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The Top 100 Most Popular Nonfiction Books on Blinkist

Dive into a world of knowledge with the best nonfiction audiobooks on Blinkist. Explore life-changing insights from renowned authors to enrich your life!
by Chris Allmer | Sep 25 2023

Welcome to a world of endless knowledge and inspiration! Today, we invite you to follow us on an exciting journey through the realm of nonfiction audiobooks available on Blinkist. If you’re curious about captivating topics and eager to discover life-changing insights, you’re in for a treat!

So, why wait any longer? Let your curiosity run wild, broaden your horizons, and dive into the power of audiobooks to enrich every aspect of your life. 

Nonfiction audiobooks on Blinkist are a quick, accessible, and affordable way to enhance your personal development. Their concise summaries cover a wide range of topics, focusing on career and success, entrepreneurship, or money and investment. With the combination of audio and written content, you retain information better. These audiobooks also provide inspiration and motivation for positive changes in your life. Plus, Blinkist’s curated selection ensures high-quality material. Overall, it’s a fantastic resource to explore and grow your knowledge.

Blinkist’s experienced curators have carefully handpicked the top 100 nonfiction audiobooks. They’ve done the hard work for you, ensuring that you have access to the best of the best. So, rest assured that you’re diving into a sea of high-quality, thought-provoking material that’s sure to enrich your mind and soul.

Are you ready to unlock the door to a world of endless possibilities? Join us as we dig into the best nonfiction audiobooks on Blinkist, and let your journey to intellectual growth begin!

“Blinkist encourages you to read more nonfiction books. The app contains cleverly written digests—called Blinks—where books are broken down into their main arguments.” — The New York Times

Let’s Take a Look at the 100 Best Nonfiction Audiobooks

1. Atomic Habits – James Clear

2. The 5 AM Club – Robin Sharma

3. The Gap and the Gain – Dan Sullivan with Benjamin Hardy

4. Thinking, Fast and Slow – Daniel Kahneman

5. Limitless – Jim Kwik

6. 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do – Amy Morin

7. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey

8. 12 Rules For Life – Jordan B. Peterson

9. Rich Dad, Poor Dad – Robert T. Kiyosaki

10. Atlas of the Heart – Brené Brown

11. How to Talk to Anyone – Leil Lowndes

12. The Power of Habit – Charles Duhigg

“Habits are not destiny, but they are the key to unlocking our full potential.”
Charles Duhigg

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

14. Tiny Habits – BJ Fogg

15. The Daily Stoic – Ryan Holiday & Stephen Hanselman

16. Being You – Anil Seth

17. How to Begin – Michael Bungay Stanier

18. Get Smart! – Brian Tracy

19. The Practice of Groundedness – Brad Stulberg

20. The 48 Laws of Power (New Version) – Robert Greene

21. Stillness Is the Key – Ryan Holiday

22. Who Not How – Dan Sullivan with Benjamin Hardy

23. The Daily Laws – Robert Greene

24. Lives of the Stoics – Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman


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25. How to Win Friends & Influence People – Dale Carnegie

26. Indistractable – Nir Eyal

27. Masters of Scale – Reid Hoffman

28. People Skills – Robert Bolton

29. How to Be a Productivity Ninja – Graham Allcott

30. Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill

31. Stolen Focus – Johann Hari

32. The Obstacle is the Way – Ryan Holiday

33. Get It Done – Ayelet Fishbach

34. How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age – Dale Carnegie

35. The Law of Success – Napoleon Hill

36. The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle

37. Sapiens – Yuval Noah Harari


“The real difference between us and chimpanzees is the mysterious glue that enables millions of humans to cooperate effectively.”
Yuval Noah Harari

38. The NFT Handbook – Matt Fortnow and QuHarrison Terry

39. From Strength to Strength – Arthur C. Brooks

40. Mindset – Carol Dweck

41. Subtract – Leidy Klotz

42. No Excuses! – Brian Tracy

43. Tools of Titans – Tim Ferriss

44. The Everyday Hero Manifesto – Robin Sharma

45. Influence – Robert B. Cialdini

46. Never Finished – David Goggins

47. The 4-Hour Workweek – Tim Ferriss

48. The Pursuit of Excellence – Ryan Hawk

49. Million Dollar Habits – Brian Tracy

50. Never Split the Difference (New Version) – Chris Voss and Tahl Raz

“Perfect for populating your mind with smart thoughts and the latest research. I use the audio format while on transportation.”
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51. Get Out of Your Own Way – Dave Hollis

