This page shares my all time most recommended books, based on many hours of reading and research. Organised by category, the full list covers more than 2000 hours of reading.
You can think of this as a good starting point for researching any topic. For each listing, i’ve added some notes to guide you what to look for in each text.
Short of time? Start with my Top 100 Recommended Books or scroll down the page to view reading lists by subject.
I. Growth Nomad’s Top 100 Books
These are my Top 100 Books Recommendations covering all aspects of personal and professional growth. You’ll find self-help classics like Think And Grow Rich, lesser known titles like The Start Up Factory and accessible introductions to Quantum Computing and Artificial Intelligence, which are set to change the world we live in.
Best Books by Category
Want to find the best books by category? Get started with the below:
- Best Business Books
- Best Biographies
- Best Spiritual Books
- Best Fitness Books
- Best Philosophy Books
- Best Classics Books
- Best Science Books
- Best Psychology Books
- Best Economics Books
- Best Writing Books
III. Inspired Books on Specialist Subjects
For those looking to find inspiration on subjects like Artificial Intelligence, Growth Hacking or Remote Working.
- Best Books on Artificial Intelligence
- Best Books on Growth Hacking
- Best Books on Remote Working
IV. Book Summaries
Every day I make a habit of reading a new book. I then summarise what I have learned by writing concise summaries of the main ideas. You can read all of these notes on my book summaries page.
V. How to Read More Books
Last year I read 400+ books from cover to cover. To achieve this, I used a simple technique to make book reading a habit.
If you are interested in reading more consistently, I have summarised my methods in my How To Read More Books PDF