This list will be updated whenever I finish reading a new book that I feel has the proper grit and capability to steer readers into a more optimal way of living.
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The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca Translated by Moses Hadas
“Moses Hadas has selected letters and essays which reveal Seneca’s major philosophical themes — the relationship of the individual to society and to the gods; the meaning of pain and misfortune; man’s attitudes to change, time, and death; and the nature of the highest good and of the happy life.”
Becoming a Supple Leopard 2nd Edition by Kelly Starrett and Glen Cordoza
“Improve your athletic performance, extend your athletic career, treat stiffness and achy joints, and prevent and rehabilitate injuries—all without having to seek out a coach, doctor, chiropractor, physical therapist, or masseur.
The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz
“In this captivating, vibrant, and convincing narrative, based on a nine-year-long investigation, Teicholz shows how the misinformation about saturated fats took hold in the scientific community and the public imagination, and how recent findings have overturned these beliefs.”
The Art of Seduction by Robert Greene
“Charm, persuasion, the ability to create illusions: these are some of the many dazzling gifts of the Seducer, the compelling figure who is able to manipulate, mislead, and give pleasure all at once.”
The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
“Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, The 48 Laws of Power is the definitive manual for anyone interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control.”
Brother Iron, Sister Steel by Dave Draper
“Training techniques, exercise descriptions and nutritional strategies form the book’s foundation, but what glues this book together are Dave’s personal experiences and insights, humor and candidness, all of which speak to the heart and soul.”
The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
“Composed in 1643 by the famed duelist and undefeated samurai Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings analyzes the process of struggle and mastery over conflict that underlies every level of human interaction.”
Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo
“Practical Paleo explains why avoiding both processed foods and foods marketed as “healthy” — like grains, legumes, and pasteurized dairy — will improve how you look and feel and lead to lasting weight loss.”
Seal Team Six by Howard E. Wasdin
“Howard Wasdin takes readers deep inside the world of Navy SEALS and Special Forces snipers, beginning with the grueling selection process of Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) the toughest and longest military training in the world.”
The Way of the Superior Man by David Deida
“In The Way of the Superior Man, David Deida explores the most important issues in men’s lives-from career and family to women and intimacy to love and spirituality and relationships-to offer a practical guidebook for living a masculine life of integrity, authenticity, and freedom.”
Your Brain on Porn by Gary Wilson
“In Your Brain on Porn Wilson provides a concise introduction to the phenomenon of internet porn addiction that draws on both first-person accounts and the findings of cognitive neuroscience. In a voice that is generous and humane, he also offers advice for those who want to stop using internet pornography.”
Sex at Dawn by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha
“Ryan and Jethå’s central contention is that human beings evolved in egalitarian groups that shared food, child care, and, often, sexual partners. Weaving together convergent, frequently overlooked evidence from anthropology, archaeology, primatology, anatomy, and psychosexuality, the authors show how far from human nature monogamy really is.”
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, translated by Gregory Hays
“With a profound understanding of human behavior, Marcus provides insights, wisdom, and practical guidance on everything from living in the world to coping with adversity to interacting with others.”
Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
“Societies that had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter-gatherer stage, and then developed religion as well as nasty germs and potent weapons of war and adventured on sea and land to conquer and decimate preliterate cultures.”
The Multi-Orgasmic Man by Mantak Chia
“At last, simple physical and psychological techniques that allow men to fulfill their dreams and women’s fantasies.
Learn to Separate Orgasm and Ejaculation! Enjoy Increased Vitality and Longevity! Become Multi-Orgasmic Now!”
Sorayama Masterworks by Hajime Sorayama
“The complete works of the acclaimed illustrator best-known for his sexy robots”
PreFab Green by Michelle Kaufmann and Cathy Remick
“In PreFab Green, architect Michelle Kaufmann shares her vision of creating thoughtful, sustainable design for everyone.”
Nano House by Phyllis Richardson
“This lively book is the perfect resource and inspiration for designers, architects, builders — for anyone looking to maximize living space with minimal environmental impact.”
Don’t Make Me Think by Steve Krug
“Five years and more than 100,000 copies after it was first published, it’s hard to imagine anyone working in Web design who hasn’t read Steve Krug’s “instant classic” on Web usability, but people are still discovering it every day.”
The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
“Bestselling novelist Steven Pressfield identifies the enemy that every one of us must face, outlines a battle plan to conquer this internal foe, then pinpoints just how to achieve the greatest success.”
Tribes by Seth Godin
“A tribe is any group of people, large or small, who are connected to one another, a leader, and an idea. For millions of years, humans have been seeking out tribes, be they religious, ethnic, economic, political, or even musical (think of the Deadheads). It’s our nature.”
Getting Things Done by David Allen
“Allen’s premise is simple: our productivity is directly proportional to our ability to relax. Only when our minds are clear and our thoughts are organized can we achieve effective productivity and unleash our creative potential.”
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
“Dale Carnegie’s first book is a timeless bestseller, packed with rock-solid advice that has carried thousands of now famous people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives.”
Law of Connection by Michael J. Losier
“In Law of Connection, Michael J. Losier gives you the key to successful communication. Using the principles of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), you will soon master the few simple skills needed to create better understanding with people in every aspect of your life. “
Laughter by Robert R. Provine
“Dr. Robert Provine, the world’s leading scientific expert on laughter, investigates such aspects of his subject as its evolution, its role in social relationships, its contagiousness, its neural mechanisms, and its health benefits.”
Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
“Through forceful storytelling and sharp insight, it reminds us all that economics is, at its root, the study of incentives―how people get what they want or need, especially when other people want or need the same thing.”
The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
“Much more than simple principles and platitudes, The Power of Now takes readers on an inspiring spiritual journey to find their true and deepest self and reach the ultimate in personal growth and spirituality: the discovery of truth and light.”
The Last Days of Socrates by Plato, translated by Christopher Rowe
“Plato’s account of Socrates’ trial and death (399 BC) is a significant moment in Classical literature and the life of Classical Athens.”
The Prince Paperback by Niccolò Machiavelli
“. Refreshing in its directness, yet often disturbing in its cold practicality, The Prince sets down a frighteningly pragmatic formula for political fortune.”
Caravaggio by Francine Prose
“Caravaggio’s use of ordinary people, realistically portrayed-street boys, prostitutes, the poor, the aged-was a profound and revolutionary innovation that left its mark on generations of artists.”
Leaders Who Changed the World by Gordon Kerr
“Leaders who Changed the World explores the lives and careers of such extraordinary individuals as Julius Caesar, Napoleon Bonaparte, Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela.”
Net Smart by Howard Rheingold
“In Net Smart, cyberculture expert Howard Rheingold shows us how to use social media intelligently, humanely, and, above all, mindfully.”
Financial Serial Killers by Tom Ajamie and Bruce Kelly
“By using true tales of thieves, swindlers, and fraudsters at work, Financial Serial Killers illustrates how these perpetrators get their hooks into investors’ wallets, savings accounts, and portfolios — and never let go.”
Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
“Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant-in the blink of an eye-that actually aren’t as simple as they seem.”
Great By Choice by Jim Collins
“With a team of more than twenty researchers, Collins and Hansen studied companies that rose to greatness-beating their industry indexes by a minimum of ten times over fifteen years-in environments characterized by big forces and rapid shifts that leaders could not predict or control.”
Everything’s Eventual by Stephen King
“Enter a nightmarish mindscape of unrelenting horror and shocking revelations that could only come from the imagination of the greatest storyteller of our time.”