Nir Eyal is an Israeli-born American author, lecturer and investor known for his bestselling book, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products.
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I loved Lost Connections by Johan Hari. He does a masterful job of exposing what addiction really is and why most people don’t understand it. I’d been working on writing on this topic for years but never published what I’d written. Hari uncovered many of the same stories but did so much better than I could have. – source
Also recommended byB.J. Novak
I couldn’t put Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari down. I found Harari’s writing to be engaging yet academic and authoritative—that’s not easy to do. It inspired me to see if my writing could have a similar impact. – source
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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury stuck with me for a long while. I think it cemented in my mind how ideas can be a tool for change. – source
Also recommended byTim Ferriss
Offers an effective if unorthodox approach designed to help parents take aim at the problem of addiction by explaining how to impart the fundamental skills and values that will protect youngsters and keep experimentation from turning into a more dangerous dependency....
Addiction-Proof Your Child by Stanton Peele is a pretty obscure book, but it’s fantastic! I’m a fan of Stanton Peele’s research. – source