Book Summaries B

Last updated: Jun 25, 2023

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown

Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself by Dr. Joe Dispenza

Built to Last by Jim Collins and Jerry I. Porras

The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk

The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu

Bad Blood by John Carreyrou

Be Obsessed or Be Average by Grant Cardone

Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin

Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne

Bold by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler

Born for This by Chris Guillebeau

Building a StoryBrand by Donald Miller

The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks

The Blue Zones by Dan Buettner

The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge

The Bulletproof Diet by Dave Asprey

The Business of the 21st Century by Robert Kiyosaki

Barking Up the Wrong Tree by Eric Barker

Be a Sales Superstar by Brian Tracy

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Black Box Thinking by Matthew Syed

Brandwashed by Martin Lindstrom

Built to Sell by John Warrillow

Business Model Generation by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur

Business Stripped Bare by Richard Branson

The Barefoot Investor by Scott Pape

The Better Angels Of Our Nature by Steven Pinker

The Biology of Belief by Bruce Lipton

The Blank Slate by Steven Pinker

B2B Street Fighting by Brian J. Dietmeyer

Bag the Elephant! by Steve Kaplan

Bargaining for Advantage by G. Richard Shell

Basic Economics by Thomas Sowell

Be Fearless by Jean Case

Becoming Supernatural by Joe Dispenza

Behind the Cloud by Marc Benioff, Carlye Adler

Being Mortal by Atul Gawande

Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson

Big Potential by Shawn Achor

Bigger Leaner Stronger by Michael Matthews

Blitzscaling by Reid Hoffman and Chris Yeh

Blue Ocean Shift by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne

Book Yourself Solid by Michael Port

Bounce by Matthew Syed

Boundaries by Henry Cloud

Brain Maker by David Perlmutter

Brain Rules by John Medina

The Brain by David Eagleman

Brand Sense by Martin Lindstrom

The Brain's Way of Healing by Norman Doidge

The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo

Brand Relevance by David A. Aaker

Brand Aid by Brad VanAuken

The Bhagavad Gita by Anonymous

Brand Identity Breakthrough by Gregory V. Diehl

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Brand Intimacy by Mario Natarelli and Rina Plapler

Brand Against the Machine by John Morgan

Blockchain by Melanie Swan

Brave, Not Perfect by Reshma Saujani

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Big Nine by Amy Webb

The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf

Brainfluence by Roger Dooley

Brand Leadership by David A. Aaker

Brand Portfolio Strategy by David A. Aaker

Brand Breakout by Nirmalya Kumar and Jan-Benedict E.M. Steenkamp

The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

Brotopia by Emily Chang

Brand Together by Nicholas Ind and Clare Fuller

The Blood Sugar Solution by Mark Hyman

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Blue Sweater by Jacqueline Novogratz

Banker to the Poor by Muhammad Yunus

Brandscaping by Andrew M. Davis

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

Brand Hijack by Alex Wipperfürth

The Betrayal Bond by Patrick Carnes

Brand Management 101 by Philip Kotler

Blockchain Revolution by Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott

The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Nietzsche

Boundaries in Marriage by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

The Brand Gap by Marty Neumeier

Brand Seduction by Daryl Weber

Brand Breakthrough by Catherine Kaputa

The Big Switch by Nicholas Carr

Barbarians at the Gate by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar

Blockchain Basics by Daniel Drescher

Black Edge by Sheelah Kolhatkar

The Big Picture by Sean Carroll

The Beak of the Finch by Jonathan Weiner

The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz

Book Title by Author

Brand Advocates by Rob Fuggetta

Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

The Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous

The Brain's Way of Thinking by Jay Ingram

Buffettology by Mary Buffett and David Clark

Being and Time by Martin Heidegger

Building Trust by Robert C. Solomon and Fernando Flores

The Breaks of the Game by David Halberstam

Beating the Street by Peter Lynch

Boomerang by Michael Lewis

Building a Magnetic Culture by Kevin Sheridan

The Book of Beautiful Questions by Warren Berger

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

The Business of Expertise by David C. Baker

The Brain Fog Fix by Mike Dow

Buffett by Roger Lowenstein

The Black Box Society by Frank Pasquale

Brand Famous by Linzi Boyd

Brand Identity Essentials by Kevin Budelmann, Yang Kim, and Curt Wozniak

Brand New by G. Michael Maddock and Luisa C. Uriarte

Bang by Roosh V

The Body Reset Diet by Harley Pasternak

Beach Money by Jordan Adler

Building Your Network Marketing Business by Jim Rohn

Be a Network Marketing Superstar by Mary Christensen

The Bhagavad Gita translated by Eknath Easwaran

Big Data at Work by Thomas H. Davenport

The Behavior Gap by Carl Richards

Breakthrough Advertising by Eugene M. Schwartz

Brand Delusions by Bill Leider

Bitcoin by Ikuya Takashima

The Balanced Scorecard by Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton

Be a Recruiting Superstar by Mary Christensen

The Blessing of a Skinned Knee by Wendy Mogel

The Blue Zones Kitchen by Dan Buettner

The Blue Zones of Happiness by Dan Buettner

The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation) by Daniel James Brown

