A self–help book is one that is written with the intention to instruct its readers on solving personal problems. The books take their name from Self–Help, an 1859 best-seller by Samuel Smiles, but are also known and classified under “self–improvement”, a term that is a modernized version of self–help. Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu The … Continue reading 50 Self-Help Classics
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Eckhart Tolle was born in Germany. When he was 29, a profound spiritual transformation virtually dissolved his old identity and radically changed the course of his life. He is now a counsellor and spiritual teacher, and the author of The Power of Now, Practising the Power of Now and Stillness Speaks. The Fall: The Insanity of the Ego in … Continue reading 24 Books Recommended by Eckhart Tolle’s
Elon Reeve Musk is a South African-born American business magnate, investor, engineer, and inventor. He is the founder, CEO, and CTO of SpaceX.
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A plot twist is a radical change in the expected direction or outcome of the plot of a books. Ranking based on numbers of votes on Goodreads user forums. 1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7) by J.K. Rowling 2. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie 3. My Sister’s Keeper by … Continue reading 500 Best Books With Unexpected Plot Twists
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In early 2010 Harvard Book Store employees worked together to come up with a list of our favorite books. Each staff member submitted a list of their favorite books of all time, in (rough) order of preference. Their selections were then weighted according to the order and the results were tabulated. It was by no … Continue reading Harvard Top 100
William Henry “Bill” Gates III is an American business magnate, investor, author, and philanthropist. In 1975, Gates and Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft, which became the world’s largest PC software company. The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves (P.S.) by Matt Ridley Capital in the Twenty First Century by Thomas Piketty, Arthur Goldhammer Energy Myths and Realities: Bringing … Continue reading 189 Book Recommendations From Bill Gates
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The list was compiled based on votes from the Goodreads community. 1. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand (65 people voted) 2. The Road to Serfdom by Friedrich A. Hayek (45 people voted) 3. 1984 by George Orwell (42 people voted) 4. Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics by … Continue reading The 287 Best Libertarian Books
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Children’s Various by Dr. Seuss Geisel published 46 children’s books, often characterized by imaginative characters, rhyme, and frequent use of anapestic meter. His most celebrated books include the bestselling Green Eggs and Ham, The Cat in the Hat, The Lorax, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Horton Hatches the Egg, Horton Hears a … Continue reading Reddit’s 200 Most Recommended Fiction