Recommended Resources

Recommended Resources

Recommended resources

Science, Philosophy, and History 

  1. Adi Shankara: Ātma-bodha
  2. Adi Shankara: Dakshinamurti Stotra
  3. Alan Watts: The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety
  4. Albert Camus: The Stranger
  5. Anthony de Mello: The Way to Love: The Last Meditations of Anthony de Mello
  6. Avadhuta Gita
  7. Baltasar Gracian: The Art of Worldly Wisdom
  8. Barry Schwartz: The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less
  9. Brian Simmons: The Passion Translation New Testament
  10. Bruce Lee: Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
  11. Darryl Bailey: Dismantling the Fantasy: An Invitation to the Fullness of Life
  12. Darryl Bailey: Essence: Slipping Past the Shadows of Illusion
  13. Darryl Bailey: Finding Wholeness, Harmony, and Rest: Exposing the Conflict in All Thinking
  14. Darryl Bailey: "What the...": A Conversation about Living
  15. David Bayer: Mind Hack
  16. David Deida: The Way of the Superior Man: A Spiritual Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Women, Work, and Sexual Desire (20th Anniversary Edition)
  17. David Deutsch: The Fabric of Reality: The Science of Parallel Universes--and Its Implications (Must-read.)
  18. David R. Hawkins: Along the Path to Enlightenment: 365 Daily Reflections from David R. Hawkins
  19. David R. Hawkins: Daily Reflections from Dr. David R. Hawkins: 365 Contemplations on Surrender, Healing, and Consciousness
  20. David R. Hawkins: Discovery of the Presence of God
  21. David R. Hawkins: Dissolving the Ego, Realizing the Self: Contemplations from the Teachings of David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D.
  22. David R. Hawkins: Healing and Recovery
  23. David R. Hawkins: Letting Go: The Pathway of Surrender
  24. David R. Hawkins: Power vs. Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behaviour (Either you love Hawkins or you hate him. There is almost no middle ground. I love him.)
  25. David R. Hawkins: The Ego Is Not the Real You: Wisdom to Transcend the Mind and Realize the Self
  26. David R. Hawkins: The Eye of the I: From Which Nothing Is Hidden
  27. David R. Hawkins: The Map of Consciousness Explained: A Proven Energy Scale to Actualize Your Ultimate Potential
  28. David R. Hawkins: Transcending the Levels of Consciousness: The Stairway to Enlightenment
  29. Derek Sivers: How To Live: 27 Conflicting Answers and One Weird Question 
  30. Dr. Joe Dispenza: Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One
  31. Dr. John F. Demartini: Bounce Back: Dr. John DeMartini Master Course to Deal with Tough Times
  32. Dr John F. Demartini: Inspired Destiny: Living a Fulfilling and Purposeful Life
  33. Dr. John F. Demartini: The Breakthrough Experience: A Revolutionary New Approach to Personal Transformation
  34. Eckhart Tolle: The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
    Esther Hicks and Jerry Hicks: The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham
  35. Friedrich Nietzsche: Also Sprach Zarathustra
  36. Friedrich Nietzsche: Jenseits von Gut und Böse
  37. Gerald G. Jampolsky MD: Love Is Letting Go of Fear
  38. Göran Backlund: Refuting The External World
  39. Gustav Le Bon: The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind
  40. Hakim Sanai: The Walled Garden of Truth
  41. H. Spencer Lewis: Mental Poisoning
  42. Henry David Thoreau: Walden
  43. Heraclitus: Fragments The Collected Wisdom of Heraclitus
  44. Hermann Hesse: Siddharta
  45. Howard Bloom: The Lucifer Principle: A Scientific Expedition into the Forces of History
  46. Huang Po: The Zen Teaching of Huang Po: On the Transmission of Mind
  47. Ikkyu: Crow With No Mouth: 15th Century Zen Master
  48. James Allen: As A Man Thinketh
  49. Jean Klein: Be Who You Are
  50. Jed McKenna: Dreamstate: A Conspiracy Theory: Volume 2 (The Dreamstate Trilogy)
  51. Jed McKenna: Jed Talks #1: Essays, Teachings, Rants & Frivolous Frivolity
  52. Jed McKenna: Jed Talks #2: Away from the Things of Man
  53. Jed McKenna: Jed Talks #3: The Tao of the Large-Breasted Goddess with the Shapely Behind
  54. Jed McKenna: Spiritual Enlightenment, the Damnedest Thing: Book One of The Enlightenment Trilogy
  55. Jed McKenna: Spiritually Incorrect Enlightenment: Book Two of The Enlightenment Trilogy
  56. Jed McKenna: Spiritual Warfare: Book Three of The Enlightenment Trilogy
  57. Jed McKenna: Theory of Everything: The Enlightened Perspective (Dreamstate Trilogy)
  58. Jiddu Krishnamurti: Freedom from the Known (Mind-blowing.)
  59. Jiddu Krishnamurti: Think on These Things
  60. Jim Rohn: My Philosophy For Successful Living
  61. Jim Rohn: The Five Major Pieces to the Life Puzzle
  62. John G. Miller: QBQ!: The Question Behind the Question: Practicing Personal Accountability at Work and in Life
  63. Joel Osteen: The Abundance Mind-Set: Success Starts Here
  64. John Astin: Rain In The Monsoon
  65. Kamal Ravikant: Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It
  66. Karl Marx: The Communist Manifesto (Das Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei)
  67. Kapil Gupta: A Master's Secret Whispers: For those who abhor the noise and seek The Truth about life and living
  68. Kapil Gupta: Atmamun: The Path To Achieving The Bliss Of The Himalayan Swamis. And The Freedom Of A Living God.
