Books

We mention a lot of books on the podcast, and many of our guests have books available. We’re working on gathering all the books we mention on this page, in alphabetical order by author’s last name.

The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor
Life, the Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams
How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big by Scott Adams
Open by Andre Agassi
As a Man Thinketh by James Allen
Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life by Jon Lee Anderson
Choose Yourself by James Altucher
The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz by Anonymous
Anxiety Breakthrough by Peg Haust Arliss
Emma by Jane Austen
Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach
Illusions II: Adventures of a Reluctant Student by Richard Bach
The Messiah’s Handbook by Richard Bach
Healthy Habits Suck by Dayna Lee Baggley
The Science of Evil by Simon Baron-Cohen
Everyday Zen by Charlotte Joko Beck
Failure is an Option by H Jon Benjamin
The Book of Beautiful Questions by Warren Berger
The Universe Has Your Back by Gabby Bernstein
Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
Hands of Light by Barbara Brennan
Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
The Millionaire Messenger by Brendan Burchard
High Performance Habits by Brendon Burchard
Motivation Manifesto by Brendon Burchard
The Antidote: Happiness for people who can’t stand positive thinking by Oliver Burkeman
Quiet by Susan Cain
The Artist’s Way by Julie Cameron
10x Rule by Grant Cardone
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff … and it’s All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson
Ship of Fools by Tucker Carlson
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
The Secret Life of Jesus Christ by Douglass James Cottrell
The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra
Atomic Habits by James Clear
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Good to Great by Jim Collins
The Warp Clock by Nathan Van Coops
7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
Where the Magic Happens by Caspar Craven
Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio
The Original Be Here Now Talks by Ram Dass
Learning to Fly by Steph Davis
Seriously…I’m Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres
Abundance by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler
The Future is Faster Than You Think by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler
How to Make a Habit of Succeeding by Mack Douglas
The Transmigrant by Kristi Saare Duarte
Relativity by Albert Einstein
The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod
The Miracle Equation by Hal Elrod
Peak by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool
The Way You Do Anything Is the Way You Do Everything by Suzanne Evans
The 4-Hour Body by Tim Ferriss
The Four-Hour Chef by Tim Ferriss
The Four-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss
Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss
Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard Feynman
The Woman in the Window by AJ Finn
Eat to Live by Joel Fuhrman
All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum
Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth by R. Buckminster Fuller
Food: A Love Story by Jim Gaffigan
Dad is Fat by Jim Gaffigan
Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
Ikigai by Hector Garcia
Developing Intuition: Practical Guidance for Daily Life by Shakti Gawain
A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George
Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert
The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
David & Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
No More Mr. Nice Guy by Robert A. Glover
Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins
Creativity by Elkhonon Goldberg
The Energy Bus by Jon Gordon
The Coffee Bean by Jon Gordon
Relationship Grit by Jon Gordon and Kathryn Gordon
The Power of the Possible by Valerie Groth
The Master Key System by Charles Haanel
The Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt
Fingerprints of the Gods by Graham Hancock
The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh
Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari
I Can’t Make This Up by Kevin Hart
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
Mirror Work by Louise Hay
Ordinary Superpowers by Mark Henson
Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
When Einstein Walked With Godel by Jim Holt
Mask of Masculinity by Lewis Howes
The Sleep Revolution by Arianna Huffington
Mirroring People by Marco Iacoboni
The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson
Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson
Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson
Whiplash by Joi Ito and Jeff Howe
Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson
Ulysses by James Joyce
Tribe by Sebastian Junger
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
Transcend by Scott Barry Kaufman
Parental Discretion is Advised by Gerrick D. Kennedy
Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life They Change It by Daniel Klein
Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs by Chuck Klosterman
The Rise of Superman by Steven Kotler
Stealing Fire by Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal
The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal
Guts, Grit & the Grind by Frank King
Into Thin Air by John Krakauer
Life of the Party by Bert Kreischer
When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold Kushner
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson
Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson
Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz
The New Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck by Mark Manson
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell by Tucker Max
Born to Run by Chris McDougall
The Friendship Factor by Alan Loy McGinnis
Brain Rules by John Medina
The Art of Less Doing by Ari Meisel
Less Doing, More Living by Ari Meisel
Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman
Lamb: The Gospel according to Biff, Christ’s childhood pal by Christopher Moore
I Shouldn’t Even by Doing This by Bob Newhart
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat’s Mazeno Ridge by Cathy O’Dowd
Just For the Love of It by Cathy O’Dowd
Positive Energy Practices by Judith Orloff
Breakfast with Einstein by Chad Orzel
How to Stop Feeling Like Sh*t by Andrea Owen
Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk
Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
How to be Miserable: 40 Strategies You Already Use by Randy Paterson
Private by James Patterson
The President is Missing by James Patterson and Bill Clinton
12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson
Morals and Dogma by Albert Pike
Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker
Vagabonding by Rolf Potts
The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
Do the Work by Steven Pressfield
Turning Pro by Steven Pressfield
Live the Let-Go Life by Joseph Price
Bowling Alone by Robert D. Putnam
The Godfather by Mario Puzo
Outsmart Your Brain by Marcia Reynolds
What Your Clutter is Trying to Tell You by Kerri L. Richardson
Success Math: A Millennial’s Qualitative Approach by Awilda Rivera
The 5-Second Rule by Mel Robbins
Take Control of Your Life by Mel Robbins
Unlimited Power by Anthony Robbins
Awaken the Giant Within by Anthony Robbins
Anthony Robbins’ Lessons in Mastery
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
Team Human by Douglas Rushkoff
Present Shock by Douglas Rushkoff
The Tao of Seneca
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks
The Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz
Practical Wisdom by Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe
Naked by David Sedaris
Calypso by David Sedaris
Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris
Permission to Leap: The Six-Phase Journey to Bring Your Vision to Life by Bri Seeley
Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple
Bluefishing by Steve Sims
You are a Badass by Jen Sincero
Start With Why by Simon Sinek
This Child Will be Great by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Anything You Want by Derek Sivers
Polaroid Guy in a Snapchat World by David Spade
A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage
This is Not Fame by Doug Stanhope
The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier
The Advice Trap by Michael Bungay Stanier
Conscious Dating by David Steele
It Starts With You: Turn Your Goals Into Success by Fred Stuvek
My Plan For Living To 156 by Dan Sullivan
Who Not How by Dan Sullivan
Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Bed of Procrustes by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Skin in the Game by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Joy on Demand by Chade-Meng Tan
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
Smile at Fear by Chögyam Trungpa
Humorous Stories of Mark Twain
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil DeGrasse Tyson
Accessory to War by Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Avis Lang
We’re Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union
The Thank You Economy by Gary Vaynerchuk
Unlimited Mastery by Nick Velasquez
Feck Perfuction by James Victore
Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
Life in the Front Row by Jon Vroman
Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
Life Without Limits by Nick Vujicic
The New Dynamics of Goal-Setting by Dennis Waitley
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt by Toby Wilkinson
Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual by Jocko Willink
Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
Multipliers by Liz Wiseman
Back to Blood by Tom Wolfe
Fear by Bob Woodward
The Angel’s Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Labyrinth of the Spirits by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon