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Last updated: Jun 25, 2023

Pitch Anything by Oren Klaff

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

Pre-Suasion by Robert Cialdini

Principles by Ray Dalio

The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power of Your Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy

Peak by Anders Ericsson

Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely

Purple Cow by Seth Godin

The Power of Broke by Daymond John

The Power Of Full Engagement by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz

The Power of Moments by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

The Power Of Less by Leo Babauta

The Practicing Mind by Thomas Sterner

The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

Permission Marketing by Seth Godin

Persuasion by Dave Lakhani

Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz

The Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz

The Promise of a Pencil by Adam Braun

The Psychology of Selling by Brian Tracy

Perennial Seller by Ryan Holiday

Presence by Amy Cuddy

The Personal MBA by Josh Kaufman

The Pomodoro Technique by Francesco Cirillo

The Power of a Positive No by William Ury

The Power of Charm by Brian Tracy and Ron Arden

The Power Of No by James Altucher and Claudia Azula Altucher

The Power of Onlyness by Nilofer Merchant

The Power of Positive Confrontation by Barbara Pachter and Susan Magee

The Power of Positive Leadership by Jon Gordon

The Power Of Starting Something Stupid by Richie Norton

The Power Of The Other by Henry Cloud

The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey

The Psychology Of Winning by Denis Waitley

The Purpose Effect by Dan Pontefract

People Over Profit by Dale Partridge

Permanent Record by Edward Snowden

Positive Intelligence by Shirzad Chamine

Power Cues by Nick Morgan

Power Questions by Andrew Sobel and Jerold Panas

Predictable Revenue by Aaron Ross and Marylou Tyler

Primal Leadership by Daniel Goleman, Richardatzis, and Annie McKee

Primary Greatness by Stephen R. Covey

Procrastinate on Purpose by Rory Vaden

Psyched Up by Daniel McGinn

The Passion Paradox by Brad Stulberg, Steve Magness

The Power of Vulnerability by Brené Brown

The Power of Persuasion by Robert Levine

The Power of Body Language by Tonya Reiman

The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran

The Price of Inequality by Joseph E. Stiglitz

The Perfect Close by James Muir

Personality by Daniel Nettle

Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell

The Practicing Stoic by Ward Farnsworth

Platform Revolution by Geoffrey G. Parker, Marshall W. Van Alstyne, and Sangeet Paul Choudary

Passionate Marriage by David Schnarch

The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay

The Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf

Power Phone Scripts by Mike Brooks

Parenting with Love and Logic by Charles Fay and Foster Cline

The Plant-Based Solution by Joel K. Kahn

Playing to Win by A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin

Positive Leadership by Kim Cameron

Public Speaking for Success by Dale Carnegie

The Psychopath Inside by James Fallon

The Philosophy of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) by Donald Robertson

Parenting with Presence by Susan Stiffelman

The Phoenix Project by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford

Prayer by Timothy Keller

The Power of Showing Up by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Playing for Keeps by David Halberstam

The PayPal Wars by Eric M. Jackson

The Precariat by Guy Standing

Powerful Phrases for Effective Customer Service by Renee Evenson

The Power of Purpose by Richard J. Leider

The Psychopathology of Everyday Life by Sigmund Freud

Peace Is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh

Positive Psychology by William C. Compton and Edward Hoffman

The Philosophy Book by DK

The Power of Kindness by Piero Ferrucci

Product Management by Steven Haines

Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen

Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds

Parallel Worlds by Michio Kaku

The Particle at the End of the Universe by Sean Carroll

The Power of Self-Confidence by Brian Tracy

Program Management by Michel Thiry

Performance Appraisal by Clive Fletcher

The Power of Unreasonable People by John Elkington and Pamela Hartigan

The Plant-Based Journey by Lani Muelrath

Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist

The People vs. Democracy by Yascha Mounk

The People vs Tech by Jamie Bartlett

The Plot to Destroy Democracy by Malcolm Nance

The Power of Babel by John McWhorter

The Purpose Revolution by John Izzo and Jeff Vanderwielen

Public Speaking by Clella Jaffe

The Psychopath by James Blair, Derek Mitchell, and Karina Blair

Psychological Manipulation by Edward Benedict

Performance Management by Aubrey C. Daniels

Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

The Power of Positive Deviance by Richard Pascale, Jerry Sternin, and Monique Sternin

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr.

The People's Platform by Astra Taylor

Proteinaholic by Garth Davis

Positivity by Barbara L. Fredrickson

The Pandemic Century by Mark Honigsbaum

The Psychopathology of Crime by Adrian Raine

The Psychopathology of Serial Murder by Stephen J. Giannangelo

The Power of Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

The Psychopathology of American Capitalism by John H. Van Vleck

Personality Plus by Florence Littauer

The Power of Resilience by Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein

The Psychopathology of Everyday Racism and Sexism by Saba Safdar and Nyla R. Branscombe

Program or Be Programmed by Douglas Rushkoff

Positioning for Professionals by Tim Williams

Privacy in the Age of Big Data by Theresa Payton and Ted Claypoole

The Purposeful Graduate by Tim Clydesdale

Pitch Perfect by Bill McGowan

The Promise of Sleep by William C. Dement

The Power of Story by Jim Loehr

The Presentation Coach by Graham G. Davies

Philanthrocapitalism by Matthew Bishop and Michael Green

The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills

The Price of Privilege by Madeline Levine

The Power of Why by C. Richard Weylman

Pay It Forward by Catherine Ryan Hyde

The Power of a Positive Team by Jon Gordon

Programmed Inequality by Marie Hicks

The Power of Civility by Lew Bayer

The Psychopath's Bible by Christopher S. Hyatt and Nicholas Tharcher

The Psychopath's Notebook by Christopher S. Hyatt and Jack Willis

The Philosophy of Epictetus by Theodore Scaltsas

The Psychopath Code by Pieter Hintjens

Playing for Pizza by John Grisham

Pathologies of Power by Paul Farmer

The Power of Teamwork by Robert Davis

The Purpose Driven Church by Rick Warren

The Path of Emancipation by Thich Nhat Hanh

Personal Branding for Dummies by Susan Chritton

The Pleasure Trap by Douglas J. Lisle and Alan Goldhamer

The Power of Visual Storytelling by Ekaterina Walter and Jessica Gioglio

The Power of Empathy by Arthur P. Ciaramicoli

The Power of Community by Howard Partridge

The Power of Gold by Peter L. Bernstein

Product Leadership by Richard Banfield, Martin Eriksson, and Nate Walkingshaw

The Prize by Daniel Yergin

The Power of Pull by John Hagel III, John Seely Brown, and Lang Davison

Public Speaking for Dummies by Malcolm Kushner

The Pickup Artist by Erik Von Markovik

The Power of Asking by David J. Lieberman

The Power of Listening by Lynne M. Baab

Pol Pot by Philip Short

Procrastination by Jane B. Burka and Lenora M. Yuen

Phishing for Phools by George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller

Psychological Warfare by William James

The Power of People by Nigel Guenole, Jonathan Ferrar, and Sheri Feinzig

The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook by Ann Crile Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn

The Places That Scare You by Pema Chödrön

The Plant Messiah by Carlos Magdalena

The Prosperous Coach by Steve Chandler and Rich Litvin

The Professional Pastry Chef by Bo Friberg

The Power of Positive Influence by John C. Maxwell

Promise Me, Dad by Joe Biden

The Psychopath Epidemic by Cameron Reilly

The Power of TED* by David Emerald

The Panic of 1819 by Murray N. Rothbard

The Psychopath Exposed by Jonas Warstad

The Power of a Praying Wife by Stormie Omartian

ProBlogger by Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett

Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids by Laura Markham

The Power of Trust by Sandra L. Sucher and Shalene Gupta

The Pathfinder by Nicholas Lore

Postcolonialism by Robert J.C. Young

The Panic of 1837 by Reginald Charles McGrane

Putin's Russia by Anna Politkovskaya

Parenting Teens with Love and Logic by Charles Fay and Foster Cline

The Plant Hunters by Anita Silvey

Popular by Mitch Prinstein

The Panic of 1857 and the Coming of the Civil War by James L. Huston

The Panic of 1873 and Its Economic Consequences by William D. Gann

Patterns of the Hypnotic Techniques of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. Volume 1 by Richard Bandler and John Grinder

Power Closes by Anthony Iannarino

The Power of Different by Gail Saltz

Presenting to Win by Jerry Weissman

Physics of the Impossible by Michio Kaku

The Perfect Mile by Neal Bascomb

The Polyvagal Theory by Stephen W. Porges

Power-Up by Chris Kohler

The Power of Storytelling by Jim Holtje

The Power of Personality by Sylvia Loehken

The Power of Rest by Matthew Edlund

The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis

The Pragmatic Programmer by Andrew Hunt and David Thomas

Profit First by Mike Michalowicz

Parenting with Positive Behavior Support by Meme Hieneman, Karen Childs, and Jane Sergay

The Positive Shift by Catherine A. Sanderson

The Price We Pay by Marty Makary

The Power of Women at Work by Susan Smith Kuczmarski and Thomas D. Kuczmarski

The Power of Inquiry by Kath Murdoch

The Power of Self-Discipline by Brian Tracy

The Price of Civilization by Jeffrey D. Sachs

The Pilgrimage by Paulo Coelho

Positive Psychology in Practice by P. Alex Linley and Stephen Joseph

Perception by Terri Cheney

The Purpose Driven Life Journal by Rick Warren

The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory

The Power Broker by Robert A. Caro

The Panic Virus by Seth Mnookin

Personality Types by Don Richard Riso

The Power of Team Leadership by George E. P. Boxall

Powerful Phrases for Effective Communication by Renee Evenson

Playing It My Way by Sachin Tendulkar

The Perfect Weapon by David E. Sanger

Privacy's Blueprint by Woodrow Hartzog

Positive Leadership in Project Management by Frank P. Saladis

Permission-Based Marketing by Seth Godin (re-read)

The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain

Prediction Machines by Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb

The Philosophy of Andy Warhol by Andy Warhol

The Power of Collaboration by Chris Ertel and Lisa Kay Solomon

The Poisoner's Handbook by Deborah Blum

Phineas Gage by John Fleischman

The Power of Decision by Raymond Charles Barker

Personality Psychology by Randy J. Larsen

Prospecting by Steve W. Martin

The Permaculture City by Toby Hemenway

The Populist's Guide to 2020 by Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti

Plato's Ghost by Jeremy Gray

Public Speaking Super Powers by Carma Spence

Profit with Purpose by Bobby J. Calder

The Power of Intuition by Gary Klein

Positive Organizational Scholarship by Kim S. Cameron and Gretchen M. Spreitzer

The Power of Networking by Cyndy Davenport

The Power of Mindful Learning by Ellen J. Langer

The Power of Passive Income by Nightingale-Conant

The Professional Chef by The Culinary Institute of America

The Panic of 1907 by Robert F. Bruner

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Proofs from THE BOOK by Martin Aigner and Günter M. Ziegler

The Plant Paradox by Dr. Steven R Gundry MD

The Plateau Effect by Bob Sullivan

The Pocket Guide to Selling Greatness by Jeffrey Gitomer

The Politics of Promotion by Bonnie Marcus

The Pomodoro Technique Illustrated by Staffan Noteberg

The Positive Dog by Jon Gordon

The Powell Principles by Oren Harari

The Power of an Hour by Dave Lakhani

The Power of Fifty Bits by Bob Nease

The Power of Focus by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and Les Hewitt

