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Welcome to the Books of Titans Podcast where I (Erik Rostad) seek truth in the world’s best books. My goal is to read 52 books per year and share what I’m learning. I’ll talk a bit about each book, tie ideas together from a variety of genres, and share the one thing I always hope to remember from each book.

Books of Titans Podcast Erik Rostad

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Welcome to the Books of Titans Podcast where I (Erik Rostad) seek truth in the world’s best books. My goal is to read 52 books per year and share what I’m learning. I’ll talk a bit about each book, tie ideas together from a variety of genres, and share the one thing I always hope to remember from each book.

    The Power Broker by Robert Caro

    The Power Broker by Robert Caro

    In this episode, Erik Rostad discusses book 26 from his 2021 Reading List – The Power Broker by Robert A. Caro. Show Notes Author: Robert A. Caro Other Robert Caro Podcast Episodes: First Episode: The Path to Power Second Episode: Means of Ascent Third Episode: Master of the Senate Fourth Episode: The Passage of Power The Years of...

    • 28 min
    2021 Mid-Year Reading Project Status

    2021 Mid-Year Reading Project Status

    In this episode, Erik Rostad takes stock of his reading status at the mid-point of 2021. He highlights the current status of his 37-book goal, provides a reading project update, and highlights key takeaways from the books so far this year. 2022 Reading List Support the Podcast! Buy me a Book from my 2022 Reading...

    • 32 min
    Books of Presidents with Gene Hanratty

    Books of Presidents with Gene Hanratty

    In this episode, Erik Rostad interviews Gene Hanratty about his 10-year project of reading through a book about each president. Show Notes Guest: Gene Hanratty Gene’s Presidential Reading List 1776 by David McCullough (decided to add this book to the library because without the significant events of this year the rest of the list would...

    • 51 min
    Books by Russ Roberts

    Books by Russ Roberts

    In this episode, Erik Rostad discusses all books written by economist Russ Roberts. These are books 19 through 23 from his 2021 Reading List. Show Notes Author: Russ Roberts The EconTalk Podcast All Books Suggested in EconTalk Episodes 2018 Books of Titans Episode covering How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life Books Covered In This Episode: The...

    • 42 min
    Working by Robert Caro

    Working by Robert Caro

    In this episode, Erik Rostad discusses book 24 from his 2021 Reading List – Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing by Robert A. Caro. Show Notes Author: Robert A. Caro LBJ Series Podcast Episodes: First Episode: The Path to Power Second Episode: Means of Ascent Third Episode: Master of the Senate Fourth Episode: The Passage of Power The Years...

    • 33 min
    Retelling the Story Series by Russ Ramsey

    Retelling the Story Series by Russ Ramsey

    In this episode, Erik Rostad discusses the Retelling the Story Series of three books by Russ Ramsey. These are books 16 through 18 from his 2021 Reading List. Show Notes Author: Russ Ramsey Purchase the Series Reading Resources Books of Titans Website

    • 32 min

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