  69. Kapil Gupta: Direct Truth: Uncompromising, non-prescriptive Truths to the enduring questions of life
  70. Khalil Gibran: The Prophet: Kahlil Gibran
  71. Marcus Aurelius: Meditations
  72. Mark Manson: Models: Attract Women Through Honesty
  73. Miyamoto Musashi: The Book of Five Ring
  74. Montaigne: The Complete Essays of Montaigne
  75. Mooji: Before I Am: The Direct Recognition of Truth
  76. Mooji: Vaster Than Sky, Greater Than Space: What You Are Before You Became
  77. Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Taleb had a huge influence on my thinking in my early 20s.)
  78. Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility"
  79. Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
  80. Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life
  81. Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
  82. Nisargadatta Maharaj: Consciousness and The Absolute: The Final Talks of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
  83. Nisargadatta Maharaj: Seeds of Consciousness: The Wisdom of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
  84. Nisargadatta Maharaj The Experience of Nothingness: Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj's Talks on Realizing the Infinite:
  85. Osho: Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously (Insights for a New Way of Living)
  86. Osho: Creativity (Insights for a New Way of Living)
  87. Osho: I Am That: Discourses on the Isha Upanishad
  88. Osho: My Way: The Way of the White Clouds
  89. Osho: Sex Matters: From Sex to Superconsciousness
  90. Osho: The Art of Living and Dying: Celebrating Life and Celebrating Death
  91. Osho: The Book of Nothing: Hsin Hsin Ming
  92. Osho: The Book of Women: Celebrating the Female Spirit (Foundations of a New Humanity)
  93. Osho: The Buddha Said: Meeting the Challenge of Life's Difficulties
  94. Osho: The Empty Boat: Encounters with Nothingness
  95. Osho: The Great Challenge: Exploring The World Within
  96. Osho: The Inner Journey
  97. Osho: The Mustard Seed: The Revolutionary Teachings of Jesus
  98. Osho: The Sun Rises In The Evening
  99. Osho: The White Lotus: Discourses on Fragmentary Notes of Bodhidharma's Disciples
  100. Osho: Walking in Zen, Sitting in Zen: Responses to Disciples' and Visitors' Questions and Zen Stories
  101. Osho: When The Shoe Fits: Stories of the Taoist Mystic Chuang Tzu
  102. Osho: Zarathustra: The Laughing Prophet
  103. Plato: The Trial and Death of Socrates: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, death scene from Phaedo
  104. Price Pritchett: You 2: A High Velocity Formula for Multiplying Your Personal Effectiveness in Quantum Leaps
  105. Rainer Marie Rilke: Letters to a Young Poet (Briefe an einen jungen Dichter)
  106. Ramana Maharshi: Who am I
  107. Ramesh Balsekar: A Duet of One: The Ashtavakra Gita Dialogue
  108. Ramesh Balsekar: Let Life Flow: Meeting The Challenges Of Daily Living In A Calm, Peaceful Way
  109. Ramesh Balsekar: The End of Duality
  110. Ribhu Gita Chapter 26
  111. Robert Adams: The Silence of the Heart: Dialogues with Robert Adams
  112. Robert Saltzman: Depending on No-Thing
  113. Sam Harris: Lying
  114. Sam Harris: Free Will
  115. Scott Adams: God's Debris: A Thought Experiment
  116. Scott Adams: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life
  117. Scott Adams: The Religion War
  118. Seneca: Letters from a Stoic: Epistulae Morales Ad Lucilium
  119. Seneca: On the Shortness of Life: Life Is Long If You Know How to Use It
  120. Sengcan: Hsin Hsin Ming
  121. Shitou: Inside the Grass Hut: Living Shitou's Classic Zen Poem
  122. Sigmund Freud: Civilization and Its Discontents
  123. Stuart Wilde: Life Was Never Meant to Be a Struggle
  124. Stuart Wilde: Silent Power
  125. Sun Tzu: The Art of War
  126. Swami Dayananda Saraswati: Introduction to Vedanta
  127. Swami Dayananda Saraswati: Problem is You Solution is You
  128. Swami Dayananda Saraswati: Surrender and Freedom
  129. Swami Dayananda Saraswati: Teaching Tradition of Advaita Vedanta
  130. Swami Dayananda Saraswati: The Value of Values
  131. Swami Muktananda: I Am That: The Science of Hamsa from the Vijnana Bhairava
  132. Swami Rama: Enlightenment Without God (Mandukya Upanishad)
  133. Swami Sivananda: Amrita Gita (The Song of Immortality)
  134. Thich Nhat Hanh: Creating True Peace: Ending Violence in Yourself, Your Family, Your Community, and the World
  135. Thich Nhat Hanh: Living Buddha, Living Christ
  136. Thich Nhat Hanh: No Death, No Fear: Comforting Wisdom for Life (Highly recommended!)
  137. Thich Nhat Hanh: Taming the Tiger Within: Meditations on Transforming Difficult Emotions
  138. Tony Parsons: Open Secret
  139. U.G. Krishnamurti: Mind is a Myth: Disquieting Conversations with the Man Called U.G.
  140. U.G. Krishnamurti: The Mystique of Enlightenment: The Radical Ideas of U.G. Krishnamurti
  141. U.G. Krishnamurti: Thought is Your Enemy
  142. Vaiyai R. Subramaniam: All is One (Ellam Ondre)
  143. William Irvine: A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art Of Stoic Joy
  144. Will Durant: Fallen Leaves: Last Words on Life, Love, War, and God
  145. Will Durant: The Lessons of History
  146. William Ophuls: Immoderate Greatness: Why Civilizations Fail (An intriguing book.)