The Power of Impossible Thinking by Yoram (Jerry) Wind and Colin Crook

The Power of Intention by Wayne Dyer

The Power of Meaning by Emily Esfahani Smith

The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell

The Power of Nice by Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval

The Power of Presence by Amy Cuddy

The Power of the Purse by Fara Warner

The Power of the Pussy by Kara King

The Power of Understanding Yourself by Dave Mitchell

The Power of Unpopular by Erika Napoletano

The Power of When by Michael Breus

The Power Presenter by Jerry Weissman

The Presence Process by Michael Brown

The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs by Carmine Gallo

The Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson

The Prime Solution by Jeffull

The Procrastination Cure by Damon Zahariades

The Procrastination Equation by Piers Steel

The Profit Zone by Adrian J. Slywotzky and David J. Morrison

The Progress Principle by Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer

The Promise Doctrine by Thomas D. Zweifel and Edward S. Lawler

The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel

The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini

The Psychology of Sales Success by Brian Tracy

The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson

The Psychopath Whisperer by Kent A. Kiehl, PhD

The Pumpkin Plan by Mike Michalowicz

The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren

The Purpose Economy by Aaron Hurst

Packing Light by Allison Vesterfelt

Partnership Is the New Leadership by Ty Bennett

The Pyramid Principle by Barbara Minto

Passive Income by Richard Gadson

Patients Come Second by Paul Spiegelman and Britt Berrett

Payoff by Dan Ariely

Peace Is Every Breath by Thich Nhat Hanh

Peak Performance by Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness

Peaks and Valleys by Spencer Johnson

Pebbles of Perception by Laurence Endersen

People Skills by Robert Bolton

Perceptual Intelligence by Brian Boxer Wachler

Performance Partnerships by Robert Glazer

Performing Under Pressure by Hendrie Weisinger and J. P. Pawliw-Fry

Perpetual Motivation by Dave Durand

Personal Development for Smart People by Steve Pavlina

Personal Power II by Anthony Robbins

Personal Power II Summary by Tony Robbins

Personality at Work by Ron Warren

Personality Not Included by Rohit Bhargava

Personality Poker by Stephen M. Shapiro

Persuable by Al Pittamp

Persuasion Equation by Mark Rodgers

Persuasion IQ by Kurt W. Mortensen

Persuasive Selling and Power Negotiation by Kim Duke

Phantoms in the Brain by V.S. Ramachandran

Phone Power by Jeb Blount

Physics of the Future by Michio Kaku

Pick Up Your Own Brass by Kathleen McChesney

Pilot or Passenger by Alex Bonett

PIVOT by Jenny Blake

Plagues and the Paradox of Progress by Thomas J. Bollyky

Planet Google by Randall Stross

Platform by Michael S. Hyatt

Plato At The Googleplex by Rebecca Goldstein

Play by Stuart Brown and Christopher Vaughan

Play a Bigger Game by Rowdy McLean

Playing Big by Tara Mohr

Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology by Bonnie Badenoch

Pocketbook Power by Barbara Stanny and Ruth Ann Sherman

Poke the Box by Seth Godin

Pop Psychology Myths You Still Believe by David Webb

Positioning by Al Ries and Jack Trout

Postcapitalism by Paul Mason

Potty Training in 3 Days by Brandi Brucks

Pour Your Heart into It by Howard Schultz

POW! Profiting from the Power of Surprise by Andy Nulman

Power by Jeffrey Pfeffer

Power and Influence by John P. Kotter

Power Listening by Bernard T. Ferrari

Power Moves by Adam Grant

Power of 2 by Rodd Wagner and Gale Muller

Power Selling by Stephan Schiffman

Powered by Storytelling by Murray Nossel, Paul Browde, and Seung Chan Lim

Powerful by Patty McCord

Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People by Renee Evenson

Powers of Persuasion by Robert Levine

Practical Female Psychology by Joseph South and David Clare

Practice Greatness by Reginald J. Bell and Jerrund Wilkerson

Practice Perfect by Doug Lemov, Erica Woolway, and Katie Yezzi

Predictable Prospecting by Marylou Tyler and Jeremey Donovan

Predictable Results in Unpredictable Times by Stephen R. Covey

Predictable Success by Les McKeown

Present Shock by Douglas Rushkoff

Priceless by William Poundstone

Primed to Perform by Neel Doshi and Lindsay McGregor

PrimeTime Women by Marti Barletta

Principle-Centered Leadership by Stephen R. Covey

Proactive Sales Management by William Miller III and Ruth Showalter Miller

Problem Solved by Cheryl Strauss Einhorn

Problem Solving 101 by Ken Watanabe

Profiles in Corruption by Peter Schweizer

Promote Yourself by Dan Schawbel

Propaganda by Edward Bernays

Psychobabble by Stephen Briers

Psychopath Free by Jackson MacKenzie

Public Parts by Jeff Jarvis

Pulling Together by John J. Murphy

Purpose by Lisa Messenger

Pushback by Selena Rezvani

Pussy Book Review by Evangeline Lilly

The Path by Michael Puett and Christine Gross-Loh

The Patterson Principles of Selling by Jeffrey Gitomer

The People Equation by Logan Loomis

The Perfect Pitch by Jon Steel

The Perfectionist‘s Handbook by Jeff Szymanski

The Personal Efficiency Program by Kerry Gleeson

The Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull

The Pinball Effect by James Burke

The Pioneers by David McCullough