Ben Shapiro’s Recommended Reading (94 Books)

  1. Basic Economics: A Citizen’s Guide to the Economy by Thomas Sowell‘Basic
  2. The Quest for Cosmic Justice by Thomas Sowell‘The
  3. The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings, #1-3) by J.R.R. Tolkien‘The
  4. Capitalism and Freedom by Milton Friedman‘Capitalism
  5. Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic
    by Henry Hazlitt‘Economics
  6. 1984 by George Orwell‘1984’
  7. Churchill: A Life by Martin Gilbert‘Churchill:
  8. The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1) by J.R.R. Tolkien‘The
  9. The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton‘The
  10. Reasons to Vote for Democrats: A Comprehensive Guide by Michael J. Knowles‘Reasons
  11. The Spy Who Came In from the Cold by John le Carré‘The
  12. Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty by Daron Acemoğlu‘Why
  13. The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis—and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance by Ben Sasse‘The
  14. The Three Theban Plays: Antigone, Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles‘The
  15. Written Out of History: The Forgotten Founders Who Fought Big Government by Mike Lee‘Written
  16. Black Rednecks & White Liberals: Hope, Mercy, Justice and Autonomy in the
    American Health Care System
    by Thomas SowellBlack Rednecks & White Liberals
  17. The Rise and Fall of Violent Crime in America by Barry Latzer‘The
  18. Going Red: The Two Million Voters Who Will Elect the Next President–and
    How Conservatives Can Win Them
    by Ed MorrisseyGoing Red
  19. The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy Never Does by George Gilder‘The
  20. Knowledge and Power: The Information Theory of Capitalism and How it is
    Revolutionizing our World
    by George Gilder‘Knowledge
  21. Wealth and Poverty: A New Edition for the Twenty-First Century by George Gilder‘Wealth
  22. The War on Cops: How the New Attack on Law and Order Makes Everyone Less
    by Heather Mac Donald‘The
  23. Liberty, Equality, Fraternity by James Fitzjames Stephen‘Liberty,
  24. The Long March: How the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s Changed America by Roger Kimball‘The
  25. Modern Times: The World from the Twenties to the Nineties by Paul Johnson‘Modern
  26. Patriots: The Men Who Started The American Revolution by A.J. Langguth‘Patriots:
  27. Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill‘Utilitarianism’
  28. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell‘Homage
  29. The Possessed by Fyodor Dostoyevsky‘The
  30. The Once and Future King (The Once and Future King #1-4) by T.H. White‘The
  31. The Insanity Offense: How America’s Failure to Treat the Seriously Mentally
    Ill Endangers Its Citizens
    by E. Fuller Torrey‘The
  32. The Whites by Harry Brandt‘The
  33. Childhood’s End by Arthur C. Clarke‘Childhood's
  34. The Professor in the Cage: Why Men Fight and Why We Like to Watch by Jonathan Gottschall‘The
  35. Tragedy And Comedy by Walter KerrImage result for tragedy and comedy walter kerr
  36. The Revenge Of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and
    the Battle Against Fate
    by Robert D. Kaplan‘The
  37. Ghosts of Manila: The Fateful Blood Feud Between Muhammad Ali and Joe
    by Mark Kram‘Ghosts
  38. Ball Four by Jim Bouton‘Ball
  39. String Theory: David Foster Wallace on Tennis by David Foster Wallace‘String
  40. Earth Abides by George R. Stewart‘Earth
  41. Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank‘Alas,
  42. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote‘In
  43. The Source by James A. Michener‘The
  44. Exodus by Leon Uris‘Exodus’
  45. The Beast That Crouches at the Door: Adam & Eve, Cain & Abel, and Beyond by David Fohrman‘The
  46. Myths and Facts: A Guide to the Arab-Israeli Conflict by Mitchell G. Bard‘Myths
  47. Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance‘Hillbilly
  48. The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth‘The
  49. Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer‘Into
  50. The Second World War by John Keegan‘The
  51. The Face Of Battle: A Study Of Agincourt, Waterloo And The Somme by John Keegan‘The
  52. The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill (The Last Lion, #1-3) by William Manchester‘The
  53. Churchill by Paul Johnson‘Churchill’
  54. The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt‘The
  55. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis‘Babbitt’
  56. The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy by Daniel Yergin‘The
  57. It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis‘It
  58. The Plot Against America by Philip Roth‘The
  59. Patriotism Is Not Enough: Harry Jaffa, Walter Berns, and the Arguments that
    Redefined American Conservatism
    by Steven F. Hayward‘Patriotism
  60. Natural Right and History by Leo Strauss‘Natural
  61. Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals by Immanuel Kant‘Groundwork
  62. Based on a True Story: Not a Memoir by Norm Macdonald‘Based
  63. The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of
    Brilliant Technologies
    by Erik Brynjolfsson‘The
  64. Candide by Voltaire‘Candide’
  65. The Upside of Inequality: How Good Intentions Undermine the Middle Class by Edward Conard‘The
  66. American Pastoral (The American Trilogy, #1) by Philip Roth‘American
  67. Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010 by Charles Murray‘Coming
  68. The Genius of Judaism by Bernard-Henri Lévy‘The
  69. I Am George Washington by Brad Meltzer‘I
  70. I am Martin Luther King, Jr. by Brad Meltzer‘I
  71. I am Abraham Lincoln by Brad Meltzer‘I
  72. Safety On: An Introduction to the World of Firearms for Children by Yehuda Remer‘Safety
  73. When We Were Five: The Diary of an American Family by Derek Gray‘When
  74. The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis‘The
  75. Mussolini’s Italy: Life Under the Fascist Dictatorship, 1915-1945 by Richard J.B. Bosworth‘Mussolini's
  76. Franco: A Biography by Paul PrestonFranco
  77. Mao: The Unknown Story by Jung Chang‘Mao:
  78. The Coming of the Third Reich (The History of the Third Reich, #1) by Richard J. Evans‘The
  79. ¡Adios, America!: The Left’s Plan to Turn Our Country into a Third World
    by Ann Coulter‘¡Adios,
  80. Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion by Paul Bloom‘Against
  81. The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life by Richard J. Herrnstein‘The
  82. Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss‘Horton
  83. The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss‘The
  84. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo‘The
  85. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo‘Les
  86. The Stranger by Albert Camus‘The
  87. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky‘Crime
  88. Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand‘Cyrano
  89. Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of
    Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam
    by H.R. McMaster‘Dereliction
  90. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari‘Sapiens:
  91. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi‘Flow:
  92. On Human Nature by Edward O. Wilson‘On
  93. The Challenge of Modernizing Islam: Reformers Speak Out and the Obstacles
    They Face
    by Christine Douglass-Williams‘The



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