The Best Books:
Recommended Reading List

This page is a reading list covering the best books I have read. You’ll find more than 100 good books to read, organized by category. The best books to read in each category are listed under the “Top Picks” section for that category.

Want to keep things simple? To get some great book recommendations without feeling overwhelmed just check out the “10 Best” lists under the Start Here section below.

Index of the Best Books

Looking for more good books to read? Click the links below to jump to a specific category.

I. Start Here

  1. 10 Best Nonfiction Books of All-Time
  2. 10 Best Fiction Books of All-Time
  3. 25 Best-Selling Books of All-Time

II. Best Nonfiction Books

  1. Best Biographies and Memoirs
  2. Best Business Books
  3. Best Creativity Books
  4. Best Fitness and Nutrition Books
  5. Best Leadership Books
  6. Best Philosophy Books
  7. Best Psychology Books
  8. Best Science Books
  9. Best Self-Help Books
  10. Best Writing Books

III. Best Fiction Books

  1. Best Novels of All-Time
  2. Best Fantasy Books
  3. Best Science Fiction Books

How to Read More Books

I use a simple process to read a lot of books. If you’re interested in reading books more consistently, you may find it useful.

I explain my whole approach in this article: How to Read More: The Simple System I’m Using to Read 30+ Books Per Year.

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