air7: Hands down the book that most influenced me. The book had (for me) not one but several simple-yet-profound ideas that were forever inserted into the foreground of how I make sense of the world. read comments

IanCal: A stunningly good book about cognitive biases, with fairly understated claims and backed up with studies. Excellent advice for life and it's changed how I view decisions and interactions. read comments

ehsanu1: An amazing eye-opener. It's a book about how how to interact with your fellow humans in a way that enriches the lives of everyone around you. It's full of things that should be obvious, but... read comments

retepnap: The book uncovers our misconceptions about what is going on in the world in terms of global population, health and prosperity. It provides you with a sharpened sense of where the world is going... read comments

jonathansorum: Meditations easily has my highest rate of highlighted words in relation to total book length. Seems like every page (almost) has some eternal and profound in it. read comments

jfc: The Count of Monte Cristo is a true masterpiece. I have the unabridged version and have recommended it to others many times. Dumas has profound insight into human nature... read comments

peter_chickens: It is one the best sci-fi books out there. You will love the way it ends. It brings us to realize what we know and what we presently don't understand in the field of physics. read comments

febin: Great book that offers practical advice on how to improve one's life and work through reflection and iteration. read comments

lmiller1990: Sleeping is important, and since I started doing more (and improving the quality of), I feel better and get more done. read comments

mindcrime: Just a fascinating story of a strangely interesting man. Lots of computer industry history embedded in here as well. read comments

aphextron: When I picked this book up at a library I just sat down reading page after page being blown away by how he would describe the exact same sensibilities I had been reaching for... read comments

ericskiff: As someone who doesn't want to "negotiate" and be a hard bargainer across the table, this book taught me how to bring empathy to every negotiation, and to use that get both parties what... read comments

jacobkg: Starts with the thesis that a generation of workers have forgotten how to concentrate on mentally challenging tasks. Full of ideas and inspiration for rebuilding your stamina for intense focused thought. read comments

rayalez: By far the best book on developing habits. Thought it was just another one of those self-help books, but turned out to be very insightful and well written. read comments

credit_guy: In my opinion this is by far the best SciFi book of all time. Hard SciFi, in the style of Arthur C Clarke, but packed with 10 times the “sci” of the Odyssey or Rama... read comments