Entrepreneurship, Management, and Leadership 

  1. Bob Fifer: Double Your Profits: In Six Months or Less
  2. Brad Stone: Jeff Bezos: Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire
  3. Brian Dumaine: Bezonomics: How Amazon Is Changing Our Lives and What the World's Best Companies Are Learning from It
  4. Charlie L. Decker: Winning With the P&G 99: 99 Principles and Practices of Procter & Gamble's Success
  5. Carolyn Dewar, Scott Keller and Vikram Malhotra: CEO Excellence: The Six Mindsets That Distinguish the Best Leaders from the Rest
  6. Dan Sullivan: Always Be The Buyer: Attracting other people's highest commitment to your biggest and best standards.
  7. Dan Sullivan: The ABC Model Breakthrough: Shifting your time into activities that fascinate and motivate you.
  8. Dan Sullivan: The Self-Managing Company: Freeing yourself up from everything that prevents you from creating a 10x bigger future. (Must-read.)
  9. David R. Hawkins: Success Is for You: Using Heart-Centered Power Principles for Lasting Abundance and Fulfillment (The best unknown business book.)
  10. Derek Sivers: Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur
  11. Donald J. Trump and Robert T. Kiyosaki: Midas Touch: Why Some Entrepreneurs Get Rich and Why Most Don't
  12. Donald J. Trump with Meredith McIver: Trump: How to Get Rich
  13. Dusan Djukich: Straight-Line Leadership: Tools for Living with Velocity and Power in Turbulent Times
  14. Hamilton Helmer: 7 Powers: The Foundations of Business Strategy
  15. James M. Collins and Jim Collins: How The Mighty Fall: And Why Some Companies Never Give In
  16. Jim Collins: Turning the Flywheel: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great
  17. Joan Magretta: Understanding Michael Porter: The Essential Guide to Competition and Strategy
  18. John C. Maxwell: Leadershift: The 11 Essential Changes Every Leader Must Embrace
  19. John Warrillow: Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You
  20. Keith J. Cunningham: The Road Less Stupid
  21. Kim Scott: Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
  22. Michael Gerber: The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
  23. Naval Ravikant: The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness
  24. Peter Thiel: Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
  25. Price Pritchett: Service Excellence!
  26. Richard Koch: The 80/20 Principle: Achieve More with Less (An important principle.)
  27. Richard Koch: The 80/20 Principle and 92 Other Powerful Laws of Nature: The Science of Success
  28. Robert R. Updegraff: Obvious Adams: The Story of a Successful Businessman
    Stephen Covey: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  29. Tim Ferriss: The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
  30. Walter Isaacson: Invent and Wander: The Collected Writings of Jeff Bezos, With an Introduction by Walter Isaacson
  31. William N. Thorndike: The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success

