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Books to Read

Reading is the best way for you to gain knowledge and expand your mind. These are some of the books that have influenced the way I think about life and business. Each one of these has changed my life and will change yours, too.

Top 49 Books to Read If You Want To Be A Smarter, Better Looking Person

These are ranked by how easy they are to pick up and get started with.

  1. Catch Me If You Can by Frank Abagnale
  2. So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport
  3. Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain
  4. Linchpin by Seth Godin
  5. The Audacity to Win by David Plouffe
  6. How to Talk to Anyone by Leil Lowndes
  7. The Defining Decade by Meg Jay
  8. The Four Agreements by Miguel Ruiz
  9. Trust Me, I’m Lying by Ryan Holiday
  10. The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor
  11. Survivor by Chuck Palanuik
  12. Sperm Wars by Robin Baker
  13. The Social Animal by David Brooks
  14. Do the Work by Steven Pressfield
  15. Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman
  16. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  17. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
  18. I Will Teach You to Be Rich by Ramit Sethi
  19. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser
  20. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua
  21. 11/22/63 by Stephen King
  22. What Every Body is Saying by Joe Navarro
  23. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
  24. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  25. Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer
  26. We Are All Weird by Seth Godin
  27. The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
  28. Poke the Box by Seth Godin
  29. The Dip by Seth Godin
  30. Self-Reliance by Emmerson
  31. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  32. On Writing by Stephen King
  33. Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink
  34. My Korean Deli by Ben Ryder Howe
  35. Confessions of a Sociopath by M.E. Thomas
  36. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
  37. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
  38. The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut
  39. My Bondage and My Freedom by Fredrick Douglas
  40. In Fifty Year’s We’ll All Be Chicks by Adam Carolla
  41. The War of Art by Pressfield
  42. America by Jon Stewart
  43. The Image by Daniel Boorstin
  44. Humbug by Neil Harris
  45. Ubik by Philip K Dick
  46. Free-Range Kids by Lenore Skenazy
  47. All Marketers Are Liars by Seth Godin
  48. Game Change by John Heilemann
  49. Shock Value by Jason Zinoman