My 100 books challenge(2019-2023)

Top 10 My 100 books challenge(2019-2023) : Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, What Every Body is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People, The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success, The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, Think and Grow Rich, The Man Who Stayed Behind, An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales, Awakenings, There's No Such Thing as a Dragon

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience
AuthorMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
ISBN0060920432
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Книга «Поток» представляет собой очень нетривиальный подход к проблемам эмоциональной жизни человека и регуляции поведения. Радость...
What Every Body is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People
AuthorJoe Navarro
ISBN0061438294
He says that's his best offer. Is it?

She says she agrees. Does she?

The interview went great—or did it?

He said he'd never do it again. But he did.

Read this book and send your nonverbal intelligence soaring. Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer...
The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success
AuthorAlbert-László Barabási
ISBN0316505498
In this pioneering examination of the scientific principles behind success, a leading researcher reveals the surprising ways in which we can turn achievement into success.

Too often, accomplishment does not equate to success. We did the work but didn't get the promotion; we played hard...
The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World
AuthorDavid Deutsch
ISBN0670022756
I am not sure that another book has influenced my thinking quite as much as The Beginning of Infinity.

As I read through Deutsch's many provocative assertions, I often reacted with instinctive scorn and disbelief. But with only a few exceptions, I found myself within a few pages not only persuaded...
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
AuthorStephen R. Covey
ISBN0743269519
When Stephen Covey first released The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, the book became an instant rage because people suddenly got up and took notice that their lives were headed off in the wrong direction; and more than that, they realized that there were so many simple things they could do in...
Think and Grow Rich
AuthorNapoleon Hill
Let's be honest to ourselves and face the truth: success in business depends on a complex equation with a lot of variants, such as 1) how well your business idea adapts to the powers of supply and demand, which govern (and oppress) contemporary society, 2) where you come from economically to begin with...
AuthorSidney Rittenberg
ISBN0822326671
The Man Who Stayed Behind is the remarkable account of Sidney Rittenberg, an American who was sent to China by the U.S. military in the 1940s. A student activist and labor organizer who was fluent in Chinese, Rittenberg became caught up in the turbulence that engulfed China and remained there until the...
An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales
AuthorOliver Sacks
ISBN0330343475
I've read about neurologist Oliver Sacks in other books but I'm pretty sure this was my first experience reading one of his books and I actually really enjoyed it. Sacks writes up narratives for patients he works with or people he meets with neurological conditions in a way that makes it much easier to...
Awakenings
AuthorOliver Sacks
ISBN0375704051
Awakenings--which inspired the major motion picture--is the remarkable story of a group of patients who contracted sleeping-sickness during the great epidemic just after World War I. Frozen for decades in a trance-like state, these men and women were given up as hopeless until 1969, when Dr. Oliver...
AuthorJack Kent
ISBN0009780375
A personal favorite from my own childhood - and actually, one of the few picture books I remember with total clarity. It has stayed with me over the years. There's something so endearing about this story...the small dragon that befriends the little boy. And then in defiance of all who keep saying he can't...
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
AuthorOliver Sacks
ISBN0684853949
If a man has lost a leg or an eye, he knows he has lost a leg or an eye; but if he has lost a self—himself—he cannot know it, because he is no longer there to know it. Dr. Oliver Sacks recounts the stories of patients struggling to adapt to often bizarre worlds of neurological disorder. Here are people who...
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
AuthorNassim Nicholas Taleb
ISBN1400067820
From the bestselling author of The Black Swan and one of the foremost philosophers of our time, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a book on how some systems actually benefit from disorder.

In The Black Swan Taleb outlined a problem; in Antifragile he offers a definitive solution: how to gain from disorder...
Demons
AuthorFyodor Dostoyevsky
Alternate Cover Edition ISBN 0679734511. (ISBN13: 9780679734512)

Inspired by the true story of a political murder that horrified Russians in 1869, Fyodor Dostoevsky conceived of Demons as a "novel-pamphlet" in which he would say everything about the plague of materialist ideology that...
War and Peace
AuthorLeo Tolstoy
ISBN0192833987
In Russia's struggle with Napoleon, Tolstoy saw a tragedy that involved all mankind. Greater than a historical chronicle, War and Peace is an affirmation of life itself, `a complete picture', as a contemporary reviewer put it, `of everything in which people find their happiness and greatness, their...
AuthorWilliam Golding
ISBN0140283331
At the dawn of the next world war, a plane crashes on an uncharted island, stranding a group of schoolboys. At first, with no adult supervision, their freedom is something to celebrate; this far from civilization the boys can do anything they want. Anything. They attempt to forge their own society, failing,...
A History of Western Philosophy
AuthorBertrand Russell
ISBN0671201581
Since its first publication in 1945 Lord Russell's A History of Western Philosophy has been universally acclaimed as the outstanding one-volume work on the subject—unparalleled in its comprehensiveness, its clarity, its erudition, its grace and wit. In seventy-six chapters he traces philosophy...
The Stone Angel
AuthorMargaret Laurence
ISBN0771099894
In her best-loved novel, The Stone Angel, Margaret Laurence introduces Hagar Shipley, one of the most memorable characters in Canadian fiction. Stubborn, querulous, self-reliant – and, at ninety, with her life nearly behind her – Hagar Shipley makes a bold last step towards freedom and independence.