Marketing and Sales

  1. Alex Hormozi: $100M Offers: How To Make Offers So Good People Feel Stupid Saying No
  2. Andrew Sobel and Jerold Panas: Power Questions: Build Relationships, Win New Business, and Influence Others
  3. Antonio Garrido: Asking Questions The Sandler Way
  4. April Dunford: Obviously Awesome: How to Nail Product Positioning so Customers Get It, Buy It, Love It
  5. Blair Enns: The Win Without Pitching Manifesto
  6. Blair Warren: One Sentence Persuasion Course
  7. Blair Warren: The Forbidden Keys to Persuasion
  8. Carl Rogers: Active Listening
  9. Chris Evans & Taylor Welch: The Consultant Next Door: The Modern-Day Consulting Playbook for Getting Clients & Getting Paid
  10. Chris Evans & Taylor Welch: The Intelligent Advertiser: Advertising Handbook: More Customers, More Profit, More Impact
  11. Chris Voss: Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It
  12. Claude Hopkins: Scientific Advertising (A classic.)
  13. Dan Kennedy: Almost Alchemy: Make Any Business Of Any Size Produce More With Fewer And Less (Dan Kennedy is the best!)
  14. Dan Kennedy: Magnetic Marketing: How to Attract a Flood of New Customers That Pay, Stay, and Refer
  15. Dan Kennedy: No B.S. Trust Based Marketing: The Ultimate Guide to Creating Trust in an Understandibly Un-trusting World
  16. Dan Kennedy: Speak to Sell: Persuade, Influence, And Establish Authority & Promote Your Products, Services, Practice, Business, or Cause
  17. Daniel H. Pink: To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others
  18. David H. Sandler: You Can't Teach a Kid to Ride a Bike at a Seminar : The Sandler Sales Institute's 7-Step System for Successful Selling (One of the best sales books. It's a classic. Highly recommended!)
  19. Donald Miller: Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen
  20. Eli Wilde: The Art of Enrollment
  21. Evaldo Albuquerque: The 16-Word Sales Letter: A proven method of writing multi-million-dollar copy faster than you ever thought possible
  22. Gary Halbert: The Boron Letters
  23. Harry Browne: The Secret of Selling Anything: A road map to success for the salesman… who is not aggressive, who is not a “smooth talker,” and who is not an extrovert
  24. James O. Pyle & Maryann Karinch: Find Out Anything From Anyone, Anytime: Secrets of Calculated Questioning From a Veteran Interrogator
  25. James Webb Young: A technique for producing ideas: A simple five step formula for producing ideas
  26. Jason Fladlien: One to Many: The Secret to Webinar Success
  27. Jeremy Miner and Jerry Acuff: The New Model of Selling: Selling to an Unsellable Generation
  28. Jill Konrath: SNAP Selling: Speed Up Sales and Win More Business with Today's Frazzled Customers
  29. Jim Camp: Start with No: The Negotiating Tools that the Pros Don't Want You to Know
  30. John Caples: Tested Advertising
  31. John E. Kennedy: Intensive Advertising
  32. John E. Kennedy: Reason Why Advertising
  33. Jordan Belfort: The Wolf of Wall Street
  34. Keenan: Gap Selling: Getting the Customer to Yes: How Problem-Centric Selling Increases Sales by Changing Everything You Know About Relationships, Overcoming Objections, Closing and Price
  35. Kevin Daley: Socratic Selling: How to Ask the Questions That Get the Sale
  36. Kevin Rogers: The 60-Second Sales Hook: How To Stand Out And Sell More Using the Power Of Your Story
  37. Kyle Milligan: Take Their Money: How To Write Words That REALLY Make You Rich (Never judge a book by its cover. Highly recommended!)
