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Amazon Charts October 2017

The top 10 most sold & most read books of the month
10 books | Curated by Blinkist
Yuval Noah Harari

Sapiens (2015) traces the evolution of our species – from the rise of our most ancient ancestors to our current place in the modern, technological age. How have we, a species of hairless, tailless ape, managed to completely dominate the entire planet? These blinks show ...

Elon Musk
Ashlee Vance

Elon Musk (2015) gives us an insight into the brilliant and difficult character of today’s most innovative entrepreneur. Interwoven with details of his turbulent private life, these blinks reveal why Elon Musk is so determined to save the human race, how he’s worked tow...

Homo Deus
Yuval Noah Harari

Homo Deus (2015) explains how we came to be the planet’s dominant species and uncovers a prediction for the future of humanity. It examines our present humanist state, the notion of individual choice and how we persist in worshipping the individual. It also reveals how ...

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
Mark Manson

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck (2016) is your guide to living a calm, happy life. These blinks explain how to use suffering to boost your success, define your values and purpose and live a fulfilling life in every moment.

Think and Grow Rich
Napoleon Hill

In Think and Grow Rich (1937), Napoleon Hill investigates the methods of the 500 most successful people of his time, including the world’s richest men, top politicians, famous inventors, writers and captains of industry. First published amidst the Great Depression, ...

You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero

You Are a Badass (2013) is your guide to living life to the fullest. These blinks combine an analysis of behaviors that can hold you back with down-to-earth strategies geared to help you break bad habits, so you can truly live your dreams.

The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg

The Power of Habit (2012) explains how important a role habits play in our lives, from brushing our teeth to smoking to exercising, and how exactly those habits are formed. The research and anecdotes in The Power of Habit provide easy tips for changing habits b...

Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance

Hillbilly Elegy (2016) is an autobiographical walk through the life of a man who grew up in an impoverished neighborhood of Middletown, Ohio. These blinks tell the story of a boy who, despite a turbulent childhood, beat the odds and pulled himself out of poverty.

Option B
Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

Option B (2017) is based on the personal experiences of Sheryl Sandberg who, after losing her husband, fell into a period of deep mourning. However, Sheryl’s story is not one of despair; it’s one of perseverance, and of emerging from a horrible experience even stronger ...

How to Win Friends & Influence People
Dale Carnegie

The self-help classic from 1936 presents some basic rules for how to make a good first impression on people and win them over. Carnegie’s advice is backed up by anecdotes of famous people, such as former US presidents.

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