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

The Big Data-Driven Business by Russell Glass and Sean Callahan

Blue Highways by William Least Heat-Moon

The Bottom Billion by Paul Collier

Being Peace by Thich Nhat Hanh

Buffett Beyond Value by Prem C. Jain

Building Strong Brands by David A. Aaker

Brand Brilliance by Fiona Humberstone

Buy, Buy Baby by Susan Gregory Thomas

Boxing by Kasia Boddy

The Blind Side by Michael Lewis

Black Holes and Time Warps by Kip S. Thorne

Brave Enough by Cheryl Strayed

The Boys of Summer by Roger Kahn

The Book on Rental Property Investing by Brandon Turner

Big Ideas for Little Philosophers by Duane Armitage

The Book of Satoshi by Phil Champagne

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies by Arvind Narayanan, Joseph Bonneau, Edward Felten, Andrew Miller, and Steven Goldfeder

The Book on Flipping Houses by J Scott

Bitcoin Billionaires by Ben Mezrich

The Boron Letters by Gary Halbert

The Beach by Alex Garland

Boys Adrift by Leonard Sax

The Big Oyster by Mark Kurlansky

Brand Success by Matt Haig

The Bullpen Gospels by Dirk Hayhurst

Black Skin, White Masks by Frantz Fanon

Brand Vision by David Taylor

Business Model Generation for Entrepreneurs by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur

Being with Dying by Joan Halifax

The Baseball Codes by Jason Turbow and Michael Duca

Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays by Stephen Hawking

Basketball Junkie by Chris Herren and Bill Reynolds

The Badass Blog Planner by Sarah Morgan

Ball Four by Jim Bouton

The Baby Book by William Sears and Martha Sears

The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down by Brandon Turner

The Bright Hour by Nina Riggs

Breaking the Spell by Daniel C. Dennett

Big Girls Don't Cry by Rebecca Traister

The Book on Negotiating Real Estate by J Scott

Blog to Win Business by Henneke Duistermaat

Building Social Business by Muhammad Yunus

The Book on Tax Strategies for the Savvy Real Estate Investor by Amanda Han and Matthew MacFarland

Barack Obama by David Maraniss

The Brain and the Meaning of Life by Paul Thagard

Brain Rules for Aging Well by John Medina

The Business Blockchain by William Mougayar

Business Model Navigator by Oliver Gassmann, Karolin Frankenberger, and Michaela Csik

The Body Book by Cameron Diaz

The Book on Estimating Rehab Costs by J Scott

Business as Mission by C. Neal Johnson

Bitcoin For Dummies by Prypto

Busy by Tony Crabbe

Business Etiquette by Ann Marie Sabath

The Buy Side by Turney Duff

Before We Were Strangers by Renée Carlino

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura

Britain's Empire by Richard Gott

The Book of Human Emotions by Tiffany Watt Smith

Blue Ocean Leadership by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne

Buffett's Bites by L. J. Rittenhouse

Business Writing by Wilma Davidson

The Biology of Doom by Ed Regis

Blue Ocean Strategy Implementation by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne

Blindspot by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald

The Business of Belonging by David Spinks

Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin

The Brave Athlete by Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson

Blog Traffic Explosion by Derek Halpern

The Blood Never Dried by John Newsinger

The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning by Taylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer, and Richard A. Ferri

The Brain and Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

The Book of Forgiving by Desmond Tutu and Mpho Tutu

Black Code by Ronald J. Deibert

The Big Sort by Bill Bishop

The Big Five Personality Traits by Dan Johnston

The Biology of Desire by Marc Lewis

The Bully Pulpit by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Boys Who Challenged Hitler by Phillip Hoose

Bad Pharma by Ben Goldacre

Breaking Through Bias by Andrea S. Kramer and Alton B. Harris

The Better Brain Book by David Perlmutter

Brand Now by Nick Westergaard

The Billion Dollar Whale by Tom Wright and Bradley Hope

The Book of Hygge by Louisa Thomsen Brits

The Brain Warrior's Way Cookbook by Daniel G. Amen and Tana Amen

The Beauty Detox Solution by Kimberly Snyder

The Birth Order Book by Dr. Kevin Leman

The Backyard Homestead by Carleen Madigan

The Back of the Napkin by Dan Roam

Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

Buy-ology by Martin Lindstrom

Building an Empire by Brian Carruthers

The Book of Why by Judea Pearl and Dana Mackenzie

Brave New Work by Aaron Dignan

Brazillionaires by Alex Cuadros

Break from the Pack by Oren Harari

Breakfast With Socrates by Robert Rowland Smith

Breaking Free of Nehru by Sanjeev Sabhlok

Breaking the Fear Barrier by Tom Rieger

Breakthrough Business Negotiation by Michael Watkins and Susan Rosegrant

Breakthrough! by Michael C. Grumley

Brian Tracy by Brian Tracy

Brick By Brick by David Robertson and Bill Breen

Brief by Joseph McCormack

Brief Answers to the Big Questions by Stephen Hawking

Bring Your Human to Work by Erica Keswin

Broke Millennial by Erin Lowry

Build It by Glenn Elliott and Debra Corey

Building a Winning Sales Force by Andris A. Zoltners, Prabhakant Sinha, and Sally E. Lorimer

