2018 Reading List

The 2018 Books of Titans reading list is comprised of books suggested, most-gifted, and/or discussed in the 280+ episodes of the Tim Ferriss podcast. These are the books that have influenced the influencers.

Erik Rostad and Jason Staples will each be reading 26 of these books and 9 will overlap. We’ll then cover one book a week on the podcast.

#BookAuthorRead By
1A Short History of Nearly EverythingBill BrysonErik
2Amusing Ourselves to DeathNeil PostmanJason
3Atlas ShruggedAyn RandJason
4Benjamin FranklinWalter IsaacsonErik
5Brave New WorldAldous HuxleyJason
6Catch-22Joseph HellerJason
7Creativity, IncEd CatmullErik
8Extreme OwnershipJocko WillinkErik
9Fahrenheit 451Ray BradburyJason
10FaustGoetheBoth
11Fight ClubChuck PalahniukJason
12Fooled by RandomnessNassim TalebBoth
13Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human SocietiesJared DiamondErik
14Homo DeusYuval HarariErik
15How Adam Smith Can Change Your LifeRuss RobertsBoth
16Leonardo da VinciWalter IsaacsonErik
17Letters from a StoicLucius Annaeus SenecaJason
18Lou Gehrig, a quiet heroFrank GrahamErik
19Makers and TakersRana ForooharJason
20MasteryGeorge LeonardErik
21MeditationsMarcus AureliusJason
22Moby DickHerman MelvilleJason
23On the RoadJack KerouacErik
24Poor Charlie's AlmanackCharlie MungerErik
25PrinciplesRay DalioErik
26Sapiens: A Brief History of HumankindYuval Noah HarariJason
27Screenplay: The Foundations of ScreenwritingSyd FieldJason
28Steve JobsWalter IsaacsonJason
29Tao Te ChingLao TsuBoth
30The Black SwanNassim TalebBoth
31The Catcher in the RyeJ.D. SalingerJason
32The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things RightAtul GawandeJason
33The Essential RumiJalal al-Din RumiJason
34The Hero with a Thousand FacesJoseph CampbellBoth
35The Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyDouglas AdamsJason
36The Mythical Man-MonthFrederick P. Brooks, Jr.Both
37The ProphetKahlil GibranJason
38The Tipping PointMalcolm GladwellJason
39The Undoing ProjectMichael LewisErik
40Thinking, Fast and SlowDaniel KahnemanBoth
41Tribe of MentorsTim FerrissErik
42UlyssesJames JoyceErik
43Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without ReligionSam HarrisJason
44Walt DisneyNeal GablerErik
45War & PeaceLeo TolstoyErik
46WTF?: What's the Future and Why It's Up to UsTim O’ReillyBoth

2018 Reading List

The 2018 Books of Titans reading list is comprised of books suggested, most-gifted, and/or discussed in the 280+ episodes of the Tim Ferriss podcast. These are the books that have influenced the influencers.

Erik Rostad and Jason Staples will each be reading 26 of these books and 9 will overlap. We’ll then cover one book a week on the podcast.