  38. Marc Wayshak: Game Plan Selling: The Definitive Rulebook for Closing the Sale in the Age of the Well-Informed Prospect
  39. Mark Joyner: Integration Marketing: How Small Businesses Become Big Businesses and Big Businesses Become Empires
  40. Mark Joyner: The Irresistible Offer: How to Sell Your Product or Service in 3 Seconds or Less
  41. Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson: The Challenger Sale: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation
  42. Marty Neumeier: Brand Flip, The: Why customers now run companies and how to profit from it
  43. Michael Hauge: Storytelling Made Easy: Persuade and Transform Your Audiences, Buyers, and Clients — Simply, Quickly, and Profitably
  44. Michael Maslansky with Scott West, Gary DeMoss, and David Saylor: The Language of Trust: Selling Ideas in a World of Skeptics
  45. Michael Oliver: How To Sell Network Marketing Without Fear, Anxiety Or Losing Your Friends! (If you want to sell anything to anyone, then you have to read this.)
  46. Michael Oliver: How to ‘Sell’ The Way People Buy
  47. Michael V. Pantalon: Instant Influence: How to Get Anyone to do Anything in Less Than 7 Minutes
  48. Mike Dillard: Magnetic Sponsoring: How To Attract Endless New Prospects And Team Members To You Automatically
  49. Mike Schultz and John E. Doerr: Insight Selling: Surprising Research on What Sales Winners Do Differently
  50. Neil Rackham: SPIN Selling
  51. Noah J. Goldstein, Steve J. Martin, and Robert B. Cialdini: Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive
  52. Oren Klaff: Flip the Script: Getting People to Think Your Idea Is Their Idea
  53. Oren Klaff: Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal
  54. Paul Cherry: Questions That Sell: The Powerful Process for Discovering What Your Customer Really Wants
  55. Perry Marshall: 80/20 Sales and Marketing: The Definitive Guide to Working Less and Making More
  56. Phil M. Jones: Exactly What to Say: The Magic Words for Influence and Impact
  57. R.B. Sparkman: The Art of Manipulation: How to Get What You Want Out of People in Business, in Your Personal Life, and in Your Love Life
  58. Robert Cialdini: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
  59. Russell Brunson: DotCom Secrets: The Underground Playbook for Growing Your Company Online With Sales Funnels
  60. Russell Brunson: Expert Secrets: The Underground Playbook for Converting Your Online Visitors into Lifelong Customers (When I learn something, I go deep. That's why I've read over a hundred books on copywriting, marketing, and sales. Expert Secrets is one of a kind.)
  61. Russell Brunson: Traffic Secrets: The Underground Playbook for Filling Your Websites and Funnels With Your Dream Customers
  62. Seth Godin: Permission Marketing: Turning Strangers into Friends and Friends into Customers
  63. Seth Godin: Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
  64. Scott Adams: Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don't Matter
  65. Simon Leslie: There is no F in Sales: A book about selling in every market condition
  66. Spencer Johnson: The One Minute Salesperson
  67. Thomas A. Freese: Secrets of Question-Based Selling: How the Most Powerful Tool in Business Can Double Your Sales Results (Top Selling Books to Increase Profit, Money Books for Growth)
  68. Todd Brown: E5 Method: Consistently and Predictably Acquire New Clients, Customers & Profits in Your Business
  69. T.J. Rohleder: 50 in 50
  70. T.J. Rohleder: How to Get Super Rich in the Opportunity Market!
  71. T.J. Rohleder: The 2-Step Marketing Secret Than Never Fails!

