My Reading List

Interviewees on the Tim Ferriss podcast have recommended hundreds of books. I have chosen the following 52 books to read in 2017. Click on any book to view the author, the person who suggested the book, a link to the podcast where we discuss the book, and my review.

#BookAuthorRecommended ByBook Page# of Pages
1The InevitableKevin KellyMarc Goodman426328
2The Old Man and the SeaErnest HemingwayJack Dorsey510127
3The 22 Immutable Laws of MarketingAl Ries, Jack TroutTim Ferriss276132
4Natural Born HeroesChristopher McDougallLaird Hamilton94324
5VagabondingRolf PottsTim Ferriss362208
6Stone SoupMarcia BrownPeter Diamandis37240
7OutliersMalcolm GladwellShaun White274285
8Born Standing Up: A Comic's LifeSteve MartinMarc Andreessen173204
9Show Your WorkAustin KleonChase Jarvis284210
10Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!Richard FeynmanPeter Attila, Noah Kagan70, 327346
11Buck Up, Suck Up...Foul UpJames Carville / Paul BegalaTim Ferriss601220
12The Things they CarriedTim O'BrienCaroline Paul460246
13Iacocca: An AutobiographyLee Iacocca, William NovakRamit Sethi288357
14The Effective ExecutivePeter DruckerMatt Mullenweg203174
15WhoGeoff Smart, Randy StreetNoah Kagan327174
16Start with WhySimon SinekPeter Diamandis, Robert Rodriguez373, 639228
17Bird by BirdAnne LamottTim Ferriss / Paulo Coelho513237
18WaldenHenry David ThoreauTim Ferriss362255
19DuneFrank HerbertKelly Starrett123883
20Heraclitean FireErwin ChargaffEric Weinstein526252
21Once an EagleAnton MyrerGeneral Stanley McChrystal4401,291
22Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern WorldJack WeatherfordDaymond John324271
23Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me)Carol Tavris and Elliot AronsonPeter Attia70314
24Ogilvy on AdvertisingDavid OgilvyNoah Kagan328224
25The Artist's Way: Morning Pages JournalJulia CameronTim Ferriss, Brian Koppelman225, 614304
26The Autobiography of Malcom XMalcom XCasey Neistat219466
27Deep SurvivalLaurence GonzalesLaird Hamilton94295
28The Art of LearningJosh WaitzkinBryan Callen485262
29Blood MeridianCormac McCarthyJocko Willink418351
30GenerationsWilliam StraussTony Robbins215428
31The RepublicPlatoMaria Popova411310
32About FaceColonel David H. HackworthJocko Willink418833
33Gates of FireSteven PressfieldChris Fussell440386
34HookedNir EyalMarc Goodman426221
35One Hundred Years of SolitudeGabriel Garcia MarquezCal Fussman498422
36The Power of PersuasionRobert LevineWill MacCaskill448244
37The Graveyard BookNeil GaimanTim Ferriss8320
38Maxims and ReflectionsGoetheEd Cooke519100
39Leaves of GrassWalt WhitmanJack Dorsey510128
40The Right StuffTom WolfeCal Fussman499352
41Touching the RockJohn HullEd Cooke519248
42OpenAndre AgassiShaun White272400
43On the Shortness of LifeSenecaMaria Popova409105
44DebtDavid GraeberSeth Godin243560
45Age of PropagandaAnthony Pratkanis, Elliot AronsonRamit Sethi289432
46How Proust Can Change Your LifeAlain de BottonMatt Mullenweg203208
47The War of ArtSteven PressfieldSeth Godin, Brian Koppelman243, 615190
48Think TwiceMichael MauboussinTim FerrissÊ599224
49The Fourth TurningWilliam StraussTony Robbins215400
50Man's Search for MeaningViktor FranklTony Robbins215184
51House of LeavesMark DanielewskiAmelia Boone3709
52West with the NightBeryl MarkhamCal Fussman499293

My Reading List

Interviewees on the Tim Ferriss podcast have recommended hundreds of books. I have chosen the following 52 books to read in 2017. Click on any book to view the author, the person who suggested the book, a link to the podcast where we discuss the book, and my review.

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