RUBEN’S RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TITAN BOOKS IN HIS PERSONAL LIBRARY

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The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran

By: Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran’s masterpiece, The Prophet, is one of the most beloved classics of our time. Published in 1923, it has been translated into more than twenty languages, and the American editions alone have sold more than nine million copies.

Tao Tee Ching

By: Lao Tzu

In eighty-one brief chapters, Lao-tzu’s Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, provides advice that imparts balance and perspective, a serene and generous spirit, and teaches us how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from being in…

The Untethered Soul

By: Michael A. Singer

What would it be like to free yourself from limitations and soar beyond your boundaries? What can you do each day to discover inner peace and serenity? The Untethered Soul offers simple yet profound answers to these questions.

The Purpose Driven Life

By: Rick Warren

Rick Warren is often called “America’s most influential spiritual leader.” He and his wife, Kay, founded Saddleback Church in Orange County, California, which is now one of the largest and best-known churches in the world. He also wrote…

The Power of Now

By: Eckhart Tolle

It’s no wonder that The Power of Now has sold over 2 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over 30 foreign languages. Much more than simple principles and platitudes, the book takes readers on an inspiring spiritual journey to find…

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

By: Shunryu Suzuki

Named one of the 100 Best Spiritual Books of the Twentieth Century (Spirituality & Practice)

A 50th Anniversary edition of the bestselling Zen classic on meditation, maintaining a curious and…

Meditations, by Marcus Aurelius

By: Marcus Aurelius

Written in Greek by an intellectual Roman emperor without any intention of publication, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius  offer a wide range of fascinating spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and…

Letters from A Stoic

By: Lucius Annaeus Seneca

For several years of his turbulent life, Seneca was the guiding hand of the Roman Empire. His inspired reasoning derived mainly from the Stoic principles, which had originally been developed some centuries earlier in Athens.

On the Shortness of Life, by Seneca

By: Seneca

On the Shortness of Life is Seneca’s best-known work. It offers piercing and profound insights into human nature, and a vision of the good life, summarised in his aphorism,

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

By: Richard Bach

This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of doing something well, even if only for themselves…

As A Man Thinketh

By: James Allen

James Allen was born on November 28, 1864 in Leicester, England. In 1879, in an effort to support his family and help his failed stocking knitting business, Allen’s father traveled to the United States in search of ways to help his business…

Grit, by Angela Duckworth

By: Angela Duckworth

The daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of “genius,” Angela Duckworth is now a celebrated researcher and professor. It was her early eye-opening stints in teaching, business consulting, and neuroscience that led to her hypothesis…

Self Mastery Through Conscious Autosuggestion

By: Emile Cou, Emile Coue

In Coué’s authoritative book on Self Mastery, you get a work of real and unique value. After twenty years of scientific study-experimenting with thousands of persons-Prof. Coué discovered a fundamental principle of life, and developed a “method”…

Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior

By: Leonard Mlodinow

From the bestselling author of The Drunkard’s Walk and coauthor of The Grand Design (with Stephen Hawking), a startling and eye-opening examination of how the unconscious mind shapes…

The Magic of Thinking Big

By: David J. Schwartz

Millions of people throughout the world have improved their lives using The Magic of Thinking Big. Dr. David J. Schwartz, long regarded as one of the foremost experts on motivation, will help you sell better, manage better, earn more money, and…

Psycho-Cybernetics, by Maxwell Maltz

By: Maxwell Maltz

Cybernetics (loosely translated from the Greek): “a helmsman who steers his ship to port.” Psycho-Cybernetics is a term coined by Dr. Maxwell Maltz, which means, “steering your mind to a…

Mindset, by Carol S. Dweck

By: Dr Carol Dweck

World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea-the power of our mindset.

The Secret

By: Rhonda Byrne

In 2006, a groundbreaking feature-length film revealed the great mystery of the universe—The Secret—and, later that year, Rhonda Byrne followed with a book that became a worldwide bestseller.

The Marshmallow Test: Why Self-Control is the Engine of Success

By: Walter Mischel

A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications for her behavior later in life?

The Four Agreements

By: Don Miguel Ruiz

In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code…

The China Study

By: T. Colin Campbell, Thomas M. Campbell II

More than 30 years ago, nutrition researcher T. Colin Campbell and his team at Cornell, in partnership with teams in China and England, embarked upon the China Study, the most comprehensive study ever undertaken of the relationship between…

Sleep: The Myth of 8 Hours, the Power of Naps, and the New Plan to Recharge Your Body and Mind

By: Nick Littlehales

One-third of our lives — that’s 3,000 hours a year–is spent trying to sleep. The time we spend in bed shapes our moods, motivation, alertness … 

Why We Sleep.

By: Matthew Walker PhD

Why We Sleep is an important and fascinating book…Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs. I suspect his book will do the same for you.” —Bill Gates

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

By: Héctor García, Francesc Miralles

Bring meaning and joy to all your days with this internationally bestselling guide to the Japanese concept ofikigai(pronouncedee-key-guy)…

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain

By: John J. Ratey MD, Eric Hagerman

Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect, and function better than ever simply by elevating your heart rate and breaking a sweat?