Investing and Capital Allocation

  1. Adam Seessel: Where the Money Is: Value Investing in the Digital Age
  2. Andrew Kilpatrick: Of Permanent Value: The Story of Warren Buffett
  3. Anthony Bolton: Investing Against the Tide: Lessons From A Life Running Money (High rate of revelation. No fluff.)
  4. Ayano Morio: Warren Buffett: An Illustrated Biography of the World's Most Successful Investor (This comic is a masterpiece. Highly recommended!)
  5. Brian Feroldi: Why Does The Stock Market Go Up?: Everything You Should Have Been Taught About Investing In School, But Weren't
  6. Carl Menger: The Origins of Money
  7. Charles R. Morris: The Sages: Warren Buffett, George Soros, Paul Volcker, and the Maelstrom of Markets
  8. Charlie Munger: The Poor Charlie's Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger
  9. Christopher W. Mayer: 100 Baggers: Stocks That Return 100-to-1 and How To Find Them
  10. Daniel R. Solin: The Smartest Investment Book You'll Ever Read: The Proven Way to Beat the "Pros" and Take Control of Your Financial Future
  11. David Clark: Tao of Charlie Munger: A Compilation of Quotes from Berkshire Hathaway's Vice Chairman on Life, Business, and the Pursuit of Wealth With Commentary by David Clark
  12. F.C. Minaker: One Thousand Ways to Make $1000
  13. Fred Schwed: Where Are the Customers' Yachts?: or A Good Hard Look at Wall Street
  14. Frédéric Bastiat: That Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen
  15. Gary North: Honest Money: The Biblical Blueprint for Money and Banking
  16. Guy Spier: The Education of a Value Investor: My Transformative Quest for Wealth, Wisdom, and Enlightenment
  17. Heather Brilliant and Elizabeth Collins: Why Moats Matter: The Morningstar Approach to Stock Investing
  18. Howard Marks: The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor
  19. James Altucher: Trade Like Warren Buffett
  20. James O'Loughlin: The Real Warren Buffett: Managing Capital, Leading People
  21. James Pardoe: How Buffett Does It: 24 Simple Investing Strategies from the World's Greatest Value Investor (Mighty Managers Series)
  22. Janet Lowe: Damn Right: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger
  23. Janet Lowe: Warren Buffett Speaks: Wit and Wisdom from the World's Greatest Investor
  24. Jeff Gramm: Dear Chairman: Boardroom Battles and the Rise of Shareholder Activism
  25. Jeremy C. Miller: Warren Buffett's Ground Rules: Words of Wisdom from the Partnership Letters of the World's Greatest Investor
  26. Jeroen Bos: Deep Value Investing, 2nd edition: Finding Bargain Shares with BIG Potential
  27. Joe Carlen: The Einstein of Money: The Life and Timeless Financial Wisdom of Benjamin Graham
  28. Joel Greenblatt: The Little Book That Still Beats the Market
  29. Joel Greenblatt: You Can Be a Stock Market Genius: Uncover the Secret Hiding Places of Stock Market Profits
  30. John Kenneth Galbraith: A Short History of Financial Euphoria
  31. John Lanchester: How to Speak Money: What the Money People Say―And What It Really Means
  32. John Rothchild: The Davis Dynasty: Fifty Years of Successful Investing on Wall Street
  33. Mark Spitznagel: The Dao of Capital: Austrian Investing in a Distorted World
  34. Martin S. Fridson: How to be a Billionaire: Proven Strategies from the Titans of Wealth
  35. Mary Buffett: The Tao of Warren Buffett: Warren Buffett's Words of Wisdom: Quotations and Interpretations to Help Guide You to Billionaire Wealth and Enlightened Business Management
  36. Mary Buffett: Warren Buffett and the Art of Stock Arbitrage: Proven Strategies for Arbitrage and Other Special Investment Situations
  37. Mary Buffett: Warren Buffett's Management Secrets: Proven Tools for Personal and Business Success
  38. Mary Buffett & Sean Seah: 7 Secrets to Investing Like Warren Buffett
  39. Mohnish Pabrai: The Dhandho Investor: The Low-Risk Value Method to High Returns
  40. Morgan Housel: The Pschology of Money: Timeless lessons on wealth, greed, and happiness
  41. Nikki Ross: Lessons from the Legends of Wall Street : How Warren Buffett, Benjamin Graham, Phil Fisher, T. Rowe Price, and John Templeton Can Help You Grow Rich
  42. Pat Dorsey: The Little Book That Builds Wealth: The Knockout Formula for Finding Great Investments (The best book on intangible assets, cost advantages, customer-switching costs, and network economics.)
  43. Paul Marshall: 10½ Lessons from Experience: Perspectives on Fund Management
  44. Peter Bevelin and Warren E. Buffett: A Few Lessons for Investors and Managers from Warren E. Buffett
  45. Peter Lynch: Beating the Street
  46. Peter Lynch: Learn to Earn
  47. Peter Lynch: One Up On Wall Street: How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In The Market
  48. Peter Schiff: How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes
  49. Philip A. Fischer: Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings (Wiley Investment Classics)
  50. Preston George Pysh: Warren Buffett’s 3 Favorite Books: A guide to The Intelligent Investor, Security Analysis, and The Wealth of Nations (Warren Buffett's 3 Favorite Books Book 1)
  51. Richard Borrows: Warren Buffett: The Ultimate Guide To Investing like Warren Buffet. Learn the Warren Buffet Way, the Warren Buffett Portfolio and the Warren Buffett Stocks
  52. Robert G. Hagstrom: The Warren Buffett Way
  53. Robert G. Hagstrom: Warren Buffett: Inside the Ultimate Money Mind
  54. Robert Heller: Business Masterminds: Warren Buffett
  55. Robert P. Miles: Warren Buffett Wealth: Principles and Practical Methods Used by the World's Greatest Investor
  56. Ronald W. Chan: The Value Investors: Lessons from the World's Top Fund Managers
  57. Stig Brodersen & Preston Pysh: Warren Buffett Accounting Book: Reading Financial Statements for Value Investing
  58. Thomas William Phelps: 100 to 1 in the Stock Market: A Distinguished Security Analyst Tells How to Make More of Your Investment Opportunities
  59. Tobias E. Carlisle: The Acquirer's Multiple: How the Billionaire Contrarians of Deep Value Beat the Market
  60. William Green: Richer, Wiser, Happier: How the World's Greatest Investors Win in Markets and Life
  61. William M. Bowen & Frank P. Ganucheau III: The Investor's Equation: Creating Wealth Through Undervalued Stocks


