Bookshelf

Bookshelf

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Read what you love until you love to read. - Naval

We live in the age of Alexandria, when every book and every piece of knowledge ever written down is a fingertip away. The means of learning are abundant - it’s the desire to learn that’s scarce. Cultivate that desire by reading what you want, not what you’re “supposed to.” - Naval

Last Updated Nov 09, 2020

2016

Unlimited Power: The New Science Of Personal Achievement

Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously

Lifehacked: How One Family from the Slums Made Millions Selling Apps


The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

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Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration


The Millionaire Fastlane: Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime!

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Getting Real: The Smarter, Faster, Easier Way to Build a Successful Web Application

Rework

Content Machine: Use Content Marketing to Build a 7-Figure Business With Zero Advertising


Thinking, Fast and Slow

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Smarter Faster Better: The Transformative Power of Real Productivity

2017

The Future of Life

When Breath Becomes Air

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

How to Live on Twenty-Four Hours a Day

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries

So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love

How to Win Friends & Influence People

The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick)

Outliers: The Story of Success

Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else

Steve Jobs

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers

Think and Grow Rich

The Industries of the Future

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

The Art of War

The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

iWoz

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products

App Empire: Make Money, Have a Life, and Let Technology Work for You

How to Build a Billion Dollar App


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and the Blockchain Are Challenging the Global Economic Order

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

Principles: Life and Work

Remembrance of Earth’s Past: The Three-Body Trilogy (The Three-Body Problem, The Dark Forest, Death’s End)

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Leonardo da Vinci

2018

Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor’s Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond

Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World

Meditations: A New Translation

Man’s Search for Meaning

The End of Jobs: Money, Meaning and Freedom Without the 9-to-5

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

MAKE Book

The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything

Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph

Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion


Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

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Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World–and Why Things Are Better Than You Think

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The Why Cafe

WTF?: What’s the Future and Why It’s Up to Us

The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets


21 Lessons for the 21st Century

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2019

The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires


Digital Minimalism: On Living Better with Less Technology

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The Gene: An Intimate History

Waking Up: Searching for Spirituality Without Religion

The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business: Make Great Money. Work the Way You Like. Have the Life You Want.


The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People

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Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships

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Mistakes Were Made (but Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad

Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries


Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams

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Super Thinking: Upgrade Your Reasoning and Make Better Decisions with Mental Models

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The Alchemist


Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

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Buddhism Plain and Simple: The Practice of Being Aware Right Now, Every Day

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Out of Africa


Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It

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The Longevity Diet: Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Activation and Regeneration to Slow Aging, Fight Disease, and Optimize Weight


Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

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The Power of Now

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A New Earth: Awakening Your Life’s Purpose


Letters from a Stoic

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Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All

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1984

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The War of Art

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The Art of the Good Life: Clear Thinking for Business and a Better Life

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How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

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Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself

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2020


Human Compatible: Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control

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The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself

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Educated: A Memoir

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Lifespan: Why We Age―and Why We Don’t Have To

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The Magic of Thinking Big

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Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

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The Elements of Style


On Writing Well: An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction


On Writing: A Memoir Of The Craft

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Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs

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Walden; Or, Life in the Woods


Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe


Return to The Why Cafe


Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time

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The Courage To Be Disliked: How to free yourself, change your life and achieve real happiness

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Siddhartha: A Novel


Alchemy: The Dark Art and Curious Science of Creating Magic in Brands, Business, and Life


Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and No One


The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom


The Big Five for Life


The Big Five for Life Continued


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