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When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
Kalanithi was a surgeon who received a terminal cancer diagnosis – how he approaches death with grace and deals wiht the end of his life is amazing.
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
Harari explains how the humna rcae hasa become whta it is todaya.
He outlines 3 revolutions that have enabled us to organise around things that do not physically exist like think religion, capitalism, and politics.
It’s complex but simple and will blow your mind.
Friday Night Lights, 25th Anniversary Edition: A Town, a Team, and a Dream by H.G. Bissinger
The book on which the film and series are based, the true story of the Permian Panthers of Odessa—the winningest high-school football team in Texas history is an incredible read.
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
The true story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympian turned WW2 bomber who was shot down over the Pacific only to be rescued and sent to a Japanese POW camp, is an unforgettable tale of resilience in the face of extremity.
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear
James Clear reveals practical strategies that teach you exactly how to form good habits and break bad ones.
You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems.
Super practical science mixed with inspiring stories, this is one of the most actionable books you’ll ever read.
Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein
Epstein reveals, through research on the world’s top performers, from professional athletes to Nobel laureates, that early specialization is the exception, not the rule when it comes to excellence.
Epstein makes the case that in a more complex world, generalists do better than specialists. This book will show you the value of stretching outside your comfort zone and upskilling yourself across the board.
American Kingpin: Catching the Billion-Dollar Baron of the Dark Web by Nick Bilton
Ross Ulbricht did everything you’re supposed to do in America. Built an innovative business using new frontier technologies.
The problem was, it was the Amazon for selling drugs. And he almost got away with it.
It’s a barely believable story – you’ll struggle to put it down.
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