that, they realized that there were so many simple things they could do in order to navigate their life correctly. This b...
The 48 Laws of Power
Robert Greene - Sep 01, 2000 (first published in 1998)
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This amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive book synthesizes the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz with the historical legacies of statesmen, warriors, seducers, and con men throughout the ages....
1984
George Orwell - Apr 04, 2017 (first published in 1949)
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Among the seminal texts of the 20th century, Nineteen Eighty-Four is a rare work that grows more haunting as its futuristic purgatory becomes more real. Published in 1949, the book offers political satirist George Orwell's nightmarish vision of a totalitarian, bureaucratic world and one poor stiff's attempt to find individuality. The brilliance of ...
Dressing the Man
Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion
Alan Flusser - Oct 01, 2002
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Dressing the Man is the definitive guide to what men need to know in order to dress well and look stylish without becoming fashion victims.Alan Flusser's name is synonymous with taste and style. With his new book, he combines his encyclopedic knowledge of men's clothes with his signature wit and elegance to address the fundamental paradox of modern...
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
Mark Manson - Sep 13, 2016
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New York Times BestsellerIn this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.For decades, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F**k positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let...
No More Mr Nice Guy
A Proven Plan for Getting What You Want in Love, Sex, and Life
Robert A. Glover - Jan 08, 2003 (first published in 2000)
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Originally published as an e-book that became a controversial media phenomenon, No More Mr. Nice Guy! landed its author, a certified marriage and family therapist, on The O'Reilly Factor and the Rush Limbaugh radio show. Dr. Robert Glover has dubbed the "Nice Guy Syndrome" trying too hard to please others while neglecting one's own needs, thus caus...
Meditations
Marcus Aurelius - Apr 07, 2020 (first published in 180)
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The Meditations are a set of personal reflections by Marcus Aurelius. He writes about the vicissitudes of his own life and explores how to live wisely and virtuously in an unpredictable world.Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful ...
To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee - Jan 01, 2002 (first published in 1960)
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The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film, also a classic.Compassio...
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Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
The Art of War by Sun Tzu
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Way of Men by Jack Donovan
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Dune by Frank Herbert
Awaken the Giant Within by Tony Robbins
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Wild at Heart by John Eldredge
Iron John by Robert Bly
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Band of Brothers by Stephen E. Ambrose
Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Tools of Titans by Timothy Ferriss
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem by Nathaniel Branden
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Make Your Bed by Admiral William H. McRaven
The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss
The Stranger by Albert Camus
You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero
Unfu*k Yourself by Gary John Bishop
Can't Hurt Me by David Goggins
The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarco
Models by Mark Manson
As a Man Thinketh by James Allen
Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
I Will Teach You To Be Rich by Ramit Sethi
Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson
Getting Things Done by David Allen
The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
The Wealth Of Nations by Adam Smith
Declutter Your Mind by S.J. Scott
Atomic Habits by James Clear
Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink
Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell
Mastery by Robert Greene
Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela
The Godfather by Mario Puzo
The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X
Watchmen by Alan Moore
The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
Power vs. Force by David R. Hawkins M.D. Ph.D
Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy
How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie
Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
Kingdom Man by Tony Evans
The 50th Law by Robert Greene
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
100 Deadly Skills by Clint Emerson
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Quiet by Susan Cain
King, Warrior, Magician, Lover by Robert Moore
The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton
My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgaard
The Mask of Masculinity by Lewis Howes
The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley
Watership Down by Richard Adams
How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age by Dale Carnegie
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson
The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
Eat That Frog! by Brian Tracy