The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding

By: Arnold Schwarzenegger

From elite bodybuilding competitors to gymnasts, from golfers to fitness gurus, anyone who works out with weights must own this book—a book that only Arnold Schwarzenegger could write, a book that has earned its reputation as “the bible of bodybuilding.”

Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual

By: Michael Pollan

A useful and funny purse-sized manual that could easily replace all the diet books on your bookshelf.” —Tara Parker-Pope, The New York Times

The Way of the Superior Man

By: David Deida

Though much has changed in society since the first publication of The Way of the Superior Man, men of all ages still “tussle with the challenges of women, work, and sexual desire.

No Greater Love, by Mother Teresa

By: Mother Teresa

No Greater Love is the essential wisdom of Mother Teresa — the most accessible, intimate, and inspiring book of her teachings.

The Road To Character

By: David Brooks

With the wisdom, humor, curiosity, and sharp insights that have brought millions of readers to his New York Times column and his previous bestsellers, David Brooks has consistently…

The Happiest Baby on the Block

By: Harvey Karp

Thousands of parents, from regular moms and dads to Hollywood superstars, have come to baby expert Dr. Harvey Karp to learn his remarkable techniques for soothing babies and increasing sleep.

The Happiest Toddler on the Block

By: Harvey Karp

Perfect for expecting parents who want to prepare themselves for the challenging toddler years (which starts around eight months of age), this essential guide, a national bestseller by respected pediatrician and child development expert Dr. Harvey Karp…

The 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work

By: John Gottman PhD, Nan Silver

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work has revolutionized the way we understand, repair, and strengthen marriages. John Gottman’s unprecedented study of couples over a period…

The Art of Happiness

By: Dalai Lama

Nearly every time you see him, he’s laughing, or at least smiling. And he makes everyone else around him feel like smiling. He’s the Dalai Lama, the…

Strength to Love

By: Martin Luther King, Jr.

“If there is one book Martin Luther King, Jr. has written that people consistently tell me has changed their lives, it is Strength to Love.

The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World.

By: His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Douglas Carlton Abrams

The occasion was a big birthday. And it inspired two close friends to get together in Dharamsala for a talk about something very important to them. The friends were His Holiness the Dalai Lama…

The Last Lecture

By: Randy Pausch

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” –Randy Pausch Randy Pausch was a professor of Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, and Design at Carnegie Mellon University.

Bold

By: Peter Diamandis

“A visionary roadmap for people who believe they can change the world—and invaluable advice about bringing together the partners and technologies to help them do it.” —President Bill Clinton

The Mamba Mentality: How I Play

By: Kobe Bryant

In the wake of his retirement from professional basketball, Kobe “The Black Mamba” Bryant decided to share his vast knowledge and understanding…

The Compound Effect

By: Darren Hardy

As the central curator of the success media industry for over 25 years, author Darren Hardy has heard it all, seen it all, and tried most of it. This book reveals the core principles that drive success.

The Power of Habit

By: Charles Duhigg

In The Power of Habit, award-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed.

Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable

By: Tim Grover

Direct, blunt, and brutally honest, Grover breaks down what it takes to be unstoppable: you keep going when everyone else is giving up, you thrive under pressure, you never let your emotions make you weak.

The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance.

By: Josh Waitzkin

In his riveting new book, The Art of Learning, Waitzkin tells his remarkable story of personal achievement and shares the principles of learning and performance that have propelled him to the top—twice.

The Talent Code

By: Dalai Lama

What is the secret of talent? How do we unlock it? In this groundbreaking work, journalist and New York Times bestselling author Daniel Coyle provides…

The War of Art

By: Steven Pressfield

A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul.

Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life

By: Mihaly Csikszentmihalhi

What makes a good life? Is it money? An important job? Leisure time? Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi believes our obsessive focus on such measures has led us astray.

The Greatest Salesman in the World

By: Og Mandino

“Every sales manager should read The Greatest Salesman in the World. It is a book to keep at the bedside, or on the living room table—a book to dip into as needed, to browse in now and then, to…

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

By: Peter Thiel

The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things.

How to Win Friends and Influence People

By: Peter Diamandis

Dale Carnegie’s rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried countless people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives.

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

By: Robert B. Cialdini

In this highly acclaimed New York Times bestseller, Dr. Robert B. Cialdini—the seminal expert in the field of influence and persuasion—explains the psychology of why people say yes and how to apply…

The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups

By: Daniel Coyle

Where does great culture come from? How do you build and sustain it in your group, or strengthen a culture that needs fixing?

The Lessons of History

By: Will Durant

With their accessible compendium of philosophy and social progress, the Durants take us on a journey through history, exploring the possibilities and limitations of humanity over time.

Sapiens

By: Yuval Noah Harari

From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us…

21 Lessons for the 21st Century

By: Yuval Noah Harari

How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions still relevant? What should we teach our children?

The Art of War

By: Sun Tzu

This collectible edition of “The Art of War by Sun Tzu” presents these timeless instructions regarding military strategy and managing conflict in two complete versions, with over 260 pages of content.

