2020 Oct-Dec : Book Recommendations


The Psychology of Money – Morgan Housel

The Practice – Seth Godin

The 33 Strategies of War – Robert Greene

The Art of Seduction – Robert Greene

The Richest Man in Babylon – George S. Clason

Classic Literature

A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court – Mark Twain

Complete Works of Guy de Maupassant

Greatest Works of Edgar Allan Poe

An Introduction to Tagore – Viswa Bharati

Essay Collections

Consider the Lobster – David Foster Wallace

Brief interviews with Hideous Men – David Foster Wallace

The Art of the Publisher – Roberto Calasso


The Pleasures of the Damned: Selected Poems 1951-1993 – Charles Bukowski

Collected Poems of Robert Frost – Vintage Classics

First Four Books of Poems – Louis Glück

No Art: Poems – Ben Lerner

The Hatred of Poetry – Ben Lerner


The Art of Communication – Thich Nhat Hanh

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind – Shunryu Suzuki

Of Anger – Seneca

Think Like a Monk – Jay Shetty

The Way of Zen – Alan Watts

The Book of Five Rings – Miyamoto Musashi


Karpov on Karpov – Anatoly Karpov

Grandmaster Repertoire (series) – Boris Avrukh

100 Endgames You Must Know – Jesus de la Villa

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