As...
The Maltese Falcon
AuthorDashiell Hammett
ISBN0752865331
Sam Spade is hired by the fragrant Miss Wonderley to track down her sister, who has eloped with a louse called Floyd Thursby. But Miss Wonderley is in fact the beautiful and treacherous Brigid O'Shaughnessy, and when Spade's partner Miles Archer is shot while on Thursby's trail, Spade finds himself...
Life at the Bottom: The Worldview That Makes the Underclass
AuthorTheodore Dalrymple
ISBN1566635055
Here is a searing account-probably the best yet published-of life in the underclass and why it persists as it does. Theodore Dalrymple, a British psychiatrist who treats the poor in a slum hospital and a prison in England, has seemingly seen it all. Yet in listening to and observing his patients, he is...
AuthorJoyce Cary
ISBN0940322196
The Horse's Mouth, the third and most celebrated volume of Joyce Cary's First Trilogy, is perhaps the finest novel ever written about an artist. Its painter hero, the charming and larcenous Gulley Jimson, has an insatiable genius for creation and a no less remarkable appetite for destruction. Is he...
I, Claudius
AuthorRobert Graves
Into the 'autobiography' of Clau-Clau-Claudius, the pitiful stammerer who was destined to become Emperor in spite of himself, Graves packs the everlasting intrigues, the depravity, the bloody purges and mounting cruelty of the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius, soon to culminate in the deified insanity...
AuthorLeo Tolstoy
Acclaimed by many as the world's greatest novel, Anna Karenina provides a vast panorama of contemporary life in Russia and of humanity in general. In it Tolstoy uses his intense imaginative insight to create some of the most memorable characters in all of literature. Anna is a sophisticated woman who...
Modern Man in Search of a Soul
AuthorC.G. Jung
ISBN0156612062
A provocative and enlightening look at spiritual unease and its contribution to the void in modern civilization

Considered by many to be one of the most important books in the field of psychology, Modern Man in Search of a Soul is a comprehensive introduction to the thought of Carl Gustav Jung....
Notes from Underground
AuthorFyodor Dostoyevsky
Dostoevsky’s most revolutionary novel, Notes from Underground marks the dividing line between nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction, and between the visions of self each century embodied. One of the most remarkable characters in literature, the unnamed narrator is a former official who...
Island
AuthorAldous Huxley
ISBN0060085495
In Island, his last novel, Huxley transports us to a Pacific island where, for 120 years, an ideal society has flourished. Inevitably, this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world. A conspiracy is underway to take over Pala, and events begin to move when an agent of the conspirators,...
The Emigrants
AuthorVilhelm Moberg
ISBN0873513193
Considered one of Sweden's greatest 20th-century writers, Vilhelm Moberg created Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson to portray the joys and tragedies of daily life for early Swedish pioneers in America. His consistently faithful depiction of these humble people's lives is a major strength of the Emigrant...
AuthorVilhelm Moberg
ISBN0873513207
Considered one of Sweden's greatest 20th-century writers, Vilhelm Moberg created Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson to portray the joys and tragedies of daily life for early Swedish pioneers in America. His consistently faithful depiction of these humble people's lives is a major strength of the Emigrant...
AuthorVilhelm Moberg
ISBN0873513223
Considered one of Sweden's greatest 20th-century writers, Vilhelm Moberg created Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson to portray the joys and tragedies of daily life for early Swedish pioneers in America. His consistently faithful depiction of these humble people's lives is a major strength of the Emigrant...
Beyond Good and Evil
AuthorFriedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil is translated from the German by R.J. Hollingdale with an introduction by Michael Tanner in Penguin Classics.

Beyond Good and Evil confirmed Nietzsche's position as the towering European philosopher of his age. The work dramatically rejects...
Man's Search for Meaning
AuthorViktor E. Frankl
Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Based on his own experience and the stories of his patients, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with...
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
AuthorNassim Nicholas Taleb
ISBN0812975219
Yeah, you see. I’ve just checked and most of the other reviews of this book do pretty much what I thought they would do. They complain about the tone. This guy is never going to win an award for modesty and he probably thinks you are stupid and have wasted your life. And it gets worse – like that quote from...
Long Walk To Freedom
AuthorNelson Mandela
ISBN0349116024
From his birth in a village on the banks of the Mbashe River in the Transkei to his politicisation and development as a freedom fighter, this first volume of Nelson Mandela's classic autobiography charts the early years of his life, which culminated in his prison sentence in 1962. Emotive, compelling...
Hemsöborna
AuthorAugust Strindberg
ISBN9127052273
Hemsöborna är en roman av August Strindberg som utgavs 1887, ett år efter Tjänstekvinnans son. Strindberg gjorde även en dramaversion av berättelsen 1889. Boken skrevs under Strindbergs vistelse i Schweiz och södra Tyskland. De inledande raderna har blivit mycket berömda, så kallad...
The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness
AuthorDave Ramsey
ISBN0785289089
The success stories speak for themselves in this book from money maestro Dave Ramsey. Instead of promising the normal dose of quick fixes, Ramsey offers a bold, no-nonsense approach to money matters, providing not only the how-to but also a grounded and uplifting hope for getting out of debt and achieving...
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