Could you recommend some of your all-time favorite books?

Sure.

Since the early 90s I’ve been reading about a book a week, so that adds up to quite a few books. I’ll scan my office bookshelves to recall which ones had a meaningful impact on me after I read them.

Here are some of my personal favorites in no particular order:

Edit 8/22/06: A more complete version of this list, conveniently sorted into categories, can be found here: personal development books.

I guess I have a lot of favorite books. ūüôā

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