Outliers

By: Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of “outliers”–the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying-Up

By: Marie Kondō

Impossible? A common response and not surprising, considering that almost everyone has experienced a rebound effect at least once, if not multiple times…

The Diary of a Young Girl

By: Anne Frank

In 1942, with the Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl and her family fled their home in Amsterdam and went into hiding.

Principles

By: Ray Dalio

In 1975, Ray Dalio founded an investment firm, Bridgewater Associates, out of his two-bedroom apartment in New York City.

Rich Dad. Poor Dad.

By: Robert T Kiyosaki

The #1 Personal Finance book of all time, Robert Kiyosaki shares the story of his two dad: his real father, whom he calls his poor dad, ‘ and the father…

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing

By: John C. Bogle

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing is the classic guide to getting smart about the market. Legendary mutual fund pioneer John C. Bogle reveals his key to getting more out of…

Think and Grow Rich

By: Sun Tzu

Napoleon Hill was born in Wise County, Virginia. He began his writing career at age 13 as a “mountain reporter” for small town newspapers and went on to become America’s most beloved motivationa…

How To Be Rich

By: J. Paul Getty

There are plenty of books on making money by men who haven’t made much. But if J. Paul Getty, who Fortune magazine called “the richest man in the world,” doesn’t know how, who does?

The Intelligent Investor

By: Benjamin Graham, Jason Zweig

The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham, taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham’s philosophy of “value investing”

The Richest Man in Babylon

By: George S. Clason

The ancient Babylonians were the first people to discover the universal laws of prosperity. In his classic bestseller, “The Richest Man in Babylon,” George S. Clason reveals their secrets for creating, growing, and preserving wealth.

Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings

By: Philip A. Fisher

Widely respected and admired, Philip Fisher is among the most influential investors of all time. His investment philosophies, introduced almost forty years ago, are not only studied and applied by today’s financiers and investors, but are also…

Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

By: Nelson Mandela

by Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom, The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela Abridged edition

Man’s Search for Meaning

By: Viktor E. Frankl

This seminal book, which has been called “one of the outstanding contributions to psychological thought” by Carl Rogers and “one of the great books of our…

The Alchemist

By: Paulo Coelho

A special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller, including a new Foreword by Paulo Coelho.

Walden

By: Henry David Thoreau

For nearly two centuries scholars, critics, radicals, and revolutionaries have wrestled with the ideas that Thoreau presented in Walden, his exploration of self-reliance, self-reflection, and self-discovery.

Self-Reliance and Other Essays

By: Ralph Waldo Emmerson

Essayist, poet, and philosopher, Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882) propounded a transcendental idealism emphasizing self-reliance, self-culture, and individual expression.

The 48 Laws of Power

By: Robert Greene

Some laws teach the need for prudence (“Law 1: Never Outshine the Master”), others teach the value of confidence (“Law 28: Enter Action with Boldness”), and many recommend absolute self-preservation…

Steve Jobs

By: Walter Isaacson

At a time when America is seeking ways to sustain its innovative edge, Jobs stands as the ultimate icon of inventiveness and applied imagination.

Einstein

By: Walter Isaacson

By the author of the acclaimed bestsellers Benjamin Franklin and Steve Jobs, this is the definitive biography of Albert Einstein.

Losing My Virginity: How I Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way.

By: Richard Branson

In this stressed-out, overworked age, Richard Branson gives us a new model: a dynamic, hardworking, successful entrepreneur who lives…

Shoe Dog.

By: Phil Knight

Bill Gates named Shoe Dog one of his five favorite books of 2016 and called it “an amazing tale, a refreshingly honest reminder of what the path to business success really looks like.

Edison

By: Edmund Morris

Although Thomas Alva Edison was the most famous American of his time, and remains an international name today, he is mostly remembered only for the gift of universal electric light.

The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

By: Edmund Morris

Book annotation not available for this title.Title: The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt/ Theodore Rex/ Colonel RooseveltAuthor: Morris, EdmundPublisher: Random House IncPublication Date: 2010/11/23Number…

Washington: A Life

By: Ron Chernow

Celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation and the first president of the United States.

My Inventions: The Autobiography of Tesla

By: Nikola Tesla

018 Reprint of 1919 Edition.  Nikola Tesla (1856–1943) was a prophet of the electronic age.

Churchill: Walking with Destiny

By: Andrew Roberts

When we seek an example of great leaders with unalloyed courage, the person who comes to mind is Winston Churchill: the iconic, visionary war leader immune from the consensus of the day,

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

By: Haruki Murakami

While training for the New York City Marathon, Haruki Murakami decided to keep a journal of his progress. The result is a memoir about his intertwined obsessions with running and writing,

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

By: Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called…

Leonardo Da Vinci

By: Walter Isaacson

Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo da Vinci’s astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, Walter Isaacson “deftly reveals an intimate Leonardo”…

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

By: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln’s political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become…

The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.

By: Clayborne Carson

Written in his own words, this history-making autobiography is Martin Luther King: the mild-mannered, inquisitive child and student who chafed under and eventually rebelled against segregation;