15 Books

One of my Facebook friends posted a note listing fifteen books they found influential. Here is my list of fifteen books (off the top of my head).

  1. 1984 by George Orwell
  2. Born to Run by Christopher Mcdougall
  3. The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
  4. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
  5. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
  6. The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry
  7. Ishmael by Daniel Quinn
  8. The Last Lion by William Manchester
  9. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
  10. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  11. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
  12. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  13. The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
  14. The World Without Us by Alan Weisman
  15. Why We Do What We Do by Edward Deci

Feel free to comment with your own list. I’m always looking for recommendations.

One Comment

  1. C.T says:

    I'd go with
    1. Paradox of Choice
    2. Outliers
    3. Jacob Have I Loved
    4. The One Minute Manager
    5. The Prince (The Macheavelian Principle)