2016 Reading List

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Below are the books I have read so far in 2016.

Check back often to see what books I’m recommending.

  1. The Art of Seduction by Robert Greene

  2. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

  3. The Elements of Style: The Original Edition by Jr William Strunk 

  4. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck

  5. The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses by Theodore Roosevelt

  6. On the Shortness of Life by Seneca

  7. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell 

  8. Meditations (Dover Thrift Editions) by Marcus Aurelius

  9. Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek

  10. The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield

  11. Unbeatable Mind: Forge Resiliency and Mental Toughness to Succeed at an Elite Level by Mark Divine

  12. Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World by Peter Diamandis & Steven Kotler

  13. Awaken the Giant Within by Tony Robbins

  14. Europe: A History by  Norman Davies

  15. Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think Peter H. Diamandis & Steven Kotler

  16. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

  17. The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

  18. 1776 by David McCullough

  19. The Notes: Ronald Reagan’s Private Collection of Stories and Wisdom by Ronald Reagan 

  20. The World According to Mister Rogers by Fred Rogers

  21. The Trident: The Forging and Reforging of a Navy SEAL Leader by Jason Redman & John Bruning

  22. Do the Work by Steven Pressfield 

  23. Self-Reliance and Other Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson

  24. Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War That Won It by John Ferling 

  25. Empires of the Sea: The Siege of Malta, the Battle of Lepanto, and the Contest for the Center of the World by Roger Crowley 

  26. The Enchiridion by Epictetus 

  27. Why Don’t We Learn from History? by B.H. Liddell Hart 

  28. Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely

  29. Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford 

  30. The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Baltasar Gracian 

  31. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin 

  32. The Art of War by Sun-tzu 

  33. No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II by Doris Kearns Goodwin 

  34. The Moral Sayings of Publius Syrus: A Roman Slave by Publilius Syrus

  35. Skills With People by Les Giblin

  36. The 50th Law by Robert Greene & 50 Cent

  37. Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. by Ron Chernow

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