Building Influence in the Workplace by Lea McLeod

Built, Not Born by Tom Golisano

Bullshit Jobs by David Graeber

Burn the Business Plan by Carl J. Schramm

Bury My Heart at Conference Room B by Stan Slap

Business Adventures by John Brooks

Business Brilliant by Lewis Schiff

Business Model You by Timothy Clark, Alexander Osterwalder, and Yves Pigneur

Business Strategy by Jeremy Kourdi

Business Writing Tips by Ian Atkinson

Business-Dō by Jeffrey Liker and Gary L. Convis

Buyer Personas by Adele Revella

Buyology by Martin Lindstrom

The B2B Social Media Book by Kipp Bodnar and Jeffrey L. Cohen

The Barefoot Investor for Families by Scott Pape

The Behavior Breakthrough by Steve Sisgold

The Believing Brain by Michael Shermer

The Best Damn Sales Book Ever by Warren Greshes

The Best Place to Work by Ron Friedman

The Best Team Wins by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton

The Best that Money Can‘t Buy by Jacque Fresco

The Big Book of HR by Barbara Mitchell and Cornelia Gamlem

The Big Shift by John P. Kotter

The Big Short by Michael Lewis

The Biggest Game of All by Stephen D. Cohen, William Hendricks, and Art Mortell

The Blind Watchmaker by Richard Dawkins

The Blue Zones Solution by Dan Buettner

The Body Language Project by Christopher Philip

The Bogleheads‘ Guide to Investing by Michael LeBoeuf

The Book by Alan Watts

The Book of Basketball by Bill Simmons

The Book of Pook by Pook

The Book on the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are by Alan W. Watts

The Botany Of Desire by Michael Pollan

The Boy Who Could Change the World by Aaron Swartz

The Brand Flip by Marty Neumeier

The Bully-Proof Workplace by Peter J. Dean and Molly D. Shepard

The Business of Belief by Tom Asacker

The Business of Good by Jason Haber

The Business of Kindness by Olivia McIvor

The Business of Software by Michael A. Cusumano

The Business of Wanting More by Brian Scudamore

B-A-M! by Blaine Bartlett and David Martin

Back of the Napkin by Dan Roam

Bad Advice by Paul A. Offit

Bad Leadership by Barbara Kellerman

Bad Science by Ben Goldacre

Bare-Knuckle Negotiation by Simon Hazeldine

Basketball (and Other Things) by Shea Serrano

Be a Direct Selling Superstar by Mary Christensen

Be Excellent At Anything by Tony Schwartz with Jean Gomes and Catherine McCarthy

Be Fierce by Gretchen Carlson

Be Like Amazon by Jeffrey Eisenberg, Bryan Eisenberg, Roy H. Williams, and Jay Conrad Levinson

Be Love Now by Ram Dass

Be Our Guest by The Disney Institute

Be The Best At What Matters Most by Joe Calloway

Beat Sales Burnout by Stephan Schiffman and Gary M. Krebs

Because Internet by Gretchen McCulloch

Become an Idea Machine by Claudia Azula Altucher

Becoming a Category of One by Joe Calloway

Becoming a Coaching Leader by Daniel Harkavy

Becoming a Person of Influence by John C. Maxwell

Becoming An Idea Machine by Claudia Azula Altucher and James Altucher

Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli

Becoming the Best by Harry M. Jansen Kraemer Jr

Bedtime Stories for Managers by Henry Mintzberg

Before Happiness by Shawn Achor

Before You Quit Your Job by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Behave by Robert M. Sapolsky

Being and Nothingness by Jean-Paul Sartre

Being Happy by Tal Ben-Shahar

Being Human by William B. Irvine

Being Strategic by Erika Andersen

Best Practices Are Stupid by Stephen M. Shapiro

Bet Me by Annette Verschuren

Better by Atul Gawande

Better and Faster by Jeremy Gutsche

Better Than Good by Zig Ziglar

Beyond Boredom and Anxiety by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Beyond Branding by Nicholas Ind

Beyond Performance by Scott Keller and Colin Price

Beyond Reason by Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro

Beyond the Sales Process by Steve Andersen, Dave Stein, and Tasha Eurich

Big Data by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier

Bit Literacy by Mark Hurst

Blockchain Babel by Igor Pejic

Blog, Inc. by Joy Deangdeelert Cho and Meg Mateo Ilasco

Bloodsport by Robert Teitelman

Body Language by David Cohen

Body Language of Love & Dating by David Givens

Body Language Secrets to Win More Negotiations by Greg Williams

Body of Work by Pamela Slim

Book Writing Mistakes by Jim Edwards

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Born to Run by Christopher McDougall

Bouncing Back by Linda Graham

Brain Disruption by Kristian Rothermundt

Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan

Brain Rules for Baby by John Medina

Brainstorm by Daniel J. Siegel

Brand New World by Max Lenderman

Brand Real by Laurence Vincent

Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits by Debbie Millman

Branding Yourself by Erik Deckers and Kyle Lacy