Matt and Jay take 30-minute dives into our favorite books. We give a brief intro, the major themes and why you should read each book. Enjoy!
Beyond Order (2021) by Jordan Peterson In 12 Rules for Life, clinical psychologist and celebrated professor at Harvard and the University of Toronto Dr. Jordan B. Peterson helped millions of readers impose order on the chaos of their lives. Now, in this bold sequel, Peterson delivers twelve more lifesaving principles that build on the ideas of his first volume. While chaos, in …
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Greenlights (2020) by Matthew McConaughey The academy-award winning actor takes 35 years worth of journals and condenses them all down into his life story and his philosophy of success. In his own words: “If you know how, and when, to deal with life’s challenges—how to get relative with the inevitable—you can enjoy a state of …
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1962) by Ken Kesey Ken Kesey’s hero is Randle P. McMurphy, a boisterous, brawling, fun-loving rebel who swaggers into the world of a mental hospital and takes over. McMurphy rallies the other patients around him by challenging the dictatorship of Nurse Ratched. But this defiance, which starts as a …
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The Art of War
The Art of War (~500 B.C.) by Sun Tzu The Art of War (Sunzi bingfa) is a 5th-century BC military treatise written by the Chinese strategist Sun-Tzu (aka Sunzi or Sun Wu). Covering all aspects of warfare, it seeks to advise commanders on how to prepare, mobilize, attack, defend, and treat the vanquished. Read and …
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50 Shades of Grey
50 Shades of Grey (2011) by E.L. James When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is handsome, brilliant, and intimidating. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty and sharp wit, Grey admits he wants her too—but he is a man tormented by demons and consumed by …
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Man's Search for Meaning
Man’s Search for Meaning (1946) by Viktor Frankl Viktor Frankl’s riveting account of his survival in the Nazi concentration camps and his exploration of the human will to find meaning in spite of the worst adversity. “Man’s Search for Meaning” has offered solace and guidance to readers since it was first published over 70 years …
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