52. Unwinding Anxiety – Judson Brewer

53. AI 2041 – Kai-Fu Lee and Chen Qiufan

54. The Psychology of Money – Morgan Housel

55. Love Worth Making – Stephen Snyder

56. Peak Mind – Amishi Jha

57. Influence is Your Superpower – Zoe Chance

58. Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? – Julie Smith

59. First Things First – Stephen R. Covey, A. Roger Merrill and Rebecca R. Merrill

60. Emotional Intelligence – Daniel Goleman

61. The High 5 Habit – Mel Robbins

62. Eat that Frog – Brian Tracy

63. Mastering Communication at Work – Ethan F. Becker and Jon Wortmann

64. Imaginable – Jane McGonigal

65 . Start With Why (New Version) – Simon Sinek

66. Abundance – Deepak Chopra

67. Dare to Lead (New Version) – Brené Brown

“Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it’s having the courage to show up and be seen when we have no control over the outcome.”
Brené Brown

68. The 4-Hour Body – Timothy Ferriss

69. Wired for Love – Stan Tatkin

70. Discipline Is Destiny – Ryan Holiday

71. The Power of Fun – Catherine Price

72. Ukraine Crisis – Andrew Wilson

73. The Art of Living – Epictetus

74. Frames of Mind – Howard Gardner

75. Essentialism – Greg McKeown

76. Ultralearning – Scott H. Young

77. The 80/20 Principle – Richard Koch

78. Unfu*k Yourself – Gary John Bishop

79. The Lemonade Life – Zack Friedman

80. A Minute to Think – Juliet Funt

81. Ego is the Enemy – Ryan Holiday

82. Drive (New Version) – Daniel Pink

83. High Performance Habits – Brendon Burchard

84. Welcome Home – Najwa Zebian

85. Transcend – Scott Barry Kaufman

86. The Power of Regret – Daniel Pink

“Regret can be a powerful impetus for change, leading us to avoid repeating mistakes and to take a better course.”
Daniel Pink

87. Four Thousand Weeks – Oliver Burkeman

88. 7 Strategies for Wealth & Happiness – Jim Rohn

89. Undistracted – Bob Goff

90. My Morning Routine – Benjamin Spall and Michael Xander

91. The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership (New Version) – John C. Maxwell

92. Rationality – Steven Pinker

93. Master Your Core – Bohdanna Zazulak

94. The Art of Public Speaking – Dale Carnegie

95. ADHD 2.0 – Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey

96. Super Human – Dave Asprey

97. Simple Truths of Leadership – Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley

98. The Enneagram at Work – Jim McPartlin with Anna Akbari

99. Biohack Your Brain – Kristen Willeumier

100. Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself – Joe Dispenza


Become a Blinkist member and unlock access to over 6,500 titles across 27 fascinating categories. We’ve done the hard work for you, gathering the key insights from nonfiction books and transforming them into delightful 15-minute reads and listens. That’s right—bite-sized nuggets of wisdom delivered straight to your ears!

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“Wonderful to have so many ideas, views, and knowledge at my fingertips… Thank you for adding meaning to my life! I usually listen when I am doing something else like cleaning or cooking.”
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Discover Blinkist Guides: Personal audio guidance on today’s must-know topics.

Oh, and let’s talk about the audio formats! Life’s always on the go, so we’ve made sure our audio is top-notch. Introducing our new content format: Guides! These Guides are specifically designed to provide you with practical insights and actionable tips on specific topics. Each Guide contains a blend of original audio content, Blinks, and Shortcasts, along with additional resources like exercises, infographics, and quizzes.

For you to enjoy while you are on your morning jog, commuting to work, or simply relaxing at home. And the best part? You have the flexibility to choose how you want to listen to a Guide. You can start from the beginning or simply scroll through the chapters to dive right into what you prefer.

As you progress through a Guide, you’ll find quick summaries at the end of each chapter, highlighting the main ideas covered.

So, if you’re on the hunt for the best nonfiction audiobook experience, sign up for Blinkist today and start your 7-day free trial. Get ready to feed your mind, grow, and transform your life, all while enjoying the best-in-class audio formats. Happy listening, and let the learning adventure begin!

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