  1. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: The Little Prince
  2. Ambrose Bierce: Owl Creek Bridge and Other Stories
  3. Budd Schulberg: What Makes Sammy Run?
  4. Charles Bukowski: Factotum
  5. Charles Bukowski: Post Office: A Novel
  6. Christopher Buckley: Thank You for Smoking: A Novel
  7. Chuck Palahniuk: Fight Club: A Novel
  8. Dino Buzzati: The Tartar Steppe
  9. Eli Wiesel: Night
  10. Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt: Monsieur Ibrahim und die Blume des Koran
  11. Erich Maria Remarque: All Quiet on the Western Front: A Novel (Im Westen nichts Neues: Roman)
  12. Ernest Hemingway: The Old Man and the Sea
  13. Franz Kafka: The Metamorphosis (Die Verwandlung)
  14. Graham Greene: Travels with my Aunt
  15. Jay McInerney: Story of my Life
  16. J. D. Salinger: The Catcher in the Rye
  17. Julien Gracq: The Opposing Shore
  18. Mario Puzo: The Godfather
  19. Max Frisch: Homo Faber (Homo Faber: Ein Bericht)
  20. O. Henry: The Gift of the Magi
  21. Oscar Wilde: The Importance of Being Earnest
  22. Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray
  23. Raymond Carver: Cathedral
  24. Richard Bach: Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
  25. Richard Bach: Jonathan Livingston Seagull
  26. Paulo Coelho: The Alchemist
  27. Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby
  28. Shel Silverstein: The Giving Tree (Rise and Shine)
  29. Stefan Zweig: The Royal Game (Schachnovelle)
  30. Tama Janowitz: Slaves of New York

Biographies and Others

  1. Andrew S. Grove: Only the Paranoid Survive: How to Exploit the Crisis Points That Challenge Every Company
  2. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (Das Tagebuch der Anne Frank)
  3. Arnold Schwarzenegger: Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story
  4. Benjamin Franklin: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  5. David A. Bell: Napoleon: A Concise Biography
  6. David de Jong: Nazi Billionaires: The Dark History of Germany's Wealthiest Dynasties
  7. David Ogilvy: Confessions of an Ad Man
  8. David Ogilvy: The Unpublished David Ogilvy
  9. Donald J. Trump with Tony Schwartz: The Art of the Deal
  10. Donald J. Trump with Meredith McIver: Trump: Think Like a Billionaire: Everything You Need to Know About Success, Real Estate, and Life
  11. Duncan Clark: Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built
  12. Elizabeth Van Steenwyk: Levi Strauss: The Blue Jeans Man
  13. Frank Slootman: Amp It Up: Leading for Hypergrowth by Raising Expectations, Increasing Urgency, and Elevating Intensity
  14. Greg Steinmetz: American Rascal: How Jay Gould Built Wall Street's Biggest Fortune
  15. Gregory Zuckerman: The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution
  16. Fred Lager: Ben & Jerry's: The Inside Scoop: How Two Real Guys Built a Business with a Social Conscience and a Sense of Humor
  17. Frederick Douglass: My Bondage and My Freedom
  18. Frederick Douglass: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave
  19. Graham Allison and Robert D. Blackwill with Ali Wyne: Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master's Insights on China, the United States, and the World (Belfer Center Studies in International Security)
  20. Howard Bloom: Einstein, Michael Jackson & Me: A Search for Soul in the Power Pits of Rock and Roll
  21. Joachim Käppner: Berthold Beitz: Die Biographie
  22. Kang Chol-Hwan: The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag
  23. Malcolm X: The Autobiography of Malcolm X
  24. Margaret Moos Pick: See's Famous Old Time Candies: A Sweet Story See's Famous Old Time Candies
  25. Mary White Rowlandson: Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson
  26. Nakazawa Keiji: Hiroshima: The Autobiography of Barefoot Gen
  27. Osho: Autobiography of a Spiritually Incorrect Mystic
  28. Rüdiger Jungbluth: Die Quandts: Ihr leiser Aufstieg zur mächtigsten Wirtschaftsdynastie Deutschlands
  29. Solomon Northup: Twelve Years A Slave
  30. Stephen King: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
  31. Thomas Gryta and Ted Mann: Lights Out: Pride, Delusion, and the Fall of General Electric
  32. Various Authors: Up Close with Lee Kuan Yew: Insights from colleagues and friends
  33. Viktor Frankl: Man's Search for Meaning

