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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...
Sapiens
A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari - May 15, 2018 (first published in 2011)
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100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws; and to be ens...
Principles
Life and Work
Ray Dalio - Sep 19, 2017 (first published in 2011)
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Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals.In 1975, Ray Dalio founded an investment firm, ...
Zero to One
Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
Peter Thiel - Sep 16, 2014
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If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets.The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things. Thiel begins with the contrarian premise t...
The Hard Thing About Hard Things
Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
Ben Horowitz - Mar 04, 2014
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A lot of people talk about how great it is to start a business, but only Ben Horowitz is brutally honest about how hard it is to run one.In The Hard Thing About Hard Things, Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley's most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, draws on his own story of founding, running, selling, b...
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 ...
The Innovator's Dilemma
When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
Clayton M. Christensen - Jan 05, 2016 (first published in 1997)
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The bestselling classic on disruptive innovation, by renowned author Clayton M. Christensen. His work is cited by the world’s best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic bestseller—one of the most influential business books of all time—innovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding com...
Dune
Deluxe Edition
Frank Herbert - Oct 01, 2019 (first published in 1965)
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A deluxe hardcover edition of Frank Herbert's epic masterpiece--a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time. This deluxe hardcover edition of Dune includes: - An iconic new cover- Stained edges and fully illustrated endpapers- A beautifully designed poster on the interior of the jacket- A redesigned wo...
The 4-Hour Workweek
Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
Timothy Ferriss - Dec 15, 2009 (first published in 2007)
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More than 100 pages of new, cutting-edge content. Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero ma...
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman - Apr 02, 2013
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In the highly anticipated Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities—and also the faults and biases—of fas...
The Four Agreements
A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Don Miguel Ruiz - Jul 10, 2018 (first published in 1997)
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In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.   A New York Time...
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Influence by Robert B. Cialdini
High Output Management by Andrew S. Grove
The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Give and Take by Adam Grant
The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
Too Much and Never Enough by Mary L. Trump
The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker
How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan
Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
She Said by Jodi Kantor
Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
The Rational Optimist by Matt Ridley
The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker
Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
Poor Charlie's Almanack by Peter D. Kaufman
Atomic Habits by James Clear
Shoe Dog by Phil Knight
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
A Guide to the Good Life by William B. Irvine
The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
The Effective Executive by Peter F. Drucker
Quiet by Susan Cain
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" by Richard P. Feynman
The Obstacle Is the Way by Ryan Holiday
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
Mindset by Carol S. Dweck
The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
Life 3.0 by Max Tegmark
Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Crossing the Chasm by Geoffrey A. Moore
The Beginning of Infinity by David Deutsch
Secrets of Sand Hill Road by Scott Kupor
Thinking in Bets by Annie Duke
Measure What Matters by John Doerr
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender
Winners Take All by Anand Giridharadas
Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Foundation by Isaac Asimov
Good to Great by Jim Collins
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki
Educated by Tara Westover
Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda
The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin
The Sovereign Individual by James Dale Davidson
The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates
The Singularity Is Near by Ray Kurzweil
The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
Finite and Infinite Games by James P. Carse
Holy Bible by ESV
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
Born Standing Up by Steve Martin
Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling
The City We Became by N. K. Jemisin
On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
How to Do Nothing by Jenny Odell
Originals by Adam Grant
Rework by Jason Fried
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson
The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason
The Martian by Andy Weir
Ball Four by Jim Bouton
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker
The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt
21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
The Mythical Man-Month by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.
Tools of Titans by Timothy Ferriss
The Lessons of History by Will Durant
The Great Influenza by John M. Barry
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Only the Paranoid Survive by Andrew S. Grove
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
Billion Dollar Whale by Bradley Hope
The 4 Hour Body by Timothy Ferriss
Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink
The E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber