RRATH: Required Reading for All Thinking Humans

Book With CoffeeIn no particular order, an ever-changing & expanding list of books that impacted me when I first read themĀ and (most importantly) which I keep referring back to and recommending to others:

Non-Fiction

The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less

The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles

The Soul of Money: Reclaiming the Wealth of Our Inner Resources

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

Stumbling on Happiness

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Most Human Human: What Artificial Intelligence Teaches Us About Being Alive

Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success
my book report on Give and Take

Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wicked Good Prose

Women & Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny

Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community

Salt: A World History

The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Debt: The First 5,000 Years

The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness

Fiction

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami

Sula by Toni Morrison

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies by Laura Esquivel

Running in the Family by Michael Ondaatje

Somewhere between fiction & non-fiction

Between the World and Me

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

The Complete Maus

Poetry

Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words by David Whyte

A Thousand Mornings: Poems by Mary Oliver

The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems (Bilingual Edition) (English and Spanish Edition) by Pablo Neruda

Spiritual Growth

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

Meditation in Action

The Wisdom of the Enneagram: The Complete Guide to Psychological and Spiritual Growth for the Nine Personality Types

The Tao of Pooh