Balance between Work, Play, Family, Friends, Learning

  1. Blake Snyder: Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need
  2. Cesar Milan: Be the Pack Leader: Use Cesar's Way to Transform Your Dog . . . and Your Life
  3. Christopher Vogler: Using Myth to Power Your Story
  4. Erik Bork: The Idea: The Seven Elements of a Viable Story for Screen, Stage or Fiction (The best book on screenwriting.)
  5. Greg McKeown: Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
  6. James Clear: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
  7. Lisa Cron: Wired for Story: The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence
  8. Michael Hauge: Screenwriting for Hollywood
  9. Michael Hauge and Christopher Vogler: The Hero's 2 Journeys
  10. Paul Owens with Norma Eckroate: The Dog Whisperer: A Compassionate, Nonviolent Approach to Dog Training
  11. Robert McKee: Story: Style, Structure, Substance, and the Principles of Screenwriting

Blogs, Newsletters, and Periodicals

  1. Borge Fagerli
  2. Chai with Pabrai
  3. Consulting Memo
  4. Darryl Bailey
  5. Derek Sivers
  6. Marketing Bullets
  7. Michael J. Mauboussin
  8. Mikael Syding (Mike used to manage a billion USD for a prized hedge fund. One of my mentors. Five-Time Guest on The Hardy Haberland Show.)
  9. Quality Compounding
  10. Siddha Performance and Siddha Performance
  11. Siddha Performance Golf


  1. Acquired
  2. ACQ2: The Acquired Interviews
  3. Business Breakdowns
  4. Capital Allocators – Inside the Institutional Investment Industry
  5. Dan Kennedy's Magnetic Marketing Podcast (The most important marketing episode in my career: What Makes A Great Info Product 1 & What Makes A Great Info Product 2.)
  6. Founders (David reads 1 business biography per week and has read over 250 biographies. Every week he shares ideas that you can use in your work. Start here: Brunello Cucinelli, Coco Chanel, and Ralph Lauren)
  7. Gamecraft
  8. Hedgeye
  9. Hidden Forces
  10. How To Take Over The World
  11. Infinite Loops
  12. Invest Like The Best (Three outstanding episodes: Chetan PuttaguntaChuck Akre, and Gaurav Kapadia.)
  13. Investing by the Books
  14. Masters in Business
  15. Naval
  16. Private Equity Deals with Capital Allocators
  17. Superinvestors
  18. The Business Brew
  19. The Good Life w/Taylor Welch
  20. The Grant Williams Podcast
  21. The Knowledge Project (Three outstanding episodes: Adam Robinson Part 1Adam Robinson Part 2, and Kunal Shah.)
  22. The Lunar Society
  23. The Memo by Howard Marks
  24. The Money Maze Podcast with Simon Brewer
  25. The One Percent Show with Vishal Khandelwal (Great interviews with value investors. His conversations with Guy Spier are outstanding.)
  26. The Peter Attia Dive (I take my health and fitness regimen seriously. That's why I've been working out for 13 years and train every day. Start here and learn why preventing cardiovascular disease starts in your 20s and 30s: Understanding cardiovascular disease risk, cholesterol, and apoB.)
  27. The Price-to-Value Podcast with Southeastern Asset Management
  28. The Rob Vinall Podcast
  29. The Tim Ferriss Show (Three outstanding episodes: Derek SiversNaval Ravikant, and Naval Ravikant.)
  30. The Tony Robbins Podcast (Three outstanding episodes: Dean GraziosiSage Robins and Mary B., and Sister Shivani.)
  31. The "What is Money?" Show (Start here: The Geoffrey Miller Series and The Geoffrey West Series.)
  32. ToKCast
  33. Value Investing with Legends
  34. We Study Billionaires

Podcast hosts like James Altucher, James O'Shaughnessy, Patrick O'Shaughnessy, Robert Breedlove, Shane Parrish, Tom Bilyeu, Tim Ferriss, and so on are great compounders. Those guys read hundreds of books, built great companies, and ask really smart questions.