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100+ Must Read Books

in 2020

Writing

Each year we ask you what books have inspired you, or that you have given to others. Then we take your answers, plus add a few of our own and turn them into our annual list. We hope it proves useful.

Wellbeing

by David Brooks

The Second Mountain

An exploration of what it takes to lead a meaningful life in a self-centered world. A true understanding of how to live for you and for others.

by Wim Hof

The Wim Hof Method

This book will change your life. It will show you how to tap into your body and mind’s amazing potential.

by Isabel Hardman

Natural Health Service

A fascinating study into the benefits that the great outdoors can bring to our mental health.

by Katherine May

Wintering

A gentle exploration of the dark season of life, and how we can learn to accept it, learn from it, and welcome the new season in.

by Jenny Odell

How To Do Nothing

Everything is out to steal our attention. Information is everywhere. Behold: an action plan for resistance.

by Robert Bright

Vagus Nerve

The key to overcoming depression and reducing chronic pain may well lie in our understanding of how our nervous system works.

by Anthony de Mello

The Way To Love

31 beautiful meditations that grapple with the ultimate question of love and how to break through the great obstacle to love.

by Kapil Gupta

Direct Truth

A deep dive in to the non-prescriptive Truths to the enduring questions of life. A no nonsense look at how you can get to the heart of the matter.

by Chalmers Brothers

Language and the Pursuit of Happiness

How understanding language and conversation can lead to improved relationships at home and at work and, ultimately, make us happier.

by David Foster Wallace

This is Water

A quick read but one that will stay with you for days, weeks and months after you have put it done. Profound advice on how to live in the 21st century.

Money

by Morgan Housel

The Psychology of Money

Truly insightful and bursting with interesting ideas and practical takeaways. Essential reading for anyone interested in being better with money.

by Jason A. Williams

Bitcoin: Hard Money You Can’t F*ck With

Bitcoin. No-one controls it. No governments, no companies, no central banks, no money printing. It’s a revolution as big as the internet. This book explains how it works simple, readable terms.

by Satoshi Nakamoto

The White Paper

Published in 2008 and described what would later be known as Bitcoin is now known as the Rosetta Stone of the Blockchain world. Revolutionary.

by Naval Ravikant

How To Get Rich Without Getting Lucky

The tweetstorm that went viral from a modern thinker on the complete wealth-creating process and how to make that work for you.

by Julie Ann Cairns

The Abundance Code

How to re-write your subconscious programming to make sure that you are consciously attracting your goals for financial freedom.

by Darren Hardy

The Compound Effect

Small consistent actions will bring long-term rewards. That is the key thinking made in this pithy look at how to kickstart your life and success.

by James Suzman

Affluence Without Abundance

Filled with important insights that range from hunting to how we think about time, money, or success. A unique look at how we have gotten to where we are.

by Dr Seuss

Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

A combination of mastery, mystery, and possibility, Dr. Seuss’s zany learnings and heart-felt messages have only grown in popularity since it was published.

by Tony Robbins

Money Master Game

A giant in the industry, Tony’s timeless words of wisdom that action is stronger than knowledge have a place more now than ever.

by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Skin In The Game

Do beats Explain every time. To make a difference to things, you need to have skin in the game, once you have that, everything else changes.

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